CARE MINISTRIES

LICENSED PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS

The counseling ministry offers a trustworthy group of counselors who provide professional guidance.

Christ-centered, professional counseling is available through our campus with licensed professional counselors that have years of education, life experience, and professional practice to help direct the healing process.

Our treatment approach addresses the whole person; emotionally, physically, and spiritually. Both male and female counselors are available and fees are low compared to other professional services in our community.

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James Caldwell, LPC

Focus: Youth, Parents, Premarital

James Caldwell offers many years of experience counseling individuals from age ten and up, couples, and families. His specialization covers many issues: anxiety, depression, PTSD, OCD, grief and loss, relational issues, bullying, premarital and marital, and parenting. He provides a relaxed and caring environment for those he counsels.

Call: (972) 814-7969

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Kesli Houlette, LPC

Focus: Brain injury and stroke recovery, caregiver support, addictions, anxiety, depression, grief, loneliness, trauma

Kesli Houlette graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in psychology, and from Dallas Baptist University with her master's degree in counseling. She is a Certified Brain Injury Specialist and has worked with those who have had a stroke or brain injury and with their family members, who may be experiencing caregiver burnout or are seeking emotional support and further insight into the recovery process. As an LPC, she also specializes in helping those who struggle with depression, anxiety, loneliness, addictions, trauma, grief and loss. Kesli has experience working with clients in clinical settings as well as private practice. Her passion is to help her clients live happy and fulfilling lives full of joy and purpose.

Call: (806) 676-8281

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Kacy Flanagan, MS, LPC-S

*Grief Share Leader

Focus: Depression, anxiety, relationships, boundary and codependency issues, adolescent issues, Bipolar Disorder, women's issues

Kacy Flanagan completed her undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of Texas at Tyler and her master's degree in counseling from Texas A&M University-Commerce. She became an LPC in 2004 and received her supervisor license in 2009. Kacy provides counseling to clients using a cognitive Behavior Therapy and other counseling methods while incorporating her faith. She has experience in working with children, teens, young adults and women, including issues such as infertility, grief and loss, women's health, relationships, child abuse, foster care and adoption. Kacy has provided expert witness testimony in both criminal and civil court proceedings. She has experience working in a private practice setting and both psychiatric inpatient and outpatient hospital settings. 

Call: (903) 335-9058

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Shelley Raymond, LPC-I

Focus: Adults, Marriage, Parenting (Online Only)

Shelley Raymond is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and specializes in providing marriage therapy for couples, as well as individual adolescent and individual adult issues. Shelley earned a Bachelor's of Business Administration from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C., and graduated from Dallas Theological Seminary with a Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling. As an LPC, she is certified in many counseling Therapies, including EMDR trauma, and equine therapy for individuals and couples. Shelley is available for online counseling only.

Call: (904) 616-0808

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Linda L. May-LMSW, LCDC

Focus: Adults and addictions, anxiety, depression, PTSD

Linda May graduated from Texas A&M University-Commerce with an undergraduate and master's degree in social work. She is recognized in the state of Texas as a licensed chemical dependency counselor and is a trained Stephen Minister. Lindd has experience woking in a psychiatric outpatient setting specializing in issues including anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, unresolved grief, bipolar disorder and addictions. Her passion includes providing quality Christian care in a nonjudgmental,

safe space.

Call: (469) 701-1166

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Derek Smith, MS, MATS, NCC, LPC Associate Supervised by Kevan Beijan,LPC-S

*Divorce Care Leader

Focus: Ages 13 thru Adults

Derek specializes in working with trauma, grief, anxiety disorders, depression, guilt, shame, addictions, couples and family counseling. He works with those experiencing life transition struggles, as well as the LGBTQ population and older adults with end of life decisions. Derek also works with challenges that adoptive parents and children could experience.

Call: (903) 702-5066

Contact the Care Ministry Staff

Joe Patton

Shepherding Pastor

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Catherine Taylor

Shepherding Ministry Coordinator

Call: (972) 303-8213

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

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Need Him

This ministry uses a diverse set of advertising and social media tools to reach as many people as possible. Through online chat, text messaging, and phone calls, their volunteers have authentic conversations about a life-changing relationship with Jesus with thousands of people each day.

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LifePath Systems

LifePath Systems serves individuals and families impacted by

behavioral health, intellectual or developmental challenges, to result in stronger communities.

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Mighty Oaks

Mighty Oaks provides peer to peer recovery programs that serve military service members that struggle with military life, deployments, and symptoms of

post-traumatic stress.