Amber Harville, M.Ed. is a Licensed Professional Counselor and National Certified Counselor. She enjoys working individually with clients of all ages and backgrounds including adults, adolescents and children. Since 2012, Amber has worked as a therapist in a variety of settings, including schools, behavioral health facilities, private practices and nonprofit agencies. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Education in Counseling from the University of Houston. Amber is currently completing the requirements for certification as a Registered Play Therapist.
As a therapist, Amber focuses her work on building warm, trusting relationships with clients in order to encourage a deeper understanding of themselves and those around them. Working with a variety of therapy perspectives, including client centered therapy, solution focused therapy and mindful self-compassion with adults and adolescents she provides an environment that is encouraging and supportive. Amber also specializes in play therapy and has training in child-centered play therapy, play based cognitive behavior therapy, and expressive art therapy. When working with children, her goal is to nurture children’s development of emotional vocabulary to identify and express feelings that contribute to their behavior and build helpful and healthy coping strategies when difficult emotions arise.
- Master of Education, Counseling – University of Houston
- Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance – University of Texas in Austin