Karina  Saldaña
Vetted

Karina Saldaña

She/Her/Hers

Licensed Professional Counselor Associate, LPC-A Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
Texas Accepting Online
Houston Accepting In-person
Updated February 10, 2024

Specialties & Expertise

  • Adolescent mental health
  • Anxiety
  • Career counseling
  • Child mental health
  • Depression
  • Stress management

Professional statement

Karina Saldaña is an Licensed Professional Counselor- Associate, with over 10 years experience working with children with behavioral issues, ADHD, anxiety, grief and family issues. She also works with adults and offers family and couple counseling; both in person and telehealth.

Mrs. Saldaña uses Cognitive Behavioral and Solution-Focused techniques in her therapy sessions. In your first session, she will help identify positive goals and outcomes that you are hoping to gain through therapy. Your strengths and hopes will be discussed at length, in a positive, warm, and caring atmosphere. She can help you navigate life's stressors so you can live your best life!


Message to clients

Are you ready to take the first step in your journey to a better you? Only you know what that journey will entail, and I am here to help guide you through it! I believe everyone can benefit from having a safe place to talk about your feelings, thoughts, and dreams- let me be that safe space for you!

Taking the first step can be hard, but I am here to help you with that; book a free 10 minute phone call to see if we are a good fit. I will go over what a typical session will look like and answer any questions you may have. Let me help you live your best life!


Specialties

Adolescent mental health - Working with adolescents, teenagers, and parents on social, academic, and/or emotional challenges throughout teenage years; addressing anxiety, family conflicts, peer relationships, school stress, transition to college, social media pressures, self-esteem, hopelessness about the future, emotional disregulation

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

Career counseling - Support around personal and professional growth; clarifying career goals and implementing steps toward building a fulfilling career and meaningful work-life balance

Child mental health - Specialized strategies for common childhood disorders including attention issues, attachment problems, behavioral disorders, learning disorders, autism spectrum diagnoses, and feeding or elimination issues.

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

Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Children (<12)
  • Families
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

Karina Saldaña 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 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $60 - $100
  • Couples sessions: $150 (50min)
  • Family sessions: $150 (50min)

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
  • Cash
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • Venmo
  • Zelle
Session frequency

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

  • Weekly
  • Every other week
  • As needed
Therapist's note


Location(s)

Online Sessions (Texas)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Please inquire about hours
  • Tue 5pm-8pm
  • Wed Please inquire about hours
  • Thu 5pm-8pm
  • Fri 5pm-8pm
  • Sat 10am-4pm
  • Sun 10am-4pm

Houston practice
16850 Saturn Lane, Suite #100, Houston, Texas 77058
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Please inquire about hours
  • Tue 5pm-8pm
  • Wed Please inquire about hours
  • Thu 5pm-8pm
  • Fri 5pm-8pm
  • Sat 10am-4pm
  • Sun 10am-4pm

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 7 years

School District, Certified School Counselor, 2017 - Present

Evergreen, Certified Clinicl Trauma Professional, 2023
Evergreen, Certified Autism-Informed Professional, 2023


Licensure

Texas: 89235


Languages

English

Spanish