Counseling in Austin: 
Individuals and Couples

Motivating, encouraging and inspiring others to really “seize the day” and live their dreams is truly a passion of mine.  It would be my pleasure to help you resolve, remove and renounce anything that has been stopping you from accomplishing this in your life.

Change is possible
Your past does not define you

Sometimes we may know where we want to go but just can't seem to get there.  Too many times we are too close to a situation to see it with clarity.  That's when a different set of eyes can really be helpful.  Find the way to progress towards your longed for goals and lead a more fulfilling life.

Drive your desire to truly live life by tapping into your authentic identity.
Live who you are with passion!

In Couples Counseling, Couples will explore the expectations that they have brought into the relationship, the unmet needs that may need to be communicated and the vision they have for the relationship that they really want.
Finding an Austin Therapist or Life Coach

Sorting through the maze to find an Austin therapist or a life coach can be overwhelming.  Once you have decided to begin therapy or life coaching, it helps to speak with a few different therapists or coaches (depending on what you are looking for) in Austin to get an idea of the style of therapy or life coaching that they provide.  Call a few different therapists that offer a free consultation.  Write down any questions that you may want to ask.  Never feel obligated to continue with a therapist if you have gone a couple of times and feel that they may not be a good match.  Having said that, know that it does take some time to build a therapeutic relationship.

 Telephone and Online Counseling

At times clients are in need of online counseling or telephone counseling due to travel schedules, work demands or other reasons.  Online counseling allows for more flexible scheduling times.  Feel free to call or email for more information.

Nyla Lengacher, LCSW

5750 Balcones Dr., Suite 117

Austin, TX  78731




Life Coaching is conducted by telephone or online, however, if you would like Life Coaching and you live in the Austin Texas area, you can choose to come to my office.

Life Coach Contact

Nyla Lengacher

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   Counseling in Austin Contact

Nyla Lengacher, LCSW

5750 Balcones Dr., Suite 117

Austin, TX  78731



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