About Me

Carol Cofer specializes in individual and couples counseling in Austin, Texas .

She has over 25 years experience as a psychotherapist and is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin with a BA in Psychology and an MSSW in Social Work. Carol is certified in EMDR and uses many therapeutic techniques such as Gestalt, Solution Focused Psychotherapy and Sensorimotor Psychotherapy. She also offers anger management treatment, trauma treatment and anxiety and depression treatment. She is bi-lingual in Spanish/English.

In addition to being a prominent relationship therapist, Carol has taught counseling courses at UT Austin, St. Edward's University and Texas State University. She has presented at national conferences and general audiences on a variety of counseling topics. She has served as a mediator for various Employee Assistance Programs and is also certified as a Critical Incident De-briefer at work sites.

Carol is a noted trainer for private industry, semiconductor plants, county, city, state and federal governments in the topic areas of EEO law, sexual harrassment law, team building, communication skills in the US and Mexico.

Carol is an interactive, solution-focused therapist providing support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address their personal challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly customized approach to each client's therapy. With compassion and understanding, she helps individuals build on their strengths to attain their personal growth goals.

Education: BA Psychology, MSSW Social Work, both at UT Austin

Licenses &Certifications:
LCSW (Licensed Certified Social Worker, State of Texas)
ACSW (Academy of Certified Social Workers, National)
EMDR Certified
Texas Society of Clinical Social Workers
Austin Area Spanish Speaking Mental Health Professionals

Additional Training: Imago-Relationship therapy, object-relation therapy, transpersonal therapy
Professional Activities and Memberships: NASW (National Association of Social Workers), EMDRIA (EMDR International Association),

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