Judi Turner, LPC, LMFT
Judi Turner is a Licensed Professional Counselor, and Marriage and Family Therapist. She is a native Houstonian who enjoys having the opportunity to work with people from her city and give back to her community. Judi has over 15 years of experience in the mental health field. She specializes in working with adolescents, adults, couples, families, and facilitating groups.
Judi’s counseling approach is eclectic and is tailored around the client’s need. The foundation to her approach is seeing the person behind all of the details and the belief that through the therapeutic process and relationship they will continue to gain the insight and courage to grow. Each person is unique and no two therapy sessions will ever look alike because of this Judi uses a variety of treatment modalities. The treatment modalities she tends to utilize the most include: Solution Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Systems Theory.
Her areas of expertise include issues such as stress, anxiety, women’s issues, life transitions, addiction, chemical dependency, eating disorders, trauma, domestic violence, parental alienation, grief and bereavement, Co-dependency, shame and self esteem, compassion fatigue, family therapy, adolescents, couples counseling, and group therapy.
Judi received her Masters of Science in Counseling Psychology and Marriage and Family Therapy from Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio in 2011. She completed two internships during her time there. The first one was at Santa Maria Hostle working with women who had a history of drug abuse and whose children had been removed by the court system. The second internship she worked at the Women’s Home with females who were 18 years and older and were homeless and either suffering from issues with chemical dependency, a mental illness, or most of the time were dual diagnosis.
Judi is a member of a number of organizations including National Association of Social Workers, Houston Groups Psychotherapy Society, Houston Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, Houston Eating Disorder Specialists, and Texas Association of Play Therapists.
License and Certifications
Licensed Professional Counselor (TX License #69203)
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (TX License # 201726)
Certified Anger Resolution Therapist through the Anger Resolution Center in Houston, TX