Dr. Claudia Cardenas
Assessment & Evaluation
We can help clarify a diagnosis, identify what may be creating obstacles at work or understand what may be limiting engagement in relationships.
We can identify the roots of academic difficulties, problems interacting with other kids, or what’s causing conflict at home.
Immigration evaluations related to Extreme Hardship Waivers, U-Visa petitions and VAWA applications, among others.
From the blog
Whether you love the holidays or dread the holidays, the end of the year can leave many people feeling emotionally drained and exhausted. Perhaps you love spending time with family over the holidays and now that you are back home, or your holiday guests have left, you feel like you’ve crashed after riding the emotional high being surrounded by loved ones. On the other hand, you may feel drained after dealing with the drama and stress that can come with spending time with family and/or friends who may not always be welcoming or supportive. Either way, it can seem like you are starting the new year feeling tired, sad, exhausted or uninspired and at a loss for how to make a good start to 2017.
Con todas las recientes noticias y acciones relacionadas a la inmigración es importante tener en cuenta como todo esto puede afectar a nuestros niños. Por el siguiente link podrá ver una entrevista que me hizo Telemundo Austin sobre como los niños se pueden ver afectados por los arrestos migratorios. La inmigración y los niños
With all the recent events and news regarding immigration issues, some folks are wondering how all this might affect children. Last week CBS Austin interviewed me on “A Day Without Immigrants” to ask how parents can help their children who are affected by immigration related fears. Click on the link below for the interview and
Whether it’s your first, second or 10th time looking for a therapist, finding the right provider can be a daunting task. Choosing a therapist isn’t quite the same as choosing a podiatrist or an optometrist. Therapy is a very intimate experience and choosing a therapist can be a bit of an intimidating process if you aren’t sure how to go about it. Many people have some of the following questions about finding a therapist:
Over the past few weeks I’ve had many conversations with people about the inauguration of the new President and the recent actions taken by his administration, and there appears to be a common thread in those conversation. Whether they are supporters of the new administration or not it seems that in this time of transition, many people are experiencing some worries about how changes in Washington, DC. will affect them. I’m not going to get into politics, but I think this brings up something that is worth addressing, the anxiety that is often triggered by change.