Supervised by: Lauren Coats, LPC-S
- Play Therapy
- Tweens and Teens
- Young Adults
Avery is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate with a Master of Science in Counseling and Development from Texas Woman’s University. Avery earned her Bachelor of Science In Human Development and Family Studies from Texas Tech University.
Avery focuses her work on the first half of life. Most of her clients are under the age of 20. As a matter of fact, lots of them are under the age of 10. For children under the age of 10, a very specific approach called Play Therapy is utilized. Avery loves partnering with families to learn what is going on for their tiniest family members, and helping them learn how to best assist. When working with kids, her typical client is struggling with:
Nervousness or excessive shyness
Difficulty in social situations
Loss of interest in things they used to enjoy
Recent loss of a loved one
Going through family experience of divorce
Avery also works with teens and young adults. The world can be a very overwhelming place for humans of all ages and Avery’s goal is to provide support through a non-judgmental therapeutic relationship for everyone involved in the client’s life. Avery enjoys working with self-esteem, trauma, everyday stressors, life transitions including children of divorce, depression/anxiety, ADHD, and other emotional disturbances.