First and foremost, I am a child of God. I feel as if my purpose in life is to make Him and His Love known to others. It was through various life circumstances and a calling from the Lord that I began to pursue counseling in 2019. I was born and raised in Lufkin, Texas. I have been married to my husband since 2012 and together we have two daughters that are precious miracles from God. I completed my Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Penn Foster College in 2019. Upon completion of my Bachelors degree, I went on to receive my Master of Arts Degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University. I had the privilege of working with children as a public-school teacher. I serve at my home church as a women’s life group leader as well as serving as a children’s Sunday school teacher. I have a passion for working with children and adolescents as well as individuals. I value the importance of allowing others to feel seen and heard. I feel so honored that the Lord has called me to walk alongside others on their therapeutic journey.
Felicia has been pursuing counseling since 2013, when she first felt the Lord leading her to this field. Originally from California, Felicia moved to Nacogdoches in 2014 when she married her husband, Travis, who is from Nacogdoches. Felicia completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Health Science from Stephen F. Austin State University and then went on to receive her Master of Arts degree in Counseling from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Felicia counsels from a trauma informed and attachment-based framework and believes experiencing connection through healthy relationships with others and God can lead to a more abundant and fulfilling life, mentally and physically.
Felicia is trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) therapy which helps negative or traumatic life experiences become less distressing which can lead to alleviation of symptoms commonly associated with anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and addictions. Additionally, Felicia is pursuing advanced training in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) through the International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy (ICEEFT) to better help individuals, couples, and families understand the cycles of interaction that create conflict and distance in relationships and work to develop new patterns that establish and restore supportive bonds.
Counseling is not just a job to Felicia, but rather a passion and ministry as she desires to walk alongside individuals, couples, and families as they navigate the peaks and valleys of life. In her spare time, Felicia enjoys running, strength training, cooking, baking bread, reading, and spending time with her family and friends.
Norma has a Masters of Education Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Lamar University, and is a Licensed Professional Counselor. Norma has received additional trainings in Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Nurturing Parenting, and Trust-Based Relational Interaction from the TCU Institute of Child Development. She has a wealth of experience working in a variety of settings with children, adults, and families. She is also bilingual and is honored to serve the Spanish speaking community. Norma is grateful for her growth and knowledge from working in a specialized program for individuals with the first onset of psychosis and from her lead therapist position in a crisis center. Norma believes that if given the right tools, individuals can make the necessary changes that will result in positive outcomes. Working with children especially, inspires her, because she views them as resilient gifts of love from The Lord. Norma’s therapeutic approach is collaborative and supportive in order to help clients work through the obstacles that stand in the way of a happier and healthier life.
Norma tiene una Maestría en Educación en Consejería Clínica de Salud Mental de la Universidad de Lamar, y es Consejera Profesional Licenciada. Norma ha recibido capacitaciones adicionales en Terapia de Procesamiento Cognitivo para TEPT (Trastorno de Estrés Postraumático), Terapia Dialéctica Conductual, Crianza Nutritiva e Interacción Relacional Basada en la Confianza del Instituto TCU de Desarrollo Infantil. Tiene una gran experiencia trabajando en una variedad de entornos con niños, adultos y familias. También es bilingüe y tiene el honor de servir a la comunidad de habla hispana. Norma está agradecida por su crecimiento y conocimiento de trabajar en un programa especializado para personas con el primer inicio de psicosis y desde su posición de terapeuta principal en un centro de crisis. Norma cree que si se les dan las herramientas adecuadas, las personas pueden hacer los cambios necesarios que resultarán en resultados positivos. Trabajar con niños especialmente, la inspira, porque los ve como dones resistentes de amor del Señor. El enfoque terapéutico de Norma es colaborativo y de apoyo para ayudar a los clientes a superar los obstáculos que se interponen en el camino de una vida más feliz y saludable.
Virginia has been practicing as a Professional counselor since 1993. She has a definite passion for working with children and adolescents as well as their families. She works effectively with clients who experience a variety of issues, including trauma, depression, anxiety, PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress), behavior and relationships problems. Since she is bilingual, Virginia is able to provide services to members of our Hispanic community. She received her Masters of Education from Stephen F. Austin State University.
