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​601 White Hills Drive
Suite 400
​Rockwall, Texas 75087
​(469) 769-1121
               
Counseling For Healthy Minds' Team
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   Anita Henrichson is a Licensed Professional Counselor who counsels children, teens, and adults.   Concurrently since completing her Master’s in Behavioral Sciene degree in 1997 and receiving her LPC license in 1999, she has had a wide spectrum of professional experience in children’s play therapy, individual and group therapy, mental health evaluations, home study evaluations, marriage and family counseling, and experience as an expert witness for the judicial system.  Anita takes a Person Centered Approach within her therapy sessions while she specializes in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy blended with Solution Focused Therapy and Client Education.  “Since emotions, thoughts, and behaviors all influence each other as well as our personalities and past experiences, I find these specific approaches and techniques extremely beneficial within the counseling experience,” Anita stated. 
 After receiving her Bachelor of Science degree from Phillips University, Anita taught first and second grades in the public school system for five years.  Then, she obtained her Master of Behavioral Science degree from Northwestern Oklahoma State University while counseling under supervision for a number of years. Afterwards, she opened a successful, private practice in Oklahoma from 1999 until she moved to Texas in 2012.

​Anita is a wife and a mother who values her family.  "Life is a journey.  Some of my journey has been smooth while other parts have been a rocky road.  I am a breast cancer survivor, a survivor of an emotionally, abusive marriage which ended in divorce over 17 years ago, lost my father to Parkinson's disease, raised three children as a single mother for 12 years, and am currently a wife and a step-mother to four, wonderful kids.  The Lord has blessed me throughout my entire life, and he has carried me through difficult times."
 Abuse, addictions, adjustment issues, anxiety, bullying, children of divorce, depression, divorce, eating disorders, emotional issues, family problems, fear, grief, guilt, life changes, mood disorders, obsessiveness, parental alienation, perfectionism,personality disorders, rejection, relationship issues, relaxation techniques, self-esteem, self-loathing, sexual issues, shame, spiritual issues, trauma, and women’s issues are all subjects Anita has counseled during her many years in the counseling profession.   
  Anita speaks to Women's Groups, Community Functions, and Educational Seminars about many topics dealing with mental health, family issues, parenting, and emotional abuse awareness.  Call to schedule a seminar or a counseling session with Anita Henrichson, LPC at 469-769-1121.

​     In 2017, Anita will be leading groups for women considering or who have had abortions.  A Bible study for women's who are wanting to deepen their relationship with the Lord, Jesus Christ will be starting at no charge. 

Anita Henrichson, LPC

Cristina graduated with a Bachelor's in Social Work from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma. After moving to Texas, she furthered her experience as the Director of Social Work at Integrated Health Services.  The experience gained furhtered her desire to advocate for children, adolescents, and adults within an educatioal setting. She continued her education at Texas A&M Commerce where she recieved her Master's of Social Work. During that time, she worked for the Rockwall Juvenile Justice Department to provide mental health services for those in need of behavorial management. She then worked for the Plano and Dallas Independent School Districts in the Special Education Department. 
 ​ Cristina's therapuetic styles are Solution Focused Brief Therapy and Cognitive Behavorial Therapy with communication being essential in order to faciliate successful treatment. The populations of interest include, and are not limited to, children and adolescents with intellectual and physical disabilities, students with impaired behaviors, and adults with severe mental and chronic illnesses.  Call to schedule a counseling appointment today! 

Cristina Mendez, LCSW



Location:

601White Hills Blvd.
Suite 400
Rockwall, Texas 75087
Phone: (469) 769-1121
Fax: (469) 769-1131

c4hminds@gmail.com