Austin Clinical Therapists

Our Austin therapists provide therapy for families, children, couples, and individuals. We also offer parenting workshops and groups for individuals seeking community and support.

We are a unique group of local therapists who will not only help you feel connected and cared for but also provide you with guidance and expertise that will give you what you need to restore hope and connection in your life and relationships.

AFC is private pay; you pay out of pocket for all services we provide.  If you have insurance, they will not pay us directly for services but you may be able to seek out of network reimbursement for some costs depending on your insurance policy.  Click here for more information.

Macy Anderson

Specialties: Children (Ages 3-13), Parents, Families, Grief & Loss, Emotional Regulation, Coping Skills, Anxiety, Self-Esteem, Life Transitions, Stress, Identity Formation, parenting, Bullying

Meet Macy!

Sara Balkanli

Specialties: Teens (12+), College Students, Young Professionals, Anxiety, Depression, Self-esteem Issues, Body Image, Communication Skills, Emotional Regulation

Meet Sara!

Ash Compton

Specialties: Anxiety, Obsessions, OCD/phobias, Relational Issues, Expressive/creative ruts, Parenting Gen Z kids, Internet/Social Media Issues, Climate Change Grief, Play Therapy, EMDR

Meet Ash!


Kaity Dallas

Specialties: Teens, Adults, Couples, Families, Parenting, Self-Esteem, LGBTQ+ Concerns, Depression, Anxiety, Self-Esteem, Stress Management

Meet Kaity!

Lauren Eun

Specialties: Children (Ages 3-13), Parents, Families, Anxiety, Depression, Self-esteem, Defiant Behaviors, Trauma, Stress, Anger, Grief & Loss, Perfectionism, ADHD/ ADD, relationships, Life Transitions, Emotional regulation, Spiritual Concerns

Meet Lauren!


Lorri Frasier

Specialties: Teens, Adults, Couples, Trauma, PTSD, Anxiety, Depression, Grief & Loss, Addiction & Substance Abuse

Meet Lorri!

Leanna Hammett
Senior Clinician

Specialties: Children 3+, Adult Women, Couples, Divorce, Relationship Concerns & Trauma

Meet Leanna!


Veronica Huffman

Specialties: Children, Teens, Adults, Parenting, Trauma & PTSD, Anxiety, Depression, Perfectionism, Self-Esteem, Play Therapy, Behavioral Issues & Stress Management 

Meet Veronica!

Emily Koenig

Specialties: Children, Parent-Child Relationship, Play Therapy, Anxiety, Depression, Self-Esteem, Mindfulness

Meet Emily!


Alex Lazar

Specialties: Children, Teens, Young Adults, PTSD, Emotional Regulation, Depression & Anxiety

Meet Alex!

Sumayah Luxton

Specialties: Children 3+, Pre-Teens, Teens, College Students, Young Adults, Parenting Support, Play Therapy, Sand Tray, Trauma, Emotional Regulation, Depression, Anxiety, Self-Esteem

Meet Sumayah!

Aaron Maxfield

Specialties: Adults, Couples, Teens (15+), Relationship and Family Issues, Substance Use, PTSD/Trauma, Career Transitions

Meet Aaron!


Janet Mize (she/her/hers) 

Specialties: Individuals, couples, parenting support, anxiety, depression, premarital counseling, women,
college students, young professionals, relationship concerns.

Meet Janet!

Catherine Mok 

Specialties: Children, Adolescents, Parents, Women, Individuals, Anxiety, Depression, Pregnancy, Racial Trauma, Intergenerational Conflicts

Meet Catherine!


Geetha Pokala

Specialties: Sand Tray, Play Therapy, School Issues, Developmental Trauma, Attachment Issues, Self-Esteem, Identity/Self-Image Issues, Anger, Anxiety, Depression

Meet Geetha!

Kendra Rice 

Specialties: Children (9+), Tweens & Teens, Adults, Perinatal (Pregnancy/Postpartum) Issues, Couples, Families, Technology Addiction, Depression & Anxiety

Meet Kendra!

Mike Rothschild 

Specialties: Adolescents, Families, Groups, Anxiety, Trauma, Depression, Anger, Family conflict, Religious or Spiritual Trauma

Meet Mike!


Kirby Schroeder
Senior Clinician

Specialties: Children, Pre-Teens, Teens, School/Pre-school Observation & Consultation, Parenting Support & Coaching, & Assisting with Advocacy at Schools 

Meet Kirby!

Sarah Shah

Specialties: Adults, Couples, Parenting, Identity Exploration, Shame Resilience, Codependency, Domestic Violence, & Anxiety

Meet Sarah!


Claire Taylor

Specialties: Teens (14+), College Students, Young Professionals, Anxiety, Depression, Grief and Loss, Life Transitions

Meet Claire!

Maria Vanillo

Specialties: Adults & Children (6-13), Emotional Regulation, Anxiety, Depression, Life Transitions, PTSD, First Responders & Family Members

Meet Maria!


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