Virginia tiene una pasion por ayudar a ninos, adolecentes y a sus familias . Ella trabaja con personas que tienen una variedad the problemas a incluir trauma, depresion, anciedad, problemas de conducta y problemas matrimonial.
Leah graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education, a Master of Education Degree, and a Master of Arts Degree in Counseling. She is a Texas Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified School Counselor, and Certified Educational Diagnostician. Leah, though not a registered play therapist, has received training and uses play therapy with children. She has also developed behavior intervention plans for children and worked with children and adults with special needs including those managing ADHD and Bipolar Disorder. Leah has a varied background that includes retirement from the public school system, teaching undergraduate college coursework, private counseling experience, as well as providing contract services with certain agencies. She is highly appreciative of the time she spent learning from a group of exceptional mental health specialists when she served as an educational liaison for the child/adolescent unit of a private psychiatric hospital. She is also very thankful to a special mentor and professor whom she regards as a Master Therapist who greatly contributed to her own personal “healing.”
Kallie graduated in 2007 from Stephen F. Austin State University with an undergraduate degree in Communication Disorders. She relocated to Corpus Christi, Texas where she worked as a speech therapist in a school setting. Through prayers and support from her family, she began working towards a Master of Science Degree at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. During her internship she gained knowledge and experience through the University’s Counseling Clinic and a local community center. She facilitated court-referred group counseling for adolescents and families, teen parents, and “at-risk” children. While working with youth and parents presented an array of challenges, she felt it was not work but a privilege to work with these individuals.
Judy achieved a long-time dream when she received her counseling license in 2001. After obtaining her undergraduate degree in Elementary Education and Sociology from Baylor University in 1967, she went on to earn her M.Ed. in Professional Counseling at West Texas A & M University in 1998. Judy began her counseling career in Plainview, Texas, working with clients who had dual diagnoses--with both substance abuse and mental illness--and she continues to have an interest in that area. After moving to Nacogdoches in 1998, she has provided counseling services at the Women’s Shelter of East Texas, Burke Center, and in a part-time private practice. A hallmark of Judy’s Rogerian style of person- centered therapy is a strong belief in the client’s ability to work through personal issues when provided with a safe, supportive environment. She especially enjoys working with individuals who experience depression and low self-esteem, and considers it a privilege to walk with them on their journey toward wholeness. She has worked with clients in the areas of codependency/boundary issues, abuse, domestic violence and anxiety.
Maura is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who works with children, adolescents, and adults. Originally from the Spring, Texas area. Maura graduated from Stephen F Austin in 2010 and she and her husband, Shane, have established firm roots in Nacogdoches. She earned her Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Houston and has worked extensively in various settings with families, attachment, trauma, and grief. Maura believes in meeting clients where they are and feels honored to be able to walk with them during their therapeutic journey. Maura’s commitment and thirst for knowledge drives her to provide the most comprehensive counseling services that she can. She is a certified LENS (Low Energy Neurofeedback System) provider and holds certifications in both Accelerated Resolution therapy (ART) and EMDR (Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing). Maura is currently pursuing certification as a Registered Play Therapist. She looks forward to the long-term impact healing will have on the individuals, families, and community she serves.
Linda Millican is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Professional Counselor, and Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor. She earned her Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. Her undergraduate work includes a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Business Education from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota, and a Bachelor of Science in Biblical Studies from Austin Theological Seminary in Austin, Texas.
Linda is passionate about working with couples and has certifications and training as a Gottman Couple and Marital Therapist Levels 1 and 2; a Gottman Relationship Checkup approved member; an Attachment-Based Intervention Specialist; and training with Dr. Sue Johnson, founder of Emotion Focused Couples Therapy (EFCT). Additionally, Linda is certified as a PREPARE/ENRICH facilitator which enables her to give assessments to couples and target treatment. She is as an Internationally Certified EMDR therapist and uses Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing to help clients resolve unprocessed traumatic memories which often contribute to diagnoses such as PTSD, anxiety, depression, and addictions.
