Rica Puazo,LPC

Rica Puazo,LPC

License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) - 77831
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • ACE
  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • AmeriChoice (UnitedHealthcare Community Plan)
  • Anthem
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • First Health
  • GWH-Cigna (formerly Great West Healthcare)
  • Magellan
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PHCS
  • Optimum HealthCare
  • Optum
  • Optum/United Health Care
  • Optum Health
  • Quest Behavioral Health
  • Scott & White Health Plan
  • Tricare
  • TRICARE Non-Network Provider
  • United Health Care


Pflugerville, Texas 78660

My Approach to Helping

Rica Puazo is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Registered Art Therapist (LPC, RAT) who holds more than 4 years of experienceworking in residential treatment facilities and inpatient acute care with children, adolescents, young adults, college students, young professionals, adults, and geriatrics. She has experience working with individuals diagnosed with ADHD, bipolar disorder and mood disorders, schizophrenia, conduct disorders, depression, anxiety, PTSD, trauma, substance abuse, intellectual disability, autism spectrum disorder, and neurocognitive disorders such as dementia and Alzheimer’s.Rica also has experience working with families, couples, the LGBTQIA+ community, and individuals with disabilities. She received her Master’s degree in Counseling and Art Therapy from Adler School of Professional Psychology and her Bachelor's in Psychology from Baylor University.Rica’s approach to therapy is adapting the different theories, applying appropriate intervention, and finding the right tools and support for the client’s therapeutic goals. As an Art Therapist, Rica encourages exploring the art process to help individuals visualize inner struggles as well as encourage self-expression.Rica believes in building confidence in oneself to overcome and accept personal struggles. Work with her to start building self-confidence, happiness, and healthier relationships.

More Info About My Practice

Thriveworks is a leading mental health provider of therapy and psychiatry, founded in 2008 by AJ Centore PhD. Thriveworks offers in-person and online care, with 380+ offices across the country and online providers in 49 states.
Thriveworks’  licensed providers accept most insurances, covering 180 million Americans. They provide personalized treatment for depression, anxiety, trauma, stress, relationship issues, and more.


  • English

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Aggression and Violence
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar
  • Career Choice
  • Depression
  • Dissociation
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Exercise Addiction
  • Fear
  • Forgiveness
  • Gambling Addiction
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Helplessness / Victimhood
  • Inadequacy
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Internet Addiction
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • Jealousy
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Rejection
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sex Addiction
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues

Types of Therapy

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