Brodie Simmons is a Board Certified, Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a minor in Philosophy from the University of Houston. He received his master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from Capella University in 2012. He has worked with adults, adolescents and families with substance abuse and dependency issues as well as pervasive mental illnesses, providing individual therapy, parent coaching and intensive psychotherapy.
Prior to joining The Woodlands Behavioral Health & Wellness Center, Brodie was the Choices Counselor for St. Thomas High School and The Gateway Academy, a private school for adolescents in grades 7th through 12th with learning difficulties (autism spectrum, ADHD, ODD, etc.). As the Choices Counselor, he provided ongoing prevention programming, tailored uniquely to both school systems, for 15 different specific high risk behaviors. In addition to developing programming for these schools, Brodie also provided therapeutic interventions to many students, faculty, and parents of these school systems.
Brodie has presented at The Southwest Adolescent Treatment Providers Conference, Katy Autism Alliance, as well as given many presentations to parents, faculty and government officials. Brodie is a current member of the American Counseling Association, recently received his National Certified Counselor recognition from the National Board for Certified Counselors, and is an Alumni Mentor for graduate students at Capella University.