Bernice Simmons, LPC, CCTP

Wylie Texas 75098


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  •  Company Logo by Bernice Simmons, LPC, CCTP in Wylie TX
  • Position
  • Private Practice Counselor and RCIA Director
  • Online Social Profiles
  • Phone Number
  • 972-333-9859
  • Location
  • 1000 Rolling Meadows Lane
    Wylie, TX 75098
    United States

Practice Details

  • Work With

  • adolescents, adults, adults, couples, couples, families, Office Visit, Telephone/Online Video Counseling
  • Message from Therapist

  • I provide to my Catholic clients faith-filled, trustworthy, professional therapy that cares for your physical, emotional, mental and spiritual needs. I am a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional.  I have years of experience as a professional counselor with a wide variety of issues, such as depression, grief, substance dependency counseling, eating disorders, emotional and behavioral disorders, marriage crisis, divorce, family, and parenting.

    I have extensive training on helping you through trauma, crisis, grief, and loss. 

    Please contact me to assist you with finding new solutions to problems in your personal life or with your family.

  • Other Office Info

  • Office Address
  • 600 S. Jupiter Rd
  • City
  • Richardson
  • State
  • TX
  • Zip
  • 75081
  • Office Phone
  • 972-333-9859
  • Practice Info

  • Bio:
  • I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. I have worked within the Catholic Church in Adult Faith Formation, Family and Adult Ministry, as a counselor, as a ProLife Speaker,and for the Marriage Tribunal for 21 years.

    I have counseling experience in residential and individual outpatient substance dependency counseling, grief, divorce, marriage crisis, family, trauma, post abortion, and parenting.

    It is important to me to practice my Catholic Faith, continue my own faith formation and help you connect your body and soul through faith-filled, trustworthy, professional therapy that cares for your physical, emotional, mental and spiritual needs.

  • Hours of Operation
  • Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm in my Wylie office
    Sundays 3:30pm - 9pm in my Richardson office
    Wednesdays 6pm - 9:30pm in my Richardson office
  • Accepted Forms of Payments
  • Health Savings Account Card
    Visa, Mastercard, Discover
    Check made out to Faithful Changes Counseling, PLLC
  • Credentials, Training, Qualifications:
    Certified PREPARE/ENRICH® Counselor
    FOCCUS® Facilitator & FOCCUS® Facilitator Trainer
    Certified Active Relationships® Facilitator
    Residential Chemical Dependency Treatment Training
    Post Abortive Counseling
    Masters of Science - Community Counseling
    Safe Conversations
    Trauma and the Brain
    Issues of Shame

  • What licenses do you currently hold?:
  • Licensed Professional Counselor #65508
  • Are you in private practice?:
  • Yes
  • Are you available to provide supervision services?:
  • No
  • Do you participate in any insurance plans?:
  • No
  • Telephone/Video counseling:
  • Yes
  • Please list all languages that you speak:
  • English
  • I treat the following:
  • Individuals, Married Couples, Adolescents, Families, Addictions, Adult Children of Alcoholics, Sexual Abuse Victims, Depressive Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Child Bearing Loss, Post Abortion Syndrome, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder/Scrupulosity
  • Other Specialties:
  • Trauma, Grief, Loss, Crisis
  • I use the following methods:
  • Inner Healing Techniques, Prayer, Behavior Techniques, Cognitive Techniques, Career/Vocational Counseling, R.E.B. (Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy, Brief Solution Focused Therapy, Other
  • Please describe other treatment methods
  • Brain Spotting
  • Are You A Practicing Catholic?
  • Yes

More About Bernice Simmons, LPC, CCTP

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Master’s of Science in Community Counseling. I am a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional trained specifically in counseling for trauma, crisis, grief, and loss. I am a certified PREPARE Counselor, a trained FOCCUS Facilitator and Trainer, as well as trained in Active Relationships.  Over the course of the past 20 years I have ministered and worked within the Catholic Church in Adult Faith Formation including as an RCIA Director, Family and Adult Ministry Associate Director, Adult Faith Formation Coordinator, as a counselor,as a ProLife Speaker with the Catholic Pro Life Committee, a Confirmation Teacher, and served as a Procurator Advocate and Marriage Readiness Assessor for the Diocese Marriage Tribunal.  In addition to my Master's degree training and continuing education as a counselor I have completed 3 years of the UD School of Ministry Biblical School and have taken numerous courses through the U Dayton online Catechist Certification program.

I presently practice counseling through my private practice, Faithful ChangesCounseling, PLLC.

Faithful Changes Counseling, PLLC came to be out of an increasing awareness of knowledge, skill, interest, and needs combined with the reality that there are a lot of people struggling through various circumstances longing for a change in their life that will last.  Faithful changes can be made for you that will last a lifetime.  The mission of Faithful Changes Counseling, PLLC is to help clients find new ways of journeying through their life circumstances drawing upon scientifically and spiritually sound therapeutic methods.  My job is to help you be your own best helper relying on a true understanding of who you are, what you are responsible for, new skills and information, and a trust that you are not on this journey alone.   To make faithful changes in your life requires ALL of who you are.  With Faithful Changes Counseling, PLLC your body, mind, and your soul receive equal dignity and attention.

Saint Paul teaches us that we can do all things through Christ who strengthens us, yet it is nice to have someone share in our troubles.  It is okay to ask someone to help you with whatever you are working through. I'm here to help. Blog Archive - Articles on site written by:  Bernice Simmons, LPC, CCTP

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