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Rhapsody Counseling Therapists in San Antonio

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About Us

In the year 2018, Rhapsody Counseling and Wellness Center emerged into existence, brought to life by the visionary Jirzia Blackman, a distinguished Licensed Clinical Social Worker-Supervisor. Mrs. Blackman exhibited a deliberate and inspired choice in the nomenclature of her practice, Rhapsody, a word laden with profound significance. Rhapsody, in its essence, encapsulates an exuberantly enthusiastic or ecstatic expression of feeling, antithetical to emotions such as depression, despondency, and suffering. With a pledge and fervent commitment, she envisioned Rhapsody as a sanctuary of transformation, a place where beauty would rise from ashes, and joy would dispel despondency.

 

Jirzia’s vision for Rhapsody transcends the boundaries of just a counseling center; it aspires to be a beacon of hope, offering solace, direction, answers, and a sense of completeness to all who become part of its orbit. Within its nurturing embrace, individuals are encouraged to embark on a journey of learning, personal growth, transformation, and to find acceptance that fosters profound healing. Indeed, Rhapsody’s resounding motto, “Making Lives Whole One Step At A Time,” serves as a beacon of understanding, illuminating the fact that the path to wellness is an evolving process that unfolds over time, and no one should ever feel compelled to traverse it in isolation. It underscores the center’s commitment to accompanying and supporting individuals along every step of their wellness journey, ensuring that no one is left to walk this path alone.

Our Team

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Virtual Only
Weekday Availability
Bilingual (Spanish)

Jirzia Blackman, LCSW-S, CEO

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In Person & Virtual
Medical Center Location 

Evening & Weekend Availability

Krystal Griffin, LMSW

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In-Person & Virtual
Medical Center Location
Weekday & Weekend Availability

Tyler Fishbein, LMSW

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Virtual Only

Weekend Availability

Jennifer Hesser, LPC

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In-Person & Virtual

Medical Center Location
Weekday Availability

Bilingual (Spanish)

Marco Mar, LPC

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Virtual Only
Weekday & Evening Availability

Melisa D. Martinez, LCSW

Person-7

In-Person & Virtual
Medical Center Location
Weekday Availability

Bilingual (Spanish)

Lorena Mendoza-Gibson LPC-S 

Person-8

Virtual Only
Weekday & Weekend Availability
Bilingual (Spanish)

Perla Marroquin, LMSW

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In-Person & Virtual
Medical Center Location
Evening Availability

Manuel Lozano, LPC

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In-Person & Virtual
Live Oak Location
Evening & Weekend Availability

Syrita Simmons, LCSW

Person-12

In-Person & Virtual
Live Oak Location
Weekday Availability

Jackelyn Silber, LPC

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Virtual Only

Evening Availability

Yesenia Guerra, LPC

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Virtual Only

Weekend Availability 

Kendalle Wexler, LMFT

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In-Person Only
Live Oak Location
Weekday Availability

R. Leah Carter, LCSW

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In-Person & Virtual
Medical Center Location Weekend & Weekday Availability

Jessica Gomez-Pool, LPC

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In-Person & Virtual
Medical Center &

Live Oak Location
Bilingual (Swahili)

Joyce Njoroge, LMSW
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Virtual Only

Evening Availability 

Tara Ryan, LPC
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In Person & Virtual

De Zavala Location
Weekday & Evening Availability 

Magdelina Martinez, LPC

Meet Our Administrative Staff

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Aolani Vidales – Director Of Operations

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Cheyenne Munoz – Scheduling Coordinator

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Makhayla Pean – Credentialing Specialist

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Scarlett Martinez – Scheduling Coordinator

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Destiny Griffin – Scheduling Coordinator

Ready to Get Started?

Free Discovery Call to Talk with a Counselor

Take the first step in your wellness journey and book a free 10-20 minute discovery call with a Counselor. The Counselor will start off the call with a few questions to get to know you better, so they can make sure they’re qualified to meet your needs. This includes questions about why you’re considering counseling, how you’ve been feeling over the past few weeks, and your goals for counseling.

If possible, take a few minutes before the call to reflect on these topics, so you can have a clearer sense of your goals for counseling. But don’t worry, if you can’t verbalize the answer to any questions, our counselors know how to guide your thinking so you can figure out what to say and the Counselor will welcome you to ask questions about counseling and Rhapsody.

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