Embrace Healing and Renewal with EMDR in Austin

Discover the transformative power of EMDR therapy in Austin, tailored to foster resilience and emotional healing. Our practice stands as a beacon for adults seeking to navigate life’s challenges with professional support and care.

Meet Your Guide To Emotional Wellness: Cassia Helena, LCSW

Cassia Helena is a Latina therapist with roots in Brazil, offering a rich blend of cultural perspectives from her homeland and her life in the United States. Fluent in English and Portuguese, this bicultural experience has broadened her worldview, enhancing her empathy and understanding as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). Cassia is EMDR-certified and CIT. 

Specializing in EMDR therapy, Cassia is dedicated to facilitating healing and personal growth, drawing on the strength and resilience she’s observed in her clients through various challenges.

Her approach to therapy is deeply influenced by the belief in the transformative power of healing, focusing on providing support, love, and guidance. Cassia’s work is driven by a purpose to help others heal, inspired by the lessons learned from her clients’ courage and perseverance.

Beyond her professional life, Cassia embraces the joys of nature, travel, music, and spending quality time with friends and family. Her love for the beach and a simple cup of coffee reflects her appreciation for life’s simple pleasures.

Cassia Helena is more than a therapist; she’s a steadfast companion on your journey to mental wellness, offering a helping hand when you need it most, with the promise of support and understanding every step of the way.

Affiliations and Accreditations

The Counseling Choice offers expert EMDR therapy in Austin, focusing on emotional healing and mental wellness.

Discover the power of EMDR therapy. Backed by research, our Austin clinic offers proven techniques to heal from trauma.


Studies indicate that up to 90% of single-trauma victims overcome PTSD with just three 90-minute EMDR sessions.


A meta-analysis shows EMDR therapy cuts psychological stress quickly, with an 84% average reduction in anxiety and depression symptoms post-treatment.

Our Journey To Healing Minds In Austin

Welcome to your safe space with Cassia Helena, LCSW, an Austin-based EMDR Mental Health Counselor specializing in trauma, anxiety, depression, stress management, and mindfulness. Offering both virtual and in-person sessions in Texas, Cassia is committed to your healing journey.

Tranform Your Life With EMDR Therapy

Specialized EMDR Expertise

Cassia Helena, LCSW, offers expert EMDR therapy for effective trauma, anxiety, and stress relief, a specialization not common in all counseling services.

Holistic And Individualized Care

The Counseling Choice delivers holistic mental wellness, blending mindfulness and stress management with personalized, traditional therapy for each client’s unique needs.

Flexible Therapy Options

The Counseling Choice offers  virtual sessions for clients across Texas, ensuring accessible and convenient support for all.


Unlock Healing and Growth with Expert EMDR Support for Adults.

Trauma can leave you feeling trapped in a cycle of pain and overwhelming emotions. EMDR therapy, backed by extensive research, offers a path towards healing. Our Austin team is here to guide you through the EMDR process, helping you unlock your own strength and break free from the past. Take the first step towards a brighter future.

Anxiety Therapy

Anxiety therapy focuses on managing symptoms, enhancing emotional regulation, and boosting coping skills for life balance.

Depression Therapy

Depression therapy targets overcoming depressive states, enriching self-esteem, and fostering resilience for emotional health.


Mindful practices encourage present-moment awareness, aiming to lower stress and improve mental health for a peaceful existence.

Stress Management

Stress management equips individuals with strategies to handle stress, promoting relaxation and overall wellbeing.

Trauma Counseling

Trauma therapy aids in confronting and healing from traumatic experiences through resilience-building and emotional growth methods.

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We're not exclusively Austin.
Virtual consults available throughout Texas.

The Counseling Choice in Austin, TX, offers specialized EMDR therapy and holistic counselling for trauma and anxiety. Our commitment is to your growth and wellbeing.

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Additional Psychiatric Helplines:

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 988
Travis County: (512) 472-4357
Williamson County: (800) 841-1255

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