Theresia Paauwe, LMHCA


I deeply respect the courage it takes to seek counseling and I meet clients where they are, without judgment. My training is both biblically rooted and neuroscience based which allows me to connect with individuals at a heart and mind level. Practicing psychodynamic therapy and within the safety of a therapeutic relationship, I work with clients to uncover the core issues that underlie their struggles and help move them beyond coping to lasting and profound change. As Scripture tells us to be ‘transformed by the renewing of your mind’ [Romans 12:2], I believe that God designed us to experience restorative healing and transformative growth.

Before becoming a therapist, I spent 16 years in the nonprofit sector and then spent 8 years in both hospital and corporate settings as a health care professional. I earned my undergraduate degree from IU School of Nursing and my MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from The Townsend Institute at Concordia University. I am also trained in EMDR and Brainspotting, two brain-based therapies often utilized to treat life trauma.

When not counseling, I am an avid reader who loves to bake bread and cook vegan meals that don’t look or taste weird. My husband and I are eager to see how God will use us in this season of our lives.