Relationship SCIENCE in the Heart of Austin

What We Do

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At The Center for Relationships

helping professionals deeply respect clients as resilient, whole humans who are capable of healing and experiencing flourishing relationships.

Counselors at The Center believe humans and relationships embody strengths and potential, not problems to be solved.

Clients are matched with a collaborative treatment team dedicated to co-creating the safe, respectful atmosphere of trust necessary for growth, connection, and transformation.

  • Counseling: Individual, Couples, Family, Group
  • Education: Free events, workshops, drop in classes
  • Training: For Helping Professionals, CEUs offered
  • Research: Furthering Relationship Science

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

PROMISE: APPOINTMENTS WHEN YOU NEED THEM

A confirmed appointment with a counselor in two business days.

OUR BELIEF: An Individual is Relational In Context

Perceiving personal wellness as fundamentally interpersonal.

Our Team

Vagdevi Meunier, PsyD, LP
Vagdevi Meunier, PsyD, LP
Executive Director
The founder of the center and licensed psychologist, Dr. V is also a certified Gottman therapist, educator, Inspirational speaker, author, and master trainer for the Gottman Institute, Seattle, WA. She has over 30 years of experience helping individuals, couples and families build flourishing relationships.
Brianne Blevins, LPC-S, LMFT-S
Brianne Blevins, LPC-S, LMFT-S
Senior Associate and Clinical Supervisor
Renee Villanueva, LMSW
Renee Villanueva, LMSW
Clinical Associate and Yoga Therapist
Renee brings a dual expertise in social work and yoga. With a masters degree in social work from Texas State University and Yoga Certification, she integrates counseling and yoga practice to offer a mindfulness based approach to therapy. Renee offers yoga groups for adults, teens and children as well as customized individual and group yoga sessions.
Sarah Christman
Sarah Christman
Doctoral Trainee
Sarah is an advanced doctoral student in the Counseling Psychology Program at University of Texas at Austin. She specializes in working with young adults undergoing personal and career transitions, suicide prevention, and couples therapy.
Toya Foster, Masters in Clinical Health
Toya Foster, Masters in Clinical Health
Counselor
Chelsea Kilimnik, Psychology Doctoral Candidate
Chelsea Kilimnik, Psychology Doctoral Candidate
Counselor
Amelia Stanton, Psychology Doctoral Candidate
Amelia Stanton, Psychology Doctoral Candidate
Counselor
Crystal Nuñez, B.A. in Sociology, UT-Austin
Crystal Nuñez, B.A. in Sociology, UT-Austin
Marketing Assistant
Vijay Meunier, B.M. in Music, Florida State University
Vijay Meunier, B.M. in Music, Florida State University
Website Administrator
Website administrator, technical support, and guitarist-in-residence at the Center. When he’s not at the Center, Vijay teaches music classes and performs concerts around Austin.
Sara Hazen, LMSW
Sara Hazen, LMSW
Clinical Coordinator and Operations Manager

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