Meet The Team

Meet The Team


Therapy Dog
(972) 275-6211

I believe a snack and a nap can completely change your day. Work hard, play hard, always greet people with enthusiasm, learn new tricks no matter how old you are, trust your instincts, love unconditionally, forgive quickly, look at life with curiosity and wonder, find joy in the small things, and always let others know how much you love them!

Dr. Dina Hijazi

(214) 432-0512

I have committed my professional career to serving the psychological, social and emotional needs of my clients. As a licensed psychologist, my clinical practice focuses on the holistic treatment of relationships, including individual and couples therapy, family conflict, trauma and addiction.

Rev. Daniel Gowan

(972) 267-2800

I began my counseling career in ministry and use this background to integrate spiritual principles into helping clients gain a deeper understanding of themselves, their partner and other important people in their lives. I offer private counseling to individuals, couples, families and groups.

Jacqueline Katz

(214) 432-0516

I am an experiential therapist utilizing Somatic Experiencing (SE) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (SE) to work with clients who are dealing with shock and pervasive trauma. This includes trauma related issues of post-traumatic stress, anxiety, depression, addiction, codependency as well as somatic symptomology.

Kari Knott

(972) 275-6211

My love and passion for helping others with mental illness began 20 years ago when I was a foster parent, caring for children who had experienced significant trauma. Since that time, I have dedicated my career to helping others find hope and healing. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with the State of Texas, and received my Masters in Counseling through Wayland Baptist University.

Elyse Kitterman

(214) 432-0514

I have over 36 years of experience in the counseling field and am very passionate about helping people grow through their pain and suffering. I have worked in a variety of settings including hospitals, treatment centers, and for over 20+ years worked as one of the Employee Assistance Program Managers and Critical Response Team for American Airlines. Trauma and grief work, as they impact relationships, is a specialty of mine.

Jonathan Pruitt

(972) 275-6413

I’m passionate about helping people navigate their problems and achieve their full potential, be it within their own personal goals through individual therapy, or the goals of the relationship through couples counseling. I believe therapy is a collaboration and I am committed to helping people become equipped with the skills they need to face the challenges they find themselves in. I received my master’s degree in counseling psychology from SMU and have over 6 years of counseling experience.

Cara Waters

My passion is working with trauma, anxiety, depression, addiction and LGBTQ issues.

I have a Master of Arts in Professional Counseling from Amberton University, and I am licensed by the state of Texas as a Licensed Professional Counselor-Associate supervised by Daniel Gowan, LPC-S. I take an active and engaged approach in helping people grow.

Jackie Junger

My background as a social worker focuses on client systems and clients within their environment. I received my master’s degree in social work with a focus on trauma work from Yeshiva University. I have always been passionate about individuals finding their unique qualities and honing in on their strengths. Everyone has the capacity to change, be resilient, and grow. Using a strengths-based approach mixed with modalities that best suit each client can lead to a beautiful result. I can work with individuals and couples going through various challenges. Life can be unpredictable. Don’t do it alone.

Bernice Curry

(972) 275-6019

My specialties are intimate relationships and individual personal growth. My work with couples primarily involves developing meaningful communication, deeper intimacy, an enhanced sex life and a renewed sense of connection between partners. I also work with individuals who are experiencing grief, trauma or loss relating to relationship break ups, infidelity, divorce or bereavement. The therapeutic approach of my practice is effective for Christian Counseling but equally applicable for persons of all faith backgrounds.

Bernice Curry

(972) 275-6404

I entered the field of counseling to help people from a variety of diverse backgrounds heal from past experiences to be able to live more authentic lives that are aligned with their own personal values. I find tremendous meaning in walking alongside my clients as they navigate through both challenging times and times filled with joy.

I received my Masters of Science in Counseling through Southern Methodist University. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) in the state of Texas. I also have been trained in EMDR and Gottman levels I & II for Couples Therapy.

Kerrigan Spangler

Office Manager

I have over 5 years of administrative experience in the legal and government fields. I decided to make the switch to a counseling office because the area of mental health is one that is important to me and close to my heart.

I look forward to greeting all our clients and building strong relationships. I received my Master of Science in Sociology and Business Administration from the University of North Texas in 2017. In my free time you can find me playing with my pets, reading, doing crossword puzzles or at the farmer’s market.

(972) 275-6413

Office Manager

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