Dr. Castaños is a bilingual, award-winning Marriage and Family Therapist in Austin Texas with 20 years of experience and a Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy. She is world-renowned for helping couples, families, and individuals heal from past wounds, and guide them to establish safe, deeply connected relationships. Dr. Castaños also helps couples that are stuck in negative cycles with issues such as difficulties communicating, loss of passion, disconnection, and infidelity. Working closely with, and receiving guidance from Dr. Castaños, individuals have gained new found solutions for issues such as anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, anger and PTSD. Dr. Castaños also works with families who are in business together, helping address conflicts that can interfere with their operations and value.
Dr. Castaños has extensive post doctorate training from institutions such as Duke University, The Ackerman Institute for the Family, and The AEDP Institute, among others. She is trained in Emotionally Focused Therapy for working with couples (EFT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP), Neuropsychology, and Hypnosis.
Dr. Castaños didn’t always know she’d be a therapist, but she did see early on how trauma and pain could shape a person’s life. This led her to become active in making a change for people in communities in different countries.