Jennifer Leister, MA, is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Supervisor, a well-respected psychotherapist who counsels adults, adolescents, and children. She is professionally trained in short term, solution-based therapy. Jennifer has extensive experience working with families in transition.
She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Dallas and her Master of Arts degree from Amberton University. Jennifer has a special place in her heart for at risk adolescents and children.
Jennifer has been working with children, adolescents and adults since 2002. Her areas of expertise include ADHD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Adjustment Disorder, Mood Disorders, and Anxiety Disorders.
In addition to working with children and adolescents, she has expertise in individual, couples and group counseling. She also assists families dealing with separation, divorce, co-parenting, and other situations where families are raising children between two homes.
There are several options available for families in transition. Jennifer specializes in counseling families in divorce, co-parent counseling, parent coordination, and parent facilitation. Jennifer also has extensive experience in litigation and collaborative law.
In her free time, Jennifer can be found spending time with her husband, daughter and son, enjoying the pool and the sun.
Lauren Rebecca Kinkade, MS, is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate under the Supervision of Magan Mangold, LPC-S. Rebecca has experience serving children, adolescents, and adults in the Inpatient, Partial Hospitalization, and Intensive Outpatient higher levels of care. Rebecca has assessed and treated clients seeking help for depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation, self-harm, and substance abuse.
She has also worked extensively with parents and caregivers to assist them in developing secure, nurturing relationships with their children. Rebecca uses trauma-informed care to help parents determine the needs behind their children’s behaviors. Rebecca is trained in Trust-Based Relational Intervention® and is a Registered Circle of Security Parenting Facilitator.
Rebecca has a specific interest in working with families dealing with separation, divorce, co-parenting, and blending families.
She received her Bachelor of Business Administration from The University of Texas at Austin and her Masters of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from The University of North Texas at Dallas.
Outside of the office, Rebecca enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and children, usually at a baseball field.