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Jaime Corona was born in California, however he considers himself a true native Texan.   He is married, has seven children, and five grandchildren.  Jaime is the Founder and Owner of New Horizon Counseling Centers.  He was inspired to become a counselor during his undergraduate work at Dallas Baptist University (DBU) when his psychology  professor spoke about his experiences as a counselor in his private practice, he found this very inspiring to be able to help others, he went to  complete his studies in Master of Arts in Counseling at DBU.  
 
Jaime has been interviewed in regards to different mental health topics by a local radio station, several television programs, including a popular Univision news program "Aqui y Ahora."  He was also interviewed and filmed in a documentary produced by AMS Pictures named "Portrait of Abuse."


Therapist Jaime Corona, MA, LPC-S
INFLUENTIAL THEORIES OF COUNSELING:
Family Systems Theories
Psychodynamic
Cognitive-Behavioral

AREAS OF SPECIALTY:
Grief, Stress Management, Marriage, Relationships, Healthy Communication, Depression/suicide, Abuse, DID, working with first responders (police officers, war veterans), and Personality Disorders

PERSONAL INTERESTS:
Racquetball, cooking, photography, baseball, and collecting books.

LOCATIONS:
Arlington
River Oaks
  Ashley Knight, MA, LPC, EMDR Trained 
Ashley Knight born and raised in Texas, has a true passion for keeping strong Texan values alive and strong thorough support of her community.  She is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and graduate of Texas Wesleyan University in 2009 with top honors. 

Ashley has been inspired by the strong family traditions and values instilled by her close knit family and life experience growth to pursue the helping profession.  Backed by the belief in others and guiding philosophy of marriage as the cornerstone of our society, Ashley seeks to develop and celebrate the strength of others through individual, couples and family counseling.

INFLUENTIAL THEORIES OF COUNSELING:
Family Systems & Client-Centered Therapy

AREAS OF SPECIALTY:
Couples and Families, Parenting, Concerns of the Elderly, Stress Management, Self-Esteem, Adjustment Issues, Healthy Communication, EMDR and Anxiety

PERSONAL INTERESTS:
Family and friends, music, sports, movies, continued education and travel

LOCATIONS:
North Richland Hills
John Black moved to north-central Texas with his family in 1987 and has loved it ever since.  He has a love for music and gymnastics, winning the Texas State Gymnastics Championship in 1996.  He attended Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.  He received a B.S. in Marriage, Family, Human Development and a Spanish minor in 2004.  He later returned to BYU and received a Masters in Social Work (MSW) in 2007.  Having lived in Colombia and Ecuador for nearly three years, John has a great love for the Spanish language. 

As a clinical social worker, John has worked in several different areas including substance abuse treatment centers, school districts, orphanages, domestic violence treatment centers, etc. 
   John Black, MSW, LCSW    Habla Espanol                
INFLUENTIAL THEORIES OF COUNSELING:
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, Play Therapy

AREAS OF SPECIALTY:
Substance Abuse and other Addictions, Faith-based Counseling, Stopping Domestic Violence, Helping Kids Succeed in School, Helping Families Survive Divorce, Drum Circles

PERSONAL INTERESTS:
In his spare time, he loves spending time with his wife and drumming on everything in sight.

LOCATIONS:
Arlington
River Oaks


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  Jaime Corona, MA, LPC-S, EMDR Trained         Habla Espanol
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Sam’s professional life began as a public school teacher.  He subsequently became interested in counseling.  He was a community college counselor and professor for 19 years.  He has also served as a therapist for residential adolescent treatment centers, a psychiatric therapist, a public school counselor, correctional psychologist and public mental health therapist. 


INFLUENTIAL THEORIES OF COUNSLEING:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Rogerian Client Centered Practice, Art Therapy, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solutions Focused, Strengths Based Practice. 

AREAS OF SPECIALTY:
Young children with behavioral issues, parenting, couples, families, geriatrics, children and adults with disabilities, medical related counseling, pain management, anger management, bipolar disorder, domestic or family violence, cancer survivorship.

PERSONAL INTERESTS:
Gardening, especially native plants and roses
Gourmet Cooking and Baking
Travel
Crafts
Kayaking
Hiking
Bicycling
Orchids
Jewelry making

LOCATIONS:
  River Oaks
INFLUENTIAL THEORIES OF COUNSELING:
Psychodynamic, Transactional Analysis and Rational-behavioral therapy are some of Sam’s approaches.  He is very person-centered.

