Kristin O'Connor, M.S., LMFT
Kristin O'Connor is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist serving as the Associate Clinical Director of Cy-Hope Counseling. In addition, Kristin serves as the Marriage & Family Therapy Program Coordinator and Supervisor for Cy-Hope Counseling, overseeing the work of practicum student interns. Kristin has been providing professional counseling services to couples, families, teens, adults and children since 2011.
Kristin graduated from Texas A&M University receiving a Bachelor's degree in Psychology. During her time at Texas A&M, Kristin volunteered at Giddings State School for incarcerated youth where she created and ran a Youth Mentor Program for adolescents. Upon graduating from Texas A&M, Kristin completed her Master's Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Oklahoma State University where she worked as a clinical intern at The Center for Family Services seeing clients for marriage counseling, family counseling, and individual counseling. During her time at OSU, Kristin served as a clinical student intern at Payne County Youth Services, counseling teens and their families in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Kristin also served as the clinical student intern at Ripley High School, and Ripley Middle School counseling students and running counseling groups for teens.
Upon graduating from Oklahoma State University, Kristin joined the Cy-Hope Counseling staff as a founding member and helped build and establish the counseling center.
Kristin specializes in working with couples, families, adolescents, and individual adults. Kristin is a certified Prepare-Enrich pre-marital counseling provider and is also trained in play therapy, Filial Therapy, and Parent-Child Interactional Therapy.
Couples & Marriage Counseling
Couples and marriage counseling services address communication, relationship distress, relationship history, relationship goals, infidelity, marriage enrichment, closeness &intimacy, sexual dysfunction/desire, and more. Couples counseling is for couples in all stages of their relationship and can help heal all levels of relationship distress.
Family counseling services address family dynamics between siblings and parents & children. The sessions are used to improve communication, address familial distress, process trauma, accomplish family goals, improve relational closeness, and more. Family therapy sessions can include children of all ages.
Adolescent counseling services are for an individual teen, or a teen and their family. Presenting concerns addressed include: anxiety, depression, self-harm, suicidal thoughts, video game addiction, behavior/conduct issues, school performance issues, self-esteem, healthy relationships, and more.
individual adult counseling
Individual counseling can cover any presenting concern. Some topics addressed include: anxiety, depression, grief/loss, family & relationship distress, job/work related stress, mental health, mental illness, mindfulness training, and more.
Counseling services for children
Children can benefit from therapy as early as age 3. I am experienced in working with children with mood disorders, conduct disorders, AD/HD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, learning disabilities, trauma history, emotional dysregulation, friendship issues, compliance issues, and more. Services include: play therapy, sand-tray therapy, individual therapy, and family therapy. Parent consults are included.
Kristin O'Connor, LMFT is a certified Prepare-Enrich premarital counseling provider. Prepare is a widely used and empirically based pre-marital counseling curriculum used by clinicians all over the world. The Prepare curriculum is a strengths and growths based program that helps couples identify key elements in their relationship to enrich and grow. Couples who complete pre-martial counseling decrease their risk of divorce by more than 30%.
12715 Telge Rd.
Cypress, TX 77429
For more information about my counseling services, or to request an appointment, please contact me here or call the office number listed above.
Fees & insurance
Counseling sessions are 45-50 minutes and are billed per session. Session fees range from $100-$150. Individual sessions for adults, teens, and children are $100-$125. Couples and family sessions are $100-$150. Sliding scale fee options are available. Call for more information 713-466-1360.
My office does not accept insurance directly; however, our clients are able to receive out of network coverage. Clients are provided with receipt reports that include all information necessary to receive insurance reimbursement. For more information on insurance coverage, please give your insurance provider a call and ask about your mental health benefits.