Joy is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Registered Play Therapist (RPT). She holds a master’s degree in counseling from Sam Houston State University and an additional master’s degree in Christian Education from Southwestern Theological Seminary. Joy has previously had experience working with and providing pastoral care for preteens and teens in youth ministry. Her professional counseling experience has included working with school-age children (using play therapy to address trauma, anxiety, depression, and adjustment to significant family changes), adolescents and families (in a community mental health setting), adults (individual counseling services in a church counseling center and provision of professional counseling services to women and their families in a community health clinic). Joy is currently a co-owner and professional counselor at Connect Psychological Services PLLC. Recently, Joy has received training in Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) by the International OCD Foundation through its Behavior Therapy Training Institute. Joy is currently accepting clients with OCD, Trichotillomania, Tourette’s Syndrome, and Body Dysmorphic Disorder.
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