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Our Clinical Team

Abby Candelari, Ph.D. Clinical Psychologist

Abby Candelari, Ph.D. Clinical Psychologist

Abby Candelari, Ph.D. grew up in Austin, Texas. Dr. Candelari obtained her bachelor’s degree in psychology at the University of Texas at Austin, where she worked in two labs, including the Adolescent Development Research Group, graduating with University Honors and Departmental Honors.
Sam Leonard, M.A, Doctoral Student

Sam Leonard, M.A, Doctoral Student

Sam Leonard, MA, is a fifth-year doctoral student in the clinical psychology program at the University of Houston. Sam grew up in Craig, Colorado and graduated from Colorado State University in 2013 with a double major in Biomedical Sciences and Psychology.

Our Administrative Team

Our Philosophy

At the Coping Resource Center, we are dedicated to your well-being, growth, and empowerment. Our client-centered approach ensures that your unique needs and goals guide your treatment. We offer a safe, non-judgmental space for open exploration of your challenges. Our evidence-based care draws on the latest research and clinical expertise to provide effective solutions. We believe in a collaborative partnership, recognizing your strengths and resilience. Our compassionate guidance supports you in navigating life's challenges and improving your overall quality of life. Through a strength-based perspective, we help you discover your inner resilience and capacity for positive change. Your journey to wellness is our central focus, empowering you to lead a fulfilling life.

Our team of highly trained and experienced therapists is here to provide you with the support and guidance you need on your journey to wellness. Each member of our team has been carefully vetted to ensure the highest level of care for our clients. Our therapists specialize in a wide range of mental health and well-being concerns, including anxiety, depression, trauma, substance abuse, relationship problems, parenting issues, chronic pain, chronic illness, and more. We are committed to staying at the forefront of therapeutic approaches, utilizing cutting-edge treatment strategies and skills that are grounded in rigorous research.

What sets us apart is our unwavering empathy and non-judgmental approach. We understand that seeking help can be a vulnerable and challenging step, and we are here to create a safe and supportive environment for your healing journey. We are deeply passionate about helping individuals navigate through tough times, offering you a compassionate and knowledgeable partner in your pursuit of improved mental and emotional health.

Reach out to us today and our administrative assistant can help match you with the right therapist for your needs. The Coping Resource Center is your trusted resource for comprehensive, client-centered care.

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