Grace Dowd, LCSW-S

Therapist & Clinical Supervisor

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Hi, I'm Grace!

I am a psychotherapist and board-approved clinical supervisor located in Austin, Texas. I support teens, college students, and adults as they navigate the ups and downs of life. While we cannot change the hand we were dealt, we can learn how to react to stressors and play our cards more effectively.

My style is empathetic, supportive, and non-judgmental. I will empower you through creating tool kit of coping skills that will help you respond effectively to life's challenges.


My goal is to help you live your best life.

 

Client Focus

Adults
Teens & College Students
Couples Therapy
Individual Therapy

Theoretical Background

Trauma-Informed 

Mindfulness-Based

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

Interpersonal Neurobiology and Attachment Theory (IPNB)

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)

Self-Compassion

Areas of Expertise

Stress and Anxiety Management

Depression

Mood Regulation

LGBTQ+ Affirming

Relationships and Communication

Mindfulness and Meditation

Nutrition & Integrative Wellness

Shame Reduction & Self-Compassion

Work Performance & Burnout

Women's Issues

ADHD & Executive Functioning

Education

BS, The University of Georgia
MSSW, The University of Texas at Austin

Professional Affiliations

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Texas
Board-Approved Supervisor, Texas
EMDR Trained

Rates

$150/50 minute session

In-network with BCBS & UHC/Optum/Oscar 

 

How I Help

In our work together, you will learn how to tap into your coping strategies, practice mindfulness, and increase self-awareness.  We will also take time to attend to your unconscious beliefs, personal traumas, and attachment ruptures. 

My main goal is to help you learn healthier behaviors and develop valuable insight in order to experience moments of healing and growth.  I believe deeply in the healing power of a secure therapeutic alliance.  I strive to create an environment of safety, acceptance, and unconditional positive regard.

 

More About Me

Outside of the office, I enjoy spending time in nature, going for runs, getting lost in a good book. I also love checking out local restaurants with my husband and our fur baby, Hutch

 
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Hutch, Therapy Dog

This is my beloved pup, Hutch! He often comes to the office with me to offer up cuddles and emotional support during session.