Erica is currently a student at Texas A&M University-Commerce in the doctoral Counseling program and will graduate with her Ph.D. this year. She is an Alumni of the University of North Texas where she earned her Masters of Education in Counseling with a community track. She furthered her expertise by expanding training and becoming a Certified Belief Therapist from The Therapon Institute, for those seeking spiritual or biblical needs. Erica's journey started with her Bachelor of Science in Business Management and pursued an extensive career working as an Admissions Advisor and promoting to Director of Admissions in Higher Education and Vocational Schools. She spent multiple years working with students of various ages starting as teenagers to adulthood from diverse demographics. This also included working with students using GI Bill, active duty/reserve and Voc Rehabilitation students pursuing their education.
Her most recent experience includes working Veteran Mental Health/Rehabilitation residential facility and Private Practice setting. Her direct experience includes working with Career Counseling, PTSD/Trauma, Drug/Alcohol Residential Inpatient, Intensive Outpatient, Court Mandated clients and Non-Profit agencies. Issues often addressed include career problems, financial stress, relationships, behavioral problems, substance abuse/addiction, combat-related PTSD, MST/Trauma, anxiety, depression, stress management, and anger management. She works with individuals, couples, groups, and families. She enjoys working with adults, seniors, and adolescents. Erica loves helping individuals grow into their fullest potential, as they utilize tools that reside within. The goal for each client is to help them develop, the necessary tools and skills to reach emotional, spiritual and physical wellness. Each person’s journey to happiness is different and may take a different length of time from something acute, being short-term to something more complex entailing a longer client and counselor working relationship. Erica's career experience has given her a natural ability to work with individuals, groups, and families of any culture or background. She has the ability to meet individuals where they are in life and help them implement tools to grow. She will modify therapy based on your specific needs.