Luis Herrera is a Master's in counseling student at Southern Methodist University. Luis earned his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Wake Forest University. Upon completion of his graduate coursework, he will be pursuing a license in Marriage, Couple, and Family Therapy (LMFTA).
Luis has applied his passion for social support and healing to a variety of clinical settings. He completed his clinical practicum with the Southern Methodist University Center for Family Counseling. As a student therapist with the SMUCFC he conducted couples and individual therapy employing emotion-focused, existential, and solution-focused techniques. As a clinician with the Carolina Center for Cognitive Rehabilitation, he had the opportunity to develop skill in growth and process group counseling for individuals recovering from stroke.
He believes well-being is found in becoming attuned to one's own will to create meaning in one's life, one's freedom to decide, and one's responsibility to enact change. It is also his belief that each individual holds the resources for their own healing. His previous experience and training has prepared him for individual, group, couples, and family therapy.
Specialties: family therapy, couples therapy, parenting, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, athletes, self-esteem, body-image, men’s issues, suicidal ideation, self-harm, ADHD, and life transitions.