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Mission & Philosophy

Our center takes pride in serving Texans!

Year after year, we receive high recommendations from

doctors, hospitals, and treatment facilities across the great state of Texas


"Texans Serving Texans, Let's Do This Together"

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Our mission is to provide compassionate and effective mental health support, guiding individuals to navigate life's challenges with resilience and purpose. We aim to create a safe, nonjudgmental environment where clients can explore their experiences, gain insight, and foster positive change.

Shanna J. Dominguez, MEd, LPC, NCC
Facility Director 

Shanna Dominguez specializes in the field of cognitive and behavioral psychology, with a focus on addiction and trauma research. She is a National Certified Licensed Professional Counselor, recognized by the National Board of Certified Counselors (NCC). This accreditation signifies adherence to national standards established by the counseling profession, completion of specific educational and training criteria, and a continuous professional dedication to the field of counseling.


Throughout her career, Shanna has focused on trauma, addictive disorders, and the treatment of co-occurring mental health disorders. She has served as an adult and adolescent inpatient therapist at psychiatric hospitals including Cypress Creek Hospital, Sun Behavioral Health Houston, and Rock Prairie Behavioral Health in College Station, Texas. Her clinical focus encompasses schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, anxiety, and depression.


Shanna completed her bachelor's degree in psychology from Fisk University and her master's degree in counseling psychology from the University of Houston. Currently, she is in the dissertation phase of her research for her PhD in industrial-organizational psychology. Shanna completed her practicum training at the Michael E. DeBakey Veteran Affairs Hospital of Houston, where she specialized in prisoners of war, inpatient therapy, trauma group therapy for WWII Veterans, and treatment for substance abuse, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). 

At Dominguez Psychotherapy and Counseling Center, we believe in the innate capacity for growth and healing within every individual, tailoring our interventions to meet the unique needs of each client. The treatment provided and the patient experience are guided by Shanna Dominguez's extensive expertise in evidence-based practices and research. Her research has identified the necessary components for sustaining long-term recovery. With her experience in leading and directing the treatment of mental health disorders, Shanna Dominguez ensures that patients receive comprehensive and effective care.

"You don't predict the future and then wait."  

"You create the future."  

~ Jong-Yong Yun


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