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Jung Wellness Institute

About us

    Dedicated to inspiring and deepening Joyful Living through compassionate therapy and motivational guidance, collaborative clinical supervision, inspiring workshops, and consumer guided consultation.

    We invite you to live from a place of beauty and joy in your life by transforming patterns and emotional states that temporarily stand in the way.

    We gladly accompany your journey to create meaning, to assist you to stand in the midst of the real and honest foundation of your true self and to develop a lively and clear road map or life plan, may it be in your personal or professional life or in your own company.

We believe that: Joyful living

  • Signifies a step into the world of deep intentionality to fully engage in noticing the abundant beauty of the world around us
  • Provides a solace, an inner direction, and becomes our source of inspiration
  • Encourages a profound understanding of the following necessary states that are a catalyst to lasting transformation:


    Is inescapable in true living and necessary to reassess our inner world and its perceptions and our outer world and its supports to create sincere resiliency


    Is the profound place where we pay attention to not just our own voices but also to the voices of the world to create conscious, compassionate belonging


    Is a temporary hiding place to which we retreat to attune to profound pain, to the place where our heart has nowhere else to turn to -- until we pay attention to the healthy breath of our body, to the agility and to the wisdom of our body to retrieve and create patience, compassion and freshness

We offer:

  • Psychotherapy for Youth, Adults, Families, and Couples
  • Training and Consultations for therapists, physicians, and other healing arts professionals
  • Consultation for Individuals, Executives, and Companies
  • Speaking Engagements and Keynotes
  • Workshops and Seminars
  • Referrals to Mental Health Resources
  • We no longer provide psychiatric services but will connect you with community resources

Who we work with:


  • Experiencing anxiety, panic attacks, or depression
  • Interested in enhancing their performance (athletes, entertainment)
  • Wanting to enhance workplace performance
  • Seeking alternative methods for pain relief and management
  • Increasing their coping with medical diagnosis
  • In the quest of spiritual development
  • Interested in learning conflict resolution skills
  • Experiencing cultural challenges
  • Experiencing family conflict
  • Coping with loss


  • Seeking a deeper understanding of family dynamics and family constellations
  • Seeking new skills to deal effectively with their children or teenagers
  • Coping with loss
  • Interested in developing behavioral charts with their children
  • Wanting to refine their parenting skills


  • Seeking new skills to communicate more effectively
  • Interested in fine tuning skills of compassion
  • Seeking to define roles and responsibilities
  • Interested in finding ways to write their own story while being a couple
  • Exploring new ways of conflict resolution

Children and Adolescents:

  • Experiencing conflict at home or at school
  • Coping with loss or parent’s divorce
  • Dealing with anger, anxiety, or depressive episodes
  • Diagnosed with attention deficit or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder


  • Interested in developing life and career plans
  • Interested in coaching and wellness
  • Recovering from or preventing burn out
  • Seeking to improve motivation and confidence

Licensed Professionals in the Healthcare Industry

  • Seeking clinical supervision for licensed professional counseling license
  • Interested in learning skills in Ericksonian hypnotherapy, in combining music and hypnotherapy techniques, systemic family therapy, family constellations, brief therapy techniques, solution-focused therapy, approaches in Dialectic Behavioral Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, mind body approaches, meditation, and mindfulness techniques.
  • Engaging an approved consultant to gain certification from the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis or become an approved consultant


  • Interested in developing new programs or services
  • Engaging in strategic development
  • Seeking ICA facilitation methods
  • Interested in wellness activities and strategies for employees

Languages spoken by our therapists:

    English, German, and Spanish

About menu

Anita Jung is licensed by the Texas State Board of Professional Counselors (LPC-S) and is an Approved Consultant for the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis.
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Jana Wölfl completed her Graduate studies in Systemic Therapy and is a licensed Psychotherapist in Austria.
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Carmen L. Jones is a Life Coach with a Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology.
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If you recognize at least three of the symptoms below you may want to know that there is help for you. Some of the symptoms can turn into habits and habits can be changed into constructive solutions. Sometimes you may be experiencing depression or anxiety. Don't hesitate to look at these symptoms more closely.

