Lu-Cheree De Jager

SPECIALIZES IN DEPRESSION,  COUPLES COUNSELING & BIPOLAR DISORDER

Taking the step to improve your life can be one of the most impactful experiences you have. There is nothing worse than feeling stuck or repeating the same life events over again with no success or change. Life can be difficult. Sometimes we can be blinded by negative thoughts or irrational beliefs about ourselves that only reaffirm the truths we set ourselves up to believe. This is where seeking out help becomes so crucial to your mental health journey.

My name is Lu-Cheree De Jager, Lu for short, and I am a licensed professional counselor here at TxHarmony Counseling Center. I am very compassionate and knowledgeable in mental health therapy and have dedicated several years of my career in obtaining education along with two years of directly helping individuals as well as couples overcome the challenges of mental health issues.

I earned my undergraduate degree in Clinical Psychology from Liberty University and went on to complete my Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Liberty University the following year. My academic background and knowledge has provided me with a solid foundation in psychological theories such as Cognitive Behavioral Theory, Acceptance and Commitment therapy, Gottman Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy as well as many others in order to provide a holistic form of treatment rooted in research.

My expertise lies in working with individuals struggling with depression and anxiety. I take a client-centered approach, tailoring my therapy to the unique needs and experiences of each individual. Through a combination of evidence-based interventions, empathy, and active listening, I help my clients build resilience, develop coping strategies and regain control over their lives.

Additionally, I am a trained couples therapist with a desire to assist clients with restoring harmony to relationships in distress. I understand that the dynamics within a partnership can be complex, therefore my approach is rooted in fostering open communication and empathy between partners. I help guide couples through challenging conversations. Providing them with the tools and insights needed to strengthen their connection and resolve conflicts.

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Fun Facts About Lu

I really enjoy all kinds of fruits.

I am a born South African and became a US citizen in 2014.

Australia is my favorite place in the world! 

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