Welcome to Southlake Child and Family Therapy! We are so glad you are exploring options for helping your child and family live a better life. Please contact us about any services you are interested in and any questions you have. Our wonderful practice manger, Ms. Diana, is available to answer your phone call every day from 9am-6pm. Contact us today to discuss how we will create a treatment plan that fits your family’s specific situation. We look forward to working with you!
-Katharine, Christina, and Ms. Diana
Katharine Ottone, M.Ed., LPC
Katharine is the owner of Southlake Child and Family Therapy. She has been part of and working in the Southlake community for many years. Katharine is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas and Certified in Clinical Hypnosis. Over the years, she has developed her interests and experience to become a local expert on mindfulness, solution-focused brief therapy for children and families, developmental trauma, and hypnosis. For just under a decade, she has worked with families in the DFW metroplex at Cook Children’s Psychiatry Unit, ACH Child and Family Services, child psychiatry practices, school districts, and athletic performance centers. Katharine values continued education and always refining her skills. To serve that commitment, she attends Texas Christian University on fellowship in the Ph.D. Counseling Program and teaches as adjunct faculty for the M.Ed. Counseling Program, as well as being active in training other practitioners at the North Texas Society of Clinical Hypnosis.
Christina Elandary, M.Ed., LPC Associate
Christina is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate in the state of Texas, supervised by Angie Hesselbrock, LPC-S. She attended Texas Christian University where she earned her M.Ed. in Licensed Professional Counseling. In addition to providing counseling services at Southlake Child and Family Therapy, Christina runs an intensive outpatient program designed to help teenagers struggling with substance use disorders. She is particularly skilled at working with clients on issues of self-esteem, life transitions, anger management, substance use, and codependency. Christina strives to provide a safe and warm environment for each client to begin their healing process. Using a strengths-based approach, Christina works with her clients to explore resources, discover inner-strengths, and build a strong foundation tailored to help each client overcome obstacles in their life. Christina enjoys working with children, adolescents, young adults, and families. Christina meets with clients virtually on weekends.