  • Feeling chronically unhappy
  • Feeling worthless
  • Disliking parts of your body
  • Feeling hopeless
  • Feeling that life is just too hard
  • Feeling ill at ease in social situations
  • Constantly putting yourself down
  • Analyzing everything
  • Feeling moody or depressed
  • Worrying excessively
  • Thinking in negative patterns
  • Unable to concentrate
  • Anxious about a lot of things
  • Never seeming to fit in
  • Unable to fall asleep at night or staying asleep during the night
  • Crying spells
  • Feeling out of place in this country
  • Feeling out of place in your own country when you visit
  • Feelings of indecisivenss
  • Negative self-image
  • Feeling spiritually empty
  • Always striving for perfection
  • Fear of loss of control
  • Suffering from nightmares
  • Feeling angry most of the time

"Whatever lies behind us and whatever lies in front of us are but tiny matters in comparison to what lies within us."

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Low self-esteem and feelings of hopelessness may interfere with your relationships or your career. Transitions, whether you choose them or they choose you, can be very confusing. Life may seem difficult at times and you may not know who to turn to. At times, you may need to surrender your questions, instead turning inward, developing awareness and allowing answers to surface naturally. You will be able to foster inner silence and recognize that each symptom is just a knock on your door, asking you, to wake up from ordinary experience and to make a conscious change.

Gentle change can turn into a joyful discovery that opens the door for possibilities. You may experience a spiritual awakening. Therapy doesn't have to be painful and long. In just a few sessions you can feel rejuvenated and gain more clarity. Therefore, you can regain a sense of comfort and well-being.

When you are ready to explore your current mental health please schedule an appointment.


All workshops and seminars focus on strengths-based approaches and incorporate post-modern principles with the basic premise that the person her/himself is the expert on her/his own life. Therapy is thus geared towards utilizing the resources, strengths and wisdom that the person brings to the therapist. Change comes from and through the person. The therapist's work is geared to elicit resources and responses that gently guide the person in the direction that they have chosen to move towards. Psychotherapy is a therapeutic enterprise that can be viewed as elicting resources to enter a spiritual process between the psyche and the mind.

"Each person is a unique individual. Hence, psychotherapy should be formulated to meet the uniqueness of the individual's needs, rather than tailoring the person to fit the Procrustean bed of a hypothetical theory of human behavior"

- Milton H. Erickson

Anita Jung has been teaching internationally and nationally for Milton H. Erickson Societies, the International Society of Hypnosis, the Italian Society of Clinical Hypnosis, the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, the Biofeedback Organization, the University of Texas, the Texas Network of Youth Services, and for many other private and non-profit organizations.


  • Level 1 Hypnosis Workshop (22 hours count towards Level I certification in Hypnosis by the American Society of Hypnosis). For dates click here:
  • Level 2 Hypnosis (20 hours counts towards Level II certification in Hypnosis by the American Society of Hypnosis)for dates and more info click here:
  • Fun with goals: Walking the path of possibilities
  • Self mutilation: Creating a toolbox
  • Crisis intervention: An opportunity for change
  • Milton H. Erickson Approaches: Hypnosis
  • Music and Trance
  • Facilitating strengths-based conversations
  • Experiential techniques to elicit change: Drumming, Sculpting, Bioenergetic exercises
  • Enhancing leadership skills in youth
  • Youth development
  • Dates

    • Email for details: ajunglpc@yahoo.com
    • Virtual Level 1 Hypnosis (22 hours counts towards Level I certification in Hypnosis by the American Society of Hypnosis). For dates click here:
    • Virtual Level 2 Hypnosis (20 hours towards certification in Hypnosis approved by the American Society of Hypnosis). For dates click here:


Live Trance Journey


In a perfect combination of language and music, this hypnotic journey creates a gateway to relaxation and higher states of consciousness. Meditative and energizing with vibrant rhythms to harmonize the flow of energies throughout mind and body.

When Illusions Fall



Grief often catapults us into a state of crisis where life slows down and falls away into unimportance. Grief knows no schedule and no road map. Everyone deals with loss in a different way. This recording will aid you in finding a beginning, a middle, or an end depending on your own stages of healing.

Words From Within


WFW soothes your soul, helps you sleep better, increases your motivation and energizes mind and body. When used for anxiety, panic attacks, or depression your mind becomes more clear and you can focus on states of well-being. Grief can turn into heightened acceptance. Perceived pain turns into hopeful expectation, and performance anxiety turns into glorious success.