EDUCATION:
Bachelor of Arts : Southwestern University
Master of Education: The University of Texas at Austin
Doctor of Education: University of North Texas

AREAS OF SPECIALTY:
Men’s issues, Relationships, Parenting, Marriage enrichment, Adolescent issues

PERSONAL INTERESTS:
Sam enjoys life with his wife, nine grandchildren and two dogs, Sparky and KoKo.  He is an avid golfer.  He also enjoys singing, woodworking and the fellowship of faithful men.

LOCATIONS:
River Oaks
Born and raised in Upstate New York, Jan spent over 30 years living in Texas in Garland, El Paso, Austin, Irving, Allen, and Bedford before settling down in River Oaks for the past nine years.  She is married and has an adult daughter and two darling grandchildren in New Jersey.  
Her mother always said she enjoyed helping others which led to ten years working in child protective services and getting a Master’s degree in Social Work.  She completed her education by getting a Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Oklahoma, the first Ph.D. in her immediate family.  Jan has extensive experience working in the counseling field and particularly enjoys ensuring that children get a good start in life.   Jan has also worked closely with the military in Texas and in Germany. 
Jan is currently an Assistant Professor in Practice at UT Arlington School of Social Work where she helps many social workers learn the skills they need to be excellent counselors.  
Jan’s philosophy of counseling is to build on the strengths of clients.  By coaching and guiding them to overcome problems, she helps them to accomplish their goals in life.  


  Sam Birkner, M.Ed., Ed.D.
  Jan Finch, Ph. D., LCSW
  Gregory Powers, MSW, LCSW-S
INFLUENTIAL THEORIES OF COUNSELING:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing

AREAS OF SPECIALTY:
Grief and loss, Infertility issues, Depression, Substance Abuse, Anxiety, Men’s issues, Adolescent issues, First Responders, Trauma, and Concerns of Aging. 

PERSONAL INTERESTS:
I enjoy spending time with my wife and two boys, camping, skiing, playing golf, and just hanging out at home.

LOCATIONS:
Arlington

Greg was born and raised in Richardson Texas. He received his Master’s Degree in Social Work at Tulane University in New Orleans, LA. Following graduate school he returned to Texas where he we met his wonderful wife and they have two boys who are the best teachers of what life is about. Having worked in the field of Social Work for nearly twenty years Greg has worked in various roles as a Clinical Social Worker including being an end of life counselor for a level I NICU, inpatient therapist for psychiatric and medical hospitals, operations disability unit manager for a managed care company, clinical director, private practice counselor and is currently the director of a residential and outpatient adolescent substance abuse program. Being able to work with Individuals and families in therapy is a privilege. I have a treatment focus working with individuals who have experienced trauma and have a passion working with couples dealing with infertility and the loss associated with this process. I see counseling as a partnership where together we will take this journey.  
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INFLUENTIAL THEORIES OF COUNSELING:
Solution Focused Therapy, Multisystemic Therapy, Strengths Based, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Client Centered (Rogerian), Motivational Interviewing, Play Therapy

AREAS OF SPECIALTY:
Children and adolescents, Couples, Marriage and Family, Military/Veterans, Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Life Management, Parenting Issues, Substance Abuse, Mood Disorders, Stress Management

EDUCATION:
Bachelor of Science: Kennesaw State University, GA
Master of Science: Midwestern State University, TX Master of Arts: Texas Woman’s University, TX

PERSONAL INTERESTS:
Brenda enjoys life with family, watching True Crime Stories, Documentaries and British Comedies, Shopping and various outdoor activities. 

MILITARY SERVICE:
4 Years Active Duty Service, Honorable Discharge United States Marine Corps

LOCATIONS:
Arlington

Brenda is currently licensed as Professional Counselor (LPC) and Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) in the State of Texas. Her strengths include prior military services a desire to serve others. She also has extensive experience developing and delivering treatment plans and providing extensive analysis and therapy to a diverse range of clients and family members to include the military, juveniles, Inpatient, Out Patient and the Chronically Ill. She possesses the ability to quickly build a rapport with diverse people and utilize their strength as the driving force. 


