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Reveling in the Authentic You!

“One of the most powerful dynamics in relationships is trying to understand the other person’s dreams, and helping them chase and fulfill those dreams.”
Matthew Kelly

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dsc_0031Gina shares, “Recognizing you need help is the first step towards healing. The act of asking another for help is the next step that takes courage, strength and vulnerability and you are worth it. I invite you to open the door, step through the threshold of change and new insights. Together, we will uncover long-standing behavior patterns or negative beliefs that may be preventing you from experiencing a more satisfying and meaningful life.”

We work with adults and adolescents from individuals to couples, families and groups.

Specializing in:
  • Trauma
  • PTSD & EMDR
  • Mood Disorders
  • Sex and Love Addiction
  • Drug & Alcohol Addiction
  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Grief and Loss
  • Co-Dependency Issues
  • Relationship Issues
  • Pre-Marital and Marital Counseling
  • Life-Purpose Issues
  • Couples Counseling
  • Family Therapy
  • Life Transition
  • Creative Block
  • Obsession Compulsive Issues
  • Spiritual Issues
  • Life Transition Issues
  • ADD/ADHD
  • Neurofeedback
  • Hypnotherapy

EMDR Patients Share their Stories



“The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.”
Joseph Cambell

About Our Therapists

Meet Our Team of Experienced Counselors and Coaches.

Gina Baiamonte, MS, LPC

Specialty areas include:

  • EMDR Certified
  • Neurofeedback Trained
  • PTSD and Trauma
  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Sexual Assault
  • Mood Disorders
  • Grief and Loss
  • Codependency
  • Stress
  • ADHD/ADD
  • Obsession Compulsive Issues
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Sex and Love Addiction
  • Couples Counseling
  • Family Therapy
  • Life Transition
  • Art in Counseling
  • Heart Centered Hypnotherapy
  • Walk and Talk Therapy
  • Goal Attainment

Gina Baiamonte, Founder/Owner received her undergraduate degree from the University of Houston, University Park in Humanities and Fine Art.  She received additional training at the University of San Antonio, working on her Master’s in Fine Arts – painting, Studio Arts International Florence, Italy and University of South Florida in Tampa.  She went on to receive her Master’s in Clinical Counseling at Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa, Idaho and practices as a Licensed Professional Counselor,  Chemical Dependency Counselor, Trauma and Certified Trauma Counselor.

Gina received additional training at the EMDR Institute (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), a therapy that helps many people find relief from stress, is currently practiced by the military for our veterans with PTSD and used to alleviate a multitude of mental health issues.  This healing happens by getting to the root cause, using unconditional positive regard, resolving negative core beliefs and replacing them with healthier thinking patterns.


Deborah G. Feinsilver MS, LMFT, LPC

Specialty areas include:

  • EMDR Trained
  • Family & Couples Therapy
  • Addiction Counseling
  • Loss and Grieving
  • PTSD and Trauma
  • Depression and Anxiety

Deborah Feinsilver received her Bachelors in Journalism from the University of Texas at Austin.She later pursued a masters degree in psychology from Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, Texas where she specialized in marriage and family therapy. Deborah trained and worked at Houston Galveston Institute, a non-profit organization, known for its groundbreaking work in collaborative language systems therapy. She was a part of several therapeutic research programs one resulting in her co-authoring a chapter for Collaborative Therapy: Relationships and Conversations that Make a Difference.” Currently Deborah practices as a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.

Recently trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), Deborah believes that this therapy modality is a vital means for discovering life themes that are not working for us in order that we can replace them with new ones that promote growth and strength. The only therapy protocol approved by the United States military for the treatment of trauma, EMDR has been successful in the treatment for a wide range of therapeutic needs.


Shay Phillips LCSW

Specialty areas include:

  • Marriage and Family Conflict
  • Teens, Adolescents & Young Adults
  • Family & Couples Therapy
  • Healthy Parenting
  • Self Esteem
  • Grief & Grieving
  • Codependency
  • Life Transitions
  • Addiction Counseling
  • Depression and Anxiety

Shay Phillips received my Master of Social Work degree from Our Lady of the Lake University of San Antonio, Texas  and specializes in Strength Based Therapy, Humanistic Therapy and family systems therapy;  focusing on one’s internal strengths, positive aspects, becoming more aware of one’s inner resources, examining the family dynamics and how one’s own behavior/emotional connections affect the present .  Shay believes people have many problem solving skills within them but at  times it is helpful for someone else to listen, remind and awaken those dormant skills within by support and coaching.  For Shay, therapy starts with the person, where the person is, what they are able to perceive, and working together towards goals to enhance life.


