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+00:00April 17th, 2018|Adult Counseling, Amy Wine, Amy Wine Counseling Center, Anger, Anxiety, Communication, Depression, Gratitude, Growth, Life Balance, Mental Health, Motivation, Music therapy, 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...]

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+00:00March 13th, 2018|Adult Counseling, Amy Wine, Amy Wine Counseling Center, 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+00:00February 24th, 2018|Adult Counseling, Amy Wine, Amy Wine Counseling Center, 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 |2018-02-08T08:55:09+00:00February 8th, 2018|Adult Counseling, Couples Counseling, Growth, LGBTQIA+, Marriage Counseling, Premarital Counseling, Relationships|Comments Off on More Love: Marriage Reboot

Client Questions, Part 2

As promised, here is the second installment of questions you wish you could ask you therapist, but may be afraid to. Let's jump right in: 1. Do you look me up on social media? Consensus: No. Most of the time, the therapist wants to get to know you when you come in for the first [Read more...]

By |2018-01-25T16:08:14+00:00January 25th, 2018|Anxiety, Boundaries, Growth, Personality, Relationships|Comments Off on Client Questions, Part 2

Mental Health Professionals 101

When faced with a challenge, sometimes it is difficult to determine what type of help is most suited for your needs.  Mental health professionals are varied in their level of expertise and specialty.  Here is a quick reference guide to help you in deciding what type of help you need. Counselors and Therapists The terms [Read more...]

By |2018-01-25T16:11:12+00:00January 16th, 2018|Change, Growth, Motivation, Relationships, Self-care|Comments Off on Mental Health Professionals 101

Questions You’ve Always Wanted to Ask Your Therapist: Part 1

Have you ever wanted to ask your therapist something, but were afraid to do so?  Well, have no more fear.  Over the next couple of blogs, I will answer some of these questions and get input from some of my colleagues, so you can finally have the answers! Do you think about our sessions during [Read more...]

By |2018-01-25T16:14:44+00:00January 5th, 2018|Adult Counseling, Anxiety, Boundaries, Couples Counseling, Family, Personality, Relationships, Stress|Comments Off on Questions You’ve Always Wanted to Ask Your Therapist: Part 1

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+00:00December 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+00:00November 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