Paula M Rao

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Paula M Rao

LPC Intern, MA, CCTP , NCC, BS, BA


West Houston Counseling Ctr;

Paula M Rao
707 South Fry Road
Suite: 465
Katy, Texas 77450

Specialties & Expertise

  • Behavioral Issues

  • Relationship Issues

  • Depression



  • Children (6 to 10)

  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)

  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)

  • Adults

  • Elders (65+)



Professional Statement

My goal is to support and empower people to live optimally, achieve wellness, and individual goals. I believe that counseling is a dynamic and holistic process, and I strives to promote unconditional positive regard, empathy, congruence, and respect in every counseling setting. I enjoy working with clients from diverse and multicultural backgrounds. I am multilingual and have a working knowledge of English, Bengali, Urdu (limited), and Hindi. I provide low-cost counseling options to clients. Population Served: Children, Adolescents, Couples, Families.

Areas of Interest: Self-esteem issues; Relationship and Marriage Counseling; Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, Abuse and Trauma Interventions; Addictions; Mood Disorders; Gender Issues; Multicultural Counseling; Wellness and life balance; Grief counseling. I have received a Masters degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Wake Forest University.

I was born in India and have traveled extensively around the world. Therefore, I incorporate my multicultural experiences, and the knowledge of diverse cultures, into my counseling process.Cost per Session: $90

Also speak: Bengali, Hindi and Punjabi


  • School: Wake Forest University

  • License and State: 79759 Texas

  • Supervisor: Stephanie Legendre

  • Supervisor License: 67874 Texas

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