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Proudly Serving the

Henderson County Community

and its surrounding areas. 





We will continue to provide services during the COVID-19 crisis.


Phone sessions and telehealth available upon request.

 We are currently hiring for LPC's, LPA's, LCSW's, and PhD's. Please contact our office for more information.

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What To Expect At Your Visit

Perhaps you're down or anxious - maybe you're unsure about the future of a relationship, or just feel that you aren't living the life you were meant to lead. Whatever your needs may be, We are here to offer support and guidance. Therapy is a process of growth and self-discovery. In our therapy sessions we promote behavioral transformation by encouraging a positive outlook and the adoption of new attitudes and feelings. Whether you’re going through anxiety and depression, a difficult relationship, trouble at school, or trying to overcome an addiction - We have the tools and professional experience to help you and your children get ahead.

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Get to Know Us

Licensed Professionals Here to Guide You

  • Dr. William A. McBride 

  • Dr. Dawn M. Lowe

  • Dr. Robert C. Nicks

  • William Pace, LPCS

  • Lynn Negrete, LPC

  • Kathy McLelland, LPC

  • Curtis Pickle, LPC

  • Andrea Ellison, LCSW- Intern

  • Deena Davis, LPCS 

  • Robin Batie, Office Manager/Biller

  • Joni Roberts, Medical Receptionist

  • Samantha Lawrence, Medical Receptionist

  • Angeline Watts, Doctoral Intern 

  • Jinu Mathew, Doctoral Intern

  • Jacob Brooks, LPA Intern 

  • Kyle O'Brien, Doctoral Intern 

  • Sam Vanderburg, LMSW, LCSW Intern

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Meet our staff

When it comes to your health and overall well-being, it’s important to know who to turn to during the hardest times. Over the years, We've provided counseling and psychological services to patients all throughout the Athens area. Our expertise covers a broad spectrum of mental health services, and we're happy to show you the extent of our combined professional experience. From CBT to Dialectical Behavior Therapy or Mindfulness therapy, Substance Abuse Treatment to Educational problems, we can help.  Our friendly staff is always here ready and willing to answer any of your questions in an environment that guarantees your privacy.

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Services We Offer

Services we offer include the following:  

Individual, couples, family, and groups psychotherapy; ADHD Screening; Educational Testing; Psychological Evaluations for differential diagnosis, such as mood disorder; Substance Abuse Counseling; Health Psychology-the understanding and management of stress and medical problems; Pre-employment screening for law enforcement and fire department; Pre-Surgical/Treatment Psychological Evaluation prior to Weight Loss Surgery, Pain Management Treatment, PTSD etc;

Quality Care

Private Counseling

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Couples/Family Therapy

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All the Answers You Seek, In One Place

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Do you take my insurance?

We accept most all major insurance policies, including Medicare and Medicaid.

How long does each therapy session take?

Your first visit will last about 60 minutes, then typically your psychotherapy visits last about 45 minutes each time

How often will I need to be seen?

The frequency of your visits will depend on your specific situation. You and your therapists will set a schedule and a plan that will work best for your goals.

Clinic Hours

Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Fri: 8:00am - 4:00pm

Closed 12:00 - 1:00pm for Lunch

Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed

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Print the appropriate packet and bring to your first appointment.

Adult New Patient Packet

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Child New Patient Packet

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Contact Us


700 S Palestine St, Athens, TX 75751, USA

Take Hwy 19 S, Right on Bryson Ave and immediate Left into our parking lot


(903) 675-9570


(903) 675-9577

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