Vielka Johnson, LPC received her BA in Psychology in 1996 from the University of Colorado. In 1998 she moved to San Antonio, Texas and continued in receiving her Masters Degree in Counseling and in 2006 was licensed by the Texas State Board of Examiners and a Licensed Professional Counselor. She’s been fortunate enough to have worked with such a diverse population within our community. Her background is primarily is with children and adolescents ages 3 to 18; however, she has worked with young adults and adults up to the age of 65+.
She has worked in a variety of settings to include: community agencies, school settings and residential facilities. She also has experience in working with therapeutic foster care children, family domestic violence, and abuse; the mobile crisis unit and intervention. She is trained in Trauma Focus CBT. She incorporates different approaches to address the needs of the clients. She is deeply committed in assisting clients with identifying their strengths and weaknesses; learning new skills to achieve their goals and improve their lives.
Mia Perkins has over 5 years of experience in medical office management. As a prior military spouse, she have had the pleasure of meeting many people from all walks of life and having raised a child with Autism, she understands the unique challenges and benefits associated with counseling. Having finally settled in San Antonio, she look forward to sharing her expertise to help Step By Step Counseling Center deliver exceptional experiences to every patient.
Oscar Ortega joined our staff recently and is in charge of the registration of all new patients. He will verify all your insurance needs and inform you whether you have any copay or deductibles. He has extensive experience in insurance verification and is looking forward to working with all our office new patients and their families.
Anastacio Ramirez is the office head receptionist and has a certificate as a Medical Assistant from Southern Careers Institute. He is the person that will greet you in the front, schedule your follow up apps and answer all incoming calls.