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Professional Counseling can help you grow as an individual, cope with difficult circumstances, receiving healing and greater freedom, and strengthen your relationships.

Rejoice Counseling Apostolate is here to journey with you to the fullness of joy!

Meet our Rejoice Counselors who can meet with you remotely by video or phone

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

Matthew Pici, M.Ed., LPC-Associate; Supervised by Dr. Chris Stravitsch, DMin, LPC-S, LMFT-S

Matthew Pici, M.Ed., LPC-Associate; Supervised by Dr. Chris Stravitsch, DMin, LPC-S, LMFT-S

Parish Counselor

Meet Matt

Matthew Pici is an LPC-Associate with an M.Ed. in Counseling from the University of Houston-Victoria. He is under the supervision of Dr. Chris Stavitsch, DMin, LPC-S, LMFT-S and Judith Ramos Jordan, LPC-S. Matthew is also a certified School Counselor in the State of Texas. He has worked as a Catholic school counselor, principal, campus minister, art teacher, and theology teacher. He counsels individuals, couples, and families. Read full bio.

Locations 

Virtual Only

Dr. Bia Lima, PhD, LPC Associate; Supervised by Dr. Chris Stravitsch, DMin, LPC-S, LMFT-S

Dr. Bia Lima, PhD, LPC Associate; Supervised by Dr. Chris Stravitsch, DMin, LPC-S, LMFT-S

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

Meet Dr. Bia

Dr. Bia Lima has a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; a Masters in Psychology, Development, and Education from Universidad de Cádiz, Spain; and a Specialist Degree in Clinical Psychology from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate, supervised by Dr. Chris Stravitsch.

Dra. Bia Lima tiene un doctorado en Educación y Supervisión de Consejeros del Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Ella es una asociada de consejera profesional con licencia, supervisada por el Dr. Chris Stravitsch.

Read Dr. Bia's full bio

Locations: Localizada en:

Virtual only

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

Lauren Guido, MS, LMFT Associate, LPC 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 and Licensed Professional Counselor 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-Osborn; Supervised by Dr. Chris Stravitsch, DMin, LPC-S, LMFT-S

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

Parish Counselor

Meet Claudia

Claudia Calero-Osborn is an LPC Associate and Certified School Counselor with a Master of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Houston-Victoria in Katy.

Claudia Ariana Calero-Osborn es LPC Asociada con una Maestría en Educación en Consejería Clínica de Salud Mental de la Universidad de Houston-Victoria en Katy.
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Locations / Localizada en:

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

Larry Freeney, Jr., PhD (cand.), LPC

Larry Freeney, Jr., PhD (cand.), LPC

Parish Counselor

Meet Larry

Larry is a Licensed Professional Counselor completing a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision at Sam Houston State University. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a Minor in Christianity (2014) and a Master of Arts in Counseling (2016) at Houston Baptist University. Read Larry’s full bio

Locations

Christ the Good Shepherd, Spring
St. James the Apostle, Spring
St. Ignatius of Loyola, Spring
St. Mary Magdalene, Humble
Sts. Simon and Jude, The Woodlands

Gary Russell, MA., LPC-Associate, LCDC; Supervised by Dr. Chris Stravitsch, DMin, LPC-S, LMFT-S

Gary Russell, MA., LPC-Associate, LCDC; Supervised by Dr. Chris Stravitsch, DMin, LPC-S, LMFT-S

Parish Counselor

Meet Gary

Gary is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate supervised by Dr. Chris Stravitsch, DMin, LPC-S, LMFT-S, and Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor. He completed a Master of Arts in Counseling at Houston Baptist University. As a parish counselor, Gary can address depression, anxiety, self-esteem, relationships, substance and behavioral addictions, emotional abuse, marital healing and enrichment, divorce distress and recovery, parenting, and authentic masculinity from a Catholic perspective. He works with adults, youth, couples, and families. Read full bio.

Locations 

St. Cyril of Alexandria Catholic Church, Houston
St. Joseph Catholic Church, Downtown Houston

Laura Aguirre, MA, LPC

Laura Aguirre, MA, LPC

Parish Counselor

Meet Laura

Laura Aguirre is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Sam Houston State University. She counsels individuals, couples, and families in both English and Spanish.

Laura es una Consejera Profesional con Licencia. Ella logro su bachillerato de ciencia de psicología y su maestría de arte en consejería clínico en salud mental de la universidad de Sam Houston State. Laura ofrece el servicio de consejería a individuos, parejas y familias en dos idiomas, Ingles y Español. 

Read Laura's full bio

Locations / Localizada en:

Christ the Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Spring
St. Jerome Catholic Church, Houston
St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church, Humble
Sts. Simon & Jude Catholic Church, The Woodlands

Alexis Gregory; Supervised by Dr. Chris Stravitsch, D.Min, LPC-S, LMFT-S

Alexis Gregory; Supervised by Dr. Chris Stravitsch, D.Min, LPC-S, LMFT-S

Parish Counselor Student Intern

Meet Alexis

Alexis Gregory is a graduate practicum student working towards a Master’s in Science from Capella University to become a Marriage and Family Therapist with a focus on Addictive Behavior. She graduated from Dallas Baptist University with a bachelor’s degree Psychology and a minor in Biology. Read full bio

Locations

Virtual only

Guadalupe Fajardo; Supervised by Larry Freeney, PhD(cand), LPC

Guadalupe Fajardo; Supervised by Larry Freeney, PhD(cand), LPC

Parish Counselor Student Intern

Meet Guadalupe

Guadalupe Fajardo is a graduate practicum student working towards a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at the University of St. Thomas-Houston. She is currently gaining professional counseling experience in our Practicum & Internship Student Program, which aims to form the next generation of Catholic counselors. 

Guadalupe Fajardo es una estudiante de la Universidad de St. Thomas-Houston que esta estudiando para obtener la maestria en Consejeria y Salud Mental. Read Guadalupe's full bio

Locations

St. Jerome Catholic Church, Houston

Kayla Adel; Supervised by Dr. Chris Stravitsch, DMin, LPC-S, LMFT-S

Kayla Adel; Supervised by Dr. Chris Stravitsch, DMin, LPC-S, LMFT-S

Parish Counselor Student Intern

Meet Kayla

Kayla Adel is a graduate practicum student working towards a Master’s in Science from University of St. Thomas to become a Licensed Professional Counselor. She is currently gaining professional counseling experience in our Practicum & Internship Student Program, which aims to form the next generation of Catholic counselors. Read Kayla's full bio

Locations

Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church, Houston

Anjaly Antony; Supervised by Larry Freeney, PhD(cand), LPC

Anjaly Antony; Supervised by Larry Freeney, PhD(cand), LPC

Parish Counselor Student Intern

Meet Anjaly

Anjaly is a current Mental Health and Counseling graduate student at the University of St. Thomas in Houston. She is currently gaining professional counseling experience in our Practicum & Internship Student Program, which aims to form the next generation of Catholic counselors. Read Anjaly's full bio

Locations

St. Ignatius of Loyola Catholic Church