Our Counseling Center is committed to helping people face life’s deeper and more difficult issues by providing on-site, Christ-centered counseling focused on healing and growing healthy relationships with Christ and the people around you. We offer professional counseling services as well as support and recovery groups to best meet your needs.
Our licensed professional counselors are dedicated to helping individuals, marriages and families heal and grow. Call today to schedule an appointment.
Traditional therapy involves meeting for a one-hour session with your therapist each week. This format supports individuals, couples and families struggling with a variety of issues or difficult situations but is not recommended for marriages in crisis.
Intensive therapy is a powerful format that allows couples and individuals to make progress in a few days that might traditionally take months of counseling to achieve. Couples and individuals will be counseled for an extended time of 3 hours to 4 days. Whether you come in by yourself, with your partner, or as a family, our goal is to create a safe place to explore your life and relationships.
Created for Connection is a two-day relationship enhancement workshop where couples work with professional counselors and learn tools to repair, enhance and continually grow the connection in their relationship. Call for the next workshop dates and to register.
RECOVERY & SUPPORT
We all experience brokenness in life, but we believe healing happens in authentic community. We believe anyone can experience new life and freedom from substance abuse, codependency, pornography, depression, anxiety, fear, control, anger, obsessive thoughts, and many other personal struggles through group therapy.
This ministry is made up of trained believers who provide both compassion and support in a confidential atmosphere to those in need. Call to request the services of a Stephen Minister.
If you are in crisis and in need of immediate pastoral care, we can put you in touch with one of our pastors on staff. If you are needing immediate medical assistance, please call 911.
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Our licensed professional counselors are dedicated to helping individuals, marriages and families heal and grow. Call today to schedule an appointment. 469.698.2250
DIRECTOR: M.A., L.P.C.-S.
Brent Theis is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Texas. He received a Master of Arts in Professional Counseling from Amberton University. He is committed to helping adults and marriages grow and thrive addressing any issue that hinders the process. Areas of specialization include: premarital, marital (including 2 hour sessions, full and half day intensives and weekend couples’ intensives). Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Brainspotting for trauma anxiety/depression, affair recovery, sexual abuse, sexually integrity issues, spiritual and personal growth.
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: M.S., L.P.C.
Lourie Ferrell received her B.A. In Elementary Education from Middle Tennessee State University and M.S. in Counseling from Texas A&M University-Commerce. She has a passion for personal growth and development; helping others to become the best version of themselves. Areas of specialization include: couples, men and women life adjustment issues, parenting skills, sexual abuse, trauma, Brainspotting, grief, depression, anxiety, addiction and recovery, as well as relational issues. Training includes: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy DBT and Emotions Focused Therapy (EFT).
Casey Christian, Director of Recovery, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. He received his Master of Science in Social Work from the University of Texas at Arlington in 1997. His areas of practice include working with families, adolescents, individuals, and couples Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT). Areas of specialization include: addictions & recovery, working with premarital and marital counseling, divorce recovery, affair recovery, blended families, trauma, same-sex attraction, depression, grief, anxiety, and life transitions.
Carolyn Sidereas is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She received her B.A. at the University of Texas, and her master’s degree in Counseling from Texas A & M. She has a passion for helping people heal and thrive in life and relationships. Areas of specialization include: premarital and marital, affair recovery, Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), sexual abuse, PTSD & EMDR, Brainspotting, (including 2 hour sessions, full and half day intensives, and weekend couples’ intensives).
M.S.M.F.T., Th.M., L.M.F.T.
Steve Light is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist passionate about helping individuals grow, couples connect, and families thrive. He received his M.S. in marriage and family therapy from Fuller Theological Seminary and a Master of Theology (Th.M.) from Dallas Theological Seminary. Steve specializes in helping couples take a step back from the brink of divorce and into safe, secure, and lasting relationships. Other areas of focus for Steve include: premarital counseling, sexual addiction, alcohol abuse and dependence, anxiety, perfectionism and low self-esteem, grief, and PTSD. He has in-depth training in Family Systems Theory and has begun training in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT).
Tammy Williams Smith
Tammy Williams Smith is a Licensed Professional Counselor who received a B.A.S. in Ministry and Psychology from Dallas Baptist University and an M.A. in Counseling from Amberton University. Tammy works with trauma and addiction recovery, including PTSD, grief, sexual abuse, anxiety, depression and life transitions. She focuses on the balance between spiritual, physical and emotional health using the tools of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Existential therapy, among others.
Andrea Crumrine is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She received a B.A. in Psychology from Texas A&M University and a M.A. in Counseling from Dallas Baptist University. Her areas of practice include working with children ages 7 – 12, adolescent girls and individual women. Areas of specialization include: utilizing play therapy techniques with children, relationship issues, personal growth, life transitions, depression, anxiety, grief, gender identity issues, and women’s issues.
Steve Johnson is a Licensed Professional Counselor. He has his B.A. in Psychology as well as a Masters in Biblical Studies from Dallas Theological Seminary and a Masters in Biblical Counseling from Colorado Christian Counseling. Areas of specialization include: marital and pre-martial counseling, affair recovery, men’s issues, same sex attraction, first responders –police & fire service, anxiety, depression, past trauma, sexual abuse, grief and spiritual issues, and Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT).
Nancy Bourland is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She received a B.S. in Psychology with a minor in Counseling and a M.S. in Counseling both from Texas A&M University-Commerce. She works with children age 7 years and older, adolescents and young adults. Areas of specialization include: utilizing play therapy techniques with children, depression, anxiety, grief, anger, abuse, trauma, divorce recovery, adjustment disorders, learning issues, relationship issues, and transitioning to college. She also utilizes the Conner’s CBRS test when learning and/or behavioral issues arise at school.
Kimberly West is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a certified Texas Professional School Counselor. She received her B.S. from Dallas Baptist University and a master’s degree in Counseling from Texas A&M University-Commerce. Kimberly sees adults, adolescents and families. Areas of specialization include: parenting, parent-teen relationships, depression, anxiety, adjustment issues, grief, individual issues, and personal growth.