  Brenda Roland, MA, MS, LPC, LCDC
  Vernon Lewis, MA, LPC
  Chris McMullen, MA, LPC
Chris was born in Waco, Texas and lived there until completing high school. He graduated from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor’s in Psychology and then headed to Fort Worth to pursue his Masters. He graduated with a Master’s in Marriage and Family Counseling from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Soon after, he married the love of his life and made Fort Worth home. Chris has worked in counseling for five years, providing a medley of services for a variety of populations. His experience includes but is not limited to men and adolescents with substance abuse addictions, marriage and family, marriages in crisis, and facilitating group therapy for diverse groups of people. He is currently the clinical supervisor for a trauma program that focuses on children and adolescents. His passion is marriage and family and his purpose is to give hope in what others might see as a hopeless situation. Regardless of the service that he provides, Chris cares about people and finds a deep satisfaction in coming alongside others in the process and helping them find a new way that works for them.
INFLUENTIAL THEORIES OF COUNSELING:
Person Centered, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Therapy, and Solution Focused Therapy

AREAS OF SPECIALTY:
Marriage and Family, Crisis, Substance Abuse, Grief and Loss, Men’s Issues, Adolescent Issues, Trauma, and Christian Counseling

PERSONAL INTERESTS:
Health and Fitness, Nutrition, Traveling, Cooking; I also enjoy spending time with my beautiful wife and our rescue dog, Poppy

LOCATIONS:
River Oaks
Lake Worth
Vernon was born and raised in Little Rock, Arkansas and relocated to Fort Worth Texas in 2002, after retiring from the Air Force.  He received his Master’s Degree in Marital and Family Counseling from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Vernon and his wife of 37 years have six children (all grown and have left the nest) and twelve grandchildren.  Vernon has an extreme passion for assisting others, especially individuals experiencing family stress, marital conflict, and adolescent challenges.  He views counseling as a calling, instrumental in setting an environment conducive for therapeutic joining; assisting clients and providing them with tools to overcoming their challenges. Vernon has had more than ten years experience providing counseling to families in crisis, marital problems, PTSD, adolescent issues; and four years providing counseling for teen and adult addictions. Vernon is currently an Out Patient Treatment Counselor at a substance abuse program. 
  

INFLUENTIAL THEORIES OF COUNSELING:
Person Centered, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Therapy, Reality Therapy, and Solution Focused Therapy.

AREAS OF SPECIALTY:
Marriage and Family, Crisis, Military Stress: Deployments & Family Conflicts, Adolescent Issues, Substance Abuse, Men Issues, and Christian Counseling.

PERSONAL INTERESTS:
Spending time with my beautiful wife, outreach, gardening, movies, and travel. 

Military Service: 25yr Retired Air Force Veteran

LOCATIONS:
River Oaks
  Taff Wennik, MA, LPC
Barbara is a native Texan and was born and raised in Dallas. Barbara received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from UT-Dallas in 2003 and her Masters of Science in Counseling from Texas A&M-Commerce in 2008.

 
Barbara is an active alumnae member of Kappa Alpha Theta, and an active member of Saint Matthew’s Cathedral in Dallas.

 
Barbara has worked primarily in community mental health and agency settings. She specializes in treating social issues and mood disorders in teens and adults. Barbara believes counseling is a collaborative process designed to empower clients to challenge their thinking, make healthy decisions, find solutions to their problems, and gain emotional healing and growth. Barbara focuses on choice based interventions, coping skills, and practicing new ways of thinking and behaving during the counseling process.
INFLUENTIAL THEORIES OF COUNSELING: 
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy 

AREAS OF SPECIALTY:
Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Anger Management, Stress Management/Coping Skills, Mindfulness/Meditation, Self Harm, Suicidal Ideation, Grief/Loss, Pre-Marital Counseling, Couples Counseling, Social Issues, Spiritual/Religious issues 

PERSONAL INTERESTS:
Criminal Justice and Criminology
Fashion
Music, dancing, and singing
Animals
Travel
Aromatherapy and Natural Healing methods 