Anita Jung's “Words from Within” is a most remarkable CD. Ms. Jung beautifully integrates music and trance rhythms with her own enchanting, hypnotic voice to offer a variety of different experiences of altered states of consciousness. The musicians are first-rate and the production values are superb, making this a most valuable CD. Stephen Gilligan, Ph.D. ; Author, “Therapeutic Trances”

The River Between


The River Between depicts a musical journey, utilizing therapeutic trance stories, to discover awareness and mindfulness. Anita Jung's soothing guidance and Rajamani’s enchanting music are leading you into the realm of inner peace and physical well-being. Listeners notice an inner awakening of strengths and discover hidden talents.

Trance activates self-healing systems in your body to increase the natural flow of creativity and motivation. Through this journey you are awakening your sense of well-being and inner comfort.

The River Between is a CD that features therapeutic stories with music. The tradition of storytelling is timeless and known to most cultures as an experience vital to the health of individuals, the environment and the community. Listeners let go of defenses and relax into the known, safe environment of a story. A natural shift in consciousness takes place.

Stories warm our hearts, inspire our dreams, our passion for life and activate mind-body healing processes. Without stories, we wouldn’t have a past, a nation, a culture or a society. Without your own story your life could not be told. All stories follow a trail into society’s collective memories from generations past. As the threads of the stories begin to unravel. the more enchanting and joyous you begin to feel. The CD contains therapeutic suggestions that are interspersed in stories whose content is far removed from any of your current concerns.

For centuries, indigenous populations have induced trance states during healing ceremonies. Everyone knows how to enter trance and many do so without being aware of it, such as during ecstatic dancing, a computer game, a favorite movie, etc.

Trance heightens various states of consciousness to activate inner healing processes. This heightened state results in deep relaxation, lessened anxiety, enhanced performance, lessened or eliminated pain and changed perspectives in an unobtrusive and gentle way.

“This CD is a remarkable mix of exceptional trance process, extraordinary music, and great transformational stories. I highly recommend it!” Stephen Gilligan, Ph.D. Author, “Therapeutic Trances” - USA

“To summarize, the stories, especially after listening to the preparation tracks, are highly effective. Whoever can remain relaxed will find success with this CD.”

Klaus-Günther Beck-Ewerhardy (www.sandammeer.at, ab 28.12.2006) - Germany


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People have been entering hypnotic-type trances for thousands and thousands of years; various forms of meditation play an important role in many cultures' religions. But the scientific conception of hypnotism wasn't born until the late 1700s.

The father of modern hypnotism is Franz Mesmer, an Austrian physician. Mesmer believed hypnosis to be a mystical force flowing from the hypnotist into the subject (he called it "animal magnetism"). Although critics quickly dismissed the magical element of his theory, Mesmer's assumption, that the power behind hypnosis came from the hypnotist and was in some way inflicted upon the subject, took hold for some time. Hypnosis was originally known as mesmerism, after Mesmer, and we still use its derivative, "mesmerize," today.

It is a trance state characterized by focused attention, heightened awareness, deep relaxation and enhanced creativity. It's not really like sleep because the subject is alert the whole time. It is most often compared to daydreaming, or the feeling of "losing yourself" in a book or movie. You are fully conscious, but you tune out most of the stimuli around you. You focus intently on the subject at hand, to the near exclusion of any other thought.

Numerous studies have compared the physical "body signs" of hypnotic subjects with those of unhypnotized people. Due to the relaxation involved in the hypnotism process in most of these studies,the subject's heart rate and respiration slowed down.

The most notable data comes from electroencephalographs (EEGs), measurements of the electrical activity of the brain. Extensive EEG research has demonstrated that brains produce different brain waves, rhythms of electrical voltage, depending on their mental state. Deep sleep has a different rhythm than dreaming, for example, and full alertness has a different rhythm than relaxation.

EEGs from subjects under hypnosis showed a boost in the lower frequency waves associated with dreaming and sleep, and a drop in the higher frequency waves associated with full wakefulness. Brain-wave information is not a definitive indicator of how the mind is operating, but this pattern does fit the hypothesis that the conscious mind backs off during hypnosis and the subconscious mind takes a more active role.

