We help make stronger humans.

I Choose Change counselors for families, couples, & individuals of all ages. 

Two locations to choose from: Allen Counseling Center    McKinney Counseling Center

licensed counselors

Allen Clinicians


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

Denise Martinez, M.A., LPC
Denise Martinez, M.A., LPCCounselor
Teens & Individual 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.”

Amanda Myers, M.Ed., LPC, RPT
Amanda Myers, M.Ed., LPC, RPTCounselor & Registered Play Therapist
Kids age 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.”

Renee Good
Renee GoodGraduate Student Counselor, supervised by Jennifer Slingerland Ryan
Teens and Adults

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

Jennifer Rodgers, M.A., CCRP, LPC
Jennifer Rodgers, M.A., CCRP, LPCCounselor
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
Shab Behzad, M.S., LPCCounselor
Children ages 3-8

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

McKinney Clinicians


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

Kandice King, M.S., LPC
Kandice King, M.S., LPC Counselor
Children and teens ages 8-19

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

Elisa Swartz, M.S., LPC
Elisa Swartz, M.S., LPCCounselor
Teens, Adults, and 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.”

Virtual Clinicians

Dr. Jennifer Slingerland Ryan, LPC-S
Dr. Jennifer Slingerland Ryan, LPC-SOwner of I Choose Change / Counselor
Individual 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.”

Krystal Pennington, M.S., LPC Associate, LMFT Associate
Krystal Pennington, M.S., LPC Associate, LMFT AssociateLPC, LMFT Associate
Adolescents, Teens, Adults, Couples, and Families

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

Kerri Heintz, M.S., LPC Associate
Kerri Heintz, M.S., LPC AssociateCounselor
Individual Adults and Adolescents

“I’m here to help you reconnect with yourself and put your feelings first.”

Supervised by Keri Riggs, LPC-S

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