OFFICE LOCATIONS:
Arlington

  Barbara Koos, MS, LPC
Monique was born in Los Angeles, California. She relocated to Texas in 1994 and currently resides in Fort Worth. After a 7 year career as a Special Education Teacher, Monique decided to follow her dream to become a Therapist. She was accepted into the Professional Counseling program at Texas Wesleyan University where she excelled and earned her Master of Arts Degree. Monique has participated in highly acclaimed intensive trainings around the world, which include Solution-Focused and Narrative Therapy Training at the Brief Institute in London and Human Sexuality/Sex Therapy Training in Australia. Monique has experience in counseling individuals, couples and families. She also has experience within the psychiatric hospital setting, through which she assists clients who are experiencing challenging concerns ranging from mild psychosis to severe crisis/trauma.
Monique is a dedicated Therapist who possesses the innate ability to connect with her clients. Her approach is respectful and non-judgmental.  She is passionate about helping others change and develop the necessary skills for success. She thrives in seeing her clients’ progress towards and achieve their goals. Monique believes that being your authentic self is the true essence of growth and healing. 
  Monique Braggs, MA, LPC
INFLUENTIAL THEORIES OF COUNSELING:
Solution-Focused Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Reality Therapy, Contextual Therapy, Family Systems, and Client- Centered Therapy.

AREAS OF SPECIALTY:
Couples and Families, Individuals, Depression, Anxiety, Anger, Mood Disorders, LGBT, Sexual Behaviors, Trauma.

PERSONAL INTERESTS: 
Spending time with family and friends, traveling, eating great food, playing tennis, and relaxing at home watching reality T.V.

LOCATIONS:
North Richland Hills
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~Children 5yrs +
~Teens
~Adults
~Couples
~Families
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~Teens
~Adults
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~Teens
~Adults
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~Teens
~Adults
~Couples
~Families
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~Children 15yrs+
~Teens
~Adults
~Couples
~Families
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~Children 3yrs+
~Teens
~Adults
~Families
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~Children 8yrs+
~Teens
~Adults
~Couples
~Families
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~Children 2yrs+
~Teens
~Adults
~Couples
~Families
 Lakeysha Ward, MS, LPC
INFLUENTIAL THEORIES OF COUNSEING: 
Solutions Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Psychoanalytic Therapy and Narrative Therapy. She has been trained in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as well.


OFFICE LOCATIONS:
North Richland Hills

Lakeysha is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Texas and the State of Tennessee. She relocated to the Dallas and surrounding areas one year ago. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Memphis (Memphis, TN) in 2002. From there, she received her Masters of Science in Mental Health Counseling from Capella University (Minneapolis, MN) in 2008.

Lakeysha has always had a passion for counseling. she holds strong to the belief that everyone has the ability to change their undesired habits through cognitive and behavioral modifications. She genuinely enjoys helping others and seeing the progress they make through therapeutic guidance. She has over 10 years of experience helping individuals, families, couples, teens and adults with a variety of pressing issues. She has experience with chemical dependency, sexual offenders, mental health and other behavioral problems displayed by the aforementioned population. Lakeysha has worked in crisis response, residential and psychiatric hospital settings.
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~Children 12+
~Teens
~Adults
~Couples
~Families
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~Children 4yrs+
~Teens
~Adults
~Couples
~Families
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~Teens
~Adults
~Couples
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~Children 5yr+
~Teens
~Adults
~Couples
~Families
John D. Williams MS, LPC has worked extensively with adults and adolescents in a variety of community settings: in-home visits, residential treatment centers and out-patient clinics. He is quick to gain rapport and therapeutic buy-in from others with his friendly but no-nonsense approach to clinical matters. He sees the therapeutic alliance as multi-faceted and works to include clients and their significant others in problem solving and effective solution-brokering. He works well with counseling-mandated clients as well as counseling-seeking clients. Mr. Williams has over 20 years of clinical experience and brings with him a fresh, open-minded approach grounded on empirical observation and effective strategic interventions. 
INFLUENTIAL THEORIES OF COUNSELING: 
CBT, Reality Therapy, Motivational, Expressive Therapies
 
AREAS OF SPECIALITY: 
Adults, Adolescents, Substance Abuse, Foster Care, Juvenile and Adult Justice
 
PERSONAL INTERESTS: 
Painting & Drawing, Old Time Radio, Music

OFFICE LOCATION:
Arlington
River Oaks
Lake Worth
  Chelsea Reitz, MA, LPC-Intern
Under supervision by Jaime Corona, MA, LPC-S
Chelsea’s passion is to counsel people and help them find restoration and overcome challenges in their lives. She has a compassion for bringing hope to peoples’ stories by giving them the tools so that they may be empowered. She utilizes CBT and interpersonal processing skills, as she helps people grow and achieve greater identity development.

