About Archie

Therapy For Teen and College Students in Austin, TX.

Samantha Davila, LCSW’s personal dog looking out into the distance with a white bow tie

Hi, I’m Archie!

I'm a Registered Service Dog and Certified Therapy Dog who works with people who have difficulty calming down. My goal is to help you stop feeling overwhelmed and depressed and start encouraging you to see healing and transformation.

Helping People Is What I Look Forward To Every Day

Being a Therapy Dog is an honor. I love helping people improve and watching them transform their lives. The most rewarding thing about being a Therapy Dog is seeing a person walk away lighter, more free, and excited about their life.

I am committed to encouraging you to see healing and transformation.

I Have Compassion For People And Bring Heart And Warmth To Sessions

I have a natural ability to:

Help people feel comfortable

Sense what other people may be thinking and feeling

Inspire hope for getting better

People who know me often say that I am a good listener who can sit with people at their worst and hear them when they are in that space.

Our Sessions Are Focused On You

Sessions will provide you with the space to feel what you need to feel. In feeling safe and comfortable, you'll be able to be yourself and be understood and heard.

It's important to Samantha and I to provide a non-judgemental space where you can be yourself and create safety within the session. There isn't a "one size fits all" approach to Therapy. Our sessions will fit your specific needs and concerns.


As A Therapy Dog, I Embrace The Following Philosophies

I believe that empathy can change the world

I believe that we can do hard things like going to therapy and we can do them and live better for it

I believe that you are strong enough to be present with what you may be going through

I believe that loving and accepting ourselves for who we are, scars and all, is one of the most courageous things we can do

The professional stuff

My Professional Background

I've always had a strong pull towards people and wanting to help them feel better. I went through a year-long training to become a certified and licensed dog. I have (almost) as many certifications as my mama, Samantha!

Here are some of my qualifications:

  • Registered Service Dog
  • Certified Therapy Dog
  • Certified Canine Good Citizen
Samantha Davila, LCSW’s personal dog looking out into the distance with a white bow tie

Let’s Discover How We Can Help

Start feeling better and having more energy. Get your free phone consultation where you can share what’s going on for you and can explore how we can help.

Call Samantha today at 512-522-2765 . We are here for you.

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