Providing quality, practical solutions, and assessments for individuals, families, children, teens, and adults.
We are the premier source of counseling care and mental health assessment in the Mansfield and South Arlington area. Our goal is to help adults, teens, children, and families lead happy, well-balanced lives by helping them deal effectively with their problems or concerns.
The decision to seek therapy can be a difficult one, so we try to make the experience simple, comfortable, pleasant, and fulfilling for you and your family.
Contact us today if you are ready to start working towards the life you want.
Call us today at (214) 952.2324.
Jeffrey S. Gallup
MA LPC-S NCC CFMHE
Jeffrey Gallup MA LPC-S NCC CFMHE is board-certified counselor, a Certified Forensic Mental Health Evaluator, and speaker with a successful group practice. He has presented workshops, presentations, and talks on a variety of assessment and forensic topics at national, state, regional, and local levels. Jeff is professionally trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and has extensive experience completing mental health and psychoeducational assessments.
Jeff has worked extensively with court cases as both in treatment and evaluative roles, particularly as an expert in mental health testing and diagnosis. A Certified Forensic Mental Health Evaluator (CFMHE) becomes certified through a rigorous process involving training, mentoring and a written and oral examination protocols conducted by the National Board of Forensic Examiners. Currently, Jeff is serving as the President-Elect of the Texas Association for Assessment in Counseling and Education, a division of the Texas Counselors Association.
He received his undergraduate degree in psychology and his Master of Arts degree in counseling from Stephen F Austin State University. Jeff is often sought after for expert consultation on difficult assessment and forensic cases throughout the state of Texas.
Jeff has extensive experience counseling children, teens, and families who are struggling with anxiety, grief, depression, and emotional and behavioral disorders. His clinical experience includes work at Dallas MetroCare, Timberlawn Hospital, and Avenues Counseling center.
Jeff is a member of the
American Counseling Association
American Mental Health Counselors Association
Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling
National Board for Certified Counselors
National Board of Forensic Evaluators – Chair Training, Education, and Implementation Committee 2019 - Current
Texas Association for Assessment in Counseling and Education - President-Elect 2019-2020
Texas Counseling Association
Linette Tovar is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) who has been working in the mental health field in various roles for several years. She has completed her Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at Texas A&M University in College Station.
- Bachelor of Arts (2008): Psychology- Texas A&M University in College Station
- Master of Arts (2010): Clinical Psychology- St. Mary’s University
- Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
- Completed training to provide Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy.
Linette has extensive experience in working with adults who have endured trauma, whether it is a single incident or complex trauma. She also has experience working with adults who have struggled with depression, anxiety, PTSD, and other severe mental illnesses. Linette has been able to help individuals and their families regain hope for a brighter and healthier future.
Her clinical experience includes work at The Harris Center for Mental Health & IDD, San Antonio State Hospital, and Healthsouth Rehabilitation Institute of San Antonio.
Jessica Garcia is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Master of Arts in Counseling at Dallas Baptist University.
- Bachelor of Arts (2009): Psychology- Dallas Baptist University
- Master of Arts (2012): Counseling- Dallas Baptist University
- Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
Jessica has experience working with children, teenagers, and young adults. Her passion is working with clients who struggle with anxiety, self-esteem, depression, and behavioral issues. She also has a heart for children who have been placed in the foster system for various reasons. She believes that every person is unique and requires a personalized treatment plan rooted in hope.
Her work experience includes High School Counseling, the Dallas Baptist University Counseling Center, and Sundance Behavioral Health Inpatient Center.
MA LPC NCC
Rachel Slack is a Licensed Professional Counselor – National Certified Counselor (MA LPC NCC). She is a highly trained and board-certified counselor with a passion for helping people address struggles in their lives.
She completed her Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Denver Seminary and her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Texas A&M.
Rachel has a passion for creating a safe space for individuals to explore their struggles in all aspects of their lives that affect their mental health. She has helped counsel individuals with depression, anxiety, grief, trauma, drug abuse, and other various mental health concerns. Rachel also loves helping others with conflict resolution, relationship issues, and is passionate in helping people realize the worth that they innately possess.
