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Counselors

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MA, LPC-Intern, Supervised by Jordan Davis, Ph.D., LPC-S

Mikayla graduated with her BA in Psychology and her MA in Professional Counseling from DBU. She is working toward full licensure as a professional counselor. Mikayla finds joy working with clients who struggle with anxiety, depression, confidence issues/perfectionism, eating disorders, relationships, spirituality, and grief. She trusts that Christ will walk each of us through the pain we experience and is humbled to join the healing journey of others.

counselor
MA, LPC-Intern Supervised by Jordan Davis, Ph.D., LPC-S

Hsin-Chun received her BA and MA in political science from National Cheng-Chi University and her MA in Professional Counseling from DBU. She dedicates her life to walk with the Lord to help brokenhearted people and those who are crushed in spirit. Hsin-Chun provides professional counseling for individuals, children, and families with anxiety, depression/ bi-polar, complex trauma, eating disorders, spirituality, parent-child relationship, attachment issues, gender identity issues and life transition issues. She specialized in trauma therapy, sand tray therapy and play therapy. As a working mom, she loves to walk with women in different life stages through pre/postpartum depression, child-rearing issues and to develop a healthy self-image.

counselor
MA, LPC-Intern, Supervised by Jordan Davis, Ph.D., LPC-S

Molly graduated with her BA in Psychology from DBU. She went on to receive her MA in Professional Counseling from Amberton University and has been working as a counselor at DBU since then. Molly loves working with individuals who suffer from mental disorders such as anxiety, depression, and bipolar, as well as those dealing with grief, trauma, family issues, transition, and low self-worth. Molly believes that true healing and joy are found only in a relationship with Jesus Christ, but she loves to meet people where they are, even if they don’t share her worldview. Her goal is to help individuals walk in more freedom, better understand themselves, and become more grounded in the lens through which they see the world.

MA, LPC-Intern, Supervised by Jordan Davis, Ph.D., LPC-S

A wife to Greg Newhouse for 23 years and mother of five, Debbie received her B.A.S. in Psychology with a minor in Christian Ministry from DBU in 2013. Throughout the years, Debbie has begun women’s ministry, teacher training, children’s training, and has assisted in counseling women and couples in a pastoral setting. She and her husband have worked with couples in crisis and currently are working with couples as Pre-Marriage Mentors at The Church on Rush Creek in Arlington, TX.

Cathryn graduated from an accelerated Masters of Arts in Professional Counseling from Dallas Baptist University. As a licensed professional counselor intern (LPC-Intern), she is able to assess, diagnose, and treat mental and emotional disorders under the supervision of Dr. Jordan Davis. Her professional experiences, combined with her ability to be open-minded, empathic, and uphold appropriate boundaries, have led her clients to positive outcomes. Cathryn is passionate about working with individuals who struggle with life adjustments, low self-esteem, anxiety, depression, grief, family issues, childhood trauma, sexual trauma, conflict resolution, and eating disorders. As an LPC-Intern Cathryn’s experience and dedication have taught her the importance of providing genuine care to clients by using a comprehensive approach and creating a supportive and safe environment that fosters growth. Cathryn is passionate about mental health awareness and normalizing counseling; It’s okay to ask for help.

Nicole received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 2016 and Master of Arts in Professional Counseling from Dallas Baptist University in 2020. Her passion is found in helping others find their worth and value in Christ. Nicole finds joy in working with people who struggle with identity, trauma, perfectionism, anxiety, and grief. She believes that true healing comes from knowing and enjoying Jesus and believes it to be a privilege to hear the most personal stories people have to tell. Nicole lives with her husband, Ben, and their cat, Allie, in Dallas.

MA, LPC-Intern, Supervised by Jordan Davis, Ph.D., LPC-S

Joy graduated with her B.A in Psychology and her M.A in Professional Counseling from DBU. As a counselor, Joy enjoys working with identity development, self-worth, and multicultural issues. She practices counseling from a humanistic perspective, and values the reflective experience of change. Lastly, Joy’s research interest include, professional identity development, multicultural competencies, and counseling education.

Lana received her BA in psychology at Texas A&M University and her MA in Professional Counseling at DBU. She is currently working in order to achieve licensure as a professional counselor. Lana enjoys working with individuals who are struggling with anxiety, depression, self-esteem issues, trauma, grief and life adjustment. She finds joy in helping her clients walk through the transitions of life in a more effective way. Lana believes that with Jesus Christ, all individuals are able to find true healing and comfort. She is excited for God to use her as she helps her clients attain peace.

Born and raised in Brazil, Mariana received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the Estacio de Sa University. She worked as a counselor in settings that helped students and families who struggled with life adjustment, motor, and mental disabilities. In 2012, Mariana came to the United States to study Theology and Music and, in 2019, received her Dual Masters in Professional Counseling and Ministerial Discipleship. Mariana has continued her work as a counselor at DBU since then. She is currently working on her Doctoral program in Educational leadership, researching about the study of emotional intelligence and quality of life. Mariana believes in the importance of a relationship with God and the application of psychology to empower individuals to promote freedom and change.

Patricia was born and raised in Brazil and has been living in Dallas, TX since 2013. She graduated with her MA in Professional Counseling from DBU. Whether you’re a Christian or not, Patricia sees how pain affects all of us. She loves helping people see their true worth, and heal from any kind of trauma, abuse and rejection they might have experienced in the past. Her heart is for individuals who may be losing hope. Patricia trusts that, by God’s grace, she can see you free from those wounds, reaching the great potential that was placed in you when you were born.

Samantha believes that we are made with processes to heal and grow and that the ability to present yourself fully and embrace your story (vulnerabilities, needs, hurts, and all) is one of the most courageous endeavors you can begin. She considers it an honor to join clients on their journey and maintains a receptive, curious, and warm attitude and seeks to create a safe, collaborative environment where creativity and freedom reign. Samantha's areas of therapeutic interest include boundaries and social skills, attachment and family of origin issues, sports relates issues, guilt and shame, identity and self-image, healthy coping, grief, depression and anxiety. She received her Bachelors of Science in Sociology from Austin Peay State University and Masters of Arts in Professional Counseling from Dallas Baptist University and is currently preparing to apply for her LPC Associate License.

MA, LPC-Intern, Supervised by Jordan Davis, Ph.D., LPC-S

Philips Efe, a graduate of DBU, was born in Nigeria and have been happily married for 25 years with two adult children. He is passionate about helping clients develop and maintain healthy lifestyles by engaging them in a process of making regular intentional life choices and decisions that promote mental health and total well-being to achieve spiritual, physical, social, and emotional stability within a collaborative therapeutic yet professional relationship. Philips’ goal of counseling is to come alongside all clients irrespective of their status and help them become more self-aware, develop healthy coping skills and a strong sense of identity and confidence in an empathic, nurturing and supportive environment so they can handle life’s challenges and stresses in a productive manner. Philips enjoys working with clients struggling with depression, anxiety, bipolar, adhd, low self-esteem, marriage as well as internationals struggling with acculturation issues.

Dreyton received a BA in Psychology from Evangel University and completed his MA in Professional Counseling at DBU. Working as a counselor at DBU, Dreyton enjoys the chance to join others in their life's journey through anxiety, grief, shame, and self-exploration. It is his hope to meet people where they are and to help them experience meaningful change through insight and application of appropriate tools and concepts.

 

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