Starla Southward, LCSW - Texas Therapist at Grow Therapy

Starla Southward

Starla Southward


7 years of experience
Solution oriented

I’m a licensed clinical social worker in Florida, Texas and Kentucky as well as a DBT-certified and EMDR-trained provider. I have experience in helping clients struggling with adjustment issues, trauma and abuse, depression, anxiety, stress, grief and loss, and self-esteem issues. I have worked with many different cultures, ethnicities and ages - providing services in English and Spanish. Learning how you navigate through life is important to build a solid foundation and guide you toward a sense of wholeness and clarity.

What can clients expect to take away from sessions with you?

Whether you're dealing with feeling overwhelmed, having relationship issues or cycles of anxiety and depression, I'm here to help. Seeking therapy can feel scary but you're making the right choice. You deserve a safe space to heal and grow. In our sessions together, I'll meet you with empathy, compassion and evidence-based techniques so you can overcome the barriers that keep you from moving forward. I have been in the mental health for over 11 years and love watching others grow internally and externally.

What treatment methods and tools do you utilize?

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Solution Focused Therapy Motivational Interviewing Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

Explain to clients what areas you feel are your biggest strengths.

Acculturation Challenges Coping Skills Family Conflict Immigration Issues Mood Disorders Racial Identity Self-Esteem Spirituality Thinking Disorders

About Starla Southward