“The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.”

Carl Rogers

Having experienced being “on the other side of the couch” she believes that to have a unique ability to connect and empathize with many clients. As a counselor it is a driving purpose to remove the stigma of seeking mental health services. Her main focus is to ensure that she meets the client where they are in their season of life by providing an environment that builds a trusting relationship, where you feel heard and accepted. Rachael helps clients by utilizing a family systems approach that focuses on relational patterns to create positive and lasting change by offering valuable insight. She uses a solution focused lens that meets your goals and specific needs by identifying the strengths necessary to be successful in life. You are able to connect with Rachael in person in The Woodlands, Texas or anywhere virtually for telehealth or coaching services. 

Meet Rachael, she is the founder of Empower and Elevate, & is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. 

She is passionate about working with adolescents and young adults through life transitions, identity exploration, substance use, eating disorders, anxiety, and depression. She believes everyone deserves the opportunity to heal and be recovered. She honors the importance of a trusting therapeutic relationship with each and every client in order to produce healthy growth and change. Julie’s goal is to create a safe place for clients in order to support their most authentic self. As a therapist she values supporting clients to identify strengths and new ways of coping to work towards their goals along with making new insights. Julie is currently the Clinical Supervisor for Center for Discovery’s Residential in Cypress, Texas and is currently seeing clients at the E&E Cypress location.
You may contact her via email julie@empowerandelevate.net to see her current availability. 

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Meet Julie Pate, she is a Licensed Professional Counselor, & a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor 

We believe everyone should have an authentic place for themselves. Therapy is not a one size fits all approach. We offer individualized care based on your own personal and unique goals. We look forward to the opportunity to work alongside you during your counseling journey.

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Rachael is personable, approachable, and professional. Her knowledge and expertise are keys to her success with her clients. She really knows her stuff and I HIGHLY recommend her counseling services.

- Kate Walker Ph.D., LPC/LMFT Supervisor

Rachael and Julie are awesome clinicians. Both have unique abilities and approaches to combat their clients struggles. They will meet each client where they are at to help them get out of whatever rut they may be stuck in. 

-Katherine Anderson, M.S., LPC, Professional Colleague