Dr. Jennifer Burruel

Executive Director

Dr. Burruel acquired her Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Master of Counseling, and Doctorate of Behavioral Health from Arizona State University. She has over a decade of professional behavioral and mental health experience including executive leadership, clinical supervision, and direct care in both nonprofit agency and private practice settings. Dr. Burruel is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), National Certified Counselor (NCC), and an approved clinical supervisor with the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners (AZBBHE) since 2013.  


Dr. Burruel has provided clinical supervision and mentoring for several counselors who successfully obtained their independent license including Bilingual Counselor/Therapist & Clinical Director, Lizabeth De Loera. She has also supervised masters level counseling interns for Arizona State University and Grand Canyon University .


As a behavioral and mental health therapist, Dr. Burruel specializes in working with adults and adolescents ages 16 years and older, with a concentration on high achieving individuals. Dr. Burruel helps clients with stress, anxiety, depression, trauma, perfectionism, work/life balance, interpersonal relationship challenges, personal development, and professional/career development. Her doctorate education and training included integrated care, which is the holistic treatment of both physical/medical and behavioral health, evidence-based interventions, management skills, and entrepreneurship approaches. Dr. Burruel's education, training, and experience as a provider, clinical supervisor, senior executive leader, and entrepreneur have equipped her with the skills and ability to empathize and support high achievers in a unique way. 


Dr. Burruel provides integrative counseling and therapy services, blending elements from different theories and interventions to customize services to help her clients achieve their personal and professional goals. Some theories and interventions Dr. Burruel utilizes include Person-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Feedback Informed Therapy (FIT), and Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR). 

Dr. Jennifer Burruel NBCC Board Certified NCC
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Clinton Cooper

Counselor/Therapist

 Clinton Cooper is contracted with Blue Cross Blue Shield.


Clint acquired a Bachelor of Science in Psychology at High Point University and a Master's degree in Family Therapy from Mercer University School of Medicine. He has five years of professional behavioral and mental health experience including direct care and management in outpatient, residential, partial hospitalization, and community settings. Clint is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) and a Clinical Fellow with the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT). 


Prior to entering the field, he worked at the university level in higher education providing oversight and guidance to students working toward their bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Clint has continued to serve on a research team that produces publications regarding the intersection of health and mental health throughout his professional career. 


As a behavioral and mental health therapist, Clint has demonstrated strong competence in working with individuals, couples, families, and groups. He specializes in working with adults and adolescents 16 years and older on issues surrounding relationships and family conflict, anxiety, life transitions, grief and loss, trauma, identity, and sexuality. He uses an integrative, person-centered approach to fit the needs of his clients utilizing Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Narrative Therapy, and Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) to assist clients in achieving their goals. 

Lizabeth De Loera

Bilingual Counselor/Therapist & Clinical Director

 Lizabeth De Loera is contracted with Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, and UnitedHealthcare.   


Lizabeth acquired her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from The University of Arizona and Master of Counseling from Arizona State University. She has five years of professional behavioral and mental health experience including direct care, mentorship, and management. Lizabeth is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and National Certified Counselor (NCC).  


As a behavioral and mental health therapist, Lizabeth specializes in working with adults and adolescents ages 16 years and older on issues surrounding anxiety, stress, depression, grief, trauma, relationship challenges, and career development. She is ALTA certified to provide counseling and therapy in Spanish, and has facilitated a variety of English and Spanish groups including support groups for cancer patients and survivors. She also taught college readiness classes at Arizona State University.


Lizabeth has been trained in evidenced-based theories and interventions including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Person- Centered Therapy, and Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR). Lizabeth uses an integrative care approach to counseling and therapy with her clients to help them achieve their peak wellness.

Sydney Malcolm

Counseling Intern

Sydney is supervised by Lizabeth De Loera, Bilingual Counselor/Therapist & Clinical Director.


Sydney is currently pursuing her Master of Education in School Counseling for eligibility to be certified as both a professional school counselor and Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). She is a student member of the American Counseling Association, which advocates for professional counselors and counselors in training to develop ethical and culturally-inclusive practices. Prior to pursuing her counseling degree, Sydney was an active volunteer in a collegiate group for natural disaster relief in the U.S. 


Sydney has completed courses in counseling theories and techniques, social and cultural foundations of counseling, ethical and legal issues in professional counseling, human development across the lifespan, prevention and intervention techniques relating to adolescents, and educational foundations of the school system. Sydney's personal mission for her professional career is to work diligently, ethically, and passionately to the best of her abilities, in order to effectively work alongside others to achieve their individual wellness goals. 

Need Counseling or Therapy in Arizona?

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Achieve Counseling & Wellness is accepting new clients. Our providers proudly serve Scottsdale, Tempe, Paradise Valley, Glendale, Chandler, Mesa, Avondale, Surprise, Goodyear, and surrounding areas at our Phoenix office.


We also offer online telehealth / teletherapy services throughout Arizona.