Family Constellations

Family constellation (Familienaufstellung) was developed in Germany by Bert Hellinger who created a model that draws from traditions in family systems therapy, existential phenomenology, and the Zulu family traditions. When Hellinger studied the Zulu traditions he walked away with the essence of the following concepts that are deeply rooted in his work:

  • I am not alone.
  • I am part of something greater.
  • I am connected to my source through my ancestors.
  • I have (seen and unseen) resources that are always available to me.

Bert Hellinger, who studied and treated families for more than 50 years, observed that many of us unconsciously take on destructive familial patterns of anxiety, depression, anger, guilt, aloneness, alcoholism and even illness as a way of "belonging" in our families. Bonded by a deep love, a child will often sacrifice his own best interests in a vain attempt to ease the suffering of a parent or other family member.

Hellinger coined the concept of “Orders of Love” in a systemic family sense, meaning that order in a family system must exist similar to the order experienced in nature. Order can be described as a natural pattern. One of the orders, for example, is that every member has a right to belong. If that order is respected harmony and love ensue. Negative consequences arise if the order is disrespected which may affect the family system for generations. Any trauma that is experienced in the family gets carried on to the next generations. Once a person accepts and understands and honors the order in the system, healing can take place.

During a constellation, the individual is invited by the facilitator to select representatives from the group to set up their family system/constellation. S/he then places these representatives in particular positions around the central working area. When complete, the individual converses with the facilitator and watches the process unfold. The aim for the representatives is to tune into the knowing field, much to what Einstein called the zero point field and Hellinger coined the knowing field. Facing and accepting everything the way it is, as it emerges, from the realm of observation and non-judgment, allows for insight into the true nature of reality and invites acceptance, and therefore, transformation.

Constellation work has to be experienced. One cannot learn or gain insights from reading it in books. Hellinger once said that “the spirit moves like wind.” He feels that whatever is written down loses its vitality, its basic connection to real life. Furthermore, it renders itself into fixed patterns and empty sentences and becomes oversimplified and generalized. He deeply feels that the world needs to be experienced as it is, as a lived, felt sense without any intention to change it. Developing a stance of acceptance and understanding is one of the core principles in his work.

Family Constellations is typically done in a group setting. However, individual sessions are also possible by utilizing figures to set up a constellation. In hypnotherapy sessions, for instance, constellation work is also a possibility to connect to the knowing field. Sytemic coaching/constellations are also widely used in organizational coaching. Organizational coaching provides insight into the undercurrent of organizations. Business Constellations offer an opportunity to experience the natural balancing forces which influence organizational health to supporting lasting resolution.

Now is the time to understand
That all your ideas of right and wrong
Were just a child’s training wheels
To be laid aside
So you can finally live
With truthfulness and love.

Now is the time for the world to know
That every thought and action is sacred.

This is the time
For you to deeply compute the impossibility
That there is anything but Grace.

Now, why not consider
A lasting truth with
Yourself and the past?


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Depressive episodes

Changing the Tunes of your Blues: A way out of depressive episodes

The human soul needs tender nourishment or it withers away. Asleep behind an impenetrable veil, the true essence of existence often hides behind boredom or related symptoms. While observing or participating in art or dance, playing or listening to music or experiencing some other form of artistic expression, the soul can surface momentarily but then retreats to hiding or silence once again. We often equate ourselves with our symptoms as indicated by the statements “I am depressed” or “I am miserable.” When individuals identify with depressive thoughts and feelings they strip themselves of their soul’s true meaning, of the value and joy of their existence. In an instant, self-worth and positive expectancy that change is possible slowly depletes. Yet, it is exactly that very ingredient of hope and positive expectancy that is highly needed in the process of creating lasting solutions. Therefore, it is calming and assuring to remember that our symptoms are not our identity, or our true self, but merely a sign that something deep inside of us is waking up. This awakening can aid a person in escaping from an existence that approximates a vacuum. A mundane life might not be a spiritually rewarding life for an artistic soul.

A marked characteristics of this awakening lies in the strong sensation that these symptoms bring into one’s life. The symptom forces an individual to take a look – a deep look – to awaken the senses. Welcoming rather than denying these sensations can be a primary step towards healing. During this welcoming state observing the symptoms and becoming aware of them is the primary task to enable the understanding of the true self. Just as there are many ways and techniques to play the song Amazing Grace there are also various techniques to relieve symptoms effectively.

