About Dr. Catherine Delaney

Dr. Catherine DelaneyDr. Catherine Delaney managed and was lead counselor for a mental health practice for thirty years serving Houston and Clear Lake. Retired from private practice, she is committed to provide counseling and testing services free of charge exclusively for military personnel including active duty, reservists and veterans as well as members of their families. Dr. Delaney collaborates as needed with select psychiatrists, psychologists and physicians.

The pro bono practice incorporates a variety of modalities with emphasis on cognitive behavioral therapy, rational emotive therapy and the introduction of social construction philosophy. Services are offered to individuals, families and couples. ADHD testing/counseling, career counseling including small business management and academic coaching are also offered. Services are offered in the Greater Houston Metropolitan Area and Clear Lake/Bay Area.

Before opening her counseling practice, Dr. Delaney taught at several Texas universities. She also managed state/national grants for those institutions where she conducted award-winning research plus nationally acclaimed publications. Dr. Delaney attended University of Texas-Austin for her undergraduate studies receiving a State of Texas honors internship via intercollegiate transfer to University of Houston where she went on to earn an interdisciplinary master degree and doctorate which included Education, Psychology and Business. She completed her Texas chemical dependency counseling licensure (LCDC) requirements at University of Houston and post-doctoral counseling studies at University of Houston-Clear Lake. While in private practice she was an affiliate at two Houston area hospitals. She is a member of the American Counseling Association, National Association of Alcohol and Drug Counselors and Texas Association of Addiction Professionals.

Throughout her career, Dr, Delaney has received local, state and national awards, such as Woman of Excellence by the Federation of Professional Women. She is a key note speaker presenting a myriad of topics to audiences across the United States. She was invited to Washington D.C. in order to meet with Senators and Congressional Representatives and discuss mental health as a critical public health matter.

Dr. Delaney is a dedicated volunteer. For example, she was appointed to the Medical Task Force for the Executive Committee of the Coalition of Behavior Health Services. She also served ten years as Co-chair of Houston Crackdown Research and Treatment Committee for Houston Mayors Lanier, Brown and White. In retirement, her volunteer efforts include providing pro bono counseling to the military and serving as a USO volunteer assigned to Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base. She is a lifetime member of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and a Texas Exes lifetime member, University of Texas, Austin. Vitae available upon request.

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