Who we are:

We are healing professionals trained in cutting-edge relationship science and practice. We care for relationships of all kinds and in all aspects of human experience.
MISSION: Flourishing Connection Through Relationship Science

Structured and transparent. Practical results, no BS.

APPROACH: We Meet you Where you Are

From your lifestyle realities to specific issues of the moment

OUR BELIEF: An Individual is Relational In Context

Perceiving personal wellness as fundamentally interpersonal.

News and Events

May is Mental Health Awareness Month
  • Mandala Coloring Workshop with Katie Cummings



    Thursday May 26, 6:30 to 7:30 pm

    Are you one of those people who still loves to color as an adult? Looking for a playful, creative way to practice mindfulness? Hoping to improve your focus and quiet your busy brain? Feel like you don’t have much time for yourself but want help with stress ASAP?

    At #TCFRAustin, we are passionate in our belief that counseling and health services should be fun and experiential. In the Mandala Coloring Workshop at #TheCenterForRelationships, Katie Lane Cummings will gently, and non-judgmentally co-create a safe space to support you in letting your authentic self loose and find balance even when life is moving a million miles per hour.

    Mandala Coloring Workshop with Katie Cummings
    general mental health health
  • Get your head in the game: Sports Psychology with Santiago Calderon


    Monday May 9, 6:00 to 8:00 pm

    Santiago will be sharing his wisdom about sports psychology in a way that will benefit athletes, professionals working with athletes, or anyone aspiring to find wellness and strength in their body and mind! Refreshments will be served, Santiago will speak, and then there will be time for a brief Q&A. FREE and open to the public. 🙂 #FindYourCenter #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth #TCFRAustin
    Get your head in the game: Sports Psychology with Santiago Calderon
    health Health and Nutrition
  • Connections Through Film, featuring “Threshold”


    Sunday May 15, 4:00 to 6:30 pm

    Thanks to Indie Meme Film Distribution, Alka Bhanot, and Threshold’s director, Pushan Kripalani, The Center for Relationships will be screening a phenomenal film about relationships and facilitating a relationally-focused discussion after the film.  This event is FREE and refreshments will be provided. Donations will be accepted; Indie Meme puts on THE most amazing film festival, #IMFF, and we love to support the work they do with such loving dedication to art and culture.

    Connections Through Film, featuring “Threshold”
    Change Process Compassion Relationships
  • Desserts and Dialogue with Mothers and Daughters


    Thursday May 12 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

    A sweet FREE event celebrating and cultivating the unique mother-daughter bond in honor of Mothers’ Day in May.  Treats of all kinds will be provided and space made for conversation, laughs, and loving connection.

    Desserts and Dialogue with Mothers and Daughters
    general mental health Relationships
  • Conversations of the Heart and Soul


    May 23, 6:00 to 8:00 pm

    Some of our clients tell us they simply value the sacred space we create for them to share whatever it is that’s come up for them that week–a space for focused attention, unconditional authenticity, and deep conversations. Two of our most seasoned therapists, Vagdevi Meunier and Shirley Cornett, will be facilitating the co-creation of just such a space for meaningful conversations to unfurl through loving connection at ‪#‎TheCenterForRelationships‬.

    Conversations of the Heart and Soul
    Compassion Connecting Conversations Relationships
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Our Team

Vagdevi Meunier, Psy.D.
Vagdevi Meunier, Psy.D.
Founder and Executive Director
A licensed clinical psychologist, teacher, author, and master trainer for the Gottman Institute, Seattle, WA. Dr. Meunier has over 30 years of experience helping individuals, couples and families build flourishing relationships.
Shirley Cornett, Ph.D.
Shirley Cornett, Ph.D.
Training Director
Shirley can be found in Albuquerque NM when she is not seeing famlies and couples here in Austin. Shirley specializes in inter-generation challenges, cancer support, and collaborative models of counseling.
Morgan Johnson, LPC-intern
Morgan Johnson, LPC-intern
Creative Director and Post-graduate Intern
Morgan specializes in intimacy support, sex education, and intimacy coaching. She provides counseling to clients at North Austin Urology as well as at our center offices.
Katie Cummings
Katie Cummings
Post-graduate Intern
Katie is our parenting and new parent specialist. She brings a wealth of training and expertise in healthy parenting, post-partum challenges, and helping families and couples flourish.
Kate Harrington, MA, LMFT
Kate Harrington, MA, LMFT
Senior Counselor
Kate masterfully guides her clients through life’s transitions, extending her aid to people of all backgrounds. Her unique understanding shines a light for those in the midst of dark times.
Rachel Lupercio, LMFT-Associate
Rachel Lupercio, LMFT-Associate
Senior Counselor and Writer
Rachel is a certified hypnotherapist and life coach, as well as a seasoned therapist. She channels her experiences with individuals and couples to design and lead powerful workshops.


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