Founding Owner and Clinical Supervisor-
Psychotherapist Rayné Ventimiglia, LCSW
Rayné Ventimiglia is a licensed clinical social worker. She earned her Bachelor of Social Work degree from Texas Woman’s University and earned her Master of Science in Social Work from the University of Texas at Arlington. She is the founder and owner of Let It Rain Psychotherapy and established her practice while serving as Program Director for Resolana, a program of Volunteers of America. Among many other responsibilities at VOA, she established a dialectical behavior skills group for incarcerated women in Dallas County Jail (Lew Sterrett) who struggled with addictions and unresolved trauma from childhood abuse and/or relationship violence. She also added faith-based programming, grief support, and supervised social work and criminal justice student interns.
Rayné worked as a program therapist in a behavioral health facility for children/teens and their families. She helped kids and teens who struggled with severe depression, anxiety and other severe mood problems and behavior issues including drug addiction, issues related to being adopted (attachment disorders) and self-injury. She used a combination of psychotherapeutic interventions to help families and kids/teens mend their relationships including cognitive behavior therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, solution-focused therapy, and motivational interviewing. She relished the opportunity to witness the transformation in many kids/teens and their families.
Rayné also worked in hospice and in geriatrics helping individuals, families, and loved ones cope with end-of-life issues. She serves on TWU’s Professional Advisory Council and is a Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners approved Clinical Supervisor for master level social workers who wish to work toward clinical licensure.
At Let It Rain Psychotherapy, Rayné offers therapy for individuals, couples, families and teens who have mood, addiction, and/or relationship problems.
Sarah Billingsley grew up in a military family and is passionate about working with families serving in our armed forces. She understands first-hand the struggles military families experience and their unique needs. She specifically has a passion for working with children and teens in military families- helping young people to address the impact of their unique experiences and emotional needs. She has experience working with individuals struggling with PTSD, secondary PTSD, substance use disorder and other addictions. Sarah is currently the Program Director of the Resolana Program at Volunteers of America Texas which works with women incarcerated in Dallas County Jail. She oversees this gender specific, holistic, rehabilitative program while the women are serving time and when they are released back into the community. She also has experience working for Nexus Recovery Center where she treated women with children or who were pregnant and in recovery from addiction. Sarah uses Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to help individuals recover from co-morbid disorders- addictions plus mood and anxiety disorders including depression, bipolar and generalized anxiety.
Sarah earned her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work at the University of North Texas and went on to receive her Master’s degree in Social Work at the University of Texas at Arlington with a focus in Mental Health and Substance Use.
Sarah is currently accepting clients under the supervision of Rayné Johnson, LCSW.
If you are currently struggling with the effects of trauma from your past, Sarah is here to help. Call to schedule your appointment with her: 214-629-5245
Mary Banas grew up in the Midwest and received her Bachelor of Science from the University of Missouri. She graduated from The King’s University with a Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy in 2019. She has provided lay counseling for over 25 years, specializing in couples counseling and working with young adults. She has worked with at-risk middle and high school girls assisting them in realizing their self-worth, purpose, and power to choose. She also gives oversight to a Marriage Mentors program through her local church.
During those 25 years, Mary has seen firsthand countless marriages healed and hope restored. She has seen individuals gain emotional health, wholeness, and self-acceptance. Mary believes healthy individuals produce healthy relationships, marriages, and families.
She also is certified in Gottman Couples Therapy, and has received training in trauma recovery and anger management. She is certified to administer the Gottman, Taylor-Johnson, and SYMBIS Assessments.
Mary is passionate about restoring and rebuilding relationships through effective interventions and tools that motivate individuals to commit to change, release the past, and build strong connections.
Mary predominately uses a systems approach to family therapy, Gottman Couples Therapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, and Solution-Focused Therapy.
She believes in the human capacity for healing and growth and is passionate about assisting individuals, couples and families in their journeys to wholeness, internally and externally. She believes as we learn to recognize each other’s strengths and value each other’s differences we can create whole, healthy selves that flourish in relationships.
Mary is currently accepting clients under the supervision of Beth Ann Contreras, LPC-S.
If you need assistance in developing a healthier self, healthier communication patterns, conflict resolution skills and hope for your marriage and family, please contact Mary Banas for an appointment at 469-667-4096.