One can devote time to meditate each day although the paramount essence lies in making your life a meditation beginning with simple steps that anyone can easily accomplish. Each day, starting in the morning, one can observe their senses during mundane, daily activities.

For instance, while playing feeling the guitar string on the fingertips as the finger presses down on the fret board, feeling the vibration of the instrument, hearing each tone clearly; while in the shower feeling the water trickle slowly down the body, noticing the temperature of the water; while eating paying full attention, chewing food slowly and isolating the taste of the food on the palate; noticing one’s feet on the ground, feeling one’s hands on the steering wheel, listen to all the surrounding sounds, and many more small acts of mindful awareness. Before going to sleep one can consciously bring to mind three things that have worked really well during the day or send gratitude to three people that one has encountered during the day.

The mindful cultivation of these small steps results in increased strengthening of the prefrontal cortex in your brain that adheres to higher order brain functions such as awareness, concentration, and decision making than the activation in the right frontal lobe that activates when a depressive thought is formed. As one begins to perceive the world in a new way novelty is created and novelty is necessary to grow more brain cells and to keep one’s mind healthy. An individual will start to become more mindful and live in the moment. Gentle, daily practice habituates the mind to create new neuronal pathways that make it easier to combat depressive thoughts in the future. Step by step the brain recognizes that there are a myriad of choices to react to stimuli and that the possibility exists to change the tuning at will.

One has to keep in mind that there are many pathways into depression, and at the same time, there are many pathways out of depression. What essentially works lies in the beauty of each individual. Therefore, taking one step at a time is important regardless what therapeutic intervention one chooses. Enlisting the help of a professional in the healing arts may be a first or a second step while keeping hope and positive expectation alive.


Anita Jung practices as a Licensed Professional Counselor in Austin, TX. She comes from a family of musicians, and has provided therapy services for musicians of the SIMS Foundation for twenty years. She is a Fellow of the American Psychotherapy Association. An Approved Consultant of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis and teaches workshops to professionals around the globe. Her website is www.anitajung.com and her email is ajunglpc@yahoo.com. She welcomes questions and comments about this article.

©2015 Anita Jung


  • Feeling chronically unhappy
  • Feeling worthless
  • Disliking parts of your body
  • Feeling hopeless
  • Feeling that life is just too hard
  • Feeling ill at ease in social situations
  • Constantly putting yourself down
  • Analyzing everything
  • Feeling moody or depressed
  • Worrying excessively
  • Thinking in negative patterns
  • Unable to concentrate
  • Anxious about a lot of things
  • Never seeming to fit in
  • Unable to fall asleep at night or staying asleep during the night
  • Crying spells
  • Feeling out of place in this country
  • Feeling out of place in your own country when you visit
  • Feelings of indecisivenss
  • Negative self-image
  • Feeling spiritually empty
  • Always striving for perfection
  • Fear of loss of control
  • Suffering from nightmares
  • Feeling angry most of the time


What is Anxiety?

Everyone has experienced anxious feelings and sensations before especially when we encounter stressful situations. Intense anxiety, on the contrary, can go along with intense fear, apprehension, or dread when faced with mundane everyday events. When anxiety reaches intense levels such as panic attacks, sudden notions of intense fear and worry combined with overwhelming physical symptoms, such as shortness of breath, heart palpitations, chest pain, dizziness, nausea, shaking, and more.

Who has Anxiety?

Anxiety disorders are one of the most common mental health conditions in America. Women develop anxiety disorders almost twice more than men during their lifetime. Anxiety also affects youth ages 13-18.

What are the Core Symptoms of Anxiety?

Intense fear and worry is often combined with overwhelming physical symptoms, such as heart palpitations, chest pain, shortness of breath, dizziness, nausea, shaking, and more. Most of the time, feelings are generally out of proportion to the actual situation which makes it difficult to make decisions, handle work situations or school assignments, or maintaining friendships. When anxiety reaches intense levels people can suddenly experience a panic attack.

What Causes Anxiety?

