Gratia Plena is a 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit organization which opened in 2012 to provide services in a unique manner to overcome barriers to treatment. We believe that mental and spiritual health are closely connected, and that the healing of the human person occurs through integration for deep transformation and flourishing. All guests are welcome at Gratia Plena. Our humble organization has survived and thrived through God's grace, the hard work of our all-Catholic workers and volunteers, and the kind donations of individuals, parishes, and private foundations.
Counseling which is faithful to the teachings, values, and traditions of the Catholic Church.
In addition to our Spiritual Direction services, Gratia Plena offers therapy in four formats:
June 26, 2020 Update: DUE TO THE RECENT SPREAD OF COVID-19 in the Greater Houston area: for the health and safety of our guests and workers, we must temporarily place in person office visits on hold and return to offering services only by video Telehealth starting on Wednesday, July 1st. We have provided over a thousand video sessions during this pandemic. Please know that we use a HIPAA compliant secure/private platform that is integrated into our electronic medical record. Call the office to schedule a confidential video Telehealth meeting with one of our Catholic counselors or spiritual directors today!
Our services typically begin with an evaluation to determine needs and possible approaches.
Consultations can present options and each person is free to choose to do what they wish.
Therapy is also called counseling or psychotherapy, a one to one confidential discussion with a professional who is a trained to listen and assist in accomplishing goals to relieve suffering
Couples (whether dating, engaged or married) meet with a counselor to enrich their relationships and seek resolution to issues creating distress.
A counselor can meet with a whole family or several members to improve relationships and functioning.
Counselors meet with small groups to address particular goal shared by the members, such as sexual integrity for men, healthier eating for women, or relief from depression/anxiety with teenage girls.
Our counselors and spiritual directors are available to speak to your group on topics of mental and/or spiritual health.
Our professional staff are available for consultation or intervention with your business team to help improve performance or satisfaction in work.