MEET OUR TEAM

The therapists and counselors at The Practice are a unique collection of passionate people. We care about the work we do because we've lived it and found help in our own lives when it was necessary. If you're not sure where to start, don't hesitate to reach out to us for some guidance or a free consultation. 

We are a specialty practice. None of us are general practitioners, we all focus on specific areas of practice. If you're looking for counseling for a specific area of concern, call us today to find your specialist.

512.861.4131


OUR THERAPISTS

 

CO-FOUNDER

Mathis is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, a supervisor, and a Certified Sex Therapist who specializes in couple and sex therapy. Dr. Kennington previously taught the only graduate level courses dedicated exclusively to couple and sex therapy at St. Edward's University in Austin, TX. He currently serves as the President for the largest marriage and family therapy profession in Texas and plays an active role in educating the public on sexual health issues and overcoming relationship challenges. His therapeutic style is experience-driven and real.

DR. MATHIS KENNINGTON, LMFT-S, CST

SEX THERAPY - COUPLES COUNSELING

CO-FOUNDER

Lindley is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist trained in the groundbreaking Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) work that has helped countless trauma survivors live well and cope with their experiences. Before co-founding The Practice, Lindley served as the former Clinical Director of a major substance abuse treatment hospital. Lindley brings her unique experience to bear when working with adults who want to have a better life in the midst of turmoil.

LINDLEY DOMINGUE, LMFT

COACHING FOR WOMEN

 

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

Alyssa is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in women’s therapy and relationship coaching. She enjoys helping women navigate their journey of self-discovery and empowers them to strengthen their connections, deepen their passion and enhance their lives in a more meaningful way. Using an integrative approach to therapy, she helps clients address their challenges, patterns and blocks in order to build the confidence and competency to reach for the lives they’ve always wanted!

ALYSSA CORNETT, MA, LMFT

WOMEN’S PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

Delaney’s authenticity and passion for mental health and human connection creates space for positive, lasting change. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist that invites you to join with her collaboratively to explore and address your deepest challenges. Delaney enjoys working with adolescents, adults, athletes and members of the LGBTQIA+ community. She specializes in working with those struggling with anxiety, perfectionist tendencies, relationship dynamics with self and others and personal growth.

DELANEY MENELL, MA, LMFT

WOMEN’S COACHING - LGBTQ+

Simon is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist dedicated to helping men, couples and their families find peace and direction within their relationships. Simon is passionate about helping his clients find peaceful resolution to some of life’s biggest challenges. Simon is quickly gaining a reputation as a leading voice in Austin for men's mental health. We are proud to have his practical and direct approach at The Practice.

Kendall is a licensed marriage and family therapist. He specializes in working with adolescents and couples. Kendall worked with emotionally and behaviorally disturbed adolescents at the Waco Center for Youth in his last two years of study at Baylor. Before joining The Practice Kendall worked with adults struggling with mental illness at Austin State Hospital. In 2015, Kendall opened up a private practice in order to help couples navigate challenging issues such as infidelity, addiction and parenting. Kendall is available for evening and weekend hours.

KENDALL CAMPBELL, MA, LMFT

ADDICTION RECOVERY - INFIDELITY

Erik is a Licensed Professional Counselor who specializes in assertiveness, personal growth, overcoming depression, fear and anxiety, and recovering from trauma. Erik previously worked with sexual assault survivors at the Sexual Assault Resource Center where he also led advocate training in Psychological First Aid and Trauma Focused CBT. Erik also worked as a group counselor and case manager in an acute inpatient facility where he helped those with recent suicide attempts, severe depression, panic attacks, and personality disorders. Erik’s approach will include building self-awareness, confidence, and self-esteem utilizing personal strengths.

ERIK JENSEN, MA, LPC

PTSD - TRAUMA - ASSERTIVENESS

Jobi  is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor. She has studied and worked as a clinician under some of the most prominent thought leaders in the field of addiction and mental health during her time at Hazelden. As Program Director of Teen and Family Services here in Austin, she gained significant experience working with families, broadening her scope of practice to include a specialization of adolescents within family systems. Jobi’s passion for this field emerged from her own battle with addiction. As a person in long-term recovery, her life experience has provided her with a deep understanding of recovery and its complex journey.

Jobi is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor. She has studied and worked as a clinician under some of the most prominent thought leaders in the field of addiction and mental health during her time at Hazelden. As Program Director of Teen and Family Services here in Austin, she gained significant experience working with families, broadening her scope of practice to include a specialization of adolescents within family systems. Jobi’s passion for this field emerged from her own battle with addiction. As a person in long-term recovery, her life experience has provided her with a deep understanding of recovery and its complex journey.

JOBI WEINSTEIN, MA, LPC, LCDC

ADDICTION RECOVERY - FAMILIES

Jessica specializes in couples therapy and marriage counseling for couples who find themselves in the midst of a crisis in their relationship. The issues Jessica helps address include chronic conflict, communication difficulties, infidelity, the impact of cancer and chronic illness, & sexual issues. She helps couples contemplating divorce gain greater clarity and confidence about their decision. If your relationship has gone off course, then Jessica could be the first step you need to create the future you hope for.

