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Shannon Holder, MA, LPC

Shannon Holder earned his Bachelor’s degree from Thomas Edison University, Trenton, New Jersey. He received his Master of Arts from the University of Houston-Victoria. Shannon is a Licensed Professional Counselor. He is employed as a counselor with the Goliad Special Educational Cooperative in Goliad, Texas, and serves Reclamation Counseling Center as a therapist as his schedule permits.

He has over 20 years of experience working with special needs youth both in the school and private setting. Shannon specializes in adolescents and young adults.

Wendy Holder, M.Ed, LPC-S, LCDC

Wendy Holder has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Masters in Education Counseling. She is a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) and a Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor (LPC-S) in the state of Texas. She is accepting interns that are striving to become licensed counselors.

Wendy incorporates her faith in God into her counseling while utilizing cognitive behavioral skills to assist the client in healing and restoration. She is dedicated to seeing her clients rise above their circumstances and become who they were created to be. She provides marital counseling, individual counseling and teaches parenting classes.

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Brittany

Brittany Proctor, MA, LPC, LCDC

Sometimes an outside perspective can help us determine how to move forward.  I know the idea of starting therapy can be weird; especially with a total stranger.  When we meet, I will dedicate myself to learning about you.  I will foster a space without judgement that you can use to explore your own habits and thoughts.  We will work as a team to identify what’s holding you back and then create a plan to move forward.  I believe in natural resilience within all people, and focus on helping you build strong coping skills to return to your point of optimal functioning. 

I believe in a collaborative, individualized approach to therapy and tailor science-based interventions to each session.  While I am your therapist, I will also function as your educational coach to teach you about various strategies to improve your wellness.  i will also provide your with encouragement to maintain the change you do decide to make.  Therapy can be helpful for many people to explore their thoughts, emotions,  and help guide change.  Some people need a sounding board, others may want a differing opinion.  Therapy looks different for each person, and I’m here to help you determine what works best for you. 

 

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Brittany obtained her master’s degree in Forensic Psychology from the University of Houston Victoria (UHV) in 2017 and is currently licensed as a Professional Counselor and Chemical Dependency Counselor in the state of Texas.  She is a Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist, Certified Mindfulness Informed Professional, and has training in traumatic stress debriefing and resilience building.  She received the Citizens Certificate of Merit from the Victoria Fire Department in 2019 for her service in assisting in the development of a mental health and wellness program for employees.  She frequently holds positions as a teaching assistant for her graduate program.  Her areas of focus include: traumatic stress, mindfulness, resilience, addiction recovery, first responders, stress management, adjustment, mens issues, depression, and anxiety.  She has experience working with adolescents from ten throughout the lifespan.  

John Lenihan, MA, LPC-S

John Lenihan has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology (1964) and a Master of Arts in Counseling and Guidance (1975). He is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor (LPC-S) in the state of Texas. He is accepting interns who are striving to become licensed professional counselors.

John has practiced counseling since 2008. He has worked at Reclamation Center for five years. In addition to his counseling career, he is a retired career USAF officer and a former licensed Nursing Home Administrator for 24 years. He works primarily with adults and couples but has had clients as young as 11.

John is an avid reader of psychology books seeking the latest in therapeutic ideas to provide his clients with evidence-based, cutting-edge therapy. His focus is on adults who have experienced early childhood or adolescent trauma and may now suffer from depression, anxiety, chronic pain, and autoimmune diseases.

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April Trevino, LPC-Associate supervised by Wendy Holder, LPC-S

April Trevino is a Licensed Professional Counseling Associate supervised by Wendy Holder (LPC-S).  April received her Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology and her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Houston-Victoria. She has 8 years of experience providing social-emotional and behavioral counseling to youth and adolescents. 

While her main theoretical model is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, April uses a multi-modal approach when helping youth and adolescents navigate their stages of development. She understands that an individual and personalized path works best when serving youth. She is currently working towards her Registered Play Therapist license and offers a variety of play therapy techniques including music, art, and sand tray.

Personal Note: Listening is the greatest gift you can give others. I am passionate about helping youth and adolescents develop self-awareness and social skills to empower them to use their voices in an appropriate way and achieve success in the classroom, at home, and beyond. I will partner with you and your child to strengthen communication, cooperation, and resilience within your family unit. Please call me today to make an appointment.

Marla Sample, M.Ed., LPC

Having worked in the Texas school system for 30 years, Marla Sample has
worked with many children that have had very diverse needs. She taught in the
classroom for 19 years, was a School Counselor for 8 years, and then a Special
Education Counselor for 3 years while earning her license to be a Licensed
Professional Counselor.

Play Therapy has proven to be a successful approach to help children and families work through trying times as well as work on building Relationships.

Marla works with children 3-11 years of age.

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Amy Shedd, M.Ed, LPC

Amy Shedd graduated from the University of Houston-Victoria with a Master of Education in Counseling in 2011. She has been working with families and children for twenty years as a teacher, a school counselor, and in private practice. Currently, as a Licensed Professional Counselor, she specializes in family and marriage conflict, parenting skills, anxiety, grief, and depression.

She loves to meet her clients where they are in life’s journey, as pre-teens, teenagers, or adults. She can help with both the healing process and supporting emotions that come up through life’s many transitions. She looks forward to working with you and your family.

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La Shaundrea Harris, MA, LPC-Associate, LCDC-Intern

La Shaundrea Harris is currently a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor Intern. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with a minor in Psychology and a Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies in the areas of Criminal Justice and Forensic Science. She graduated from the University of Houston-Victoria with a Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Her formal education has prepared her to counsel individuals, groups, couples, families, and adolescents.

La Shaundrea has nearly twenty years of clinical experience working and volunteering at various community agencies. In these positions, she has worked intensely in individual and group settings with both adults and children who suffer from chronic mental illness, behavior disorders, and/or substance use disorders. La Shaundrea also has experience working with children and parents involved in the foster care system. She has worked alone and as part of an interdisciplinary team to help create and/or execute treatment plans to help individuals recognize and resolve their issues. She has therapeutic work experience with persons of varied backgrounds.

Blake Barnhouse - Anger Management Instructor

Blake began working part-time as an Administrative Assistant  and Advertising Assistant in July of 2021.   She leads Anger Management classes as she pursues her Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at the University of Houston-Victoria.   She hopes to become a Licensed Professional Counselor in the future. 

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Reanna

Reanna Torres – Office Manager

Reanna started at Reclamation Counseling Center in 2010 as a Homemaker. After the Homemaking Program, Reanna worked on special projects for RCC. In 2016, she started part-time as an Administrative Assistant. In October 2020, Reanna became the Office Manager.

Reanna has a Bachelor of Science from Brigham Young University.

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361-576-3385

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  • 506 Glascow Street,
  • Victoria, TX 77904
  • US

  • 506 Glascow Street,
  • Victoria, TX 77904
  • US

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