Rachel’s clinical experience includes working at the Mental Health Center of Denver and True Mental Health in Dallas, where she has extensive experience in working with people who have struggled with depression, anxiety, and other severe mental illnesses.
- Bachelor of Arts (2014): Psychology – Texas A&M University
- Master of Arts (2017): Clinical Mental Health Counseling – Denver Seminary
- Licensed Professional Counselor – National Certified Counselor
Tamara McQueary is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). She received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology at Abilene Christian University in 2010 and her Masters of Science in Social Work from The University of Texas at Arlington in 2013.
The client population she works with are children and adolescents ages 4-18 and adults ages 19 and up. This can be done individually, in a group setting, as a couple, or within a family.
Her theoretical frameworks include an eclectic approach of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Play Therapy techniques, and elements of Solution Focused Therapy. She is also a Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) Practitioner.
She has worked in mental healthcare for over 8 years. Her clinical interests and specialties include trauma-informed care, depression, anxiety, anger management, adoption, ADD/ADHD, and general adjustment limitations.
MA LPC Associate
Chris Horn is a Licensed Professional Counselor Intern (LPC-Associate) supervised by Jeffrey S Gallup MA LPC-S NCC CFMHE. He completed his Masters of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Tarleton State University. He completed his Bachelors and Masters of Arts in Criminal Justice at the University of Texas at Arlington.
- Bachelor of Arts (2010): Criminal Justice – University of Texas Arlington
- Master of Arts (2015): Criminal Justice – University of Texas Arlington
- Master of Science (2018): Clinical Mental Health Counseling – Tarleton State
- Licensed Professional Counselor Intern (LPC Intern)
Chris has experience working with children, teenagers, and adults struggling with a variety of issues such as depression, anxiety, addiction, relationship issues, and career guidance. Chris believes life is a never-ending journey of discovery and growth that is neither easy nor straightforward. Sometimes, the right path in life may be difficult to discern or steeper than anticipated initially. Other times, it may seem like one has ventured entirely off the trail! Whatever the case may be, Chris wants to help his clients find their bearings and get them back on track with the tools they will need to be successful.
His previous mental health experience includes work at Mesa Springs Hospital, Millwood Hospital, and MHMR Tarrant County.
MS, CRC, LPC-Associate
Laura Aldridge is a Licensed Professional Counselor Intern (LPC-Associate) supervised by Jeffrey S Gallup MA LPC-S NCC CFMHE. She completed her Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling from University of North Texas and her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of North Texas.
Laura has experience working with clients dealing with anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, depression, as well as a special interest in disability and health concerns. Laura is passionate about creating a welcoming space for every client and helping them work toward their personal goals to achieve overall mental wellness.
Laura has worked in the healthcare insurance industry for 8 years where she provides telephonic coaching and counseling to clients. Her extensive experience is focused on coping strategies related to mental health and physical disabilities.
- Bachelor of Arts (2007) Sociology-University of North Texas
- Master of Science (2009) Rehabilitation Counseling-University of North Texas
- Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (2011)
- Licensed Professional Counselor Intern (2019)
Allison Serna is an intern supervised by Jeffrey S Gallup MA LPC-S NCC CFMHE. She will complete her Masters of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in July of 2021 at Southern New Hampshire University. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a mental health specialization at Southern Connecticut State University.
- Bachelor of Arts (2018): Psychology (Mental Health)- Southern New Hampshire University
With two years of experience as an applied behavioral analysis therapist, Alli is now keen to expand her experience in the counseling field and work with all ages and populations.
Alli’s education has exposed her and grounded her in a wide variety of counseling modalities. She approaches counseling with a solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT) and cognitive-behavioral perspective (CBT). Alli is passionate about working with clients who struggle with worry, self-worth, despair, and behavior issues. She also has a heart for children who have been placed in the foster system for various reasons. She believes that every person is exceptional, and treatment is grounded in positivity.