Our Counseling and Education Mission Statement

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At Acorn Counseling Education Services, we strive to strengthen Denton County by empowering and educating parents and children. Acorn’s Christian staff works to affect positive change through a combination of team oriented, evidence based, therapeutic and educational services. These include Child Parent Relationship Training [filial therapy], Counseling [individual, play, family, marriage, group], Wellness Opportuniteis, community […]

Angela Reed, LPC Intern

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I am a Licensed Professional Counselor-Intern (LPC Intern) who is excited to work alongside you to meet your needs. I believe a strong therapeutic relationship is vital to promote positive growth. I deeply care about my clients and want them to feel heard, understood, and accepted. I enjoy working with children and adolescents, along with […]

February Counseling Podcast

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Newest Podcast with Christy and Nick! Find out on this interesting podcast where these players talk about the newest things going on at the counseling office. If you like to get podcasts, information, and other notices specifically for parents, sign up for the Parenting Education Program [a nonconfidential mailing list] with Christy by emailing [email protected] […]

Heather McGilvray, LPC Intern Supervised by Christy Graham, LPC-S

Heather McGilvray, LPC Intern Supervised by Christy Graham, LPC-S

Being a Mom is hard. Real hard. Life is so fast paced, and all we want as Mom’s are happy, well rounded children who do well in school, are polite, have good friends, and make good choices. Since kids don’t come with an instruction manual, here are

5 Tips to be a successful Mom.

(more…) 5 Tips for Successful Moms

Tae Kwon Do and the Brain: Part 2

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Months ago, I wrote about my experiences at my dojang, a place of instruction for Tae Kwon Doh. I promised a follow up to continue the important discussion of how martial arts can rewire our brains and help us in our daily lives. My dojang is still a big part of my life. I go […]

A Peppy New Year Resolution

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      Good therapy is a lot of times about creating a vision of who you want to be and learning how to develop into that person. New Year Resolutions are great ways to do this without the help of a therapist, but without support, many of them go by the wayside. We can […]