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streams christian counseling & coaching 

 

Hello!

What are you looking for today? Whatever has brought you to our website, we are so glad you found us because we are here to help. 

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To get connected to us right away, please call a counselor directly or fill out the Request Form below. We will work with you to understand your intellectual, emotional, spiritual, and physical needs in order to resolve the current problem, to heal the root issue or to enhance your life with God and others. We each know what it's like to either be in counseling or to work with a coach. Our counselors are available to support individual, marriage, family, and team growth through individual sessions, groups, or workshops for a variety of concerns.

Streams Counseling Center is a ministry of Austin Oaks Church which offers licensed professional clinical Christian counseling, biblical counseling, pastoral counseling, and coaching as well as space for local professionals to meet with clients. The Streams Ministry consists of 2 full time church staff members and several Independent Contractors (private practice professionals) who share counseling space at the church.  

We have a great vault of resources to offer too. We provide referrals to reputable professionals across multiple disciplines in the Austin Metro area. In addition many of the Streams therapists work within the treatment-team model and partner with local or national resources.

Now let's get started on what brought you here today!

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contact us using the request form below, OR call a counselor directly.

 

Location

4220 Monterey Oaks Blvd.
Community Center Building
Austin, TX 78749

austinoakschurch.org

 

Hours

M-F 830a–5p, 5p-830p
Sa by appointment
Su by appointment

 
 

meet your counselor

 
 

join a group

Groups are provided year round, led by either Streams Team Members or trained leaders, and are hosted at Streams or additional locations as listed. If a group closes after the start date, contact the listed leader for the next group.

 
 

Calm my anxious heart

Discover how to overcome anxiety and begin living life. Therapy group & book study. 13 week group for women, meeting two hours a week. Group: $35/week. Book: $13. Led by Ellen Carpenter, LPC-Intern, CLC; supervised by Brian Barber, LPC-S. Phone 512-387-4636.

 

Brave Motherhood

Motherhood is as hard as it is satisfying. Designed for moms of children under 10 years of age, to help you understand the complicated emotions of motherhood while identifying negative messages all moms hear. 8 week group meeting 90 minutes each week. Group: $25/week. 2 weekly times offered. Next group starts in September, Registration deadline, August 28th. Childcare *might* be available. Led by Leslie Bley, LPC. Phone 314-497-7681.

 

trade

For women in relationship with a partner who struggles with compulsive sexual behavior. Group: Free. Led by Sarah Morales, CPC, CRC, APSATS Certified. Phone 512-718-0239.

 

Celebrate Recovery

Address hurts, habits, and hang-ups with the loving power of Jesus Christ through your recovery process. Meets Monday nights, 7pm, in the Austin Oaks Church Community Hall. See more info on CR at www.celebraterecovery.org or email the trained CR leaders. Led by Mollie and Cal Axtell.

 

grief share

Losing a loved one is often lonely, but you don't have to go it alone. Grief Share is a national organization with Christ-centered local groups that meet for support and education. Led by trained group leaders. Click the button below to be directed to current groups in your area.

fees & insurance

  • Streams Counseling Center is a ministry of Austin Oaks Church and fees are determined during your initial assessment with your individual counselor. Streams Team Members offer fees ranging from $60-140/session. 
  • When available, individual counselors offer Sliding Fee Scales which allows for reduced fees and sometimes also a Service Journal as partial payment.
  • Contact a counselor directly for their current fees and schedule. 
  • Payment is due upon arrival and accepted by your counselor or you may pay online using a bank account or credit card through the Pay For Your Session Here button below. We also accept cash or checks made out to Austin Oaks Church (AOC) with "Streams" in the memo line. 
  • As a ministry of the church, we do not accept any insurance panels. 

3 Important Items We Need To Share

  • Minors will be counseled only with the approved consent of their parent or legal guardian.

  • We are not a crisis response service and are not available after-hours except by scheduled appointment.

  • We are not qualified to render court evaluations nor testify in legal cases of any type.