Justin Gardner, MA, LPC-S - Transformative Journeys: Heart Centered Psychotherapy

I'm currently offering individual, couples and family counseling for adults and also for adolescents who are interested in seeking therapeutic support.

I obtained my Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology with a specialization in Transpersonal Psychology in 1999 from John F. Kennedy University's Graduate School for Holistic Studies. I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor and Board Approved Clinical Supervisor in the state of Texas, license # 63455. I've pursued a variety of mindfulness and practices since 1993. 

The clients I've worked with have ranged in age from 4 to the late 70's, come from a wide variety of backgrounds, ethnicities and belief systems, and their presenting concerns have included:

  •  grief and trauma
  • depression and anxiety
  • addictions
  • chronic and terminal illness
  • care giving concerns
  • relational conflict
  • couples communication
  • parenting
  • LGBTQ concerns
  • personal and spiritual growth
  • life purpose, path, career
  • life transitions
  • domestic violence

I've worked in a variety of settings in addition to my private practice The University of Texas at Austin's Counseling and Mental Health Center; Resources for Living and Aetna Employee Assistance Program;  The Children's Bereavement Center of South Texas; a community based counseling center, a crisis shelter, a independent living program, and  a school and residence for severely emotionally disturbed children and adolescents. 

I am currently an in-network provider for  Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO and EPO (i.e. non-HMO) insurance plans. 

I can also provide you with an appropriately coded invoice if you would like to seek reimbursement through Out-of-Network benefits with an insurance plan not mentioned. 

Please check with your insurance plan if you need an explanation of your current benefits (such as co-pay or co-insurance rates, deductibles, benefits, Out of Network benefits, number of sessions allowed) as plan benefits vary widely within a given insurance company's offerings.

For my private pay clients, my regular full fee is $125.00 per session. 

I also offer a limited number of sliding scale slots for those clients paying out of pocket for whom this fee represents a financial hardship. Please inquire about this option if you cannot afford my full fee. 

Longer sessions may be available for an additional charge. 

I accept cash, checks and credit cards in my office, and can provide invoices and receipts via Paypal. 

Payments are due at time of service or prior to the session.

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