Misty Woodland

EMILY ABEL, LCSW

I’m a licensed Therapist in the Austin and Cedar Park area, and I’d love to help you on your journey toward healing and self-discovery. Life can be overwhelming and sometimes even exhausting, but I’m here to guide you through any obstacles you may face.

 
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ABOUT ME AND MY APPROACH

If you struggle with addiction, relationship/family conflict, depression, or anxiety, I would love to offer you the space to explore these challenges through a collaborative and strengths-based approach and help you find your own path and peace. My goal is to provide a nonjudgmental and safe space for you, whether you are moving through a life transition or trying to cope with the day-to-day stressors life offers. My mission is to offer support as you strive to reach the goals that are meaningful to you.

As a social worker and therapist, the core values of social work are strongly rooted in my therapeutic approach and in my daily life:  service, social justice, dignity and worth of the person, importance of human relationships, integrity, competence.

I enjoy working with adults of all ages and adolescents. I specialize in depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, 
family/relationship conflict, stress, life transitions, self esteem issues, substance abuse, LGBTQ, and women's issues. My therapeutic approaches include Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness, and Person-Centered Therapy. I've worked in a variety of settings with various populations including a psychiatric hospital, medical hospital, children's group home, and with healthcare professionals struggling with addiction and mental health issues.

A little about me: 

My passions include travel, animals, nature, and helping others. I graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Master's of Science in Social Work. After passing my Master’s Level Exam, I went on to complete 3,000 hours of supervised practice to become a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. 

 

"When we talk about our feelings, they become less overwhelming, less upsetting, and less scary."

Fred Rogers

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INSURANCE, SERVICES, AND FEES

INSURANCE AND INDIVIDUALIZED
PAYMENT OPTIONS

I currently accept Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas (BCBS), Optum/Optum EAP, and Interface EAP plans. If you have a different insurance provider and would like to use out of network benefits, I can provide a bill for you to submit to your insurance for reimbursement.


I also offer a limited amount of sliding scale rates (sessions at a lower fee). Please contact me if you are interested in exploring this option.

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INDIVIDUAL THERAPY WITH ADULTS OR ADOLESCENTS

Private Pay Rate:  $120 for 50 minute session


I offer safe and secure HIPAA-compliant telehealth sessions, as well as, sessions in person if desired. My role is to help guide and support you on your journey of self-growth and self-awareness, whatever that looks like for you. My approach is interactive and compassionate and I'm here to help.

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CONTACT ME

I would love to hear from you. Please email or call me to set up a free 10-15 minute phone consultation.

512-815-2448

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