There are multiple causes of anxiety and not one situation fits all. Anxiety disorders has roots in an interaction of psychosocial factors, for instance childhood adversity, stress, or trauma, and a genetic vulnerability, which mainly manifests in neurobiological and neuropsychological dysfunctions. Biological causes can include genetics, head injuries, hormonal imbalances, blood sugar issues, drug abuse, medication side effects, etc.


All individuals who experience anxiety benefit from supportive talks and attention to the emotional problems that are associated with the anxiety.

Psychotherapy consists of psychoeducation such as providing information about the physiology of the bodily symptoms of anxiety reactions and the rationale of available treatment possibilities. A focus on utilizing tools to regulate emotions and restoring inner balance is part of every treatment. At times, medication along with psychotherapy can provide relief. Hypnosis has been proven to be highly effective. Psychotherapy also works best when combined with regular exercise, mindfulness training, yoga, meditation, biofeedback, accupuncture, osteopathy, or homeopathy.

Bio for Anita Jung

Anita Jung, is the founder of the Jung Wellness Institute and an internationally acclaimed lecturer, trainer, and business consultant. Anita holds a degree in Counseling Psychology, has traveled extensively and is well versed in cultural implications of leaving one’s homeland and family. She brings her wealth of experience to her psychotherapy sessions, audio recordings, lectures, consultations, and workshops.

Originally from Europe, she resides in the United States. She is a proponent for innovative, transformative care combining traditional and non-traditional mind-body approaches. Her work in community collaborations is extensive and taps into the world of the arts to inspire change and sustain a healthy state of living. Her creativity spans from her work with her clients to creating and publishing several musical, hypnotherapeutic CDS.

Anita specializes in mind-body approaches, Ericksonian hypnotherapy, Family therapy, and Brief Therapy approaches. She began her career studying Bioenergetics Analysis with Alexander Lowen and post-modern approaches to counseling with Insoo Kim Berg and Michael White until she became inspired by Milton H. Erickson approaches. Her teachers include Stephen Gilligan, Jeffrey Zeig and Bill O'Hanlon amongst many other European mentors. Anita is known internationally for incorporating music as a tool in hypnotic work, not to be defined as music therapy, yet, rather as an active co-therapist in the utilization of hypnosis and other therapeutic approaches.

Anita served as the Division Director for Counseling and Psychiatric Services at a prominent local non-profit organization for twenty years. She has developed, transformed, and implemented various therapeutic/behavioral health programs such as youth and adult counseling, psychiatric services, supervised visitation programs for families, family violence intervention groups, and combining counseling with drumming or aerial dance. The Shared Psychiatric Services program won an achievement award by the American Psychiatric Association for "A Family-Focused Partnership to Engage High-Risk Children and Adolescents in Service."

In her own words:

“As a practicing licensed professional counselor, I often need to explain that life, not just therapy, is a process. I often need to explain that hearing the stories in my office does not bring me down, rather that I find all stories inspirational because I know that wellness and joy are right around the corner. My life as a psychotherapist has created a clientele in three normally mutually exclusive areas: the psychological worlds of inner and philosophical enquiry that most psychotherapists inhabit, the transformative world of music, poetry, and the arts, and the world of vocation, work and organizational leadership. As the founder of the Jung Wellness Institute I am dedicated to tapping into each person’s world view and talents to support their growth and development”.

Professional Affiliations include:

  • Approved Consultant - American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH)
  • Former Diplomate and Fellow - American Psychotherapy Association
  • Clinical Advisory Panel - SIMS Foundation
  • Past President - American Society of Clinical Hypnosis 2021
  • Board Member - International Society of Clinical Hypnosis 2021
  • President - Central Texas Society of Clinical Hypnosis (CTSCH)
  • LPC-S Approved Clinical Supervisor - Board of Licensed Professional Counselors
  • Former Advisor and Co-Creator - Karisha Community, a medical model to transform healthcare

Anita Jung is licensed by the Texas State Board of Professional Counselors (LPC-S).

Bio for Kate Sheddan

I am a licensed professional counselor (LPC) working in collaboration. I hold a Masters of Arts in Counseling from St. Edwards University (Austin, TX) and a Masters of Arts in Philology from Volgograd Pedagogical University (Volgograd, Russia) where the main areas of my interests lied in philosophy, literature, psychology, and, of course, languages. I am fluent in Russian and English and can provide services in both languages. For the past year I have been a member of a professional team at Lifeworks (Austin, TX) where I had an invaluable opportunity to provide services to a wide range of clients in both individual and group settings, addressing a variety of intra and interpersonal challenges.

