Our Office

16607 Blanco Road

San Antonio, TX 78232 United States

(210) 557-7672

Meet Our Staff

Rick Bauer, M.A. LMFT Rick Bauer, M.A. LMFT, CSAM
Clinical Director of The Center for Personal & Relationship Growth
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Certified Specialist in Anger Management
Located in Suite 1106, Direct Phone Number is: (210) 557-7672



As a Couples Specialist and Anger Resolution Therapist who specializes in Anger Management, Couples Counseling and Life Coaching, no matter what particular issues are interfering with your ability to achieve personal or relationship goals, I have the experience and knowledge to help. Using proven couples counseling, life coaching and anger resolution principles, I will strategize plans and solutions so you can attain the changes you desire in your life or relationship.

Anger Management: Uncontrolled anger issues can be devastating to people’s lives and relationships. I offer one-on-one intensive anger resolution therapy. Highly effective tools and techniques are learned along with communication skills that will begin to change things immediately. Our goal is that,you will be in control, not your anger.

Couples Counseling: Using the principles of John Gottman's Sound Relationship House, I help couples with Communication Issues, Conflict Resolution, Lack of Connection & Intimacy and many other relationship challenges.

Speciality Areas: Anger Management, Couples Counseling, Personal, Life & Relationship Challenges.

Background:  Retired Navy Officer & Airline Pilot.

Education  Master of Arts in Marriage & Family Therapy from St. Mary's University, San Antonio, TX. 

License, Certifications  Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, Certified Specialist in Anger Management, Advanced Post-Graduate Training in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy & Gottman Method Couples Therapy.

Tracey D. Bauer, M.A. LMFT

Tracey D. Bauer, M.A. LMFT Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Owner and founder of The Center for Personal & Relationship Growth Located in Suite 1105,
Direct Phone Number is: (210) 557-7347


Specializing in Marriage & Couples Counseling, Pre-marital Counseling, Individual Relationship Counseling, Individual Personal Growth & Life Coaching.

I believe that the best way to predict the future is to help create it! I use a counseling approach that is positive, active and solution-oriented, with the goal of helping my clients achieve hope, fulfillment and growth in their personal lives and relationships. I specialize in relationship and marriage counseling and have advanced training two of the most renowned and successful approaches to marital and relationship therapy, each of which have been scientifically validated, Gottman Method Couples Therapy Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy. I work with each couple to create a personalized plan that will help them improve their friendship, improve communication, help to productively manage conflict, and achieve secure connection and shared meaning.

In Individual Personal Growth Counseling & Life Coaching I help my clients learn to create their Best Life! Sometimes we find ourselves at a place in life where we feel stuck or overwhelmed.  We know we need to make some changes but we don't know quite what to do or how to begin. Personal growth counseling & Life Coaching lends that helping hand to take the next step.  We may need to make a decision, change a bad habit, deal with a relationship, make a career change or just want to feel happier about life in general.  Personal growth counseling can help!

Additional Background: As a former Naval Intelligence Officer, Multimedia Producer and recorded Vocal Performing Artist, I also bring a rich and diverse base of life experience to my clients. I am also the founder and owner of The Center for Personal & Relationship Growth.

Speciality Areas: Marriage & Couples Counseling, Pre-marital Counseling, Individual Personal Growth.

Education: Master of Arts in Marriage & Family Therapy from St. Mary's University, San Antonio, TX. Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from St. Mary's University, San Antonio, TX.

License, Certifications: Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Advanced Post-Graduate Training in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy & Gottman Method Couples Therapy

Lauren Balat, M.A. LMFT

Lauren Hudson, M.A. LPC 
Licensed Professional Counselor
Located in Suite 12105, Direct Phone Number is: (832) 571-7432


Specializing in Relational Issues and Working through Trauma with Individuals, Couples and Families.

As a counselor, I believe that the client is the expert in their life. I work collaboratively with the client to create realistic, motivational treatment goals. Throughout the counseling process, I am committed to supporting the client to understand their thoughts and emotions, while educating in techniques for growth and relief in the areas of depression, anxiety, trauma, PTSD, anger, grief, low self-worth, substance abuse and relational issues. I approach counseling from the perspective of the client's needs with techniques including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), person centered therapy, solution focused therapy, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) and Gottman Method Couple's Therapy.

Speciality Areas: Trauma, Abuse, Relational Issues, Couples Therapy.

Education: Master of Arts in Counseling from Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX. Bachelor's Degree in Psychology & Sociology from Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX.

License, Certifications: Licensed Professional Counselor. Additional post-graduate training in Trauma, EMDR and Gottman Method Couples Therapy.

Center for Personal & Relationship Growth 
16607 Blanco Road, San Antonio, TX. 78232
(210) 557-7672

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