Marva Burks, Therapist in Bellaire, Texas — Zencare
Marva Davis Burks
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Marva Davis Burks

Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Texas Accepting Online
Bellaire Accepting In-person
Updated October 17, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Life transitions
  • Loss, grief, and bereavement

Professional statement

Marva is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Owner of Marvalous Stars Counseling Services, LLC. Having the opportunity to assist clients in learning the necessary coping strategies needed to navigate through life difficulties and become the star in a new chapter of their own story.

Marva's experience and training enable her to offer effective individualized counseling services.

Together we can find ways to make sense of life's ups and down and provide a safe space for individuals, families, and couples to heal.

Marva focuses on utilizing excellent counseling skills demonstrated by over 8 years of experience in psychology to assist children, teens and adults in overcoming stressors and past traumas.

Marva ensures that developing solid therapeutic relationships and having great compassion for others has assisted her in helping a wide variety of people with issues such as depression, anxiety, life changes and grief and loss.

Marva has an integrative approach, where different types of counseling methods are utilized to help others help themselves with Meditation, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, Play Therapy and Client Centered approaches. Marva is very experienced in Telehealth and group therapy facilitation.

The practice is located in the Bellaire area in Houston, TX and provides a safe space to practice learned life improvement strategies.

Marva is accepting new clients in person and through telehealth services.


Message to clients

I would love to have the opportunity to assist you in learning the necessary coping strategies needed to navigate your way through life difficulties and deal with stressors in a healthy way. My experience and training enables me to offer effective group and individualized counseling services. Together we can find ways to make sense of life's changes and provide a safe space for individuals, families, and couples to heal.


Specialties

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

Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress

Loss, grief, and bereavement - Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Children (<12)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Optum

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $175 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $50 - $175
  • Initial session: $150 (50min)
  • Couples sessions: $130 (50min)
  • Group sessions: $50 (50min)
  • Family sessions: $150 (50min)

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 9:00AM-5:00PM
  • Tue 9:00 AM -5:00PM
  • Wed 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
  • Thu 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
  • Fri 9:00 AM- 2:00 PM
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Bellaire practice
5959 West Loop South, Suite 180, Bellaire, Texas 77401
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
  • Tue 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
  • Wed 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
  • Thu 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
  • Fri 9:00 AM-2:00 PM
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 8 years

Marvalous Stars Counseling Services, LLC, Owner, 2021 - Present

Capella University, Play Therapy Certificate, 2017
William Carey University, Masters in Child and Adolescent Counseling, 2014


Licensure

Texas: 79825


Languages

English