Audrey is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Nationally Certified Counselor. She graduated Summa Cum Laude in Psychology from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor and earned a Master of Science in Counseling at Texas A&M-Commerce. She completed her internship at Charter Hospital in Plano working in the Adult Psychiatric Unit also in the Intensive Outpatient Life and Grief Recovery Program. She has been in private practice since 1998 and at Nikaō Counseling Center since its inception in 2005.
Audrey offers individual counseling to adult women and men as well as couples and family counseling.
She specializes in:
- Marriage counseling
- Building healthy marriages
- Family therapy
- Conflict resolution
- Premarital counseling (including using materials from Prepare and Prepare MC)
- The impact of family of origin issues
- Grief and loss
- Increasing self-esteem
- Spiritual issues
- Depression and anxiety disorders
- Life transitions
- Overcoming adjustment difficulties related to divorce
- Remarriage and stepfamily issues
She has worked with older adolescents and adults in individual, premarital and marital settings. She is skilled in a wide range of relational and adjustment challenges. Audrey seeks to relate faith to the events of people’s lives and find pathways for healing individuals and relationships thorough God’s grace.
Professional achievements include past president of Northern Metro Counseling Association. Other achievements include Pi Gamma Mu President and Merit Award and Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities.
Audrey is a member of the Alpha Chi, Chi Sigma Iota and American Counseling Association. She is a member at a local church where she serves in the Prayer Ministry and the Lay Eucharist Ministry. She is happily married with six grown children.