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Meet Our Therapists

Melodi Parker, M.Ed., LPC-S, NCC


Melodi is originally from Oklahoma and has been in Texas for over 10 years. She is married and has one son and understands it takes time to balance family, a career, and LIFE! Her counseling approach is Adlerian Therapy, which focuses on understanding the unique and inner beliefs to increase self-awareness. She specializes in working with families dealing with trauma, divorce and grief. Melodi also works with individuals suffering from depression, anger, anxiety, and provides parental consultation/workshops on Social Emotional Learning (SEL). Additional experience includes being a Certified School Counselor, Adult Mental Health First Aid Trainer, trained in Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy and Brainspotting - Phase 1 and 2. Both EMDR and Brainspotting are effective for treating traumatic experiences.

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LaTreece Ross, M.Ed., LPC


LaTreece is originally from Detroit Michigan and has been in Texas for 16 years. Prior to transitioning to her role as Licensed Professional Counselor, she was a Special Education Teacher for over 10 years. Her counseling approach is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, which focuses on helping clients find new ways to cope with everyday life as they reframe their thought patterns. She specializes in working with adolescents with depression, anxiety, anger management issues, and ADHD. LaTreece also specializes in working with couples and families struggling with trauma, grief, or divorce. 

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Vicki Smith-Lockhart, M.Ed., LPC


Vicki is originally from Dallas, Texas and has lived in Waxahachie with her family for the past 21 years. She is the owner and CEO of The Fashion Den Dallas and IMAGINE (I'm Made As Greatness Intended, No Excuses) WELL, Inc. Realizing that many people struggle with self esteem and a need to feel valued, Vicki opened the Fashion Den, a chic boutique featuring trendy clothing for women. Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) as a primary modality for therapy, as well as EMDR, clients will move from stuck to fluid in their thoughts and behaviors. I specialize in working with adolescents and adults dealing with trauma and life's challenges. My goal is to provide clients with the keys to unlocking areas of their lives that cause despair.

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