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Individual therapy is a joint process between the therapist and the person in therapy, creatingcommon goals to inspire change or improve quality of life. Therapy, especially individual therapy, is a highly beneficial service that can help people overcome obstacles in their life and well-being. I, Dr. Ann Marie Hernandez of First Step Psychological Services, have years of experience providing quality individual counseling to those in San Antonio. If you feel as though you could benefit from individual counseling, contact my office today.

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Trusted Psychologist With 10+ Years of Experience and Over 2,000 Evaluations

With over a decade of experience in counseling, I have built a reliable and effective approach to individual counseling. I like to remain collaborative in my style of counseling, helping my patients identify and achieve goals or solutions. My goal is for you to have an experience that will be beneficial and effective. I believe this is why I have such an outstanding reputation among my clients — I take the time to learn about the people who come to me and provide them with a safe and comfortable space to grow.

Scientific Evidence-Guided Treatment and Processes that Maximizes Results

In my practice, I use evidence-based treatment, which is the integration of the best available research with clinical expertise in the context of patient characteristics, culture, and preferences. Through incorporating scientifically-backed treatments with my refined approach to counseling, I am better able to connect with my clients and provide an approach that can lead to positive, sustainable, and long-term results.

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Expert in Treating a Variety of Mental Health Issues Including Trauma and PTSD

Not all therapists provide the same counseling services, which makes it important for you to find one that fits your needs exactly. I center my practice around a variety of mental health issues like depression and anxiety, and am particularly qualified to help people working through emotional and/or physical trauma and PTSD. I have created a safe, compassionate, and comfortable environment so people of all backgrounds feel confident.

Educates and Guides You to Improve the Quality of your Daily Life

My counseling doesn’t stop once my patients walk out of my door — I pride myself in providing my patients with the tools and information they need to put our time in my office to work in their everyday lives. Counseling is a continuously evolving process that requires effort from the client, but I make progress easy and attainable.

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Even with over 10 years of experience, I am consistently working to better my approach so I can be of better service to my clients! I consider it a great privilege to help people of all walks of life find the confidence to improve their quality of life.  Therapy is a perfectly normal, and valuable, experience that works to many people’s benefit. Give First Step Psychological Services in San Antonio a call today to schedule an individual counseling appointment with me.

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