Charlene Mesa is a bilingual Licensed Professional Counselor with 5 years experience working with children, adolescents, and families. Charlene has worked with individuals with depression, anxiety, separation anxiety, legal issues, sexual abuse, physical abuse, substance abuse, family disputes, and bullying. Charlene provides a person-centered approach when working with her clients to provide the best treatment to meet their goals.
Charlene obtained a Master of Science in Counseling and Guidance at Texas A&M University-Kingsville and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Texas A&M University (TAMU) in College Station, TX. While at TAMU, Charlene also minored in Spanish and Sociology. Professionally, Charlene has worked providing services to abused, neglected and exploited children as an Investigator and a Conservatorship Caseworker with Child Protective Services through the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. Charlene has provided counseling and guidance services to unaccompanied refugee children and adolescents in the non-profit sector where she was a Lead Clinician. Charlene has also worked with children and adolescents requiring more intensive therapy through a partial hospitalization program as well as working with adolescents through juvenile probation. Charlene has experience with all age groups in providing individual therapy, group therapy, and family therapy.
Charlene is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Texas (License # 77134). Charlene is passionate about helping children, adolescents, and families build stronger relationships and establish healthy communication styles. Charlene believes in early interventions for children struggling with mental health issues. Charlene supports a holistic approach of caring for an individual while also helping to identify and cope with trauma. Charlene believes seeking help is the first major step towards wellness and enjoys helping clients along their journey.
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