Ludi Acevedo is a Texas native who grew up in Brownsville and in her teenage years moved to San Antonio. Ludi earned her bachelor’s degree in Development Family Studies from the University of North Texas and her Master's in Marriage and Family Therapy from Abilene Christian University. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist- Associate.
Ludi currently attends a Bible believing church where she has been active serving in the children’s, campus, singles, women, and benevolent ministries. Ludi spent three years as a volunteer in Bolivia working with youth and families living in poverty. She has volunteered with children, teenagers, and families for the last 15 years in different capacities. She has worked in after-school programs, elementary schools, orphanages, non-profits, summer camps and has taught different skill- building classes.
Through life’s experiences, Ludi has learned that God never wastes our pain and identifies as a wounded healer whose purpose is to live out Isaiah 61:1-3. She truly believes that God is our ultimate healer and bases her work off scriptures. She seeks to connect with her clients in a compassionate way to work collaboratively in the counseling process.
She is passionate about helping children and teenagers express their emotions and understand their own mental health. She understands that it is important to work with the family system as well and incorporates parents and caregivers in the process as needed.
Ludi seeks to provide a safe place for her clients to process what they are going through whether it is a daily life stressor or a traumatic event. She agrees with Virginia Satir in that “the problem is not the problem; coping is the problem”. She will work with you to develop beneficial coping skills and a deeper understanding of yourself. She works from a systemic perspective and uses CBT and DBT among other interventions.
Ludi is a Hufflepuff (Harry Potter-Hogwarts House) who enjoys reading, volunteering, live music, traveling, watching tv/movies and anything Disney related.
“to bestow on them a crown of beauty” Isaiah 61:3
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