WELCOME TO ALLEN COUNSELING CENTER

Allen Counseling Center for Family, Couples, Teen, Child (Play) and Adult Counseling

Allen Counseling Center serves Allen, Plano, McKinney, Wylie, Lucas, Sachse, and Fairview locally at Allen Counseling Center, and online! We have a wide range of skills to meet many needs.

Depression, anxiety, grief and loss, child counseling, childhood trauma, cancer trauma, eating disorders, and substance abuse

are just a few specialties of our therapists. At Allen Counseling Center, we encourage change that lasts a lifetime for yourself, your relationships, and your family by getting to the root cause of your pain. You deserve a lifestyle change. 

What Can I Expect from Allen Counselors?

Expect exceptional service from Allen counselors who care. We have a wide-range of skills. As a “wrap-around” service to the community and beyond. We don’t have a single Allen therapist that can do all things, but many therapists who specialize in things you need.

You will get to the core of your destructive and faulty thought patterns that are keeping you stuck in a negative place. We help you connect to important supporters who can help support you through your counseling journey. Choose Allen counseling associates, nearby therapists serving the you and the whole community, providing practical counseling and life coaching that kicks depression, anxiety, worry, fear, phobias, marital strife, parenting woes, and many other struggles to the curb.

Why Allen Counseling Center?

We treat the whole family, and when we can’t, we’ll let you know. We aren’t a jack-of-all trades therapists, but we have therapists for many needs: depression, anxiety, grief and loss, child counseling, childhood trauma, medical trauma, eating disorders, marriage counseling, and substance abuse, just to name a few.

Come to our couch. Then, sit back, relax, sip some tea (or coffee, water, whatever), and come along for this amazing ride. A wise client once said, “You can either make the right decision, or you can make the decision right.” At Allen Counseling Center, we’re doing both.

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Allen Counseling Center Can Help

  • We work with the while family by providing effective marriage counseling, family counseling, play therapy, teen counseling and life coaching that works with your unique goals and needs

  • Understand why you feel and do things that keep you stuck in this negative place. And, how can you be more effective for those getting counseling (like your kids or spouse)?

  • Improve overall physical and emotional health and wellness

  • Obtain goals associated with life balance, happiness, and satisfaction

  • Decrease emotional dissatisfaction

  • Increase productivity and organization in your personal and professional life

Common Issues We Treat at Allen Counseling Center

We treat many areas of concern, but our therapists aren’t jack-of-all trades. Each counselor brings their own skill set to Allen Counseling Center. We are a wrap-around service in the community, so multiple issues can be seen in one office. We licensed counselors near you, therapists and life coaches who are ready to help you.

  • Acceptance
  • Anger Management
  • Decision-Making Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce, Separation, and Blended Family
  • Eating Disorders
  • Grief and Loss
  • Life Transition
  • School Stress, Adjustment, and Organization
  • Self image, Body image, Intuitive eating
  • Social Skills
  • Substance Abuse and Addiction
  • Attentional Difficulties (ADHD / ADD)
  • Behavioral Concerns
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Coping with violence
  • Cultural adjustment
  • Family adjustment
  • Learning disabilities
  • Nervousness and Anxiety
  • Midlife and Adult Trauma
  • Sleeping difficulties
  • PANDAS
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Therapist Skills and Qualifications of Our Therapists

Our therapists are highly skilled, educated, and licensed counselors who bring their expertise to the counseling room. Each counselor has trained for many years in their specialty area, so when you see an Allen Counseling Center therapist near you, you can be sure you are working with a top-notch, selective individual who has specialized training in your specific issue. Below are just a smattering of the unique skills and training you’ll find at Allen Counseling Center.

  • Gottman Levels 1, 2 & 3
  • Gottman 7-Skills Facilitator Training
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) Levels 1 & 2
  • “Twogether In Texas” – premarital counseling
  • Prepare/Enrich Facilitation
  • Registered Play Therapy from the founder, Dr. Gary Landreth
  • “Camp Cope” – grief, loss and trauma with military kids
  • Health and Wellness Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Attachment-Based Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Smoking Cessation Training from M.D. Anderson
  • Substance Abuse and Training (including specialized Sex Therapy Training)
  • Yoga Training (Ayurveda, 500-hour facilitation)

Our team of licensed counselors are educated, trained, and ready to help your whole family. Let’s meet, and get started!

Meet Our Counselors: Specializing in Child Counseling, Play Therapy, Family Counseling, Couple Counseling, Adult Counseling

Our team of counselors are licensed, trained, and has a graduate degree in the counseling field. Beyond that, we each have additional training in our specific skill set. We want to be the best in the community at serving your specific needs.

Aimee Benfield, LMFT-A: Adults, Couples and Families

Amanda Myers, LPC, RPT: Children and Teens

Denise Martinez, LPC: Adults, Couples, Families and Teens

Diana Guintu, LPC: Adult Women

Jennifer Slingerland Ryan, LPC-S: Adults and Couples

Lyndsey Perry, NCC, LPC-Intern: Adults and Couples

Brandie Sellers, LPC-Intern: Adults

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