About Us

Why Shalom Mental Health?

Shalom means peace, and that is why we are here. Are you hurting, feeling rejected, abandoned or  just struggling to go through life? We are here to walk with you on your journey towards a peaceful mental health. Do not suffer in silence. It is possible to experience peace.


Ekow Kwakye, LPC

Shalom Mental Health is headed by Ekow Kwakye, a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas, USA. He has a Master of Philosophy in Guidance and Counseling from the University of Cape Coast, Ghana in 2012. He also enrolled in the M.A. Counseling program Prairie View A & M University, in Texas to obtain additional credits to keep up with the paradigms of counseling in the United States. His bachelor’s degree in Education was obtained from the University of Cape Coast in 2005.

Ekow Kwakye has experience of working with people from diverse cultural, religious, and ethnic backgrounds. Some of the mental health issues he handles are anxiety, eating disorders, self-image, depression, mood problems, academic counseling, substance use and abuse, as well as career guidance and counseling. He also provided family and couples counseling, especially pre-marital couples.

Ekow Kwakye sees clients who are preteens, adolescents and adults. He can also be contacted to facilitate and/ or make presentations on youth development, leadership, study skills, study habits, goal setting, and how to manage test anxiety.

Click on the link to your right to schedule your next session with Ekow Kwakye, M.Phil, LPC. Schedule your session today.