Meet The Team: Counselors

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Lindsey Crelia, LCSW, RPT

Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Board Approved Supervisor and Registered Play Therapist

Lindsey Crelia received a Bachelor of Social Work from Baylor University and continued her studies at University of Texas at Austin where she earned a Master of Science in Social Work, Clinical Concentration.

Lindsey’s clinical practice has focused on the impact of complex attachment trauma, as well as other behavioral and mental health concerns including anger, anxiety, and depression in children, teens and young adults. She provides support for parents and caregivers including those adjusting to the beautiful and difficult new role and encountering challenging new patterns of behavior or facing a stressful transition in the family.

Her guiding clinical framework is strengths-based, person-centered, and rooted in attachment theory. She utilizes trauma-informed and neurobiologically-based interventions and experiential therapies including: play, art, sandtray, yoga, and outdoor therapies. Lindsey is also trained in Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders and EMDR.

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Katherine Smith, Ms, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Katherine Smith received her Masters of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN and undergraduate degree from Baylor University. Katherine utilizes a Cognitive Behavioral framework and an attachment lens to help get to the core needs impacting individuals mental health and produce relief in painful symptoms. 
 

Katherine’s clinical speciality is in Anxiety Disorders and impacts of chronic stress on burnout and cultivation of wellness to prevent burnout. She has additional training in EMDR, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, CBT for Insomnia, and child-centered play therapy. 

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Taylor Snider, LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Taylor Snider received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Oklahoma State University and continued her studies at Oklahoma City University receiving her Master of Education in Applied Behavioral Studies.

Taylor’s passion is in maternal mental health and working with athletes and performers to aid in managing the stresses they experience daily. She has a background working with a multitude of behavioral and mental health concerns and has experience working with individuals, couples, and pediatrics. She looks to provide support and skills for individuals to face stress and grow with the challenges and seasons that life throws at them.

Taylor tends to lean towards an integrative approach to helping her clients. She pulls from various therapeutic modalities, including cognitive behavioral, acceptance and commitment, solutional-focused, and humanistic just to name a few.

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Amanda Cooper, M.Ed., LPC, EMDR Certified Therapist

Licensed Professional Counselor

Amanda Cooper attended Texas A&M University where she earned a Master of Education in Counseling. She has over 15 years experience working with children, adolescents, and families in school and community-based care setting.

She is experienced in working with those dealing with childhood trauma; foster and adoptive families; parenting and supporting kinship caregivers; families in transition; youth with learning or academic challenges, and trauma-informed care across the lifespan.

Amanda utilizes techniques from the Cognitive-Behavioral and Solution-focused psychotherapeutic perspectives; incorporates mindfulness and EMDR to address client needs; and offers play-based therapy. Amanda is also trained in Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders.

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Wade Mackey, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Wade Mackey received his Bachelor’s degree from Baylor University and later earned a Master of Science in Social Work, Clinical Concentration, from Baylor University. Wade’s clinical practice has been focused on working with children, teens, and families in the public school system addressing trauma, anxiety, anger, regulation, and interpersonal communication. He has a passion for supporting parents through the confusing and stressful parts of life as a parent and creating safe supportive spaces for children. 
 
Wade’s guiding clinical framework is a person-centered, strengths-based, attachment theory lens built on a neuroscience foundation. He utilizes interventions that address a whole person’s functioning, including sensory, trauma, attachment, and brain wiring.

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