Our Services

artinez & associates counseling services offer Counseling Sessions, State Certified Courses, Substance Abuse Assessments, Evaluations to participants that are ordered and/or referred by county/federal courts, county/federal probation offices, attorneys, DPS, CPS and other agencies from Laredo, Webb County, state wide, out of town, and out of state.

Anger Management

Consists of 26 group sessions to address anger emotions, feelings, and increased understanding skills to manage the challenges of everyday living. (Family Domestic violence has not occurred)

Anger Resolution Therapy Sessions

Consists of 11 group sessions that will encourage participants to Get in Touch with their Anger, acknowledge the types of Anger, being angry vs. Having an Anger problem, the three ways to learn about Anger, Self-Reflection, Group Processing, Getting Acquainted, Commitments and Self-reflection.

Stop the Violence Program

Consists of 26 sessions. Empowers participants with attitudes, skills, and resources in order to recognize, report, and reduce violence.

Domestic Violence

Consists of 26 sessions to address family violence or violent behaviors and abusive cognitive thinking patterns. Addressing the mindfulness of thoughts, anger feelings, and physical sensations, combined with cognitive interventions are useful tools for managing emonitonal and physical distress situations. Using the Deluth Method.

Parenting Group

Consists of 10 sessions to address parents dealing with divorce and high conflict situation, and communication skills. Setting boundaries, anger management, developmental stages of childhood/ adolescence, stages of discipline, self-esteem, family conflict, communication, and how to discuss sensitive topics with your children.

Cognitive Life Skills

It is design to help participants have a personal plan to achieve their potential as a positive, law-abiding, and contributing citizen of society. This program can help participants define their future and established a plan to achieve it. Consists of 26 sessions.

DWI Ed. Course

This curriculum addresses the education/rehabilitation component of the multifaceted effort to cope with DWI. Persons convicted of DWI, as do most of the general population, usually have a little knowledge concerning the amount of alcohol or other drugs necessary to impair them; the types of impairment involved; the laws concerning DWI; means of coping with alcohol or drugged driving situations; and other important areas.

DWI Intervention Program Course

It is specifically geared to deal with the repeat DWI offender both as a law offender and also as a problem drinker or substance user. However, this program will also address the needs of probationers who have alcohol/drug related offenses of any type. This program will work simultaneously with the offender, courts and probation officer so that both the needs of the offender and society will be met.

Drug Offender Ed. Program – DOEP Course

Course Purpose: This course is to educate participants on the dangers of drug use, abuse and the process of behavior changes.

Course Objectives: To gain information on the effects of use, abuse and on personal, family, social, economic and community life. To identify patterns of drug use/abuse. To develop a plan for a positive lifestyle changes.

Bridging the Gap/Victim’s Impact Panel

The purpose of the Bridging the Gap/Victim Impact Panel (VIP) program is to help drunk and drugged driving offenders to recognize and internalize the lasting and long-term effects of substance-impaired driving. The classes seek to create an empathy and understanding of the tragedy, leave a permanent impression that leads to changed in thinking and behavior and prevents future offenses.

At a BTG/VIP, victims, survivors and others impacted by substance-impaired driving crashes speak briefly about the crach in which they were injured and/or a loved one was killed or injured. They share a first-person account of how the crash impacts their lives. At Martinez & Associates Counseling Services, the stories of victims are shared through videos and questions on their stories.

Anti Theft Course

To understand why a person may shoplift and steal. Prevent, reduce, and eliminate shoplifting and theft behavior by helping to develop a plan to deter future negative behaviors, including preventative strategies. Help manage and control responses to anger and depression.

Anger Management

Consists of 26 group sessions to address anger emotions, feelings, and increased understanding skills to manage the challenges of everyday living. (Family Domestic violence has not occurred).

Anger Resolution Therapy Sessions

Consists of 11 group sessions that will encourage participants to Get in Touch with their Anger, acknowledge the types of Anger, being angry vs. Having an Anger problem, the three ways to learn about Anger, Self-Reflection, Group Processing, Getting Acquainted, Commitments and Self-reflection.

Stop the Violence Program

Consists of 26 sessions. Empowers participants with attitudes, skills, and resources in order to recognize, report, and reduce violence.

Domestic Violence

Consists of 26 sessions to address family violence or violent behaviors and abusive cognitive thinking patterns. Addressing the mindfulness of thoughts, anger feelings, and physical sensations, combined with cognitive interventions are useful tools for managing emonitonal and physical distress situations. Using the Deluth Method.

Parenting Group

Consists of 10 sessions to address parents dealing with divorce and high conflict situation, and communication skills. Setting boundaries, anger management, developmental stages of childhood/ adolescence, stages of discipline, self-esteem, family conflict, communication, and how to discuss sensitive topics with your children.

Cognitive Life Skills

It is design to help participants have a personal plan to achieve their potential as a positive, law-abiding, and contributing citizen of society. This program can help participants define their future and established a plan to achieve it. Consists of 26 sessions.

DWI Ed. Course

This curriculum addresses the education/rehabilitation component of the multifaceted effort to cope with DWI. Persons convicted of DWI, as do most of the general population, usually have a little knowledge concerning the amount of alcohol or other drugs necessary to impair them; the types of impairment involved; the laws concerning DWI; means of coping with alcohol or drugged driving situations; and other important areas.

DWI Intervention ED Program Course

It is specifically geared to deal with the repeat DWI offender both as a law offender and also as a problem drinker or substance user. However, this program will also address the needs of probationers who have alcohol/drug related offenses of any type. This program will work simultaneously with the offender, courts and probation officer so that both the needs of the offender and society will be met.

Drug Offender Ed. Program – DOEP Course

Course Purpose: This course is to educate participants on the dangers of drug use, abuse and the process of behavior changes.

Course Objectives:To gain information on the effects of use, abuse and on personal, family, social, economic and community life. To identify patterns of drug use/abuse. To develop a plan for a positive lifestyle changes.

Bridging the Gap/Victim’s Impact Panel

The purpose of the Bridging the Gap/Victim Impact Panel (VIP) program is to help drunk and drugged driving offenders to recognize and internalize the lasting and long-term effects of substance-impaired driving. The classes seek to create an empathy and understanding of the tragedy, leave a permanent impression that leads to changed in thinking and behavior and prevents future offenses.

At a BTG/VIP, victims, survivors and others impacted by substance-impaired driving crashes speak briefly about the crach in which they were injured and/or a loved one was killed or injured. They share a first-person account of how the crash impacts their lives. At Martinez & Associates Counseling Services, the stories of victims are shared through videos and questions on their stories.

Anti Theft Course

To understand why a person may shoplift and steal. Prevent, reduce, and eliminate shoplifting and theft behavior by helping to develop a plan to deter future negative behaviors, including preventative strategies. Help manage and control responses to anger and depression.