Therapist Bios

Tanya Alexander

Tanya Alexander

  • Position: Licensed Professional Counselor-Intern, National Certified Counselor
  • Location: Midland Office
  • Education: Master of Arts in Professional Counseling
  • Years of Service: At Centers since July, 2019
  • Experience & Specialties: Depression, Anxiety, and Trauma
Taylor Ballard

Taylor Ballard

  • Position: LPC
  • Location: Odessa Office
  • Education: Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Years of Service: 2 Years in the Field, At Centers since 2019
  • Experience & Specialties: Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Adolescents and Children, Families, Pre-Marital Counseling, Mindfulness/Relaxation, EMDR trained.
Marc McQueen

Marc McQueen

  • Position: Clinical Director, Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Location: Midland and Odessa Offices
  • Education: Masters Degree in Marriage & Family Therapy
  • Years of Service: 24 Years in the Field, 13 Years at Centers
  • Experience & Specialties: Marriage and Family, Teens
Linda

Linda "Kit" Boyd

  • Position: Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor
  • Location: Midland Office
  • Education: Bachelor of Arts in Clinical Psychology, Masters in Clinical Psychology
  • Years of Service: 15 years
  • Experience & Specialties: Depressive Disorder; Bipolar Disorder, Schizoaffective Disorder; Anxiety; Personality Disorder
Kristi Edwards

Kristi Edwards

  • Position: Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor, Executive Director
  • Location: Midland Office
  • Education: Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology
  • Years of Service: 15 years in the field, 11 at Centers
  • Experience & Specialties: Individual and Marriage Counseling; Teens
Claudia Lopez

Claudia Lopez

  • Position: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Bilingual Counselor
  • Location: Midland and Odessa Offices
  • Education: Masters in Counseling Pyschology
  • Years of Service: 6 Years in the Field, 1 Year at Centers
  • Experience & Specialties: Bilingual; Individual and Marriage Counseling; Women, Children and Teens; Depressive Disorder; Anxiety; Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; Practicing EMDR
Marcia Ann Norton

Marcia Ann Norton

  • Position: Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor
  • Location: Midland Office
  • Education: Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) from Texas Tech University, LPC-S, M.Ed, RN, BSN, AS
  • Years of Service: 30 years in the field, with Centers since 2008
  • Experience & Specialties: Military counseling; Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) (Army Psychologist (civilian) at Fort Drum, New York); Women’s Issues; Domestic Violence; Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy; Holistic Therapy; Stress/ Depression Management
Florence Pride

Florence Pride

  • Position: Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Location: Odessa Office
  • Education: Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, Masters in Educational Counseling
  • Years of Service: 28 years in the field, with Centers since 2014
  • Experience & Specialties: Certified Anger Resolution Therapist; geriatric population; intellectual developmental disabilities; trauma informed care; cognitive behavioral therapy
Lucy Jo Smith

Lucy Jo Smith

  • Position: Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor
  • Location: Midland Office
  • Education: BA English/Art with a lifetime teaching certification in these areas, M.Ed. Counseling, M.Ed. Psychology/Art
  • Years of Service: 25 years in the field, working at Centers since November 2016
  • Experience & Specialties: Sexual abuse; Reactive Attachment Disorder; Conduct Disorder; ADHD; Oppositional Defiant Disorder
Raylene Weaver

Raylene Weaver

  • Position: Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Location: Midland Office
  • Education: BS., M.Ed., L.P.C.
  • Years of Service: Over 25 years in the field, working at Centers since November 2016
  • Experience & Specialties: School Guidance Counseling; Individual & Pre-marital Counseling; Twogether-In-Texas Couple Counseling
Alyssa Wennerlind

Alyssa Wennerlind

  • Position: Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Location: Midland Office
  • Education: Masters of Arts Degree in Family Psychology
  • Years of Service: With Centers since 2017
  • Experience & Specialties: Individual counseling and Pre-Marital Counseling (PREPARE/ENRICH certified)