About Amy Wine

Amy Wine is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Counselor and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. She is founder of the Amy Wine Counseling Center, which is a group practice in Cypress TX.

Power of Music – Listen to Your Heart

Music is a Bridge It can move your soul, build memories, create connections with others. It is a universal experience for all humans. We may not all enjoy the same type of music, but cultures across the world have been creating and experiencing music for thousands of years. Some songs evoke emotions and memories that [Read more...]

By |2018-09-19T11:17:08-06:00April 17th, 2018|Adult Counseling, Anger, Anxiety, Communication, Depression, Gratitude, Life Balance, Mental Health, Motivation, Self-care|Comments Off on Power of Music – Listen to Your Heart

Practicing Gratitude

Since 2013, my husband and I have had the tradition of keeping what we call a “Good Things Jar.” In January, we pick out a new jar and decorate it with the year. Of course you can create your jar any time of the year.  Throughout the year, we use note cards to keep track [Read more...]

By |2018-09-19T11:23:37-06:00April 2nd, 2018|Adult Counseling, Anger, Anxiety, Depression, Gratitude, Life Balance, Mental Health, Motivation, Self-care, Self-Esteem, Stress|Comments Off on Practicing Gratitude

3 Common Myths of Christian Counseling

Some people might want to see a Christian Counselor because it resonates with their belief system, but what should you expect? Are we going to just read the Bible together? Will they judge me? Are they just going to tell me to pray about it? Let’s look at 3 of the common myths: “Preachy.” A common [Read more...]

By |2018-09-19T11:35:42-06:00March 13th, 2018|Adult Counseling, Anxiety, Christian Counseling, Gratitude, Mental Health, Motivation, Self-care|Comments Off on 3 Common Myths of Christian Counseling

Effective Parenting in a Changing World

Parenting is the most challenging job there is.  No debates necessary. The stakes are high. Effective parents set out to rear productive, responsible members of society.  Our hope is that our children will grow up in a world free from rejection and disappointments.  A world where they will be loved and valued for their individuality. [Read more...]

By |2018-09-21T12:11:41-06:00February 24th, 2018|Adult Counseling, Anxiety, Communication, Family, Mental Health, Motivation, Parenting|Comments Off on Effective Parenting in a Changing World

More Love: Marriage Reboot

Twenty-two. That’s how many years of marriage I have under my belt. I met my husband while I was a senior in high school. I can remember the day we met like it was yesterday.  One Saturday in December of 1991, I was spending the day with my sister and nephew.  We decided to go [Read more...]

By |2019-01-16T10:56:07-06:00February 8th, 2018|Adult Counseling, Couples Counseling, LGBTQIA+, Marriage Counseling, Premarital Counseling, Relationships|Comments Off on More Love: Marriage Reboot

Surviving Holiday FAQs

The holidays are really great. It’s an opportunity to get together with friends and family you haven’t seen in a while, indulge in some delicious food, and rejuvenate for the upcoming new year. However, it can also be semi-dreadful knowing you will run into multiple people who think it is ok to ask intrusive, inappropriate [Read more...]

By |2018-02-01T22:23:08-06:00December 12th, 2017|Anxiety, Boundaries, Family, Grief, Holidays, Personality, Relationships, Self-care, Self-Esteem, Stress|Comments Off on Surviving Holiday FAQs

Winter Blues? Or are You S.A.D.?

As the weather changes and temperatures drop, sometimes our moods follow suit.  Some people experience increased sadness and sluggishness during the fall and winter months.  Winter blues, for some is a manageable and temporary state of sadness and malaise.  For others, the “blues” may be more serious and result in seasonal affective disorder, or SAD.  [Read more...]

By |2018-02-01T22:25:40-06:00December 5th, 2017|Adult Counseling, Anxiety, Depression, Family, Holidays, Personality, Relationships, Self-care, Self-Esteem, Stress|Comments Off on Winter Blues? Or are You S.A.D.?

Surviving the Holidays with Your In-Laws

As I sit here, taking a break from all the holiday baking I am responsible for this year, a sense of relief comes over me. This year, I am not hosting and it should be relatively low key.  (Fingers crossed.) When I think about the stress that can come with spending time with family at [Read more...]

By |2018-02-01T22:26:43-06:00November 28th, 2017|Adult Counseling, Anger, Anxiety, Boundaries, Couples Counseling, Family, Holidays, Marriage Counseling, Relationships, Self-care, Stress|Comments Off on Surviving the Holidays with Your In-Laws

Managing ODD

Are you the parent of a child diagnosed with ODD? Are you doing your best to parent your child with little progress?  You are not alone.  Research suggests that as many as 16% of adolescents have some degree of ODD.  In order to help your child, it’s necessary to first have a clear understanding of [Read more...]

By |2018-02-01T22:30:56-06:00November 7th, 2017|Anger, Anxiety, Boundaries, Childrens Counseling, Family, Parenting, Personality, Relationships, Stress, Teen Counseling|Comments Off on Managing ODD

Listen To Me!

It's come to my attention lately that all of us get berated daily with negative and destructive messages about ourselves. Sometimes, we hear complaints from our parents or children; other days, we may hear it from bosses and coworkers. Often, we don't even need anyone else's voice in our head because we have mastered tearing [Read more...]

By |2018-02-01T22:41:38-06:00October 6th, 2017|Adult Counseling, Anxiety, Boundaries, Depression, Motivation, Parenting, Personality, Relationships, Self-care, Self-Esteem, Stress|Comments Off on Listen To Me!