Born in Russia, I have resided in the United States for the past 20 years and over that time have had wonderful opportunities to travel and work with people in many different settings. Prior to making my decision to go back to school and study counseling, I had my own art business where I was privileged to work on various art projects in my client' homes. Often, I found myself entering not only their homes but also their lives, listening to many fascinating stories about challenges they faced or successes they’ve achieved. Pretty quickly I realized that there is a tremendous need for people to be heard and understood and that working with people is exactly what I wanted to do.

I have gained tremendous insight and knowledge over the years working in various professional settings and through years of formal education, but I believe the most valuable learning happens each day through my personal roles of wife for the last 18 years, mother of two beautiful teenage boys, daughter of an inspiring and resilient couple, and friend to some amazing individuals.


I enjoy working with adults and adolescence, addressing a wide range of challenges. I work from the belief that the human body and mind work together and constantly strive to find an inner peace and balance through self-healing. My role as a counselor is to help you create self-awareness, to facilitate the healing process, and to support you on your journey to finding your inner peace and increasing life satisfaction. My approach to counseling is holistic and is heavily informed by new and constantly emerging discoveries in the field of neuroscience. I utilize not only traditional talk therapy in my work with clients but also such mind-body techniquesas mindfulness and EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing).

However, I believe that the relationship I build with my clients is by far more important than any technique I can use. If there is no trust, acceptance, authenticity, and mutual respect in our relationship, there can be no therapeutic change! In my practice I strive to create a nonjudgmental, open, and supportive environment for my clients to deal with their challenges and to find ways to improve the quality of their lives.

Adult and adolescence individual therapy addresses the following challenges through interpersonal therapy and body-mind techniques:

  • Anger Management
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Life Transitions
  • Immigration
  • Divorce
  • Trauma
  • Relationship Issues
  • Grief/Loss
  • Phobias
  • Stress Management
  • Self-Esteem & Self Identity Issues
  • Performance Enhancement

To contact Kate directly please email connect@jungwellnessinstitute.com
or call #512-850-8778.

Kate Sheddan holds a Master of Arts in Counseling from St. Edwards University (Austin, TX). Kate is a licensed professional counselor (LPC).

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  • f. You are solely responsible any consequences, losses, or damages that we may directly or indirectly incur or suffer due to any unauthorized activities conducted by you, as explained above, and may incur criminal or civil liability.
  • g. We may provide various open communication tools on our website, such as blog comments, blog posts, public chat, forums, message boards, newsgroups, product ratings and reviews, various social media services, etc. You understand that generally we do not pre-screen or monitor the content posted by users of these various communication tools, which means that if you choose to use these tools to submit any type of content to our website, then it is your personal responsibility to use these tools in a responsible and ethical manner. By posting information or otherwise using any open communication tools as mentioned, you agree that you will not upload, post, share, or otherwise distribute any content that:
    • i. Is illegal, threatening, defamatory, abusive, harassing, degrading, intimidating, fraudulent, deceptive, invasive, racist, or contains any type of suggestive, inappropriate, or explicit language;
    • ii. Infringes on any trademark, patent, trade secret, copyright, or other proprietary right of any party;
    • iii. Contains any type of unauthorized or unsolicited advertising;
    • iv. Impersonates any person or entity, including any www.jungwellnessinstitute.com, www.anitajung.com and www.jungwellnessinsitute.org employees or representatives.

We have the right at our sole discretion to remove any content that, we feel in our judgment does not comply with this User Agreement, along with any content that we feel is otherwise offensive, harmful, objectionable, inaccurate, or violates any 3rd party copyrights or trademarks. We are not responsible for any delay or failure in removing such content. If you post content that we choose to remove, you hereby consent to such removal, and consent to waive any claim against us.

