Professional Counseling Can Bring You Healing and Better Relationships.

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Whether you are new to the City of Katy or have deep roots in our family-friendly “small town”, Rejoice Counseling Apostolate is here to support your emotional, relational, and psychological health. Our professional counseling services emphasize the value of marriage and family life, encourage personal growth and healing, and are based in traditional Christian and Catholic values. Take a moment to learn about the professional counseling services we can offer you as Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists and Licensed Professional Counselors, and then get in touch with us. We want to journey with you to joy.

Meet the Rejoice Counselors serving Katy and West Houston

Dr. Chris Stravitsch, D.Min, LPC, LMFT

Dr. Chris Stravitsch, D.Min, LPC, LMFT

President and Founder

Meet Dr. Chris

Dr. Chris Stravitsch is the President and Founder of Rejoice Counseling Apostolate. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. He earned a Doctor of Ministry from The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC, and a dual degree in Pastoral Counseling from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas, which consisted of a M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy and M.A. in Pastoral Ministry. Chris oversees the counseling services that Rejoice Counseling Apostolate provides to Catholic parishes throughout the Greater Houston area and San Antonio. Read full bio


St. Bartholomew the Apostle, Katy
St. Cyril of Alexandria, Houston
St. Jerome, Houston

Nick LaRocca, M.Ed., LPC Intern; Supervised by Nick Lopez, M.A., LPC-S

Nick LaRocca, M.Ed., LPC Intern; Supervised by Nick Lopez, M.A., LPC-S

Parish Counselor and Parish Services Director


Meet Nick

Nick is a Parish Counselor and our Parish Services Director. As a Licensed Professional Counselor Intern, he receives off-site supervision by Nick Lopez, MA, LPC-S. He earned a Master of Education in Counseling (2011) from The University of Houston-Victoria and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (2005) while studying at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. Additionally, Nick has attended graduate courses in Catholic Theology at the Augustine Institute in Denver. Read Nick's full bio


Christ the Good Shepherd, Spring
St. Bartholomew the Apostle, Katy
St. Cyril of Alexandria, Houston
St. Ignatius of Loyola, Spring
Sts. Simon & Jude, The Woodlands

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See Our Locations Near You

Joyful, skilled, encouraging counselors await you!

St. Cyril of Alexandria Catholic Church

St. Cyril of Alexandria Catholic Church 10503 Westheimer Rd. Houston, TX  77042

St. Bartholomew the Apostle Catholic Church

St. Bartholomew the Apostle Catholic Church 5356 11th Street Katy, TX 77493

St. Jerome Catholic Church

St. Ignatius of Loyola Catholic Church

Sts. Simon and Jude Catholic Church

Christ the Good Shepherd Catholic Church

St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church

St. James the Apostle Catholic Church

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