We’re East Texas’ largest and most culturally diverse therapy team. Our focus on the integration of Mind, Body, and Spirit while honoring individual beliefs and practices ensures your counseling experience will be like none you have had before.
Maggie works with a variety of clients, with special interest in individuals with trauma including children, teens and adults.
David works with adolescents, adults and couples. He uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy among other techniques in addressing individual needs.
Margaret specializes in Mindfulness, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for anxiety, anger, depression, trauma and relationship issues.
Martha enjoys working with survivors of severe abuse & trauma, addressing concerns such as anxiety, depression, childhood & sexual abuse, abusive relationships, and life transitions. Martha is certified in Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT).
Don enjoys working with older children, adolescents, adults and couples. He primarily uses Person-Centered therapy with clients while integrating concepts from CBT, DBT, existential philosophy and spirituality. In the counseling room, he strives to create an environment in which clients feel understood, supported, and in charge of their own personal health and growth.
Tiffany Carpenter is an LPC-Associate, supervised by Maggie Eckhardt, LPC-S, Ph.D. Tiffany has an educational background in Marriage and Family Therapy and is experienced in trauma informed care. She enjoys working with victims of trauma, and adolescents.
Larissa is a bilingual therapist who works with children, teens and adults to address issues of trauma, grief, depression, anxiety and attachment. She combines treatments like TBRI and EMDR to reduce the impact of difficult experiences and build skills for positive change.
PH.D. PC, NCC, LPC
Dr. Moate is an LPC with a Ph.D. in Counseling & Human Development Services and a Masters in Counselor Education. Randy uses a client-centered approach when working with adolescent and adult populations on issues such as depression, anxiety, and existential issues.
Gayla Jacobs McNatt
Gayla is trained in EMDR, and loves working with children, often including play therapies, as well as adolescents and adults on issues like anxiety, depression, anger, grief and parenting challenges.
Olivia enjoys working with adolescents and adults and uses an eclectic approach to counseling, integrating CBT, Mindfulness, and other body-centered techniques.
Ph. D., LPC
Erin works with young children, adolescents, and adults. She enjoys using client-centered and play-based approaches to help clients of all ages and backgrounds feel heard, affirmed, work toward reaching their unique goals in counseling. Erin most frequently works with concerns related to anxiety, depression, behavioral issues, grief, and trauma.
Katherine works with children, adolescents, young adults, and families. She partners with clients to address a variety of concerns, including difficulties with mood, behavioral concerns for children and adolescents, relationships, parent/child conflict, challenges faced by LGBTQI+ youth, life change/transition, and the impact of trauma and abuse. Katherine integrates a client centered and trauma informed approach with Solution Focused strategies, ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), and Narrative Therapy techniques. She also incorporates play based approaches and is trained in Interactive Drawing Therapy (IDT).
Meagan works with our community medical partners to create a continuum of care, linking individuals to the appropriate mental health care they need.
Administrative Services Manager
Katie manages MCCET’s financial operations, ensuring that the Center works diligently to best utilize its resources and remains in compliance with local, state and federal laws. Katie also provides support to senior leaders, monitoring key data sets for timely decision-making.
Client Services Assistant
Jacob is one of the first friendly voices you will hear when you call us. With a background in helping others, Jacob is ready to listen and walk you through the client onboarding process.
Client Services Assistant
MPA, C.M. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
In his role as executive director, Chris ensures that the culture of MCCET is one that attracts and retains a highly skilled and motivated workforce while keeping the Center focused on its mission and vision. Making MCCET a destination for clients is also a primary goal. Chris has worked in senior leadership for over 16 years, most recently as the Executive Director of a local public health agency.
LCSW-S, Director of Clinical Operations
Brittany loves providing therapy to adult clients. She works from a psychodynamic perspective and is trained in Hakomi, a mindfulness-centered, somatic therapy. In her supervisory role, she enjoys continually working toward greater excellence in clinical care and helping to create an environment where therapists feel supported to do purposeful, compassionate work.
DMin Director of Mission Impact
Lance spends time building relationships with the community and our philanthropic partners, with the goal of ensuring we carry out our mission in ways that benefit the community.
Director, Business and Client Continuity
Kissy leads our Client Services Team, supporting your journey by ensuring scheduling, communication, payment and follow-up activities are as simple as possible.