Psychotherapy Services & Yokefellows (PSY)
301 W. Rosedale, Fort Worth, TX 76104

HOURS: Monday - Thursday: 8am - 8pm

Friday: 8am - 5pm
PHONE: 817-338-4471

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Ezio Leite, LPC-S, LMFT

received his Master's degree from the University of North Texas. He brings a diverse background of experience, working with clients struggling with many different problems. He has worked in the field of assessment and treatment of various psychological issues for over 25 years. He enjoys working with persons strugging with depression, anxiety, marital discord, and many other issues. His extensive experience allows him to be very versatile in helping clients with a wide range of difficulties. Ezio has given presentations on various topics related to mental health and behavioral disorders. He has served as the Chair of local and state organizations that address the issues of sexual abuse in our community. Prior to being in private practice, Ezio served as a clinical director for MHMR. Additionally, he was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, allowing him to also provide counseling services in Portuguese.

Lawrin Dean, LPC-S

obtained her Master's degree from the University of North Texas and has has over 15 years of clinical experience. She has a strong commitment to her clients and provides a safe and nurturing environment where individuals can achieve their goals and develop healthy coping skills. Lawrin helps clients explore how different clients manage change and growth in their lives, turning times of adversity into areas of strength. She has been a presenter in local, state, and national workshops. She brings with her a wealth of experience and is a well-respected clinician.

Sean Braun, LPC-S

received his Master's degree in Counseling from Dallas Baptist University. He has been involved in counseling adults and adolescents for the past 15 years. His experience assessing clients at an inpatient psychiatric hospital, as well as his success in private practice, allows him to treat a wide range of psychological issues. He approaches counseling from a client-centered perspective using creative methods and a variety of therapeutic approaches to assist clients in finding individualized solutions. In his work with clients, Sean strives to offer a high standard of professional care through an informed, thoughtful, and honest relationship. Sean helps clients rebuild self-confidence, manage grief, develop the ability to regulate emotions, manage anger, and cope with sexually compulsive behaviors. Sean has been a presenter at local and state-wide conferences on various issues.

Jennifer Porter, LPC

received her Master's degree from Texas Woman's University. She has worked with a wide range of clients struggling with different issues including abuse, domestic violence, and mental health issues. She also has experience working with children with developmental delays.

Paula Rietz, LCSW

received her Master's degree from the School of Social Work at the University of Texas at Arlington. Paula has devoted the greater part of her career providing counseling and social services to people in the Tarrant County community. She is skilled in working with people that come from a variety of racial and ethnic backgrounds, cultures, and sexual orientations. Her primary focus is working collaboratively with individuals to build and improve upon healthy family relations. People seeking counseling are treated in a manner that ensures that their world views and perspectives are respected and integrated into their treatment plan. Paula is committed to helping people resolve life issues so that their focus is shifted to living in ways that result in good health, peace of mind, and productivity.