Charlene Mesa is a bilingual Licensed Professional Counselor with 5 years experience working with
children, adolescents, and families. Charlene has worked with individuals with depression, anxiety,
separation anxiety, legal issues, sexual abuse, physical abuse, substance abuse, family disputes, and
bullying. Charlene provides a person-centered approach when working with her clients to provide the
best treatment to meet their goals.
Charlene obtained a Master of Science in Counseling and Guidance at Texas A&M University-Kingsville
and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Texas A&M University (TAMU) in College Station, TX.
While at TAMU, Charlene also minored in Spanish and Sociology. Professionally, Charlene has worked
providing services to abused, neglected and exploited children as an Investigator and a Conservatorship
Caseworker with Child Protective Services through the Texas Department of Family and Protective
Services. Charlene has provided counseling and guidance services to unaccompanied refugee children
and adolescents in the non-profit sector where she was a Lead Clinician. Charlene has also worked with
children and adolescents requiring more intensive therapy through a partial hospitalization program as
well as working with adolescents through juvenile probation. Charlene has experience with all age
groups in providing individual therapy, group therapy, and family therapy.
Charlene is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Texas (License # 77134). Charlene is
passionate about helping children, adolescents, and families build stronger relationships and establish
healthy communication styles. Charlene believes in early interventions for children struggling with
mental health issues. Charlene supports a holistic approach of caring for an individual while also helping
to identify and cope with trauma. Charlene believes seeking help is the first major step towards
wellness and enjoys helping clients along their journey.