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Uwem Obot(She/Her/Hers)

Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Addiction-Anger management- Anxiety - Depression-Personality disorders-Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)-

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Professional statement

Uwem Obot is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Houston - TX. She works with adults of all ages. Many of Uwem’s clients come in to address Anxiety, depression, Bipolar Disorder, Addiction, unresolved grief, and unresolved trauma. Uwem is particularly passionate about serving Individuals going through life transitions, trauma survivors, and individuals struggling with addiction. She also has experience working with people with Depression, low self-esteem, and PTSD.

Uwem is trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, motivational interviewing, and other integrative approaches, in which she focuses on helping clients develop skills related to accepting circumstances and making changes, analyzing behaviors, learning healthier patterns of responding, and changing unhelpful, maladaptive, or negative thoughts. Clients also learn to develop collaborative skills for managing symptoms outside of the session. In a session, Uwem focuses on breathing exercises, and grounding tools that can be practiced in stressful situations. Uwem also focuses on helping clients question their thoughts, explore alternative thought processes, and empower clients to gain insight into the innate strength they have to manage life’s stressors. This approach supports clients and helps them to make decisions that are more aligned with their values.

Uwem's style is warm, thoughtful, non-judgmental, engaging, positive, present, and encouraging. When clients first start therapy, Uwem strives to establish a strong, transparent, relationship and create a comfortable and welcoming environment where they feel safe and heard.

Uwem received her Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health from the University of Houston – Victoria, and her Master of Arts in Psychology from The University of Houston – Clear Lake. She has worked at The Women's Home – Houston, The Right Step – Houston, and Fort Bend County Juvenile Detention. Outside of private practice, She Enjoys reading, spending time with family and friends, and traveling. Uwem is currently offering remote therapy sessions only.

Message to clients

When I meet with you, you can be confident in knowing that I see you, I hear you and I empathize with you. Sometimes we hit a bump, get sidetracked, or get stuck. Whether you feel stuck or lost in your life's journey, I can help.

Life has a way of throwing curveballs at each turn. Navigating, and making sense of these moments can sometimes be daunting. My goal as your therapist is to explore with you the alternatives you have, it is to empower you to solve those life issues in a safe way. I walk side-by-side with you to where you desire to go.

Whatever the concern, you do not have to tackle it alone. Reach out.

I know taking the first step can be daunting. This is why I offer a free 15-minute consultation to get to know each other, get an idea of what your goals are, and also let you know how our sessions will look. This helps you know if I'll be the right therapist for your solutions.

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 8 years

The Right Step Houston, Therapist

University of Houston - Victoria, Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health, 2021
University of Houston - Clear Lake, Master of Arts in Psychology, 2016


Texas: 87508




Addiction - Coping with emotional discomfort and suffering; reducing or abstaining from unwanted behaviors such as unhealthy gambling or shopping

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

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

Personality disorders - Support reducing emotional suffering and addressing relationship challenges

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Healing painful experiences and memories from the past


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

Locations & Hours


  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Medicaid
  • Optum
  • Superior HealthPlan
  • Texas A&M University Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas)
  • United Healthcare
  • University of Houston Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas)
  • University of Texas at Austin Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas)

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$150 (50min)
  • Initial session:$0 (10min)
  • Couples sessions:$250 (60min)
  • Group sessions:$58 (45min)
  • Family sessions:$300 (60min)
  • Individual Session$100 (45min)

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
  • Direct billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

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

  • Weekly
  • Every other week
  • As needed

Client testimonials

"I am so excited to start therapy with Uwem. She’s warm and supportive, and responds quickly. I feel very optimistic that I am in good hands."
- Zencare client February 2023
"she listens without being judgmental and actually gives good task & homework that helps you understand the meaning and purpose of your life"
- Zencare client September 2023
"Doctor Owen"
- Zencare client March 2024
"I am so grateful to have ran across her compassion and understanding, I have only completed a few sessions, and I can feel myself heal. I am so thankful for her time."
- Zencare client April 2024

Book a Free Initial Consultation

The practice will call you for a free 10min phone call to discuss your needs and ensure a match!

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