Holistic Healing Space
Angela L. Tallo, M. Ed.
Licensed Professional Counselor
Board Approved Supervisor
An holistic, integrative, person-centered approach to mental health and wellness.
Angela is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Board Approved Supervisor serving Texas.
Angela's Life and Wellness Coaching options are offered beyond Texas, both domestically and internationally.
Angela has over 15 years of experience in mental health counseling. She offers services ranging from individual therapy to skills training and coaching, group therapy, family therapy, parenting education and life coaching. Angela also provides Supervision for LPC Interns pursuing full licensure. Angela considers herself an integrative and holistic practicioner with a solid foundation in a person-centered approach to mental wellness. Although intensively trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy, she has received training in a wide variety of treatment approaches, including Existentialism, Prolonged Exposure Therapy, Mindfulness, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.
Angela's population is primarily adolescents and adults with diagnosis ranging from depression, anxiety and other mood disorders to post traumatic stress disorder, postpartum depression, addictions and personality disorders. Her experiences are vast, as she has provided services in multiple settings including detention centers, residential facilities and in private practice since 2011.
Angela is currently pursuing her Doctoral Degree in Counseling, which affords her the opportunity to engage research and implementation of cutting edge treatment approaches.
As a former National Figure Competitor, Angela continues to spend her free time investing in her physical health through weightlifting and riding her Peloton. She is a certified fitness nutrition coach and offers nutrition counseling, as well as lifestyle counseling to clients as part of an holistic approach to wellness.
Angela has a miniature dachshund, two dachshund mix rescues and a Belgian Malinois, all of whom are her best buddies and take up much of her time!
Angela is passionate about animals and their role in our lives. Pets are known to assist in reducing symptoms of depression, anxiety, PTSD and grief to name only a few. Angela has partnered with Dr. Baker's Mobile Veterinary Team to provide support to individuals grieving the loss of a pet and those facing difficult decisions related to thier pet's medical care. Please visit www.bakersmobilevet.com to learn more about Dr. Baker and her team.
Angela's person-centered approach to mental health care is dynamic and integrative. Although intensively trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), she pulls from other therapies/techniques based on the particular needs of her client. DBT combines components of dialectics, cognitive-behavioral therapy and mindfulness, and Angela draws from Person-Centered Theory, Family Systems Theories, Humanistic-Existentialism and Transpersonal Theories. Angela's clients learn mindfulness and meditation, holistic self-care and self-advocacy skills, and there remains a consistent focus on making meaning, developing a life worth living and learning to transcend suffering.
Angela believes in treating the entire person, not just a diagnosis; therefore, she incorporates nutrition coaching, meditiation practice and physical movement as part of treatment planning. Angela will refer for medical evaluations when necessary and works to establish relationships with all of her client's providers.
Telemental health is an effective, efficient option for mental health counseling. The use of videoconferencing technology allows clients to have access to care regardless of their location, time constraints and any privacy concerns about visiting a therapy clinic. Your journey to wellness and access to your therapist is just one click away!
Dialectical Behavior Therapy
DBT is an evidence-based psychotherapy rooted in cognitive behavior therapy. Dialectics is the premise that two opposing ideas can exist and be true at the same time. Clients learn to adapt behavior while cognitively integrating the practice of dialectics. Evidence reflects that DBT is useful in treating individuals with difficulty managing emotions and other self-destructive behaviors, such as eating disorders and substance abuse, personality disorders and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The mindfulness component of DBT integrates meditation practice, which has been shown useful in treating a variety of diagnosis.
Overview of Skills Learned in Therapy
The practice of being fully aware and present in this moment.
Learning to tolerate pain in difficult situations.
The art of asking for what you want and saying no while maintaining self respect and relationships with others.
Learning to both accept and change difficult emotions.
Group Skills Training
DBT Crisis Coaching
Life and Wellness Coaching
LPC Intern Supervision
All services are offered via Telehealth.