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About Me

Alan Schneider is a Psychotherapist specializing in Individual, Marital, Family, and Group Psychotherapy, and has had a private practice in Houston, Texas for over 37 years.

Alan Schneider is a graduate of The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Social Work specializing in psychotherapy and counseling.  He is currently a private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among his areas of expertise are: Anxiety, Depression, Stress Reduction, EMDR, Trauma Resolution, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Individual, Marriage and Family, Spirituality, and Professional Training.

In addition, for many years Alan Schneider has participated as part of the Training Faculty for Houston Group Psychotherapy Society, and Southwestern Group Psychotherapy Society in the area of Psychodynamic Group Process facilitation at annual local and regional conferences.  Alan Schneider was a Charter member of the Dissociative Disorders Study Group of Houston Texas (Created in 1986), co-creating the organization to promote training and understanding of this group of disorders.

Alan Schneider is a practical, interactive, here and now, solution-focused therapist. His treatment approach provides insight, support, practical feedback, and teaches usable tools to help clients resolve current problems and long-standing patterns. He incorporates a blend of conventional and alternative approaches, drawing upon a variety of styles and techniques to provide what will be most helpful for each client. Alan works with sensitivity and compassion, with each client to help them build on their strengths to identify and achieve life goals.

Education
The University of Tennesse Graduate School of Social Work    MSSW  1975
Franklin Pierce College, Rindge, New Hampshire    Psychology  BA   1973

Additional Training
Alan Schneider continues to recieve training in the numerous treatment methods and approaches he has studied over the years, and continues to seek out new techniques to better serve those who want his help.  

License, Certifications & Awards
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Licensed Professional Counselor,
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.
Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work (by both the American Board of Examiners of Clinical Social Work, and the National Association of Social Work).
Qualified Clinical Social Worker - National Association of Social Work
Certified Group Psychotherapist - National Registry of Certified Group Psychotherapists

Professional Activities and Memberships
American Group Psychotherapy Society
Southwestern Group Psychotherapy Society
Houston Group Psychotherapy Society
EMDR Study Group of Houston, Texas
National Association of Social Work
Dissociative Disorders Study Group of Houston, Texas
   Co-Founder/Charter Member