The counseling office of Mary Jane Walker, LPC, located in McKinney's Adriatica, is designed to offer a comfortable setting “where relationships can grow”. Whether you are seeking therapy for yourself or your relationship, Mary Jane would like to support you in your endeavor to “grow”. She specializes in couple and marriage counseling and support for individual family members.
Mary Jane is licensed by the state of Texas as a licensed professional 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 also often uses cognitve-behavioral therapy which helps clients confront their negative thoughts and replace them with more realistic ones.
She 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 formerly served as a DivorceCare® group co-facilitator at Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco where she is currently a member.
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, Texas Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, and Northern Metro Counseling Association. Mary Jane is originally from Sulphur Springs, Texas and lives with her husband and two dogs in McKinney.