Carol Giardina is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with twenty-six years of combined experience in the fields of Counseling and Human Resources Consulting. She is currently serving as a private practitioner in Houston, TX specializing in individual, couples, family, and group therapy.
Carol is an interactive, family systems therapist whose career has involved clinical work in a myriad of settings including; not-for-profit agencies, partial hospitalization programs, intensive outpatient programs, outpatient psychotherapy, and career counseling / life transition coaching in both the public and private sectors.
She has counseled a wide range of individuals and families to include children, adolescents, single parents, blended families, self-referred adults, and mandated clientele. As a highly experienced clinician, she presents with a strong foundation in multiple therapeutic and intervention best practices calibrating strategic psychotherapeutic modalities to the needs of the client.
Demonstrated areas of expertise include mood disorders, trauma resolution, substance abuse and recovery, self-esteem and co-dependency, family and couples dynamics, behavioral / emotional issues, women’s groups, career counseling / life transition coaching, self-expressive modalities, and children’s groups.
Carol received a Master of Science in Counseling from the University of Houston, Clear Lake with advanced studies in Family Systems Therapy. She completed her internship with Family Service Center working with families referred by the Department of Family and Protective Services (CPS).
License & Certifications
Licensed Professional Counselor (TX License # 12015)
Certification, Anger Resolution Therapist, The Center for Anger Resolution, Houston, TX
Certification, CADAC Program, University of Houston, Houston, TX