West Houston Counseling Center
633 E. Fernhurst Dr. Ste. 1102
Katy, TX 77450
Office:  (281) 940-8515
Fax:  (888)  972-1582

“Everything you need is always within you.

Sometimes we just have to search deeper and work through the discomfort to get to the other side”


Paula Rao - LPC, CCTP

License #79759

low cost counseling, cheap counseling, free counseling

As an LPC and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, Paula’s goal is to support and empower people to live optimally and achieve wellness, growth, and individual goals.  Paula believes that counseling is a dynamic and holistic process, and strives to promote respect, unconditional positive regard, empathy, congruence, and respect in every counseling setting. Paula received her graduate degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Degree from Wake Forest University.

Paula enjoys working with clients from diverse and multicultural backgrounds and is multilingual in English, Bengali, and Hindi. Paula provides low cost counseling options to clients.

Population Served




Children 7+

Areas of Interest

Self-esteem issues

Relationship and Marriage Counseling - Currently Gottman Level 1 and 2 Trained

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

Abuse and Trauma Interventions

Multicultural Counseling


Mood Disorders

Group Therapy

Bi-Lingual Counseling

Specialized Training:

Gottman Levels 1-3 Trained

Certified Clinical Trauma Professional

Billing and Insurance:

Paula currently accepts Aetna Insurance

Contact Paula at 281-940-8515 to schedule an appointment or discuss fees