Chelsea was born and raised in Houston, Texas. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Speech Pathology and minor in Psychology from Abilene Christian University. During her undergraduate degree, she studied abroad in Leipzig, Germany for a month with the psychology department. She experienced and confronted different ideological worldviews, which taught her skills to live and adapt to different cultures. She was heavily involved in the international society during her undergraduate degree, which strengthened her passion to work with people of all nationalities. Her experiences with various cultures both domestically and abroad inspired and influenced her approach to counseling and treating those from different cultural backgrounds.

Chelsea pursued her master’s degree at Texas Wesleyan University. As a graduate student, she interned at a domestic violence organization, which gave her the sensitivity and skillful knowledge in treating populations who experienced domestic violence and trauma. She received her Master of Arts degree in Professional Counseling in December of 2014. She is an LPC-Intern and currently functions as a routine case manager assessing individuals diagnosed with mental illness, providing quality of care. 

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~Teens
~Adults
~Families
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~Children 10+
~Teens
~Adults
~Families
OFFICE LOCATION:
Arlington
  John Williams, MS, LPC         
Erin is Licensed Clinical Social Worker.  She was born and raised in Texas.  She moved to Dallas in 2009 from Austin where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Spanish from UT Austin in 2005 and then her Masters of Science in Social Work in 2009.  Erin has extensive experience working with the Latino population in Texas from helping to promote and improve early literacy in school-aged to children to providing counseling, education, and support to middle and high school-aged Latina girls and their mothers with a focus on graduating high school and getting into college.  Most recently, Erin spent over 2 years providing individual and group psychotherapy for people who were in a worker’s compensation program.  
Erin has always had a passion for helping others in need and is especially committed to social justice.  She loves the process of empowering clients to realize their own potential and overcome their own problems.  She meets clients where they are in their lives and provides support and guidance under the belief that everyone has the power and capacity to change their own circumstances when given the proper tools.  She believes in the healing power of compassion and empathy and understands the deep-rooted need of every person, no matter the age, to be seen and heard.

INFLUENTIAL THEORIES OF COUNSEING: 
Solution Focused, Cognitive Behavioral, Relational, Client-Centered, Strengths Based, and Systems Theory

AREAS OF SPECIALTY:
Anxiety, Depression, Chronic Pain, Trauma/PTSD, Grief and Loss, Addiction, Co-Dependency, Stress Management, Relationships, and Anger Management

PERSONAL INTERESTS:
Spending time with family and friends
Reading
Walking
Music
Writing
Coloring
Listening to Podcasts

LOCATIONS:
Arlington

I See:
~Children 10+
~Teens
~Adults
~Families
  Erin Cmerek, MSSW, LCSW Hablo Español
I was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and have been in the DFW area, for seven years. I received my Masters Degree in Psychology from the University of Dallas, in Irving, Texas and have always had a passion for helping people. My previous experience includes counseling victims of traumatic life events, specializing in children, adolescents and teenagers. The primary focus is to help individuals work past these issues and build healthy coping skills so that they can meet their goals. I also have experience working with newborns, children up to age three, and their families when they show signs of developmental delays, behavioral issues or have experienced trauma. I aim to provide a safe environment, where people feel empowered to be who they are. 
INFLUENTIAL THEORIES OF COUNSELING:
Child-centered play therapy, Child Parent Relationship Therapy, TF-CBT, attachment and bonding. 

AREAS OF SPECIALTY: 
Play Therapy
Activity Therapy
Trauma i.e. sexual abuse, physical abuse, domestic violence
Attachment and bonding
Reactive Attachment 

PERSONAL INTERESTS:
Running marathons and ultra-marathons, baking, and spending time with my husband and rescue dog, Avery. 

