JP Cardenas (They/Them)

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Hello Everyone and Welcome! My name is JP, They/Them, and I am a Queer, Genderqueer (Non-binary), Mexican American, Fat LPC-A.

Licensed Professional Counselor Associate in Austin, TX
Supervised by Melody Arizola-Palmer LPC-S

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  • Adolescent/Teen
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About My Clients

I specialize in working with LGBTQ+ adolescents and adults on identity (gender/sexuality) exploration and understanding. Besides identity, I work with LGBTQ+ on any LGBTQ+ issues, relationships, sex, trauma, etc. I also love working with QTBIPOC individuals on multicultural identities and issues. I take a holistic approach towards helping people with eating disorders or disordered eating. I also work well with people dealing with overall depression and anxiety.

My Background and Approach

I participated in my own therapy when I was a teenager. I struggled with my sexuality and dealt with depression and anxiety because of it. I felt alone and afraid and like no one understood what I was going through. Luckily, one of my school counselors noticed something was wrong with me and they reached out, provided a helping hand, and put me in group therapy. Group therapy is where I learned I was not alone, and others were struggling with their sexuality and gender, as well, and that everything was going to be okay! This was the first step in self-acceptance and self-love! I have continued to participate in my own therapy, so I can continue to accept and love myself as the person I am meant to be! It hasn't been an easy journey, but I know that I am worth it! I share my story because I believe in the power of storytelling. I believe that by sharing our stories we can connect on a deeper level, build healthy relationships, and support each as we go through life! Tell me, what i

I offer online counseling in the following states:

At A Glance

  • Experience: 2 years of practice
  • Rate: $130/session


512-524-3796 Email JP
4408 Spicewood Springs Road
Suite 111
Austin, TX 78759

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