"The beauty of a strong relationship is the strength it provides for a single individual by enhancing love, respect, and a sense of belonging. I strongly believe that by helping individuals for the correct match, supporting existing relationships by teaching new skills, and offering relationship coaching, we can make a profound change in the world. And that is my passion."

-Angela, M.S., TLC Owner

Angela Jourdain

M.S., Owner

Angela is the founder of Therapeutic Loving Connections, or TLC for short. She has always been an advocate for her community from creating The Cedar Grove Kids Club and winning the "Very Important Patriot" Award from the National Military Family Association to catering her education and career towards helping others.

In 2013, she received her Master's Degree in Psychology from Texas A&M Central Texas and licensure in the psychology field. In 2015, she opened her own Counseling Practice. And as a counselor, she saw many people who struggled in relationships and in finding their ideal partner. This struggle coupled with her desire for community advocacy drove her to create TLC, a Matchmaking service.


Email: angela@tlconnections.com

Zackery A. Tedder, M.A.

Zackery A. Tedder, M.A.

Mr. Tedder has resided in the greater Central Texas area for the past 16 years. A veteran of the US Navy, Mr. Tedder was previously in the IT community before diving into psychology. A graduate student of Texas State University with a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Psychology, Mr. Tedder has been practicing since 2012 in the areas of IQ and Academic Achievement, Personality Testing, and various other psychological assessments related to mood disorders and trauma disorders, while also providing therapeutic services to patients in the Austin area. Mr. Tedder is also working to complete his doctoral work in Clinical Psychology and hopes to be done within the next few years.

Robyn DePena, B.S.

Robyn DePena, B.S.

Robyn is a UMHB intern and although not a Texas Resident she "Got here as fast as she could". Robyn counsels locally at a Killeen-based Private Practice and on campus, under Licensed Professional Counseling Supervision, to complete her Master's Degree in Psychology. Robyn has proven to have a quiet demeanor and fierce ambition to work with all populations as an advocate, counselor, and friend to the community.

Robyn will be conducting our Female Teen Dating Classes, LBGTQ Support for Teens and Adults, and Relationship Support Group for families with disabilities.

Raquel

Raquel

Raquel is a Texas local and a proud mother of two beautiful boys. She began her career as an Administrative Assistant when COVID began making her previous work environment high risk for exposure. She often works from home and her 2 amazing boys can be heard echoing through the background because when Mom is on the phone and distracted the fun begins! Raquel has made a wonderful addition to our office because of her calm, gentle demeanor, and never-ending patience. She is our clients contact for appointments, paperwork, and troubleshooting IT issues. Raquel is essentially the backbone to our office running smoothly and our support person for rough days!