Licensed Professional Counselor, Grapevine Psychology's Newest team member
Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor & Certified Eating Disorder Specialist
Licensed Psychologist + Owner, Master's of Science in Clinical Psychopharmacology
Candis has a decade of experience counseling adolescents and adults of all ages. She takes a cognitive and trauma-informed approach to therapy and helps couples through psychoeducation, role-play, and realistic skill building. Candis provides clients with a better understanding of their mental health and offers practical ways of improving day-to-day functioning.
Meghan is a LPC who received her Bachelor's in Psychology from New College of Florida, and continued on to receive her master's in Marriage, Couples, and Family Therapy from UCF in Florida.
Meghan has considerable experience working with couples, families, and individuals in overcoming a variety of issues, including recovery from trauma and C-PTSD, anxiety, depression, and substance use. Meghan uses creative and evidence-based strategies to aid clients in gaining insight into their thinking and actions, and make adjustments to live more authentic, connected, and fulfilled lives.
Outside of being a therapist Meghan loves dance, tea, and spicy food.
DeLisa Deutsch Perry, MS, a Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor and a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist (by the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals-IAEDP). She has over 15 years of experience working with eating disorders and related issues (including body acceptance, exercise addiction) and co-occurring conditions such as anxiety and depression.
DeLisa is also a trained marriage and family therapist with expertise in areas of communication, intimacy, relationship and parenting issues and works with ages 13 through adulthood. She supports individuals and families to work through challenges brought on by transitions across the life span. DeLisa practices evidenced based therapies, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectal Behavior Therapy (DBT), Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), as well as systems approaches, and other appropriate interventions. She enjoys working with populations that are often under-treated for eating disorders, such as BIPOC communities and LGBTQIA+ populations.
DeLisa graduated from Stephen F Austin State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 1995, and went on to complete a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology in 1999 at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas with a focus on Marriage and Family Counseling.
Dr. Slack joined Grapevine Psychology from Texas Woman's University where he earned his Master’s and Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology.
Dr. Slack has considerable experience working with survivors of trauma, young adults, LGBTQ+ identity development, and issues with anxiety and depression. Dr. Slack's professional interests include Ally and activist identity development, intimate partner violence, trauma recovery, addiction/substance abuse recovery, feminist therapy approaches, and liberation psychology. Outside of his role as a psychologist, Dr. Slack enjoys the outdoors, strength training, fostering animals from the shelter, and spending time with his four cats (Forest, Finn, Axel, and Luna) and his dog, Wheezy!
Dr. Kari Leavell received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at Texas A&M University, and she has been a devoted Texas Aggie ever since. She pursued her graduate training at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, MS (ranked #1 by CounselingPsychology.org!) where she earned her Master’s and Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology. Dr. Leavell has clinical experience working with adults in a variety of settings. Her areas of speciality include anxiety, phobias, sleep issues, grief, and the neurology of mental health.
Outside of her role as a psychologist, Dr. Leavell takes care of herself by regularly attending boot camp and hot yoga classes, deeming chips and queso to be health food, reading historical fiction, and trying to hone her gardening skills.
Meredith joined Dr. Leavell in 2017 as the Office Manager, and has been part of the development of Grapevine Psychology.
She works remotely from her home office near San Antonio and handles administrative tasks for the practice. She graduated from Texas A&M University in 2007 and has been moving around the country with her military family since 2011.
Grapevine Psychology provides therapy to adults with struggles related to depression, anxiety, grief, adjustment to life changes, identity development, and trauma. We work from a strengths-focused perspective, using Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and other evidence-based strategies to help clients reach their goals.
We strongly value the use of transparency in our practice of psychology by answering questions honestly, discussing treatment recommendations and interventions clearly, and engaging in exploration openly.
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