Julia A Byeseda

Julia A Byeseda

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Houston, Texas

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Personal Statement

I am a passionate therapist dedicated to helping you and your family achieve the results you seek from therapy. I understand that seeking therapy can be a difficult decision to make, so I am committed to providing a positive and comfortable experience throughout therapy. Therapy always goes at the pace that you choose, and I value interactive feedback while deciding on a treatment plan. Every single child and family is unique; therefore, I design custom treatment plans for each individual based on their needs and desires.

I serve children, teens, and families in my counseling office. My specialties include working with trauma, depression and anxiety, ADHD, academic difficulties, behavioral problems such as anger or defiance, sexual abuse, foster and adoption, and attachment issues. After a thorough assessment (which includes individual observations, school collaboration, and parent feedback), we will discuss diagnosis and plan a course of treatment. Depending on your child, we will choose to use play therapy, sand tray work, family therapy, expressive arts, individual therapy, mindfulness training, parent coaching, or a combination of aforementioned. I also specialize in Theraplay, which is a parent-child relationship based form of therapy.

I am an attachment based therapist with a knowledge base of neuro-sequential brain development. What does this mean to you? Well, it means that I base my treatment plans with a scientific approach of understanding how a child's neural networks "came online" throughout infancy and childhood in order to create the most effective means to healing.

Client Focus (Age)

  • Toddlers/Preschoolers (0 to 6)
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens/Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents/Teenagers (14 to 19)

Therapy Specialties

  • Adoption
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Depression
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Infant Mental Health
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress
  • Trauma and PTSD

Treatment Orientation

  • Attachment-based
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • Expressive Arts
  • Family Systems
  • Mindfulness Based Approaches
  • Parent-Child Interaction Therapy
  • Play Therapy
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT)


  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group

Accepted Insurance Plans

  • Aetna
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna

Years in Practice

8 years

Payment Types

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Online Profiles


License Name License State Year
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) 51329 Texas 2009


Name Duration
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
Association for Play Therapy (APT)


School Degree Major Year
University of Texas at Austin MSSW 2009
University of Texas at Austin BS Social Work 2007