Megan Blanton, MA, LPC, RPT, earned her Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from Texas Christian University and her Masters in Counseling from Dallas Baptist University. She desires to extend empathy and the compassion of Christ in helping children, teens, and their families in times of distress. She enjoys implementing activity-based, play, and art therapies.
Megan finds Theraplay principles to be very beneficial in her work with children and their parents. She has completed both Level One and Level Two Theraplay Training. Megan will be attending the Pediatric Behavior Therapy Training Institute, an in-depth intensive training course in cognitive behavioral therapy for treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder and related disorders, this April.
While in graduate school, Megan worked at Children’s Medical Center in their Pediatric Eating Disorders Unit as a milieu therapist. Her clinical experience includes assisting with social skills groups for children with OCD, Asperger’s, Tourette’s, and ADHD, as well as working with children and teens with special needs emphasizing hippotherapy. Formerly, she served as a counselor in a local not for profit working with individuals and families who found themselves in financial and emotional crises. Other areas of emphasis include divorce, attachment and parent-child relationships, and anxiety.
Her desire is to help children, teens, and families process the reality of difficulty and suffering in ways that bring hope. She is confident of this, that God will continue the good work He began in her for His glory and her and her client’s joy (Philippians 1:6).
She is a member of the Association for Play Therapy, the International OCD Foundation, and the American Association of Christian Counselors.
She and her husband are members of their local church.
John Alan is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Texas and has a Masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Abilene Christian University.
He has experience providing therapy for marriages, families, and individuals with a variety of issues. Each person and every relationship is unique and complex, therefore Foundations always seeks to tailor therapy to the specific needs of each client.
“I am committed to providing therapy that is both professional and Christ-centered.”
Jaycie works with young adults and teens who struggle with low self-esteem, depression, anxiety, as well as daily life stressors. Jaycie recognizes that when you are consumed by your thoughts and feelings it is difficult to engage with the things you love, cherish, and enjoy. Jaycie uses Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to help client clarify their values, identify what holds them back, and set a course to move toward a full and meaningful life.
Jaycie’s hope is to provide clarity and direction in a counseling relationship that is built on compassion, validation, collaboration, acceptance, and trust. Jaycie’s counseling philosophy is to value each individual by honoring their unique story. Jaycie desires to meet each client where they are and walk alongside them offering support, encouragement, and guidance.
Jaycie attended Texas Tech University, where she completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. Jaycie then pursued her Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Liberty University. While completing her degree, Jaycie worked as a Behavioral Health Counselor in an inpatient facility for the treatment of eating disorders. Jaycie has worked with adolescents and adults during various stages of life.
Jaycie is a SYMBIS Facilitator for premarital counseling and a registered service provider for the Twogether in Texas Healthy Marriage Program.
Areas of Focus: Premarital Counseling, OCD, Life Transitions, Anxiety, Relationships