The counseling office of Mary Jane Walker, LPC, located in McKinney's Adriatica area, is designed to offer a comfortable setting “where relationships can grow”. Whether you are seeking therapy for yourself or your relationship, she would like to support you in your endeavor to "grow". Mary Jane believes that all true help comes from the Lord God, Who made heaven and earth (Psalm 121).
Mary Jane specializes in couples and marriage counseling and support for individual family members. Mary Jane is licensed by the state of Texas as a Licensed Professional Counselor as well as is board certified as a National Certified Counselor. Her approach to counseling is a solution-oriented, brief style of therapy that emphasizes solutions and strengths rather than focusing on the past and causes. Mary Jane has also fulfilled the requirements to be a court-appointed Parenting Facilitator and is licensed as a Texas Mediator as well as a Family Mediator in the state of Texas. Mary Jane often uses cognitive- behavioral therapy to help clients confront unrealistic thoughts. When appropriate, Mary Jane incorporates Biblical principles into counseling.
Mary Jane has completed Level 1 Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy and is certified by Michele Weiner-Davis as a Keeping Love Alive® relationship leader as well as a Marriage Breakthrough® seminar presenter. Mary Jane has formerly served as a DivorceCare® group co-facilitator and has received additional counseling training from pastoral counselors. As a former teacher, school counselor, and university instructor, Mary Jane has a combined total of more than 30 years of working with elementary, secondary, and college level students and their parents. Mary Jane has been counseling in McKinney and the surrounding area since 1999. Mary Jane has a Master of Science degree in counseling from Texas A&M University-Commerce as well as a Master of Education degree in special education. She is a member of the Texas Counseling Association and the Texas Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. Mary Jane lives in McKinney with her husband and her toy poodle, Prissy.