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Dr. Gaston Rougeaux-Burnes


Gaston Rougeaux-Burnes, PsyD, is a Licensed Psychologist who specializes in working with children, couples, and families in a variety of capacities, including play therapy, individual therapy, and parent training. Additionally, Dr. Rougeaux-Burnes performs psychological / psychoeducational assessments for Shiloh Counseling, to help his patients better understand their impairments and identify a roadmap to success. As a clinician, his willingness to help you and your loved ones feel supported and guided through difficult times helps his clients overcome their obstacles.


Dr. Rougeaux-Burnes has acquired many skills secondary to his supervised clinical experiences and work history. These undertakings have helped him gain valuable clinical knowledge in working with a variety of populations, including children, adolescents, couples, and families of all walks of life. Dr. Rougeaux-Burnes’ clinical specialties include couples therapy (pre-marital, divorce, healthy relationships, etc.), child and family therapies, and regarding sexuality and spirituality. He spent two years assisting low income couples and families, and then an academic year providing psychological and assessment services at a four-year undergraduate religious institution. Dr. Rougeaux-Burnes most recently devoted his time to low income families and individuals with mental health and substance abuse issues in Clinton, Missouri.  


As an integral part of how he approaches psychological care, Dr. Rougeaux-Burnes works to assist individuals in determining what roadblocks may be hindering them from being successful, and guides patients to find the tools within themselves to overcome their obstacles. Dr. Rougeaux-Burnes has had varied clinical experiences which range from severe mental illness to issues within the family system, and uses these experiences to cultivate a positive helping environment with those whom he serves. Specifically, Dr. Rougeaux-Burnes uses a process of incorporating the entire family and engaging them in a problem solving approach. This process allows the individuals present to determine “where they would like to go" and “how they would like to get there." This systemic approach to helping others assists in facilitating growth and allows patients to generate salient solutions to their problems and get “back on track."  


Primarily, Dr. Rougeaux-Burnes specializes in working with couples and families to address their problems in a healthy manner, and teaching them the tools to increase their quality of life. Many times this can be accomplished through healthy establishment of boundaries, generation of appropriate problem solving techniques, and the process of active listening. Dr. Rougeaux-Burnes uses a short-term problem solving approach to help all of his clients feel heard, overcome their obstacles, and move on with their lives.


Whatever the needs of you, your child, your spouse, and/or your family, Dr. Rougeaux-Burnes is here to help. Most importantly, Dr. Rougeaux-Burnes is ready and willing to work with you and all involved to develop a plan concerning how he can best be of service.


Call or Text Dr. RB: (806) 370-0767

Email Dr RB: [email protected]