LOCATIONS:
Arlington
I See:
~Children 2+
~Teens
~Adults
~Families
  Elizabeth Bergstrom, MPsy, LPC, RPT                
Chaquita is a native of Illinois. Chaquita is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor and is also trained in EMDR. Chaquita graduated from the University of Texas at Dallas with a degree in Geology in 2000 and went on to obtain an educator endorsement. Chaquita attended Texas A & M University and obtained a Master’s degree in Education in 2006 and obtained an endorsement as an education administrator. After a career in education for 11 years Chaquita decided to pursue her dream of helping people to overcome life’ challenges. She obtained a Master of Social Work degree in 2013. She has completed specific training in EDMR, Coaching, SFBT, and Domestic Violence. She has experience working with acute and chronic mental illness and substance abuse in the hospital setting to include group therapy, family and individual therapy. She has experience providing crisis intervention and has developed the motto “through perseverance anything can be accomplished.” Chaquita’s goal is to help you to persevere through life’s challenges to support you in leading a healthier life. 
INFLUENTIAL THEORIES OF COUNSELING:
Brief Solution Focused Therapy, Chemical Dependency Assessment, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Critical Incident Stress Debrief, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, EMDR, Forensic Therapy​

AREAS OF SPECIALTY: 
abuse/assault/trauma (PTSD), affective mood disorders, anger management, anxiety and panic disorders, attention deficit disorders, behavior modification, bipolar disorders/manic depressive illness, chemical dependency, cultural/ethnic issues, depression, developmental disorders, divorce/blended family issues, domestic violence, grief/bereavement, personality disorders, schizophrenia/other psychotic disorders, and women's issues

LOCATIONS:
River Oaks
Arlington
I See:
~Children 10+
~Teens
~Adults
~Families
  Chaquita R. Gibson, M.Ed., MSW, LCSW, LCDC EMDR Therapist Trained
Beth Bolton is a Texas native but has family roots in the North East. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and received her Master's degree in Counseling from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 2013. Beth approaches therapy with a non-judgemental, empathetic and understanding approach. She loves to help individuals develop healthier coping skills to effectively manage unwanted symptoms and change unhealthy habits. Beth has a lot of experience with children and adolescents, but also enjoys working with adults. She loves to use different techniques - such as art therapy, sand tray, and mindfulness - to help her clients reach their goals.
 
Beth recently became a 200 hour registered yoga teacher. She loves to utilize techniques that are used in a yoga class within her therapy sessions. These techniques include meditation, deep breathing, and focusing on healthy choices. Her therapy models of choice include person-centered, solution focused, and CBT. Beth has experience working with individuals and families dealing with anxiety, depression, self harming behaviors, behavioral issues, marital/relationship conflict, and parenting struggles.
AREAS OF SPECIALTY: 
Depression, Anxiety, Self-Harm, Mindfulness, Family Issues, Play Therapy, Sand Tray Therapy


LOCATIONS:
North Richland Hills
I See:
~Children 5+
~Teens
~Adults
~Families
  Beth Bolton, MA, NCC, LPC
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~Children 6+
~Teens
~Adults
~Couples
~Families
Kevin Galey grew up in the Houston area and graduated from the University of Texas with a BA in History and World Religions. He went on to receive Masters Degrees in Theology, Education and Marriage and Family Counseling from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary where he also received his PhD in Counseling Psychology in 2004. Dr. Galey has over 25 years of professional counseling experience serving on staff of churches in Fort Worth as well as adjunct faculty of Psychology and Counseling at Dallas Baptist University. 
Dr. Galey has worked extensively with couples, families, and individuals assisting them in achieving their relational, emotional and spiritual goals. He integrates solid biblical principles with proven psychological theories to provide a unique approach to the counseling experience. Dr. Galey views the counseling relationship as a journey taken by the client. The counselor’s role is as an encourager/comforter whose first role is to know the client then seek to guide them.  
Dr. Galey believes in the power of healthy, caring relationships and that anyone regardless of circumstances or experiences can overcome life’s challenges and become all they were meant to be if they are willing to not go at it alone. 
Kevin has been married for 26 years and has 3 grown sons.

INFLUENTIAL THEORIES OF COUNSELING:
CBT, Intimacy Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Alderian, and Behavior Modification

AREAS OF SPECIALTY: 
​Depression, Anxiety, Conflict resolution, Communication, Life coaching

LOCATIONS:
North Richland Hills
River Oaks
Lake Worth
Arlington
  Kevin Galey, PhD, MAMFC, LPC
AREAS OF SPECIALTY: 
Depression, Anxiety, Behavioral Issues, Parenting, Communication, PTSD/Trauma