Linda worked at a psychiatric hospital where she counseled adolescents, and adults and families who struggled with substance abuse, addictions, and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. She acquired experience at Ft. Hood in Killeen, Texas counseling individuals affected by domestic violence, infidelity, and difficulties integrating into everyday life due to multiple deployments. Her most recent work includes private practice for 6 years in Central Texas.
Married to her husband of 38 years, Linda has three children, a daughter-in-law and son-in-law, and two grandsons. Linda is passionate about working beside her clients as they gain tools for coping with life issues and discovering their God-given purpose for their lives.
Ashley was raised in Nacogdoches, Texas. After completing high school, Ashley studied Rhetorical Theory at Houston Baptist University. She went on to complete her Bachelor's degree in Interpersonal Communication at Stephen F. Austin State University. Ashley has always had a heart to help others, in whatever capacity that may be. She has openly struggled with major depression and anxiety and believes God has called her to use her experiences and difficulties to guide and assist those going through similar troubles. In 2017, she earned her Master's Degree in Professional Counseling from Amberton University. Ashley is now practicing as a licensed counselor at Crossover Counseling .
Laura and her husband, Bobby, have been married for over 35 years and have three adult children. With the exception of her relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ, her relationship with her family is most important to her. After graduating from Baylor University with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, she earned her Master’s degree in Counseling through Liberty University in 1992. She became a Licensed Professional Counselor in June 1996 and started Crossover Counseling as a private practice in August of 1996. She continues to enjoy working with children, teenagers, adults, couples, and families. She sees a great deal of strength in her clients, especially with their survival through some very difficult situations. She considers it a privilege to get to have a firsthand view of the changes and victories that can and do take place in their lives and has spent several years being trained in assisting clients who have experiences trauma. She would also like to say an extra “thank you” to her husband for his continued understanding, love, and support.
Joshua has lived in Nacogdoches for 30 plus years. He received his degree from Stephen F. Austin in 2004 in Criminal Justice and Sociology. He is available for counseling in the areas of Relationship/Divorce, Spiritual, Life Purpose, Family/Parenting, Wellness, and College Prep/Adjustment. Joshua says, “I believe counseling is going to bridge the ever-present gap between people’s dreams and individuals seeing their dreams come true. As counselors, we encourage, support, and push clients to discover and accomplish the goal(s) that they have set.” Joshua enjoys working with people and encouraging and watching them make improvements in their personal, family, social, and professional lives.
Janae is a Licensed Professional Counselor who moved to Texas in 2010 from her native Oklahoma. She graduated from Oklahoma Wesleyan University with her Bachelor of Science degree in Behavioral Sciences and from Oral Roberts University with her Master of Arts degree in Christian Counseling. Janae has been involved in the local churches she has attended, including singing in the choir, leading worship, teaching children’s Sunday School and creating and leading a women’s ministry program. Janae’s experience in counseling includes working with children, adolescents, adults, families and couples. She has also worked with people who have many different mental health and life issues including depression, anxiety, ADHD, divorce, infidelity, self-esteem, anger management and Bipolar disorder
Susan has considered herself to be a life-long learner. She received her Bachelor of Integrated Studies from Texas Tech in 2015 and continued her education with a Master of Arts Degree in Clinical Mental Health counseling from Stephen F Austin University in 2018. After graduating from SFASU, Susan worked at a local agency with clients who were in crisis and later as a team lead in a program focused on treatment for those experiencing their first psychotic episodes. Susan also has considerable experience with helping clients make progress through depression, anxiety, grief-loss, PTSD, obsessive-compulsive disorder, bi-polar disorder, schizophrenia, and substance misuse. Susan is certified in Motivational Interviewing and has extensive training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Susan’s hobbies include piano, gardening, watching old movies, and learning about history. Susan appreciates the uniqueness of individuals who come from various backgrounds. She believes that developing healthy relationships with self and others is key to assisting clients in creating positive change in their lives. She understands that there is no one-size-fits-all approach to counseling and feels whatever background or spiritual belief her clients have experienced, her purpose is to be a vessel of love and encouragement.
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