West Houston Counseling Center
707 S. Fry Road, Ste. 465
Katy, TX 77450
Office:  (281) 940-8515
Fax:  (888)  972-1582

Connie McDonald, MA, LMFT

Connie McDonald, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Certified EMDR Therapist

Certified Clinical Trauma Professional


Connie McDonald is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, is EMDR Certified, and is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional.

My philosophy is that our emotional health is critical to our well-being and resiliency. With 23 years’ experience and training in the mental health field, I can help you find your way out of pain and distress to healing and growth.

For children, parents and our collaboration is the most important part of a positive outcome. Part of my service is to help improve parenting skills by providing information, encouragement, and support. Teenagers face special challenges in life. I can help your family meet these challenges by building bridges of communication and understanding. Parents and teens can better negotiate healthy maturity and family cohesion.

For adults in therapy, I can help you identify and enhance your strengths, skills, and resources to meet your unique concerns. I want to see my clients empowered to lead a fulfilling life. In working with couples, I want to see you enjoy being together again! Building closeness with effective communication skills is essential to your happy relationship. Part of communication is listening skills, actually listening to and understanding what your partner is communicating.

As a former U.S. Army Reservist, Connie can genuinely relate to military personnel and their issues.  She has helped service members and their families with PTSD, marital and parenting problems, and transitions to civilian life.

Therapy Areas:



Blended Family Issues

Chronic Pain



Domestic Abuse

Elderly Issues


Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)


Recovery After an Affair

Trauma and PTSD


Professional Affiliations

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

Texas Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

Eye Movement and Desensitization Reprocessing International Association

International Association of Trauma Professionals