Candace Runaas, MS, LMFT

15555 Kuykendahl Road, 4th floor
Houston, Texas 77090

Phone: 832-224-3436

Candace is a marriage and family therapist who enjoys discussing, teaching, and exploring systemic processes and psychotherapy concepts, in order to facilitate theoretical, ethical, and philosophical inquiry of ideas and topics related to psychotherapy, the practice of psychotherapy, and education.

She is Director of Behavioral Health at Northwest Assistance Ministries (NAM), a non-profit organization that offers supportive services to those who experience socio-cultural obstacles and barriers. With collaborative leadership, she developed and maintains a behavioral health program, consisting of staff, contract therapists, and interns, with the vision to ensure therapeutic excellence for behavioral health services throughout all of NAM’s programs. 

In 2021, Candace also accepted the position of Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychology at Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) Houston campus, her alma mater where she earned her Masters in Psychology. She received additional post-grad training at Houston-Galveston Institute (HGI) in the International Certificate of Collaborative Practices (ICCP) program. She is honored to be a faculty member of HGI and an AAMFT Approved Supervisor.