Who We Are
Phoenix Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to meeting the need for high quality mental health care in rural Central Texas.
We provide the following services:
- Phoenix Counseling Services: Individual and Group Counseling for children, parents & families, Play Therapy for young children, Trauma-Informed Care, Child Parent Relationship Therapy & Parenting Classes;
- Phoenix After School: therapeutic after-school programs, art therapy and yoga to teach children relaxation and stress and anger management skills;
- Camp Phoenix: therapeutic camp sessions at Candlelight Ranch, including equine therapy, adventure/wilderness therapy, art therapy and yoga/wellness programs - our own innovative therapeutic camp curriculum
Who is a Phoenix Center Child?
Children ages 4 - 18 with an identified mental health need, including survivors of abuse and trauma. The children we serve are often uninsured, underinsured or are otherwise unable to access high quality mental health services.
Our Collaborating Agencies include: CASA for the Highland Lakes Area, Hill Country Children's Advocacy Center, Highland Lakes Family Crisis Center and the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Highland Lakes. In addition, youth are referred to our programs by public school counselors, churchs and families.
Our Staff include licensed mental health professionals, graduate student Interns from the University of Texas at Austin and Texas State University, and registered yoga teachers.
Our Board members are Allan Garrett, Terry Gulden, Harry Born, Lindsay Plante, Molly Biglari, Patti McCormick, Elizabeth Turner, Courtney Bowen and Sarah Garrett.