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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-S, LMFT-S

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

President and Founder

Meet Dr. Chris

Dr. Chris Stravitsch is the President and Founder of Rejoice Counseling Apostolate. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Supervisor. 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

Locations 

Christ the Redeemer, Houston
St. Bartholomew the Apostle, Katy
St. Cyril of Alexandria, Houston

Janet Sturtz, MA, MSW, LCSW

Janet Sturtz, MA, MSW, LCSW

Parish Counselor

Janet Sturtz is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 20 years of experience as a therapist. She has a Masters in Spanish Literature from Kent State University (Ohio) and a Masters is Social Work from the University of South Florida (Tampa). She counsels individuals, couples, and families in both English and Spanish.

Janet Sturtz es una trabajadora social clínica licenciada con más de 20 años de experiencia como terapeuta. Tiene una maestría en literatura española de Kent State University (Ohio) y una maestría en trabajo social de University of South Florida (Tampa). Janet ofrece el servicio de consejería a individuos, parejas y familias en dos idiomas, Ingles y Español. 

Read Janet's full bio.

Locations / Localizada en:

Christ the Redeemer, Houston
St. Bartholomew the Apostle, Katy

Lauren Guido, MS, LMFT Associate; Supervised by Dr. Chris Stravitsch, DMin, LPC-S, LMFT-S

Lauren Guido, MS, LMFT Associate; Supervised by Dr. Chris Stravitsch, DMin, LPC-S, LMFT-S

Parish Counselor

Meet Lauren

Lauren Guido is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate who earned a Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy from Capella University. She receives counseling supervision from Dr. Chris Stravitsch, DMin, LPC-S, LMFT-S. Lauren earned a Bachelor of Arts in Catholic Theology from the University of Dallas. In counseling, Lauren can address depression, anxiety, self-esteem, addictions, emotional abuse, relationships, marriage and family life, and more. Read full bio.

Locations 

Christ the Redeemer, Houston
St. Bartholomew the Apostle, Katy

Claudia Calero; Supervised by Dr. Chris Stravitsch, DMin, LPC-S, LMFT-S

Claudia Calero; Supervised by Dr. Chris Stravitsch, DMin, LPC-S, LMFT-S

Parish Counselor Student Intern

Meet Claudia

Claudia Calero is a graduate intern working towards a Master of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Certified School Counseling, and Marriage and Family Therapy at the University of Houston-Victoria Katy campus. She is currently gaining professional counseling experience in our Practicum & Internship Student Program, which aims to form the next generation of Catholic counselors.
Read Claudia's full bio

Locations

Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church, Houston
St. Bartholomew the Apostle Catholic Church, Katy
St. Jerome Catholic Church, Houston

Jody Pitcher; Supervised by Dr. Chris Stravitsch, DMin, LPC-S, LMFT-S

Jody Pitcher; Supervised by Dr. Chris Stravitsch, DMin, LPC-S, LMFT-S

Parish Counselor Student Intern

Meet Jody

Jody Pitcher is a graduate intern working towards a Master’s in Science from Divine Mercy University (DMU) to become a Licensed Professional Counselor with a focus on trauma. She is currently gaining professional counseling experience in our Practicum & Internship Student Program, which aims to form the next generation of Catholic counselors. Read Jody's full bio

Locations

Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church, Houston
St. Bartholomew the Apostle Catholic Church, Katy

 

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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

Bay Area: Rejoice Counselor location

 

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St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church

Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church

Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church

St. Joseph Catholic Church