Waterloo Counseling Center

Waterloo Counseling Center

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Want to meet a living legend within the LGBTQIA community? Join us Thursday June 8th for An Evening with RAY HILL! We will be screening "The Guy With The Knife", followed by a Q&A session with Ray Hill.

All funds raised from this event will go towards the Texas Equality March on June 11th. Check out the link for event info and tickets!

Welcome to Waterloo Counseling Center's page. "Like" us and visit www.waterloocounseling.or Waterloo Counseling Center provides quality mental health counseling and therapy services on a sliding scale based on income.

We offer individual, couples, family and group therapy with an expertise in gender, cultural and sexual diversity. Fees are priced according to income, and we accept several major insurance carriers, including Medicare and Medicaid. Cost does not have to be a barrier to living the best life you can! Call us at 512-444-9922 to see how we can help. Evening hours are available. Se habla Español!

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03/26/2022

Yasss Qweens! There's another joyride today and our team is raising funds for Waterloo Counseling Center! Support our riders now through Ride Day on April 30th.

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We’re cruisin’ in Cedar Park today. Help us go the extra mile with a donation! Your support helps us provide affirming mental health care to those impacted by HIV. https://p2p.onecause.com/hcra2022/team/waterloo-yasss-queen

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Happy ! Today we celebrate ALL women, especially those our society does not embrace. You are seen. You are loved. You are celebrated.

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Hill Country Ride for AIDS is back and our team Waterloo – Yasss Qween is ready to roll! Help us reach our goal and continue to provide affirming mental health care to those affected by HIV.

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We’re in the final moments of Amplify Austin! Thanks to the support of our great friends at uShip and uShip Gives, we’ve increased our goal! Help us amplify the care that people deserve with a donation!
https://www.amplifyatx.org/campaigns/waterloo-counseling-center

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Amplify Austin isn’t over yet! You can still help us amplify affirming mental health services. Donate now! https://www.amplifyatx.org/campaigns/waterloo-counseling-center

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Ready...set...AMPLIFY! Help our team Amplify affirming health services by making a donation here: https://www.amplifyatx.org/campaigns/waterloo-counseling-center

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No one does it like our team! 🤩 Support our affirming health services and help provide quality care to our community with a donation during Amplify Austin. https://www.amplifyatx.org/campaigns/waterloo-counseling-center

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Our staff is helping us amplify affirming health services for Amplify Austin! Join us on March 2nd or donate early! https://www.amplifyatx.org/campaigns/waterloo-counseling-center

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Waterloo Counseling Center stands by the right of trans people to receive medically necessary, lifesaving care.

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Our amazing staff works hard to provide competent, informed, and quality care to our community! 🔊 Help us amplify mental health with a donation during Amplify Austin! 🔊
https://www.amplifyatx.org/campaigns/waterloo-counseling-center

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If you’re unsure about therapy, this is your sign to give it a try! Here is what one of our clients had to say about their experience:

01/18/2022

Licensed Therapist - Austin - Texas Health Action

We’re hiring a licensed therapist! If you’re interested in joining our team and making an impact on the LGBTQIA+ community, apply here: https://apply.workable.com/texashealthaction/j/229F4F6819/

Licensed Therapist - Austin - Texas Health Action Texas Health Action (THA) is a community-informed non-profit organization dedicated to providing access to culturally affirming, quality health services in a safe and supportive environment, with an expertise in serving LGBTQIA+ people and those impact...

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Today we honor the life of Martin Luther King Jr. and remember the wisdom he imparted. We are committed to never being satisfied and doing everything we can to strive for racial equity in mental health care.

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You have reached a mental health checkpoint! ⚠️ Take a moment to show yourself some love as we head into the New Year.

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Happy holidays to all those celebrating! We hope you are able to spend it surrounded by people and things that make you feel cozy and warm. 💜✨

Be the "Guncle" You Wish You Had! 12/22/2021

Be the "Guncle" You Wish You Had!

Chances are when you were a kid, there were adults in your life outside of your parents who made a big impact (i.e teachers & relatives). If you have nieces or nephews, now it’s your turn! Read more about the importance of being an involved guncle:

Be the "Guncle" You Wish You Had! Taking your place as a gay uncle can have rich rewards for everyone.

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We’ve talked about how to navigate family drama during the holidays, but what do you do if you have no contact with your family at all? Here are some tips to get you through.

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Thank you for the legacy of learning and love you left behind. Rest in power bell hooks.

