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Our Counselors

Our Coastal Bend Psychological Associates professionals are here for you. Learn more about our counselors by clicking on the links below. You may contact one or more of our counselors by visiting their page(s) to submit a contact form provided. We look forward to hearing from you, and offering you personalized, client-centered counseling for dynamic living.


R. C. Cramer, Psy.D., BCBA-D, LPC-S

Areas of Treatment:
Cognitive-Behavioral modalities, Family Systems orientations, Applied Behavior Analysis. Works with a range of populations, from children to elderly, individuals, groups, families.

Kimberly Benedict-Rodriquez, MS, LPC

Areas of Treatment:
Individuals, children, couples, and families. Specializes in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Play Therapy, and Art Therapy.


 Veronica Viveros

Veronica Viveros, MS, LPC

Areas of Treatment:

Individuals, children and families using an eclectic approach to therapy, from solution-focused therapy to cognitive behavioral therapy. Helps client to help him/herself reach his/her full potential. Speaks Spanish fluently and is eager in counseling those individuals who only speak Spanish and want to seek counseling services.

Claudia Schmidt, MS, LPC

Areas of Treatment:
Individual, children and families. Uses cognitive behavioral approaches along with other theories and techniques, based on the needs of the individual. Trained in trauma focused-cognitive behavioral therapy. Works from a recovery oriented model with a goal of helping others become their best self.

 Monica Jimenez
Monica A. Jimenez, MS, LPC

Areas of Treatment:
Behavior Specialist using Applied Behavior Analysis. Specialized in Autism and special needs and disabilities.

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