Training & Certifications
- CANS, ECSII, CASII – trained in Assessments
- Mediation Certification
- Trauma Focused CBT Certificate
Allow Me to Introduce Myself…
Hi! My name is Pamela Smith, but feel free to call me Pam.
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and I have several years of experience and hold a B.B.S. in Business Management, M.A. in Criminal Justice from Dallas Baptist University, and M.S. in Mental Health Counseling from Walden University.
In addition I am a certified mediator in the state of Texas.
As a member of various national, state, and local counseling associations, I believe continuing education is vital in creating and maintaining a healthy mind. I am also very active in my community providing mental health awareness.
Originally from Chicago, I have resided in North Texas for the last two decades where I have enjoyed raising my beautiful family.
What I Can Do for You….
My goal is providing my clients with a safe & supportive environment while working as a team to help them obtain their individual goals. My holistic counseling approach is unprejudiced acceptance working together utilizing therapeutic techniques to customize a treatment plan that works for you. As a member of various national, state, and local counseling associations, I believe continuing education is vital in creating and maintaining a healthy mind. I am also very active in my community providing mental health awareness.
Who Are My Clients….
I enjoy working with very diverse individuals. This consists of adolescents, young and elder adults, couples, and families. I facilitate support groups for teen girls, couples and premarital counseling, relationship & break-up recovery, and therapy for colleagues. In addition I offer seminars to education those with challenges which include negative self-imaging, holiday stress, parenting skills, and family struggles. For convenience, I offer weekend and tele-therapy appointments.
My SPECIALTIES of practice include – but not limited to:
Do you feel like you’re leading a double life?
Are you struggling with risky behavior, feelings of shame and/or fear, hurting yourself and/or loved ones?
Do you continually destroy relationships? Sound familiar? No judgment!
Make the first step and schedule an appointment with me. I can help with…!
- Substance Abuse/Sexual/Gambling/Gaming/Pornography/Shopping/Food
- Recovery Counseling for Spouse/Partners of Addicts
- Dual Diagnosis
Forensic counseling is working with clients on clinical struggles that pose a legal challenge. This is done utilizing assessments, providing therapeutic strategies and treatment plans for the client. I can help with…
- Anger Management
- Conflict Resolution
- Chemical Dependency Psychoeducation Program
A traumatic event can manifest itself physically, emotionally, or psychologically. Often times we think we are fine, but really, we are operating in survival mode. Learn to live again! You don’t have to work through this experience alone. I am here to help you!
- Women’s Issues
- Sexual Trauma
- Military Sexual Trauma (MST)
- Natural Disasters
- Crisis Counseling
~COUPLES AND FAMILY
Be the best YOU, you can be! We can only change ourselves and sometimes all it takes is a spark of positive change with others to move us forward to the future you! I can help with…
- Adolescent Counseling
- Premarital Counseling
- Relationship Issues
For those who wish to integrate their Christian faith in therapy, I am able to provide services that will speak along with your beliefs. I can help with…
- Christian Counseling
Assessments or screenings consist of very detailed questions that provide an overall picture of one’s emotional health. These tools are utilized by medical, mental health, and legal professionals as a guide to create a plan of action for treatment.
- Mental Health