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Beth Bramble, LCSW-S


Beth Bramble, LCSW-S is a psychotherapist specializing in individual, couples and family therapy. She is the Principal, Managing Partner and Clinical Director of Beth Bramble Psychotherapy Associates, PLLC in Austin, Texas. With 30 years of experience in behavioral health, addiction medicine and research, Beth is currently serving as a private practitioner, clinical supervisor and consultant working with a broad spectrum of clients.

She is a graduate of San Francisco
State University and The University of Texas at Austin.  Among her areas of expertise are trauma, PTSD, mood and anxiety disorders.  She is a level II trained EMDR Therapist and a Certified Anger Resolution Therapist.  Beth also has specialized advanced training  in Critical Incident Stress Management.  She currently works with individuals and groups post incident on a contractual basis.  Beth also has specialized training and experience working with military and law enforcement personnel.

In  addition  to  being a prominent trauma specialist, Beth has taught at The Austin Police Department's Training Academy, speaking on the topics of domestic violence and mental health.  She has also presented at National conferences and to general audiences speaking on the topics of sexual assault, suicide, workplace violence and crisis intervention. Beth's therapeutic approach is supportive and practical. She integrates cognitive  therapy  with EMDR, sensorimotor and psychodynamic methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client.  With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing. 



Joy Ruth, LCSW-S, ADS
Joy Ruth is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in individual, couples and family therapy.  She is a Managing Partner and Clinical Director at Beth Bramble Psychotherapy Associates, PLLC.   Joy graduated from the University of Texas School of Social Work in 1999.  Since then she has worked in a variety of settings including hospitals, law enforcement, non-profits and private practice.
Joy is a level II trained EMDR therapist, a Licensed Acudetox Specialist  and a Board Approved Clinical Supervisor.  She has specialized training in hypnosis, EFT and Critical Incident Stress Management.  She is a member of EMDRIA (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing International Association), TSCSW (Texas Society of Clinical Social Work),  NADA (National Acupuncture Detoxification Association) and NASW (National Association of Social Workers).  Joy is active in the Central Texas Society for Clinical Hypnosis and the Regional EMDR chapter and she participates in a monthly TSCSW consult group.  Joy is also a member of HOT EAP.

A feminiist, Joy comes from an eclectic approach, and utilizes Systems theory, EMDR, Clinical Hypnosis, Mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solutions Focused Therapy, Energy and Chakra balancing work and Re-Evaluation Counseling. She also offers weekly supevision to candidates for LCSW licensure.

She provides a non judgmental and accepting space for alternative lifestyes, including the poly amorous community, transgendered, gay and lesbian, bisexual, queer and questioning, as well as heterosexual couples and individuals. 

Tammy Holleman, LCSW
Tammy Holleman is an interactive, solution-focused psychotherapist in private practice partnering therapeutically with individuals, couples, and families. She provides empathic, gentle guidance and support to enable clients to achieve maximum growth and healing. Tammy combines effective, empirically validated methodologies tailored to each individual to build on current strengths and empower them to achieve wellness.  

She has a B.S. in psychology from the University of Massachusetts and a MSSW from the University of Texas, Austin. Tammy's areas of expertise include:
mood disorders  (depression, bipolar disorder)                                                            
grief and loss 
                    anxiety disorders  (generalized anxiety, panic, agoraphobia,specific phobia's, OCD, acute                     stress reactions, PTSD & anxiety due to a medical condition or substance-induced                               anxiety)
                    substance-related disorders (chemical dependency),
                    attachment issues, attachment injury, 
domestic violence, crisis intervention

She has extensive knowledge in the area of addiction medicine and has presented at several conferences on the neurochemcial effects of chemical dependency. Tammy strongly believes that through therapy, self-exploration, effective communication, and healthy boundaries, anyone can achieve true satisfaction and joy.



Shaunie Haynes, LMSW  

Tashauna ‘Shaunie’ Haynes is a Licensed Master Social Worker who specializes in individual, couples, and family therapy as an associate of Beth Bramble Psychotherapy Associates, PLLC in the Central Austin area. She received her Bachelor of Social Work degree from the University of Mary-Hardin Baylor in 2004 and completed her internship at the Temple Help Center working with people in crisis and assisting with intake assessments, referrals and resources. Shaunie has over 17 years of military service and has completed her graduate degree at the University of Texas at Austin.

Her personal trials has afforded her many opportunities to work with people with behavioral health issues and developmental disabilities, which includes work with Austin Travis County Integral Care, Seton Medical Center and HIV outreach services. She has experience in working with individuals with PTSD, trauma, mood disorders and anxiety disorders. She is a Peer to Peer Specialist and Master Resiliency Trainer for the Texas Army National Guard.

Shaunie has presented at local conferences and community events, speaking on topics of self-care, veterans services, soldier readjustment process; alcohol and drug education; and resiliency. Her approach to practice is client-centered and she integrates her interpersonal skills and empathic ability to foster a positive client-therapist relationship. Her personal goal is to ensure that each client is treated with dignity and respect. Ms. Haynes is under the clinical supervision of Beth Bramble, LCSW-S