JESSICA WORTHINGTON, MA, LMFT

DISCERNMENT - COUPLES THERAPY

Crystal is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who specializes in adolescents, young adults, and families. She is dedicated to helping others find their way through relationships, transitions, and the struggles of mental health. Using a collaborative and collective approach, Crystal draws from a variety of therapeutic techniques to help tailor each therapy session for individual needs. She has experience working with veterans, the developmentally disabled populations, and individuals suffering acute mental health disorders. In addition, Crystal is certified in Industrial and Organizational Psychology and is available to provide executive coaching.

CRYSTAL GUTH, MS, LMFT

FAMILY THERAPY - PARENTING

Marina is an experienced therapist offering help and support for clients with family and relational concerns, anxiety, depression and chronic stress. Marina relies on the latest research and a variety of therapeutic approaches including solution-focused therapy and CBT to help her clients rediscover their strengths, build confidence, set comfortable boundaries, assert their needs, deescalate conflict and protect themselves and those they care about. Marina is a member of Texas Collaborative Divorce and has worked effectively with adults, children, and families in a number of settings, including schools, college counseling centers, and private practice.

DR. MARINA LITINSKY, LPC

PARENTING - RELATIONSHIPS - TEENS

Anna  has over 20 years of social work experience specializing in supporting family systems and has focused on working primarily in the field of substance abuse and substance dependence for the past 12 years with an emphasis on chronic relapse. Knowing that addiction is a disease that impacts the whole family, she enjoys working with families and couples by providing diagnosis and assessments, interventions, treatment planning and recommendations.

Anna has over 20 years of social work experience specializing in supporting family systems and has focused on working primarily in the field of substance abuse and substance dependence for the past 12 years with an emphasis on chronic relapse. Knowing that addiction is a disease that impacts the whole family, she enjoys working with families and couples by providing diagnosis and assessments, interventions, treatment planning and recommendations.

ANNA WARDE, LCDC

ADDICTION RECOVERY - FAMILIES

Amanda is an LMFT-S who focuses on helping people find their strength, build their self-esteem, and live up to their full potential. With nearly 20 years of experience in the field of mental health, she specializes in supporting individuals and families to recover from different life events that have impacted their sense of well-being and self worth. When appropriate, she incorporates EMDR and Trauma Focused CBT. She is also a board approved supervisor who loves helping new therapists develop their skills.

AMANDA WALLINGSFORD, LMFT-S

TRAUMA - EMDR - ADOLESCENTS


OUR ASSOCIATES

Our associate therapists are hand-picked and uniquely trained post-graduate clinicians. They are completing their hours required to complete their licensure requirements in Texas. They are a valuable resource in the community because they can see folks on a sliding scale and receive top notch supervision of their cases.

Rebecca is a licensed marriage and family therapist associate. She enjoys working with couples and families, and specifically families with adolescents. With a background in working in the school system, as well as the American Cancer Society, Rebecca has empathy for and experience in dealing with a wide range of issues. She is able to incorporate concepts such as Gottman therapy, sexual history interviewing, mindfulness and other well-supported techniques to create unique therapeutic experiences for her clients.

REBECCA NEUFELD, LMFT-ASSOCIATE

THERAPY FOR TEENS COUPLES AND FAMILIES

Stephanie is fully bilingual in English and Spanish. She is from Monterrey,
Mexico and is truly knowledgeable of both the Hispanic and the American
culture. She has a Bachelors degree in Psychology from UT Austin, and a Master of Arts degree from St. Edward's University. She is currently a board member of the Austin Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. Besides working in therapy on various issues, she specializes in working with
immigrants, and couples and families with cultural differences. Her passion is
to facilitate emotional connection between people and help individuals heal from trauma and/or life’s challenges.

STEPHANIE PAEZ, MA, LMFT-ASSOCIATE

BILINGUAL THERAPIST IMMIGRATION EVALUATIONS

Katey works with couples and adults of all backgrounds who are struggling with reconnecting after what may feel like years of disconnect, communication, and conflict resolution. Those experiencing anger and trust issues, intimacy and aging dilemmas, or grieving a loss, have found it really helpful to do therapy with Katey. A lot of the work that she does with clients is focused on how relationships change over time, and how expectations can change too. Katey is also passionate about mental health care and she currently serves as the Co-Chairperson of the Government Affairs Committee for the Texas Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.

KATEY VILLALON, MA, LMFT-ASSOCIATE

RELATIONSHIPS - AGING ILLNESS AND GRIEF

Ali considers her work as a therapist to truly be an honor. She connects with clients in a warm, casual, direct way so that they can work together to identify solutions. Her style is to actively listen and engage with clients to create change and improve relationships, whether that’s a relationship with themselves, their partner or a family member. She uses a variety of psychology models and interventions based on the client and their needs inclusive of CBT, Solution-Focused Therapy, Mindfulness and Systemic Therapy. Ali has personally benefited from the healing power of psychotherapy, movement, and meditation and she works with clients to holistically improve their well-being.

ALI PUTNAM, LMFT-ASSOCIATE

COUPLES - COPARENTING SUBSTANCE ABUSE


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