Luis Perez, LPC, LCDC, SEP

Work With Luis


50-60 minute Individual Counseling, DBT, EMDR, or Somatic Experiencing Sessions $185

Extended 90-minute sessions $275

As a therapist, I believe good work is based on the strength of the therapeutic relationship. Trust, and with it safety, must be earned. I am passionate about developing this sense of connection, as a means to encourage clients in living authentically.

I understand seeking help requires hard-fought courage. I value our differences and intentionally enter session with a sense of humility. Still in the best of circumstances, healing and growth can feel uncomfortable or not seem quite right. It is my hope that we can move through this discomfort together, nurturing the powerful changes you are worthy of.


The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.” – Carl Rogers

Specializes in:​​​​

Trained in:

Somatic Experiencing (SE), EMDR, & DBT

My Mission:
My core values are to meet clients with genuineness, care, empathy, and acceptance for their personal wisdom.

To walk with clients on their journey, collaborating on their unique goals for health and happiness. Develop an intentional practice of acceptance and support, tempered with gentle challenges that foster lasting change.
My Journey:
I have enjoyed calling North Texas home for the last couple of decades. While completing a Bachelor's of Science in Psychology from UNT and a Master’s of Art in Counseling Psychology from TWU, I studied feminist/multicultural theory and conducted research in acculturation, attachment, and assessment.

It was during this time, I reconnected with my roots in service work and made the decision to devote myself to helping others, one-on-one. Since becoming a licensed counselor, I have pursued advanced training in treating addiction, complex trauma, acute trauma, and co-occurring mental health issues.
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Self-Care Rituals:

I prioritize the practices of mindfulness and creating balance. I enjoy taking hikes with my wife, daily walks with my dog Gus, meditation, and spending time in the garden, when the sun permits.

Work with Luis


Empowered Healing Dallas is seeking fully licensed therapists for Independent Contractor positions. Applicants need to be committed to anti-racism and providing inclusive & supportive care to all clients. Folx who are interested should be able to self-reflect, be open to learning and growing, and interested in working collaboratively with a team of like-minded therapist peers. Those interested in building a full-time case load (roughly 20 sessions a week), niching their services, and/or are willing to accept insurance are encouraged to apply. References for EHD are available upon application.


Interested in working with Empowered Healing Dallas? Email your cover letter and resume to



Empowered Healing Dallas offers a comprehensive Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Private Practice for therapists with a Ph.D or Psy.D in Clinical or Counseling.


A post-doctoral fellowship at EHD includes:

  • 2 hours of weekly supervision & training
  • Weekly group consultation
  • Overhead expenses covered
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Access to private pay & insurance (BCBS & United) referral networks
  • Flexibility to hone specific interests
  • Minimum salary guaranteed as you build your caseload
  • Exposure to marketing and social media practices for networking & client referral
  • Learn how to get paneled with & bill insurance companies
  • Ability to see clients in person & via teletherapy across Texas
  • Ability to see individuals, couples, and groups
  • Specialized support in working with: Couples/Intimate Partnerships, Complex Trauma, People of Size, Gender-Affirming Care, LGBTQ+, Mind-Body & Somatic Interventions, Highly Sensitive People
  • Potential to supervise advanced fieldwork student


Candidate Requirements

  • Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology
  • Completion of an APA-accredited internship
  • Commitment to anti-racism and providing inclusive & supportive care to all clients
  • Ability to self-reflect
  • Openness to learning and growing
  • Ability to work closely and collaboratively with a team and supervisors

Sound like a fit?
Click here to email us. Please include your resume along with a cover letter and a minimum of one professional reference.