Distinctive Counseling & Consulting, PLLC was established to increase access to both in person and telehealth mental health services for individuals residing in Texas. Our goal is to help individuals and families overcome their respective challenges or traumatic experiences through a therapeutic relationship involving evidenced based treatment modalities. Whether you are an individual or family in need of counseling services or a new professional seeking supervision or consultation services we are honored to be your choice as you take the next step in your journey.
Why We Do What We Do
Meet our team
Our counselors and life coaches are ready to meet your needs. Our administrative staff is the backbone of our work and helps our counselors do what they do best: facilitate healing. Whether you are utilizing insurance or are in need of reduced rates/free counseling, reach out today to determine which counselor or life coach will be the best fit for you.
Julie Thigpen, LPC-S, RPT-S
Paul Martinez, MS, LPC, LCDC
Tommie Gilkerson, MS, LPC, LBSW, Certified CANS 2.0 Provider
Johnette Cook, MS, LPC, LCDC
Cecilia Lamar Amici Casas, MA
Lupita Almaraz Aguilar, J.D.
Amanda Chaon, Billing Specialist
Licensed Professional Counselor-Associates
Our Associate level counselors are currently under the supervision of Jinnelle Veronique Powell and Julie Thigpen. They are in the process of earning their hours to become fully licensed. Each of our Associate level counselors have a master’s degree in the field of counseling. They provide services at a reduced fee/discounted services.
Heather Garcia, MS
Samantha Smart, MS
Clara Jobe, MS
Mirakal McGill, MS
Leslie Cockrell, MS (Les)
Richard Reitmann, MS
Meet Our Student Counselors In Training
Our team is committed to the training of future professional counselors. Distinctive Counseling & Consulting, PLLC engages with institutions accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) to facilitate learning opportunities for students enrolled in internship and practicum experiences. These students work closely with our fully licensed and associate level counselors to provide significantly reduced fee and free counseling services. Contact us today to work with one of our student counselors!
Paschen Saumell, Joya Williams
Let's start working together!
Seeking LPC Supervision?
Finding the right Supervisor to help you navigate the post-master’s licensure process is a choice not to be taken lightly. That’s why Jinnelle offers a free consultation to establish a working relationship and develop an understanding regarding the scope of your goals. Let’s work together to find what makes you Distinctive!