AVAILABLE FOR COUNSELING:
Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays
Disponible para citas: Jueves, viernes y sábados

LOCATIONS: Localizada en:
St. Jerome Catholic Church, Houston
Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church, Houston

Meet Jairo…

Jairo Suarez, Practicum Student

Site Supervisor: Laura Aguirre, LPC

Jairo is a graduate student in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program at University of St. Thomas. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Drama from the University of St. Thomas. Jairo has previous experience as a practicum student in private practice working with families and individuals on topics like parenting, domestic violence education, processing trauma, and anger management. Jairo’s experience as an immigrant has made him sensitive to the hardships faced by marginalized groups. He knows how it feels to be lost, confused, and isolated and hopes to provide a safe place for his clients to experience connection.

The Catholic faith has been a central part of Jairo’s life. He attended Catholic schools for middle school, high school, and college. Jairo is familiar with several Catholic traditions and subcultures, from the Traditional Latin Mass to the Charismatic Movement. The personal vocation unique to each person is an area of counseling that interests Jairo. He looks forward to working with clients to discover the meaning of their lives and how to best live out the mission of love.

Jairo is bilingual in English and Spanish. His background of service within the Church includes ten years as an altar server and serving on retreats with youth ministry at his home parish of Prince of Peace.

Jairo Suarez, Estudiante

Supervisora ​​de sitio: Laura Aguirre, LPC

Jairo is bilingual in English and Spanish. His background of service within the Church includes ten years as an altar server and serving on retreats with youth ministry at his home parish of Prince of Peace.

Jairo es estudiante de posgrado en el Programa de Consejería Clínica de Salud Mental de University of St. Thomas. Obtuvo su Licenciatura en Psicología y Drama de University of St. Thomas. Jairo tiene experiencia previa como estudiante de práctica en práctica privada trabajando con familias e individuos en temas como crianza de los hijos, educación sobre violencia doméstica, procesamiento de traumas y manejo de la ira. La experiencia de Jairo como inmigrante lo ha hecho sensible a las dificultades que enfrentan los grupos marginados. Él sabe cómo se siente estar perdido, confundido y aislado y espera brindar un lugar seguro para que sus clientes experimenten la conexión.

La fe católica ha sido una parte central de la vida de Jairo. Asistió a escuelas católicas de secundaria, preparatoria y universidad. Jairo está familiarizado con varias tradiciones y subculturas católicas, desde la misa tradicional en latín hasta el movimiento carismático. La vocación personal única de cada persona es un área de asesoramiento que interesa a Jairo. Espera trabajar con los clientes para descubrir el significado de sus vidas y cómo vivir mejor la misión del amor.

Jairo es bilingüe en inglés y español. Su experiencia de servicio dentro de la Iglesia incluye diez años como monaguillo y sirviendo en retiros con el ministerio juvenil en su parroquia natal de Prince of Peace.