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Angela Carey(She/Her/Hers)

Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Codependency- Anxiety - Depression- Relationship issues-Substance abuse-Anger management-
AboutSpecialtiesLocationsInsurance & Fees

Professional statement

Angela Carey is  a Licensed Professional Counselor in Austin, Texas. She completed a Masters in Counseling and Guidance from Texas State University and a Bachelor’s of Science from Stephen F. Austin State University. In her professional career, she has been a career and vocational teacher, middle school counselor, substance abuse interventionist, and a mental health counselor working in public schools.

Angela's practice is open to adults and adolescents who are seeking a nurturing and empowering counseling experience. She has helped many families and individuals cope with life transitions, relationship issues, depression, anxiety, impulsivity, and mood disorders. She also counsels adolescents, parents, and adults in the area of substance abuse and provides drug prevention and intervention services through group or individual sessions.

As a client-centered therapist, Angela meets her clients where they are without judgment. She has a holistic approach and views each person as a whole being including the mind, body, and true self. She works with clients to gain awareness of the connections between their emotions, thoughts, behaviors, physical experience, and spiritual understandings.

Angela also encourages self-care and overall wellness with her clients to enhance the mind and body connection. She uses meditation and visualization along with promoting nutritional health in her practice.

Message to clients

I believe life is about continuous learning and growing in order to evolve to your true self by being free of self-judgement and full of self -love. Sometimes we encounter trauma that creates deep hurt and pain. Trauma impacts our body and mind which can then cause us to feel stuck in repeated patterns of behavior that do not serve us. Often our ability to embrace the suffering can feel overwhelming. This is when it becomes important to find the courage to seek out meaningful support that will allow for processing and healing to happen.

Being open to counseling and discovering the honesty of your own heart can help you gain clarity and feel inspired to live the life of your dreams. A life where you are free of shame and able to envision today and tomorrow with hope and full of endless possibilities. Sometimes finding your inspiration involves listening to your intuition and learning how to fully connect with yourself and your heart's desires.

Thanks for reaching out and exploring therapy options. Finding the right therapist and fit is important and I am glad you're seeking support at this time. I'm here for you, if you feel it's right for you at this time. Take care.

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 17 years

The Pura Vida Way Counseling and Wellness, Owner

Texas State University , Master's in Counseling and Guidance, 2007


Texas: 63558




Codependency - Development of healthy boundaries in relationships; strategies for increasing individual self-esteem and autonomy; coping mechanisms for separation and individuation.

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating

Substance abuse - Reducing and preventing the negative impact of drug and alcohol use and addictions on physical, emotional, and relational health

Anger management - Addressing sudden outbursts of anger or sustained resentment; developing healthy anger expression and outlets


  • Adults (24+)
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours


Angela Carey is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$100 (60min)
  • Sliding scale:$85 - $100
  • Initial session:$150 (90min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Venmo
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • As needed