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Laetare Group office, Katy

Meet Dr. Barboza…

Dr. Jessica Barboza, PhD, LMFT-S

Dr. Barboza is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Supervisor. She earned a Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies from Utah State University, and as a clinician she supports individuals, couples, and families in their journey towards peace and healing. Her approach to therapy is informed by the latest advancements in trauma healing which foster resilience through emotion regulation, meaning-making, and interpersonal resolutions. She is a published author, accomplished speaker, and respected researcher in the field of family bereavement therapy.

Dr. Barboza specializes in grief therapy for adults and children. She has worked as a therapist and group facilitator at the Children’s Bereavement Center of South Texas and served as a volunteer group facilitator for the Austin Center for Grief and Loss.

Dr. Barboza passionately advocates for quality mental health care for people of all races, ethnicities, and religious backgrounds, especially those who experience oppression as a result of their identity or financial situation. She lives in Cypress, Texas with her husband and daughter. She and her family attend Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church and actively integrate faith practices into their daily lives.