Leigh Alanna Todd is a TBRI practitioner, an attachment theory-trained therapist, and a trauma-informed specialist. She also specializes in grief counseling and post-divorce family and individual counseling. Whether she is working with adolescents, adults, or families, she approaches each client holistically and pulls from various therapeutic modalities.
Leigh is the owner and founder of Prospering Hope, PLLC. After working in psychiatric hospitals over the span of 10 years, she decided to focus on working in the outpatient sector while also supervising a Treatment Foster Care program. She obtained her bachelor's and master's from the University of Houston and has worked her way up to becoming a clinical supervisor for the State of Texas and the NASW Board.
Karen Monsivais is a bilingual (English and Spanish) licensed professional counselor (LPC) with specialized training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy, Trauma-Focused CBT, and Trust-Based Relational Interventions (TBRI). She employs an eclectic therapeutic approach to best support her clients. When working with children, Karen utilizes play-based interventions to help them label their emotions, develop coping skills, manage anger and frustration, and reduce hyperactivity and inattention.
Having worked with unaccompanied minors/refugees, children, adolescents, caregivers, and foster/adoptive families, Karen understands firsthand the challenges faced by Latin/Hispanic immigrants. She is dedicated to breaking the stigma surrounding mental health in her community. Karen is an advocate for Latin mental health, aiming to make a difference by helping break down generational traumas.
David is a licensed professional counselor (LPC) and a Certified Sex Addiction Associate Therapist who completed his master's in counseling from Houston Graduate School of Theology. David works with families, couples, and individuals while using a strengths-based, solution-focused approach to treatment. David also integrates evidence-based and spiritually-centered techniques with patience and understanding to guide clients through difficult situations. As a husband, father, and grandfather with lots of life experience, David has worked with individuals, couples, and families, regardless of their age, relationship status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. David works with anger issues, spiritual trauma, chronic stress, social anxiety, and sex addiction. Over the years, through his commitment to honoring the uniqueness of each person's journey, clients develop practical coping strategies to manage difficult emotions, improve their self-esteem, and experience an overall improvement in social, emotional, and spiritual wellness.
Valentina is a bilingual (English and Spanish) Licensed Professional Counselor- Associate who graduated from New York University with a master’s degree in Mental Health and Wellness counseling. Valentina is also a trauma-focused CBT-trained therapist passionate about helping others live a fulfilling and balanced lifestyle. Her ultimate focus in counseling is building a therapeutic relationship with her clients to better assist them in reaching their goals.
Valentina has experience in various settings, such as juvenile detention centers, psychiatric hospitals, and immigrant shelters. Valentina enjoys working with children, adolescents, young adults, and families. Her specialties include treating grief, anxiety, depression, trauma, behavioral problems, adjustments to life changes, and daily struggles.
Lindsey is a junior high school counselor with over 7 years of experience working in the educational system. After obtaining her bachelor's degree from Louisiana State University and working in a variety of school settings, Lindsey began working on obtaining her Masters in Counseling at Campbellsville University.
Lindsey has a passion for working within the school system helping children individually or in group settings. She combines her administrative skills and knowledge of mental health to provide the clients of Prospering Hope with care and support.
Tiffany Alexander is a graduate student working towards completing her master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling from Southern New Hampshire University. Tiffany is also a licensed chemical dependency counselor intern working towards full licensure.
Tiffany specializes in working with individuals with severe and persistent mental illness, eating disorders, combat veterans with PTSD, and substance use disorder. She also has extensive experience working with children, families, and couples. Tiffany also offers Parenting Skills and Trainings to couples and families. As Tiffany works toward completing her graduate degree, she is passionate about utilizing trauma-informed interventions to create spaces of healing.