Crystal J. Lockett-Thomas, M.Ed. LPC, NCC, Clinical Director - Practice Locations: 1400 Preston Road, Plano, TX & 550 Watters Road, Allen, TX 75013 - NOT ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS AT THIS TIME
Crystal J. Lockett-Thomas is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Board Certified-TeleMental Health Provider and Nationally Certified Counselor. I earned my Masters degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from The University of Akron. As a Nationally Certified Counselor, I am a certified presenter for E Care Behavioral Health Institute with extensive experience working with women, men, families and at-risk youth, concentrating on assisting them in developing healthy perspectives and building high emotional intelligence. I have also worked for the Texas Juvenile Justice Department aiding juvenile offenders, specifically those who had committed violent crimes, fostering the process of building empathy and reducing recidivism. I have training and certification in Motivational Interviewing, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Trauma Focused therapies and Moral Reconation Therapy. I facilitate clients addressing a variety of mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, grief and loss, trauma, suicidal ideation and non-suicidal self-injury. My successes include detection and treatment of Depression, Anxiety, ADHD, PTSD, Conduct Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, as well as numerous Affective Disorders. I also have experience with co-morbid disorders by employing a collaborative approach with my clients in order to produce the most effective outcomes. Additionally, as Clinical Director, I am responsible for providing support and training for our therapeutic staff members in a private practice setting in order to enhance overall client experience. In my spare time, I serve as an Adjunct Faculty member for the Collin College educational system.
Oluwakemi (Kemi) Adepoju , M.S., LPC - Practice Location: 550 Watters Road, Allen, TX 75013
I have extensive experience in a variety of mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, grief and loss, trauma, suicidal ideation and cutting. I have successfully treated disorders such as ADHD, PTSD, Conduct Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Mood Disorders, Behavioral issues, and Self-Esteem issues. I employ a collaborative approach with my clients in order to produce the most effective outcomes.
I have experience treating patients for a variety of emotional health concerns. My clinical practice focuses on Cognitive, Behavioral, and Solution-focus Therapy working with families, couples and individuals of all ages. My goal is to help clients become self aware and learn how to mitigate unhealthy behaviors. As a certified EMDR professional my expertise spans a myriad of concerns including but not limited to: Depression, Anger Dyscontrol, Stress, Marriage and Relationships, Grief & Loss, Family issues and Life Success Coaching.
Berkley PETE Bailey, M.S., LPC- Intern & LCDC - Practice Locations: 1400 Preston Road, Plano, TX & 550 Watters Road, Allen, TX 75013
Specializing in counseling teens, families, and first responders. I earned a Master of Science in Counseling/Clinical Mental Health from Texas A&M University Commerce and 32 years of public service experience. This background enables me to help those who have experienced trauma, or may be in crisis. I am here to help you, and provide the best and most therapeutic mental healthcare possible. The teen years are a pivotal and transformational time in a person's life. Sometimes you need someone to talk to that is only focused on your well being to help you understand life's changes. I offer evidence based & science backed therapies. I am trauma informed, and use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy, Person Centered, and Solution Focused orientations. I offer services in person or online for client convenience. All you need is a tablet, smart phone or PC and a good internet connection. Counseling in the safety and privacy of your own home, office or other safe place. The sooner therapy starts the sooner healing begins. Greet the sun everyday, because tomorrow is the first day of the rest of your life!
Cheryl McKinzie, M.S., PhD/Abd, LPC - Practice Locations: Telehealth, 550 Watters Rd, Allen, TX 75013 & 1400 Preston Rd, Plano, TX 75093
I am a licensed professional counselor with 20 years’ experience working with clients where they are. My experience with children and adolescents is extensive. I am skilled in individual, family for adults and teens as well as play therapy for youth and children. My education includes a Bachelor’s degree in psychology from University of Texas at Dallas, a Master’s degree in psychology from the University of Texas at Arlington and a PhD/ABD in Clinical Psychology. As an eclectic therapist, my goal is to help guide my clients to positive outcomes.
