Meet Niara

About us – Meet Niara

Professional Background

Niara Eans, LMFT, LPC, NCC is licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of Texas and a Licensed Professional Counselor in the states of Texas and Kentucky.    She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia.  Following this, she went on to receive her Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling through Capella University.   

Niara works extensively helping individuals manage depression, anxiety, and adjustment issues.  Additionally, she specializes in couples and family therapy.  She is well versed in helping couples and families navigate trauma, infidelity, communication, and military lifestyle.  Currently, she maintains Eans Counseling clients through her online telemedicine page.  Niara is also an ally for the LGBTQ+ community.

Personal Background

Niara was born in Virginia.  As a military spouse, she has experienced several PCS moves that have allowed her to experience life in New York, Texas, and most recently Kentucky.  Niara likes to explore the United States and go on adventures with her husband and two children.  When Niara has free time, she enjoys spending time with friends, watching movies, reading fiction novels, or exercising. 

She strongly believes in the benefits of spiritual and religious practices on bringing peace and meaning to an individual’s life.  Niara has been drawn to psychology since she was first introduced to it when she was in the 10th grade.  Since then, she has been dedicated to using psychology to help individuals and families to manage their life stressors and improve their overall quality of life.



Capella University (Master’s degree)

Spelman College (Bachelor’s degree)


Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (203667, Texas)

Licensed Professional Counselor (84077, Texas)

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (278101, Kentucky)


Completed Level 1 Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy

Completed Externship for Emotion Focused Couples Therapy


American Counseling Association

American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists

National Council on Family Relations

International Center for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy

International Association for Relationship Research