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We're here to help!

"It is Easier  TO LIGHT a  CANDLE THAN it is to complain about the darkness."

- Chinese Proverb


We're here to help!

"It is Easier  TO LIGHT a  CANDLE THAN it is to complain about the darkness."

- Chinese Proverb

Services Provided


It is all about you! Our services offer an opportunity for you to engage in personal growth and emotional healing with a trained psychotherapist. I provide a comfortable, non judgmental, next to nature environment. Whether it is individual, couples, family or group therapy you will be treated with honesty, respect and integrity.


Individual Psychotherapy

Group Therapy

Therapy Dogs

Other Human Conditions:

  • Mindfulness and self compassion for medical providers
  • Mindfulness and self compassion for attorneys and other professionals
  • Meditation Techniques
  • Depression
  • Anxiety / Stress
  • Trauma / PTSD
  • Testing


  • Crisis management
  • Relationship Concerns
  • Chronic Pain
  • Family
  • Addiction / Recovery
  • Bi Polar Disorder
  • Dual diagnosis & Co-occurring disorders
  • Grief & loss counseling
  • Treatment planning / Goal-setting
  • Interface with family and criminal courts
  • Low Self-Esteem
  • Work / School Issues
  • Marital Issues
  • Grief & Loss
  • Adolescents
  • Resource / Referrals
  • Group therapy
  • Individual therapy
  • Trauma

"You can't stop the waves, but you can learn to surf!"
- Jon Cabot-Zin 


Meet the team

 IN-HOUSE professionals here to help


Robin Shaw, PHD

Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor
Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor Supervisor

Dr. Shaw has been a licensed psychotherapist/counselor with 25 years of experience. She specializes in addiction, mood disorders (bi-polar, anxiety and depression). While working on her dissertation she studied the therapeutic effects of Animal Assisted Therapy. She practices with two canine co-therapists upon request.


Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor


Dr. Deal has been a practicing clinician for 15 years. She specializes in grief/loss, infertility, pregnancy loss, and trauma. Dr. Deal is also a counselor educator, earning the rank as a tenured Associate Professor at Northeastern State University in Oklahoma before moving to Austin.

Angela Funke

Master of Arts (MA) in Counseling
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Angela Funke is a native Austinite and a licensed Marriage and Family therapist. She has over 7 years of experience as a therapist, specializing in relationships, personal growth, and adolescence. Angela serves individuals, couples, teens, families, and groups, as well as speaking at corporate training and motivational events around Austin.


Though we run our practices independently,
we are constantly working together for the greater good of all our patients. 

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Our Place is Your Space.

Our Place is Your Space.

About the Practice

Our clinicians have there own independent practice. Each of us has our own specialties which serves as a great internal resource for referrals and consultations. We also offer a host of external resources that guide our clients into a much more robust treatment experience. Our goal is to offer a comfortable space where you can get the highest  quality of care available today. We practice with the highest standards of confidentiality and integrity. Our building offers 2 ways to enter or exit the building  for the discretion of our clients to maintain their  privacy.

West Room

Located on the west wing of the building is Robin's space.  This is the main office suite used for therapy sessions and meditation classes and group therapy. Robin’s space is next to nature, nestled in the trees for a unique tree house effect. A great place to catch your breath. 

East Room

The eastern side of the property  is host to Sarah's space. This office has great natural lighting combined with vibrant earth tones makes for a peaceful space with positive vibes. This space is also large enough for group therapy or one on ones.

guest therapist Office



Please contact us by phone or email for rental space availability.

(512) 289-4646