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I Choose Change counselors for families, couples, big kids & little kids of all ages. 

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(Currently, almost all counselors are hybrid – both in-person and telehealth)

licensed counselors

Allen Counselors

1514 N. Greenville Ave., Suite 310
Allen, Texas 75002
(Across from St. Jude’s)

SCHEDULE APPOINTMENT
Mary Potenti, M.A., LMFT, ATR
Mary Potenti, M.A., LMFT, ATR
Serving Adults & Couples

“You are here because you want to make a positive change in your life. Let me be your guide to a healthier, happier life.”

Denise Martinez, M.A., LPC
Denise Martinez, M.A., LPC
Serving Teens & Adults

“Families live in an ever-changing world that feels stressful, chaotic and extremely overwhelming. I help create a plan for more peace in the home.”

Cyrus Lightsey, LMSW
Cyrus Lightsey, LMSWSupervised by Dr. Norman Cobb, LCSW-S
Serving Adolecsents & Teens

“I aspire to create a safe, trusting, and non-judgmental environment that will allow you to explore and gain greater knowledge of yourself and your relationships.”

Amanda Myers, M.Ed., LPC, RPT
Amanda Myers, M.Ed., LPC, RPT
Serving Children 3-10 years old

“I provide a safe and warm environment where your child can open up and share thoughts, feelings, and wishes about their life and talk about struggles.”

Roshasta Brandon, LPC Associate
Roshasta Brandon, LPC AssociateSupervised by Chevonda Callender-Allen
Serving Children & Teens

“I believe the driving factors in helping children to thrive is ensuring that they feel safe, unconditionally loved, and supported.”

Jennifer Rodgers, M.A., CCRP, LPC
Jennifer Rodgers, M.A., CCRP, LPC
Serving Children, Teens & Families

“Juggling the many activities and responsibilities of life is a challenge. I get it! I’m here to help get some structure and grounding in your homelife.”

Shab Behzad, M.S., LPC, RPT
Shab Behzad, M.S., LPC, RPT
Serving Parents & Children 3-8 years

“It can be confusing and difficult for a child to navigate through change. I am here to guide and support you and your child”

Jackie Killion, Counselor Intern
Jackie Killion, Counselor InternSupervised by Jennifer Ryan, Ph.D., LPC-S
Serving Adults

“We can work together to unravel the knots in your life that keep you from experiencing the life you want to live!”

Renee Good, Counselor Intern
Renee Good, Counselor InternSupervised by Jennifer Ryan, Ph.D., LPC-S
Serving Teens & Adults

“Anxiety, fear, and loneliness can make you feel disconnected. I am here to help you find your light again!”

McKinney Counselors

107 1/2 S. Tennessee
McKinney, Texas 75069
(Above Emporium Pies)

SCHEDULE APPOINTMENT
Kandice King, M.S., LPC
Kandice King, M.S., LPC
Serving Children & Teens 8-19 years

“Right now, more than ever, our children need to feel heard, understood, and safe.”

Elisa Swartz, M.S., LPC
Elisa Swartz, M.S., LPC
Serving Teens, Adults, & Couples

“I am honored to help you explore who you are now, the choices you are making, and what we can do to get you closer to being the “real you”—the person you really want to be.”

Jennifer Gray, Counselor Intern
Jennifer Gray, Counselor InternSupervised by Jennifer Ryan, Ph.D., LPC-S
Serving Teens & Adults

“Whether it is reconnecting with yourself or learning to better communicate with your child, I am here for you to be heard and supported.”

Megan Novak, M.S., LPC-Associate, LCDC-I
Megan Novak, M.S., LPC-Associate, LCDC-I Supervised by Jennifer Ryan, Ph.D., LPC-S #19003
Serving Adults

“Success is not final; failure is not final. It is the courage to continue that counts.”

Virtual (Telehealth) Clinicians

SCHEDULE APPOINTMENT
Dr. Jennifer Slingerland Ryan, LPC-S
Dr. Jennifer Slingerland Ryan, LPC-S
Serving Adults & Couples

“I know the pain of feeling unsettled, lonely, and anxious. Let’s create a plan together to build deeper relationship connections in your life.”

Mer MacGowan, Counselor Intern
Mer MacGowan, Counselor InternSupervised by Jennifer Ryan, Ph.D., LPC-S #19003
Serving Teens & Adults

“I believe that life can be what you make of it, while also acknowledging that many of us have barriers that aren’t necessarily seen or felt by others. I aim to be an advocate for my clients in whatever way they need.”

Ricaylah Citizen, Counselor Intern
Ricaylah Citizen, Counselor InternSupervised by Dr. Felicia Ward, LPC #76148
Serving Teens & Adults

” I’m here to support you as you work through everything you have been bottling up .”

Krystal Pennington, M.S., LPC Associate, LMFT Associate
Krystal Pennington, M.S., LPC Associate, LMFT AssociateSupervised by Dr. Linda Metcalf LPC-S, LMFT-S
Serving Teens, Adults, Couples, & Families

“I would be happy to walk alongside you on your journey and provide a safe and confidential environment where change can occur.”

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