Kendhal Herrera, LPC-S, Executive Director

Kendhal is the Executive Director at Dallas Counseling and Treatment Center and is passionate about working with her clients. She is trained in EMDR which allows her to specialize in the treatment of anxiety related disorders including PTSD, Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Panic Disorder. 

 

Leigh Barnett, LPC

Leigh specializes in treating adults and teens with anxiety, addiction, impulsivity, depression and relationship issues. She is trained in DBT, a type of therapy that works well in treating emotional dysregulation and Borderline Personality Disorder. She is certified in the Gottman Method utilized in treatment during couples therapy.

 

Chris Draffkorn, LPC

Chris specializes in treating anxiety, depression, addiction, relationship issues, abuse, PTSD and has a special interest in working with the LGBTQ community. Chris has been trained in EMDR, an excellent form of treatment for anxiety related disorders, as well as the Gottman Method which he utilizes in treating couples. 

 

Stephanie Clanton, LPC

Stephanie specializes in treating any type of emotional or sexual trauma, anxiety-based disorders, PTSD, depression, couples, addiction, family members of addicts and alcoholics, and dissociative disorders. She is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) which is utilized to treat anxiety-based disorders.

 

Kristie Boggs, LPC

Kristie has experience working with a variety of treatment issues including depression, anxiety, trauma, sexual abuse, cutting, life adjustment issues, gender/identity, substance abuse, relationships, family and other areas.  Kristie also has a background in competitive sports and coaching, and enjoys working with athletes on issues unique to them.

 

Tara Cavanaugh, LPC-S

Tara has experience and specializes in treating PTSD, victims of any sexual or emotional trauma, anxiety disorders, depression, grief and loss, OCD, and addiction. Tara is a Certified Texas Mediator in Dispute Resolution, a Registered Yoga Therapist, and she has been trained in the Gottman Method for couples counseling.

 

Karla Sweet, LPC, LCDC

Karla enjoys working with individuals of all ages, couples and families with a variety of concerns. She specializes in treating any kind of addiction, relational and sexual issues, grief, victims of sexual and emotional abuse and anxiety-related disorders such as Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.

 

Danielle Leonard, LPC

Danielle specializes in emotional/sexual trauma, anxiety, depression, PTSD, eating disorders, OCD, addiction, conflict resolution, grief and couples therapy. She is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), which works very well to treat any anxiety-based disorder including PTSD. 

 

Jessica Hornage, LPC

Jessica specializes in the treatment of emotional and sexual trauma, PTSD, mood disorders, anger issues, addiction, eating disorders and anxiety. She is trained in Dialectic Behavior Therapy (DBT), a unique therapy utilized in treating personality disorders, as well as individuals who struggle with overwhelming or uncontrolled emotions.

 

Natalie Chenault, LPC

Natalie is trained to treat adults, teens and couples. In her work with adults, she specializes in the use of CBT in the treatment of sexual/emotional trauma, eating disorders, mood disorders, grief, depression, anxiety and substance abuse. In her work with teenagers, she employs skills to help them learn how to effectively regulate and communicate emotions and thoughts. 

 

Rebecca Simnacher, LPC

Becca specializes in treating low self-esteem, negative self talk, grief and loss, trauma, mood disorders, anxiety, and depression. Additionally, she is experienced in treating individuals, couples and families and is skilled in working with the LGBTQ population including those struggling with gender and sexual identity.

 

Malton Cook, LPC, LCDC

Malton specializes in treating addiction, mood disorders, depression, anxiety, and trauma with a special interest in working with adults experiencing life transitions and young adult males as well as the LGBTQ population. He pulls from a variety of theories when working with individuals including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectic Behavior Therapy and Solution-Focused.

 

Dasha Semenyuk, LPC-Intern Under the supervision of Kendhal Herrera, LPC-S

Dasha is comfortable treating anxiety, depression and stress-related disorders including adjustment disorders for people who have recently had a major change in their lives. She also works with couples to improve communication and reduce tension. She has experience working with adults, teens and young children.

 

Hilary Butler, LPC-Intern under the supervision of tara cavanaugh, LPC-S

Hilary specializes in crisis intervention, treating anxiety, depression, mood disorders, personality disorders, and chemical dependency. Hilary is comfortable working with children, teens, and adults, and is passionate about helping in progressing toward individualized goals.