Cathy Armstrong has been a Licensed Professional Counselor for over 25 years. She is a LPC Supervisor that takes a holistic approach in the treatment of the Whole Person. She is dedicated to the service of helping clients, students, and interns learn to create happier, healthier, more peaceful, and balanced lives.
Cathy has been a pioneer in the fields psychoneuroimmunology and the Mind Body Spirit Connection for decades as a Holistic Registered Nurse. She is a Board Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist Fellow, Trained Tapping and EMDR Practitioner, and Certified Mental Health Integrative Medicine Provider. Cathy has additional certifications and degrees to help her incorporate her holistic approach to counseling, consultation, and coaching. She has both secular and non-secular degrees and is an ordained minister and obtained a doctorate in religious studies. As a Holistic Counselor, Cathy assess and treats from physical and spiritual contexts as well as the psychological and emotional. A Holistic Counselor does not practice medicine or represent herself to replace the medical care. She works together with your medical team offer additional benefits to treatment of the Whole Person... Body, Mind, and Spirit.
Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) is an alternative approach to traditional talk therapy. Research has shown that clients are many times able to reduce the use of pharmaceutical drugs or in some cases even replace them combining the care of western medicine with stress management, meditation, relaxation skills, guided imagery, hypnotherapy, tapping, energy healing, prayer, nutrition, exercise, sleep quality tools, and much more!
Cathy provides Life Coaching, Classes, Workshops, Supervision, Mentoring, and Consultation to: Organizations, Businesses, Students, Groups, Individuals, and Couples.
Cathy has work experience in as both a RN and Licensed Professional Counselor in:
- Psychiatric Hospitals
- Outpatient Clinics
- Community Mental Health Organizations
- Head Start
- Substance Abuse Outpatient Treatment Facilities
- Private Practice Settings
- Boot Camp
- Bariatric/Weight Loss / OB/GYN Physicians' offices
Professional and Personal Belief Statement
"The mind and body are healthiest when connected to creating balance of the WHOLE Person. Holistic Counseling is an approach which helps clients to heal by taking the person as a WHOLE and their life experiences into consideration for assessment and treatment purposes." This model of therapy assesses and treats from the WHOLE PERSON, physical, spiritual, emotional, social, educational, and psychological.
Come for a class, workshop, or private session to transform your negative thinking and belief system by reprogramming your subconscious beliefs.
Healing Relationships...healing for the mind, heart, and spirit!
Cathy has a personal passion in studying world religions, learning about the healing practices of other cultures, and the joining of eastern and western philosophies. She encourages clients to draw on their personal resources including prayer, personal faith, religion of choice, and self-reflection. PLEASE feel free to share with Cathy, if you wish to have the Spiritual Aspects of the Whole Person Assessment not to be addressed. Cathy is fan of Depack Chopra, M.D., Louise Hay, Napoleon Hill, Rhonda Burne, Dr. Leon Masters, and The Course In Miracles. She has attended Master Mind Groups, Personal Growth Training Seminars, and Prayer Treatment Workshops and employs many of the concepts in her private practice using Vision Boarding, guided imagery, and affirmations. Schedule a class or a private consultation session and learn how to set your intention, identify your limitations, change your old belief system that is creating pain and sabotage and make changes to create a happier and more successful You.
Cathy is here helping you reach your goals! Expressive and creative art, creative writing, relaxation skills, meditation, and guided imagery. Incorporating the works of Tara Brach, Sue Johnson, The Gotmans, Jack Cornfield, EFT,Tapping, EMDR, Mindfulness, and Many Others!
- Personal Growth and Healing
- Emotional Strength Training
- Learn to Love Yourself
- Identify Your Strengths & Weaknesses
- Turn Your Limitations Around
- Finding Your Voice Again
- Building a Healthy Relationship
- Protect Yourself From Emotional Vampires
- Learn to Recognize Toxic People
- Set Healthy Boundaries
- Use Loving Kindness to Set You Free
- Creating Healthy Families
- Shame Release
- Family of Origin Work
- Healing Unresolved Trauma
- Closing the Gaping Hole with Emotional Wounds
- Moving Forward, Letting Go
- Releasing the Past
- Staying Focused in the Moment, Not the Past or the Future
- Anger management
- Learn to be Your Authentic Self
- Mind Body Tools
- Stop Self-Sabotage and Self-Defeating Behaviors
- Explore your Blind Spots
- Gain a New Perspective
- Replace Fears and Doubts with Prayer, Mindfulness, Meditation, Affirmations, Positive Self-Esteem, Positive Thoughts, and Self-Confidence.
Improve Your Relationship
- You can do it!
- Unplug From the Negative!
- Be a Happier more United Couple
- Explore, Create, Unlock, be in the moment
This holistic and integrative approach combining life coaching and hypnosis is not available with insurance. These techniques help people reduce distress and overcome blocks in life that work quickly and effectively. Join our Book Club meetings or attend a workshop. We do honor self-pay clients. Fees are as follows: ($40 to $80 per session).
Cathy is licensed by the State Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and has full license to practice counseling in Texas, provide Continuing Education Hours in the state of Texas, and offer LPC Intern Supervision in Texas.
Cathy is no longer accepting new clients on insurance panels except Human PPO. Her services are for clients desiring personal growth, professional development, spiritual direction/guidance, and relationship enhancement! Classes in Fertility Enhancement and Hypnosis for Childbirth are offered on a 1 to 1 basis.
Most of our practice is self-pay and we focus on wellness, prevention, mind/body/spirit health.
We no longer accept Pay pal or plastic cards.
Payment is due at the start of each session.
If you are hoping to see Cathy Armstrong for counseling using your insurance:
Most of our services are self pay and no authorization is required or referral is required by your PCP.
Our services include working with your mind using positive psychology tools, affirmations, creative art, and self-hypnosis. We address your health needs and obtain a detailed health history including diet/exercise/weight/health issues/medications/medical compliance.
We help you search for the root cause of your dis-ease.
We are here to help you identify the blueprint you have established for your mind and body to follow that might not be in your own best interest.
We will set goals and create small baby steps to help you make changes to enhance and improve your relationship with yourself, with your body mind & spirit, with others, and help you identify ways that you stop yourself from being the You that you deserve to be and can be!
If you are not a client on Humana PPO please contact your insurance to see if we are in you network, ask what your co pay it, if you have a deductive, and if you require a referral and a medical authorization at any point of services to be see by our office. Most plans DO REQUIRE PRIOR AUTHORIZATION AND A REFERRAL FROM YOUR PHYSICIAN BEFORE SCHEDULING AND APPOINTMENT FOR COUNSELING.
Insurance plans require our office to give clients a psychiatric mental health diagnosis to be seen for services.
Life Coaching and Hypnosis Services, Classes and Workshops Do Not use mental health labels and you will not be given a mental health psychiatric diagnosis! Your privacy is protected unless your records are subpoenaed by an attorney or the courts or if there is a reason and duty to Warn! There is no insurance involvement!
Insurance Companies do have the right to read and review your counseling records with can impact your privacy and confidentiality!
5934 S. Staples, Suite 206 Corpus Christi, Texas 78413 Telephone: 361-688-8200 Five Oaks Plaza