h. We do not assume any liability for any content posted by you or any other 3rd party users of our website. However, any content posted by you using any open communication tools on our website, provided that it doesn’t violate or infringe on any 3rd party copyrights or trademarks, becomes the property of www.jungwellnessinstitute.com, www.anitajung.com and www.jungwellnessinsitute.org and as such, gives us a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, exclusive license to reproduce, modify, adapt, translate, publish, publicly display and/or distribute as we see fit. This only refers and applies to content posted via open communication tools as described, and does not refer to information that is provided as part of the registration process, necessary in order to use our Resources. All information provided as part of our registration process is covered by our privacy policy.

i. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless www.jungwellnessinstitute.com, www.anitajung.com and www.jungwellnessinsitute.org and its parent company and affiliates, and their directors, officers, managers, employees, donors, agents, and licensors, from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from any violation of this User Agreement or the failure to fulfill any obligations relating to your account incurred by you or any other person using your account. We reserve the right to take over the exclusive defense of any claim for which we are entitled to indemnification under this User Agreement. In such event, you shall provide us with such cooperation as is reasonably requested by us.


Your privacy is very important to us, which is why we’ve created a separate Privacy Policy in order to explain in detail how we collect, manage, process, secure, and store your private information. Our privacy policy is included under the scope of this User Agreement. To read our privacy policy in its entirety, click here.

Limitation of Warranties

By using our website, you understand and agree that all Resources we provide are “as is” and “as available”. This means that we do not represent or warrant to you that:
  • i) the use of our Resources will meet your needs or requirements.
  • ii) the use of our Resources will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or free from errors.
  • iii) the information obtained by using our Resources will be accurate or reliable, and
  • iv) any defects in the operation or functionality of any Resources we provide will be repaired or corrected.
  • Furthermore, you understand and agree that:
  • v) any content downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of our Resources is done at your own discretion and risk, and that you are solely responsible for any damage to your computer or other devices for any loss of data that may result from the download of such content.
  • vi) no information or advice, whether expressed, implied, oral or written, obtained by you from www.jungwellnessinstitute.com, www.anitajung.com and www.jungwellnessinsitute.org or through any Resources we provide shall create any warranty, guarantee, or conditions of any kind, except for those expressly outlined in this User Agreement.

Limitation of Liability

In conjunction with the Limitation of Warranties as explained above, you expressly understand and agree that any claim against us shall be limited to the amount you paid, if any, for use of products and/or services. Www.lightfindinghope.com will not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or exemplary loss or damages which may be incurred by you as a result of using our Resources, or as a result of any changes, data loss or corruption, cancellation, loss of access, or downtime to the full extent that applicable limitation of liability laws apply.


All content and materials available on www.jungwellnessinstitute.com, www.anitajung.com and www.jungwellnessinsitute.org including but not limited to text, graphics, website name, code, images and logos are the intellectual property of www.jungwellnessinstitute.com, www.anitajung.com and www.jungwellnessinsitute.org and are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law. Any inappropriate use, including but not limited to the reproduction, distribution, display or transmission of any content on this site is strictly prohibited, unless specifically authorized by www.jungwellnessinstitute.com, www.anitajung.com and www.jungwellnessinsitute.org.

Termination of Use

You agree that we may, at our sole discretion, suspend or terminate your access to all or part of our website and Resources with or without notice and for any reason, including, without limitation, breach of this User Agreement. Any suspected illegal, fraudulent or abusive activity may be grounds for terminating your relationship and may be referred to appropriate law enforcement authorities. Upon suspension or termination, your right to use the Resources we provide will immediately cease, and we reserve the right to remove or delete any information that you may have on file with us, including any account or login information.

Governing Law

This website is controlled by www.jungwellnessinstitute.com, www.anitajung.com and www.jungwellnessinsitute.org from our offices located in the state of Austin, TX, USA. It can be accessed by most countries around the world. As each country has laws that may differ from those of Texas, by accessing our website, you agree that the statutes and laws of Texas, without regard to the conflict of laws and the United Nations Convention on the International Sales of Goods, will apply to all matters relating to the use of this website and the purchase of any products or services through this site.

Furthermore, any action to enforce this User Agreement shall be brought in the federal or state courts located in USA, New York You hereby agree to personal jurisdiction by such courts, and waive any jurisdictional, venue, or inconvenient forum objections to such courts.



Contact Information

If you have any questions or comments about these our Terms of Service as outlined above, you can contact us at:


3103 Bee Cave Road, Suite 120
AUSTIN, TX 78746