Cynecia Breaux, M.A., LPC - Practice Locations: Telehealth, 1400 Preston Road, Plano, TX 75093
Cynecia Breaux is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with seven years of experience working in inpatient and outpatient mental health settings. Cynecia is a Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional Certification (CCATP). She works with clients to equip them with tools to reduce avoidance and overcome anxiety. She received her bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the University of Houston. She went on to pursue her master’s degree in clinical psychology with a specialization in counseling from Walden University. Cynecia uses a solution-focused and person-centered integrative approach to helping her clients achieve mental wellness. She believes in creating a safe, non-judgmental space for clients to grow their interpersonal skills. She has experience working with clients presenting with various challenges such as grief therapy, anger management, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, anxiety, and depression. Cynecia thoroughly enjoys having the opportunity to treat clients with a vast array of mental diagnoses and determining the appropriate recommendation for treatment. She looks forward to developing into a better therapist and continuously assisting clients with their unique needs to attain holistic wellness. She looks forward to helping others. In her free time Cynecia enjoys spending time with her family traveling. She also enjoys camping, playing sports, and going to the movies. She is the proud mother of two boys and wife of a phenomenal teacher.
Angela Hicks, MSW, LPC Intern - Practice Locations: Telehealth, 1400 Preston Road, Plano, TX & 550 Watters Road, Allen, TX 75013
Angela Hicks is a Licensed Professional Counselor Intern, who is a compassionate and dedicated counselor. Angela graduated from Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and from William Carey University with a Master of Science Degree in Counseling Psychology. For nearly 10 years, Angela has been working with children, adolescents and adults in both outpatient and inpatient settings. Angela has experience with treating individuals dealing with depression, anxiety, behavioral issues and relationship challenges. Her counseling approach consists of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) because she believes every client has the ability to change their thinking and actions to thrive and live their very best life.
Veronica Johnson M.S., LPC - Practice Locations: Telehealth, 1400 Preston Road, Plano, TX & 550 Watters Road, Allen, TX 75013
Veronica’s goal is to help others grow, regain peace, joy and healing in their lives by providing empathy, encouragement and support. She helps her clients define the tools needed to overcome obstacles, deescalate situations, make better choices and negotiate positive outcomes to be the best they can be via individual and group counseling.
Veronica is a dedicated, knowledgeable eclectic counselor with experience working with adults and children (13-80 years old) from diverse socio-economic and cultural backgrounds using clinically tested and evidence-based interventions.
Prior to making a life changing decision to help others Veronica worked over twenty-five years in the corporate world as an Executive Assistant. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (2001) and Master of Arts in Counseling (2004) from Webster University in St. Louis, MO. She began her career in Social Services in 2005 and became a Licensed Professional Counselor in 2012 in Missouri and received her Texas license in 2017.
Veronica is a current member of the American Counseling Association (ACA) and Texas Counseling Association (TCA).
Paul Moore, M.S., Ph.D/Abd, LPC/LMFT - Practice Locations: TELEHEALTH, 1400 Preston Road, Plano, TX 75093 & 550 Watters Road, Allen, TX 75013 & 320 Decker Drive, Irving, TX 75062
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over 12 year of experience working with individuals, couples, and families in various outpatient and inpatient settings.
I am a National Certified Counselor, a Certified Trauma Professional, a Certified Humor Professional, and a Certified and Licensed facilitator for the Co-parenting seminar. I completed my MS in Counseling and Marriage and Family Therapy from John Brown University and am working on my PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision from the University of Arkansas. I have additional graduate studies in religion and theology from St. Joseph's College in Standish, Maine.
I have experience treating anxiety, depression, trauma, behavioral disorders, struggles with faith, and other adjustment issues in children, adolescents and adults. I also have experience working with couples to address relationship problems. My treatment approach includes an integration of insight oriented approaches, family of origin exploration, liberation theory, thomistic thought, and cognitive approaches to assist in resolving problems or alleviating distress experienced by clients. For relationship counseling and marriage and family therapy I integrate bowenian family therapy, structural family therapy, and strategic family therapy. I look forward to working with you.
Yolanda Parker, M.S., LPC - Practice Location: 550 Watters Road, Allen, TX 75013
NOT ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS AT THIS TIME
Yolanda Parker possesses over 11 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and adults. Her experience includes school and community mental health setting working with individuals, family and group counseling. Her specializations encompass mood and anxiety disorders as well as behavioral issues in youth, trauma work and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). She holds a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education from Cleveland State University, a master’s degree in school counseling and a post-master’s in clinical counseling from John Carroll University in Cleveland, Ohio.