Working together with children, adolescents, and families towards a positive change

KM Counseling Services, PLLC

About Munira Tajkhanji, MS, LPC-Intern

About Kelly Martin, MA, MT-BC, LPC-S

Tami Bays received her Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology from Angelo State University, in San Angelo, TX in 2005. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor through the state of Texas and started working in the mental health field prior to earning her degree.

Tami has worked with clients of all ages, including children, teens, and adults who struggle with mental health, addiction, and behavior issues. She worked in an in-patient psychiatric and chemical dependency facility for 5 years and has experience facilitating individual, group, and family counseling. She has also worked with individuals with disabilities who desired vocational counseling to remain in or return to the work force.

Tami seeks to provide her clients with a warm and safe environment to explore issues that may be preventing them from living the life they desire. She uses a variety of approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to assist clients in identifying and challenging negative thought and behavior patterns.

Tami is pleased to join Kelly Martin in her expanding practice and will be offering individual counseling services to teens and adults who wish to address mental health issues such as depression and anxiety.

Professional Licenses: 
- Master of Science in  Clinical Mental Health, 2016

- Licensed Professional Counselor Intern, 2017 under the supervision of Kelly Martin, LPC-Supervisor

NOW Accepting Clients: 

- Adult Females (Age 18 and Up)

- Adolescents (Age 13 to 18)

- Children (Age 5 to 18)

- Individual Counseling Sessions

- Family and Couples Therapy


Professional Licenses: 
- Master of Science in  Clinical Mental Health, 2017

- National Board Certified Counselor, 2017

- Licensed Professional Counselor Intern, 2018 under the supervision of Kelly Martin, LPC-Supervisor

- Specialization in Trauma and Crisis, 2017

NOW Accepting Clients: 

- Adult Male & Females

 (Age 18 and Up)

- Adolescents (Age 13 to 18)

- Children (Age 9 to 13)

- Individual Counseling Sessions

- Family and Couples Therapy


Professional Licenses: 

- Board Certified Music Therapist since 2006 

- Licensed Professional Counselor since 2009

- Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor since 2016

Additional Certifications:

- Diplomat for Academy of Cognitive Therapy since 2014

- Certified Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapist since 2014. 

Supervised by Kelly Martin, LPC-S

Munira Tajkhanji has almost twenty years of experience working as a volunteer in her home country of India where she did her undergraduate studies in Psychology and Multiculturalism at
St Xavier’s College Mumbai, India. Munira worked with physically challenged and learning-disabled children from impoverished regions in India as an undergraduate student.

Upon moving to the US in the 1990s, Munira resumed her undergraduate studies at the University of Texas at San Antonio in Psychology with a minor in Children’s Studies. She graduated Cum Laude with her Bachelor of Arts degree in 2004. 

Munira completed her Master of Science degree in Clinical Mental Health in 2016 as well as successful practicums and internships at Laurel Ridge Treatment Center and Park Village Elementary school both in San Antonio Texas. She has experience with family, couples as well as child and adolescent counseling.  Munira uses multicultural, play therapy and creative counseling techniques as well as strength based / positive approach.

She has always been active in education, outreach and volunteer work with San Antonio agencies such as Red Cross, Haven for Hope and local religious institutions. She, along with her physician husband, advocate for health and wellness as part of his medical practice.

Munira is fond of participating in events to educate about her culture and has partnered with UTSA, many local schools and the City of San Antonio as a volunteer. She also enjoys film, world music and international cuisine in her spare time. Munira is fluent in Hindi, Urdu and Gujarati and has some exposure to French and Arabic language as well.

Supervised by Kelly Martin, LPC-S

About Tami Bays, MS, LPC

Kelly Martin, LPC has over fourteen years of experience working with children and adolescents. She received her bachelor's degree in Music Therapy from Sam Houston University after completing her internship at Children's Medical Center in Dallas. She earned her  Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from Bowie State University through the satellite program in Okinawa, Japan. 

    Kelly worked for three years in a short term mental hospital on the child adolescent unit where she led groups, managed case management, and conducted family and individual therapy. 

From 2012 to 2015, Kelly  worked for a non-profit counseling group of in San Angelo, TX where she had a thriving practice. 

      Kelly opened the practice in Garden Ridge in August of 2015. She is now offering individual and family therapy services to clients Monday through Friday. She is also excited to be leading several therapeutic groups. Most recently, Kelly became a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor which will allow her to supervise interns while they work towards their license. 

Trained in trauma and crisis, Kari Donahue provides a safe and supportive environment for those motivated for personal and interpersonal wellness.   She has a heart for individuals who have experienced abuse/trauma and for assisting them to heal from their known and unknown pains.  Kari thrives on supporting each person’s personal growth and self exploration as they discover who they are as individuals.  Adults or adolescents, individuals and couples, she enjoys working with those who want to identify and better manage their anxiety, depression, overwhelming thoughts, unhealthy communication styles, painful relationship patterns, and codependency.   Together, she works to establish new, healthy stress management techniques, increase self-awareness, and develop a true sense of self worth. 

Kari assists with improving a couple’s ability to relate to and/or communicate with one another; anxiety, depression, and self-esteem issues; PTSD from combat experience, sexual abuse, assault, or automobile accidents; adolescent issues; grief and loss; divorce; becoming a more effective parent; and life transitions.  She believes that no matter what one’s age, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender, or nationality, all deserve the ability to control their outcome and live their best life possible in the healthiest manner.  Whether healing past or current trauma or simply helping you feel more positive about yourself and your life, Kari can help!

The therapeutic relationship is unique in that it can be healing in and of itself.  In Kari, you have a therapist who supports and encourages you as you work to create positive change in your life.  Her style is direct, upbeat, and practical.  She provides honest feedback and guidance as you work together to explore the obstacles standing between you and what you want to achieve. Kari offers an eclectic therapeutic treatment approach to counseling and regularly incorporate many therapy modalities, including: cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness techniques, art expression therapy, strength-based perspective therapy, and solution-focused therapy. 

Life is too short to be unhappy.  Kari wants you to wake up each morning feeling ready to meet the challenges of the day, to be inspired, have fulfilling relationships, feel proud of yourself and live with passion and confidence!  She works to empower her clients and assist them with developing strategies and goals to achieve a more satisfying life through a better understanding of past and present concerns.  Kari wants to help you build new foundations of self reliance.  Come find your voice and build confidence with someone who listens to and advocates for you. 

Professional Licenses: 

- Master of Science in  Counseling Psychology in 2005

- Licensed Professional Counselor since 2006

Services Offered by Tami Bays: 

- Adults (Age 18 and Up)

- Adolescents (Age 13 to 18)

- Individual Counseling Sessions

- Family and Couples Therapy

About Kari Donahue, MS, NCC, LPC-Intern