How to Prepare for Your First Visit Home After Transitioning 12/13/2021

How to Prepare for Your First Visit Home After Transitioning

The pandemic gave many privacy and time to make major steps in their transition. As travel becomes more common, many will step through the front door of their family’s house as their post-transition self for the first time this holiday. If that’s you, here are some ways to prepare:

How to Prepare for Your First Visit Home After Transitioning Knowing your boundaries ahead of time can save you stress down the road.

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We hope you are all able to spend time today with the people who make you feel loved and accepted and are able to reflect on all there is to be thankful for. 💜

LGBTQ People Need to Set Boundaries During the Holidays 11/22/2021

LGBTQ People Need to Set Boundaries During the Holidays

Heading home to a heteronormative family for the holidays? Writer Kristen McCallum has all the dos and don’ts on how to protect your queerness AND keep your family relationships intact:

LGBTQ People Need to Set Boundaries During the Holidays Combat heteronormativity in seven easy steps.

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⚠️ STOP SCROLLING ⚠️ You’ve reached a mental health check point! Take a moment to reflect and show yourself a little care before we head into the holidays.

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It’s ! Join us in celebration and take time this week to learn more about trans issues, show your support for trans community members, and examine your own internalized biases so you can help make a brighter future for the trans community year-round.

On the Gratitude I Feel to My Chosen Family 11/08/2021

On the Gratitude I Feel to My Chosen Family

“I’ve come to realize family is less a noun and more a verb, a practice, something we do, together.”

Read more about the importance of chosen family here:

On the Gratitude I Feel to My Chosen Family Especially in times of crisis, I’ve come to realize family is less a noun and more a verb, a practice, something we do, together.

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You can help us continue to provide eligible patients & clients with support for medications, access to behavioral and mental health services, legal services, rides to and from appointments, and grocery assistance by donating today!

How To Deal With Unaccepting Family if You're LGBTQ+ 11/04/2021

How To Deal With Unaccepting Family if You're LGBTQ+

The holidays are prime time for forced family fun, but when your family doesn’t accept who you are things can get tough. Here are ways to make it through with your mental health still intact:

How To Deal With Unaccepting Family if You're LGBTQ+ Despite all the progress in LGBTQ+ rights in the last few decades, queer and gender-nonconforming people are still not fully accepted in many communities. And sadly, for some LGBTQ+ individuals, this rejection can start right at home.Whether your immediate family or relatives don’t support gay mar...

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If you don’t mind 🧠, do us a favor and have a fantastic Halloweekend! And remember, if the brain worms are getting you down, we’re here to help you get your mental health back on track.🎃🦇

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If you or someone you love needs immediate support, call the Trevor Project’s 24/7 toll-free support line at 866-488-7386. You can also learn more about our mental health services at waterloocounseling.org .

Kink Shaming: How Did We Get Here? 10/25/2021

Kink Shaming: How Did We Get Here?

Kink shaming: where did it come from, and where do we go from here? Understanding the history of kink shaming is a great step in learning to combat it. Learn more:

Kink Shaming: How Did We Get Here? Taking a look back so that we can move forward.

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We provide eligible patients and clients with support for medications, access to behavioral & mental health services, legal services, rides to and from appointments, and grocery assistance. Help us continue to support those in need by donating! https://texashealthaction.org/donate-today/

Sex work, stigma and whorephobia 10/19/2021

Sex work, stigma and whorephobia

“Whorephobia,” as therapist and sex coach Matt Valentine-Chase describes it, can negatively impact sex workers’ lives in ways those who don’t work in the industry may not realize. Learn more:

Sex work, stigma and whorephobia Like everyone, sex workers sometimes need medical or mental health support. But shame and stigma seriously affect attitudes and access.

10/14/2021

RN Nursing Supervisor, Contact Center - Texas Health Action

RN Nursing Supervisor, Contact Center - Texas Health Action Texas Health Action (THA) is a community-informed non-profit organization dedicated to providing access to culturally affirming, quality health services in a safe and supportive environment, with an expertise in serving LGBTQIA+ people and those impact...

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Help us break down barriers to care and provide eligible patients & clients with assistance affording medication, mental health care, groceries, transportation, and legal support. Donate here: https://texashealthaction.org/donate-today/

10/11/2021

Happy ! To all those who are out and living their truth, we celebrate you! To those who haven’t taken that step, know that you are valid, you are seen, and you are loved. 💜

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314 E Highland Mall Blvd Suite 301
Austin, TX
78752

Opening Hours

Monday 8am - 8pm
Tuesday 8am - 8pm
Wednesday 8am - 8pm
Thursday 8am - 8pm
Friday 8am - 6pm

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