Amanda Booth Bice
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Amanda Booth Bice a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist specializing in individual, couples family therapy and life coaching. She maintains a private practice in Canyon Lake, Texas.
Amanda has over 20 years experience as a Marriage and Family Therapist working with a vast array of different populations. Amanda graduated from Chapman University in Orange County, California. She chose their prestigious Marriage Family Therapy Program because of their outstanding Community Clinic that is on site of the campus in Orange, California. She received her Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology and a Certificate in Marriage Family Therapy. She specializes in Family Systems and she is currently serving as a private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise are Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, Personality Disorder’s, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Relapse Prevention, Domestic Violence, and Parenting Issues. Amanda actually started working as a Trainee Counselor in her undergraduate program where she graduated with a bachelors degree in Psychology and an emphasis in Counseling Psychology. She worked for a year in Alcohol Outpatient Services for Orange County Alcohol Services in Fullerton, California.
As an intern, Amanda first started out working for two years for College Hospital Psychiatric Outpatient Hospitalization Services with severe chronic mental illness. She continued working with a psychiatric population for a psychiatrist’s office for three years in Santa Ana, California. Her clients had severe depression, anxiety, PTSD and severe chronic pain. She is adept at evaluating when is the best time to hospitalize for severe mental health issues and also being able to help a client with severe mental health issues integrate into a life of more meaning and stability. Amanda also coaches family members who are dealing with a family member with severe mental illness.
In addition to being a prominent relationship therapist, Amanda Booth Bice is also an Expert Witness in Domestic Violence Cases in Family Court and Criminal Court.
Amanda is an Associate with American Association of Medical HypnoAnalysts (AAMH) and is adept at Clinical Hypnotherapy.
Amanda specializes in the intersection of neuroscience and Clinical Therapy. She is also an Amen Clinics Certified Brain Heal Coaching Professional with over 55 hours of medical training in Spect Imaging and using alternative ways besides traditional drugs to balance the brain. She has been studying for over 20 years the brain, Neuroscience and how it connects or disconnects people in relationship to themselves and others. She continues to regularly update her skills with cutting edge science. This is why she partners with The Amen Clinics to help people help protect their brain so that they can overcome massive trauma to create more relational connectedness and thriving relationships. Amanda regularly refers clients to the Amen Clinics for Brain Spect Imaging.
Amanda is currently in training with The Couples Institute which is the Developmental Model Training. She has found this to be very effective in making changes in couples dynamics that is fast and effective.
Amanda is also in training with Dr. Stephen Vazquez in Austin, Texas in Emotional Transformation Therapy (ETT). He has developed a new kind of therapy that incorporates color wavelengths, eye movement, light and interpersonal therapy to rapidly transform emotional distress, trauma and physical pain. This technique is done without the use of drugs.
Amanda is an interactive therapist who is known for her compassion and empathy while being able to gently confront truth in order provide support and feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
- Masters in Counseling Psychology & a Certificate in Marriage Family Therapy from Chapman University, Orange, California.
- BA in Psychology from California State University, Fullerton, California.
Licensed Marriage Family Therapist Texas #202048
Julie A. Leininger
Professional Health & Wellness, Certified Life Coach, CHC, CLC, Certified Nutrition Coach, NASM
In the past, Julie has worked at Suicide hotlines, Teen Crisis hotlines & with various youth groups. She is a Christian and works with all faiths and walks of life.
Julie has a natural heart of kindness, empathy and specializes in shifting perspectives and finding the strength and the beauty in the moments. She coaches in many areas, including – family, parenting, pregnancy, infertility, miscarriage, loss, relationships, narcissistic abuse, divorce, finding purpose, teens, health and fitness, and more.