HOW WE SERVE THE COMMUNITY

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NO ONE WILL BE DENIED ACCESS TO SERVICES DUE TO AN INABILITY TO PAY. NO ONE WILL BE DENIED SERVICES FOR ANY REASON INCLUDING RACE, COLOR, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN, DISABILITY, RELIGION, AGE, SEXUAL ORIENTATION OR GENDER IDENTITY.

A discounted/ sliding fee schedule is available (dependent on client income & family size)

Insurance Plans Accepted

  • AETNA                                                                 
  • MAGELLAN
  • BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD                              
  • MOLINA
  • BEACON                                                              
  • MEDICAID                                                            
  • CIGNA                                                                  
  • SUPERIOR
  • COMPSYCH                                                        
  • TMHP
  • DRISCOLL                                                           
  • TRI-CARE EAST
  • EAP (UTRGV)                                                      
  • UNITED BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
  • EAP (UT)
  • EAP (Mutual of Omaha)
  • EAP (Workplace Solutions)

Appointments

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When Booking an Appointment

If this is your first time booking an appointment make sure you request an initial consultation. Please keep in mind that there are three licensed  professional counselors available at New Leaf Counseling. You have the right to choose your therapist, but please remember their appointment availability and insurance eligibility varies. You may contact your preferred therapist directly via text/phone call  or can call our intake specialist to provide you with information at (956) 410-2424 from 

(10-:00 am to 4:00 pm).


No walk-Ins are accepted since office hours vary for each therapist.

Insurance

If you have Insurance, please disregard the prices listed on this site because they only apply to private pay clients. Please make sure you verify if your therapist accepts your insurance prior to booking an appointment with them. Insurances accepted for each therapist are listed under the 'rates' section. In addition, please make sure your insurance is up-to-date. You may need to contact your insurance provider directly to verify if your insurance is active, ask about your copay amount, and/or verify if you have met your deductible. Please bring your insurance card/s with you on your first appointment.

Waiting List

If you are unable to book an appointment at this time, we do provide an opportunity to be listed in our waiting list. Please leave your name and number via text with a request to be listed and we will automatically add you to our waiting list. We will call you to schedule an appointment as soon as a space becomes available in the order it was received. We thank you in advance for your patience in this matter.

Referrals

Referrals can be faxed directly to our

Fax (281) 254-7932

Who We Are

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Our Practice

Who we are: We are a team of Licensed Professional Counselors who are highly committed to our client’s care.


We provide high quality counseling services at affordable rates because we believe everyone has a right to heal. We are committed to providing mental health services to anyone regardless of client's sex, race, national origin, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, or disabilities.

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Why Are We Different

We incorporate individualized and evidence-based counseling practices that help support the needs of our clients.


What can you expect: We provide a caring and collaborative counseling experience that focuses on the delivery of outstanding care.

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Why You May Benefit from Our Services

Life in our fast-paced culture can be stressful, even under the best of circumstances. When painful experiences occur in our life that adds to our stress it is common for people to feel alone and overwhelmed. Seeking help from a skilled Licensed Professional offers you the opportunity to overcome and grow from these difficulties with confidence, freeing you to live a fuller, richer existence. We truly believe change is possible. Are you ready to ‘Turn Over a New Leaf’ today?   

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Our Commitment

Counseling Techniques/Approaches

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As each individual is unique, an eclectic approach is used. Counseling techniques and approaches used depend on the clients presenting problem, needs, and goals. Counseling approaches utilized include but are not limited to: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Rational Emotive Behavioral therapy, Dialectical Behavioral therapy (DBT), Narrative Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Family Systems, Humanistic, Integrative, Mindfulness-based (MBCT), and Motivational Interviewing. 

Mission Statement

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At ‘New Leaf Counseling’ we are fully committed to working together with individuals and families within our community focusing on their unique therapeutic journey to “Turn over a New Leaf” toward a more healthier & happier future. 

Client Focus (Ages)

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Our client focus: 

Children, Adolescents, & Adults


Modality: Individuals, Couples, & Groups

New Co-Parenting Classes Available!

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Starting Fall 2019

Topics covered:

Healthy Coping & Communication Skills

Effective Co-Parenting Skills

Building Resilience

Self-Esteem


Classes are held in group format and will cost $175 per person for the six week period. Upon completion of the six week course parents will receive a Certification of Completion. Please email your name and contact information to (michelle@newleafcounselingrgv.com) to be added to the class.

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We're Here for You

Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have. If you reach our voicemail, please leave a detailed voice or text message and we will return your call in the order it was received. We thank you in advance for your patience. 


Sylvia Chelf, M.Ed., LPC, LCDC, NCC

Clinical Director/Owner

Telephone (956) 224-9505 


Michelle Burkett, LPC-S/Owner

(956) 508-2700


Fax  (281) 254-7932

  

Daytime, evening and 

Saturday appointments are available.

(Depending on therapist availability)


Se Habla Español


CRISIS SUPPORT NUMBER: (1877-289-7199)

New Leaf Counseling

2685 North Coria St., Suite B2, Brownsville, Texas 78520, US

Telephone (956) 224-9505

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