Our Team

 

Dr. Angela Peña

PhD, NCC, LPC-S, Adjunct Professor

 

Angela Peña is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a National
Certified Counselor. She completed her undergraduate work at Southern
Methodist University and earned a Master of Science in Counseling from
Texas Woman’s University. Angela obtained a doctoral degree in Counselor
Education from Texas A&M University‐Commerce. She also serves as
Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor at Texas Woman’s University.
Angela utilizes a humanistic approach to therapy that incorporates
modalities such as expressive arts, play therapy, and sand tray therapy.
She has led various groups centered on topics such as trauma, domestic
violence, self-harm, self-esteem, and relationship building groups.
Angela has experience working with adults, adolescents, children,
couples, and families. Angela is a member of the Texas Counseling
Association and the Texas Association for Counselor Education and
Supervision.

 

Staci Butler

LPC-Associate

 

Staci Butler is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate and a
National Certified Counselor under the supervision of Angela Peña, PhD,
NCC, LPC-S. She completed her undergraduate work at Texas A&M University
and earned a Master of Science in Counseling from Texas Woman’s
University. She completed her master-level internship at an intensive
outpatient program for adolescents. Staci utilizes a humanistic approach
to therapy that incorporates expressive arts with a strong focus on
relationships and emotions. She has led process groups focused on topics
such as self-esteem, family dynamics, self-harm, and suicidal ideation.
She also has experience in crisis counseling. Staci has experience
working with adolescents, young adults, and families.

Miranda Fleming

M.S. LPC-Associate

 

Miranda is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate under the
supervision of Angela Peña, PhD, NCC, LPC-S. Miranda obtained her
Bachelor of Science in Child and Family Studies with a minor in
Psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi, and her Master
of Science in Counseling and Development from Texas Woman’s University.

She has previous experience working at a children’s advocacy center
where she was able to work with individuals who have experienced
physical and/or sexual abuse, as well as their non-offending caregivers.
This has allowed her to work through issues such as trauma, PTSD,
anxiety, depression, and relational problems. She utilizes
person-centered therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) in her
work.

Miranda believes that the most important factor of change in therapy is
the collaborative relationship created. During the counseling process,
Miranda will create an empathetic and nonjudgmental environment in the
counseling room for you to feel comfortable to bring in your obstacles
and worries. She specializes in working with clients that struggle with
anxiety, depression, trauma, coping skills, self-esteem, and peer
relationships.

Cynthia Burnett

LPC-Associate

 

Cynthia is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate under the
supervision of Angela Peña, PhD, NCC, LPC-S. Cynthia obtained her
Bachelor of Science in Counseling from Southwestern Assemblies of God
University, and her Master of Science in Counseling and Development from
Texas Woman’s University.

Cynthia has previous experience working with children and adolescents as
a children’s director and youth director. It was during this time she
felt the call to go back to school to pursue a career in counseling.
During graduate school, she began working for a nonprofit agency in a
youth shelter. Her passion for working with youth who have experienced
trauma and been in foster care increased greatly during this time. She
was able to gain experience working with children and teens who have
experienced trauma, including physical and emotional abuse, neglect, and
sexual abuse, as well as families from domestic violence. Through this
process, she was able to gain experience in treating anxiety and
depression too. She is looking forward to continuing her work with
children, teens, and families.

I Work With Individuals, Couples, Families, & Groups

Individuals

Our approach to psychotherapy is practical, compassionate and results-focused. We offer individualized therapies for adolescents and adults coping with anxiety and depression, as well as those struggling with addictions.

Couples

Our marriage and couples counseling is tailored to the personalities of the couple and provides restorative, emotional attachment experiences that foster intimacy and closeness.

Family

Our family resolution services provide assistance with difficult or problematic relationships with parenting and family relationships.

 

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