Kristina Moshtaghi, M.A., LPC

Kristina Moshtaghi, M.A., LPC

"I will work closely with you in your journey of self-discovery, by validating your experiences and providing my full attention and support within a non-judgmental environment. I will serve as your sounding board as you navigate through the daily stressors of life. I will enable you to make your own decisions by understanding the world through your perspective." 

Experience

I have worked closely with my clients, providing more than 3,000 hours of counseling through varying positions, such as: working extensively with teens and their families through Pathways Community Support of Texas; for three years, I had the opportunity to provide academic, career, and personal counseling to students at Austin Community College and the Midwestern State University Counseling Center; I worked closely with emotionally disturbed and abused children through Helping Hand Home for Children; I provided guidance to elementary school children through Communities in Schools.

Education

Master of Arts in General Counseling from Midwestern State University (Wichita Falls, TX); Bachelor of Science from The University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX).

What is an LPC?

Licensed professional counselors (LPCs) are master’s-degreed mental health service providers, trained to work with individuals, families, and groups in treating mental, behavioral, and emotional problems and disorders.

State licensure requirements for professional counselors include: possession of a master’s degree in counseling from a national or regionally-accredited institution of higher education, including an internship and coursework on human behavior and development, effective counseling strategies, ethical practice, and other core knowledge areas; passage of the National Counselor Examination (NCE); completion of a minimum of 3,000 hours of post-master’s degree supervised clinical experience, and periodic completion of continuing education credits/hours after obtaining licensure.