Elizabeth Malcolm MEd, LPC

Specialty areas include:

  • Drug & Alcohol Addiction Counseling
  • Family & Couples Therapy
  • Men’s Issues
  • Love Addiction
  • Academic & Work Stress
  • Recent Immigration Acculturation
  • LGBTQ
  • Bipolar & Mood Disorders
  • Trauma Informed & PTSD
  • Mandated Client Trained
  • Codependency

Elizabeth Malcolm, MEd, LPC, received her undergraduate degree in Education, Major in Administration, from The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine. Her graduate degree, MEd in Counseling, was conferred upon her, by The University of Houston and her Diploma in Education, with a Physical Education Major, from Corinth Teacher’s College. She worked as a teacher for over 15 years before making the decision to pursue her lifelong dream of becoming a therapist; something she believes she was born to do.


Bryant Packard Coach, LMFT/LPC (MS Intern)

Specialty areas include:

  • Neurofeedback Trained
  • Executive Coaching
  • Love & Sex Addiction Recovery
  • Group Facilitation
  • Heart-Centered Hypnosis
  • Walk & Talk Coaching

Bryant Packard is an Executive, Career Transition & ADHD Life Coach and Neurofeedback provider. He has been a leader, presenter and facilitator, assisting individuals, groups and organizations to achieve outstanding goals and transformations, removing obstacles while building wholehearted lives. He is currently pursuing Masters in Science from Our Lady of the Lake University Houston, in Internship. Neurofeedback is used to optimize the brains potential, and to reach optimal performance for execs and professionals. Empowerment through coaching and enabling individuals and groups to uncover their authentic and then actualizing their whole self. This is accomplished through individual coaching, training aids, teams, programs and tools including building a coaching and mentoring culture.

Art & Books

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The Mastery of Love

by don Miguel Ruiz

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The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work

by John Gotten

Neurofeedback in the Treatment of Developmental Trauma: Calming the Fear-Driven Brain

by Sebern F. Fisher

Getting Past Your Past: Take Control of Your Life with Self-Help Techniques from EMDR Therapy

by Francine Shapiro PHD.

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No Grains, No Pain

by Dr. Peter Osbourne

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Daring Greatly

by Brene Brown

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Facing Co-Dependency

by Pia Melody

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Facing Love Addiction

by Pia Melody

 

Hold Me Tight

by Dr. Sue Johnson

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Healing the Addicted Brain

by Harold C. Urschel


Photography and Paintings

 

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Florida 2016
by G. Baiamonte

Florida 2004
by G. Baiamonte

Florence 1995
by G. Baiamonte

 

Florida 2007
by G. Baiamonte

 

Kauai 1997
by G. Baiamonte

 

Florida 1999
by G. Baiamonte

 

Texas 1994
by G. Baiamonte

 

Florida 2007
by G. Baiamonte

 

Kauai 1997
by G. Baiamonte

 

Moab 2009
by G. Baiamonte

 

Moab 2009
by G. Baiamonte

 



Client Counseling Artwork

 

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Contact

Contact Info:

Phone: 281-501-0109

Email: info@authentichealingandcounseling.com

Current Counseling Locations:

Authentic Healing and Counseling

9432 Katy Freeway, Ste 460 Houston, TX 77055

Northwest Location

Houston, TX 77041

Resources & Forms

Resources

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We will provide clients paperwork for submitting any “out of network” benefits required. 


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Mental health guide
What Is Neurofeedback?
The Multiple Benefits to Walk and Talk Therapy

Forms

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Young Adult Intake Packet
Child Intake Packet
Adult Intake Packet
Adult Neurofeedback Packet only
Adult Neurofeedback and Intake Packet

For Deborah’s clients:

Adult Intake Packet