Lawanda Martin, Therapist in san antonio, Texas — Zencare
Lawanda F Martin
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Lawanda F Martin

She/Her/Hers

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC Certified Addictions Professional, CAP
Florida, Texas, Virginia Accepting Online
san antonio Waitlist In-person
Updated August 24, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • Adjustment difficulties & disorders
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Clinical supervision
  • Mood disorders
  • Communication issues

Professional statement

As the owner and founder of Engedi Therapy Services (ETS), Lawanda Martin, has worked in Human Services for over 20 years in various aspects of counseling. Graduating from Texas A&M University Central with a Masters in Science, Clinical Counseling Psychology with a minor in Marriage & Family Therapy and Substance Abuse Treatment. Currently licensed in Florida as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), Certified Addiction Professional (CAP) and a National certification - Alcohol & Other Drugs Counselor (ADC). I hold a Virginia license as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) certification for substance abuse from the Department of Transportation.

I enjoy working with patients from adolescence to geriatrics and has done extensive work focusing on treating depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorders, acute stress, organic mental illness, and substance use disorders, Lawanda has a long history with providing counseling, assessments, pre and post deployment trainings/briefings and social services to military members and their families.

I also spent time working with community behavioral health agencies, providing counseling and assessments to clients with Serious Mental Illness (SMI) and Serious Emotional Disturbances (SED) on an outpatient and inpatient basis and has supervised case managers, license eligible in counseling, and others including licensed individuals.


Message to clients

Hello, I am delighted that you have chosen me to assist you with your journey of becoming a healthier you. Your mental/emotional health is important to me, and I want you to know that in my practice, I believe in listening to your needs and helping you reach goals. So, I encourage you to take an active role in setting the stage for a brighter, calmer, and a less stressed

future with every session.

Let me teach you ways to work through challenging times, sleepless nights, constant worrying, and the many symptoms of depression. I focus on teaching skills that last a lifetime and techniques that can be used in the moment.

I look forward to meeting and working with you!


Specialties

Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Support around adapting to new and/or challenging life circumstances; skill-building for improved stress management and reduction of anxiety.

Bipolar disorder - Developing coping and preventive strategies to stabilize extreme mood swings, including manic and depressive episodes; increasing effective strategies to regulate emotions and maintain a healthy daily routine

Clinical supervision - Offering professional supervision services for clinicians

Mood disorders - Clinical depression, persistent depression, bipolar disorder, and other mood disorders that cause disturbances in the client's mood, causing mood swings, restless sleep, and/or elevated mood

Communication issues - Developing effective interpersonal skills in relationships withpartners, families, and co-workers; using healthy methods of communication to convey needs and respond to others




Clientele

  • Couples
  • Teenagers (13-18)

Insurance

Lawanda Martin 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: $140 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $100 - $140
  • Initial session: $160 (50min)
  • Couples sessions: $140 (50min)
  • Group sessions: $50 (50min)
  • Family sessions: $140 (50min)
  • Individual 30 min: $80 (50min)
  • Saturday Individual appts: $225 (60min)

Additional session information

Payment options
  • Cash
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • Zelle
  • IvyPay
Session frequency

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

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

Due prior to services rendered


Location(s)

Online Sessions (Florida)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue 200pm- 600pm
  • Wed 200pm- 700pm
  • Thu 200pm- 700 pm
  • Fri by appointment
  • Sat By appointment only - Fee may be higher
  • Sun Closed

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 1 pm - 600pm
  • Wed 1pmm-600pm
  • Thu 1pm -600pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat By appointment only - Fee may be higher
  • Sun Please inquire about hours

Online Sessions (Virginia)
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 9am-5pm
  • Wed 9am - 5pm
  • Thu 9am -5pm
  • Fri Please inquire about hours
  • Sat Please inquire about hours
  • Sun Please inquire about hours

san antonio practice
401 East Sonterra Blvd, suite 375, san antonio, Texas 78258
Accepting new clients with a 2 - 3 week wait in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 10am-2pm
  • Tue 9am- 5pm
  • Wed 9am- 5pm
  • Thu 9am - 5pm
  • Fri Please inquire about hours
  • Sat Please inquire about hours
  • Sun Please inquire about hours

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 10 years

EnGedi Therapy Services, Owner Private Practice, 2017 - Present

Texas A&M University, Clinical Psychology, 2012


Licensure

Florida: mh13508

Texas: 85427

Virginia: 0701006966


Languages

English