PERSONAL INTERESTS: 
Gardening, doing household repairs, dance, cook, and travel

LOCATION:
North Richland Hills
I See:
~Children 3+
~Teens
~Adults
~Couples
~Families
Kathleen Ellis was born in Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and though she traveled extensively due to her father's work in construction, Houston has been her home base. She attended R.E. Lee High School and later Sam Houston State University, graduating from Lamar University. Ms Ellis worked for Santa Maria Hostel in Houston for 5 years and taught elementary school for 28 years in the Katy school district. At age 50 she returned to school to attain a master's degree in psychology, attending Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio where she earned her LPC license.
Kathleen is also a Fetal Alcohol System trainer and has taught Nurturing parenting classes. She's worked with women in the Harris County Jail PTSD program, and was Co-director of the Prevention Program and PPI Postpartum Pregnancy Intervention program. She has recently moved to the Fort Worth area with my elderly father to be near family;she is single and has no children.
  Kathy Ellis, MA, LPC
INFLUENTIAL THEORIES OF COUNSELING: 
Rogerian Client Centered Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Collaborative Therapy, Trauma Informed Care, Solution Focused, Strengths Based, Play Therapy Techniques, Art Therapy Techniques

AREAS OF SPECIALTY: 
Trauma/PTSD, grief, depression, anxiety, self esteem issues, domestic violence, healthy relationships, bullying, teen/adolescent issues, self harm, anger control, attachment, parenting, conflict resolution, LGBT, women's issues, and more!

PERSONAL INTERESTS: 
​Hiking, Reading, Movies, Kayaking, Traveling, Meditation, Soccer, Football, Music, Party Planning, Swimming, Writing, Camping

LOCATION:
Arlington
River Oaks
Lake Worth
Megan Canale was born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas. After graduating from Texas Tech University in 2007 with a Bachelor's degree in Sociology, she lived in both Denver, Colorado and Fort Worth, Texas, working in social services serving children in need. After a few years of working with the juvenile probation system, she moved to Austin,Texas to pursue her Master's in Counseling Psychology from St. Edward's University. Megan began working with adolescents and children in 2001 and that passion for helping the youth of her community has only grown. While Megan specializes in working with adolescents and children, she also has vast experience in working with adults, parents, and families. Megan currently holds her LPC license and LCDC-CI. She is trained in EMDR, TF-CBT, ARC, TBRI, and Strengthening Families. Megan has devoted her entire life and career to making sure that those in need receive the help they deserve. In her free time she enjoys reading, live music, writing, spending time with her family and friends, swimming and hiking. Megan is a huge fan of spending as much time outdoors as possible and enjoys being surrounded by nature in any form. Megan's hopes are that all of her clients can become empowered, are able to recognize their great strength and courage, and that they feel understood, safe, and free to be their authentic selves.
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~Children 5+
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  Megan Canale, MA, LPC  EMDR Trained
Carrie is originally from Austin, Texas and has recently moved back from Indianapolis, Indiana. She is a graduate of Ball State University with a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology. She has over five years of experience providing counseling for a variety of issues including family crisis and conflict, addiction recovery, grief and loss, trauma, and anxiety and depression. Carrie especially enjoys working with those who have experienced trauma and empowering them in the healing process. She believes in the healing power of being truly heard and fully accepted, and strives to form a genuine, therapeutic relationship with each client. She is a compassionate, warm therapist who uses the interpersonal process to help facilitate counseling. Carrie is happy to be back in Texas and lives in the Fort Worth area with her newly welcomed miniature dachshund. 
INFLUENTIAL THEORIES OF COUNSELING:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Existential Therapy, and Shame Resilience Models

AREAS OF SPECIATLY: 
Trauma/PTSD, Addiction Recovery, Anxiety and Mood Disorders, Family Crisis and Conflict, and Spirituality

PERSONAL INTERESTS:
Spending time with family, writing, and listening to music. She also enjoys training her dog to do new tricks!

LOCATIONS:
 Arlington
River Oaks
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~Teens
~Adults
  Caroline Ahls, MA, LPC
INFLUENTIAL THEORIES OF COUNSELING: 
Client Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), 
Solution Focused Therapy and Trauma Focused Therapy.
Faith Based Counseling

AREAS OF SPECIALTY:
​Trauma/PTSD, Marriage/Couples Therapy, Anxiety & Mood Disorders

LOCATIONS:
Lake Worth
River Oaks
I See:
~Children 10+
~Teens
~Adults
~Couples
~Families