Dr. Amanpreet Randazzo
Dr. Amanpreet Randazzo is a licensed clinical psychologist and President of AR Psychological Services. She earned her clinical psychology degree from the Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Florida.
After completing her post-doctoral Geriatric fellowship training, she founded AR Psychological Services, a private psychological practice with offices in Southlake, Dallas, McKinney, and Denton. Dr. Randazzo’s clinical training principally focused on adult psychopathology, eating disorders, and geriatrics. She has worked extensively with couples and families, including marriage and family counseling.
Christi McDonald, LPC
Christi McDonald, LPC, graduated from Tarlton State University in 2014 with her Master’s in Family Counseling. She uses a combination of client-centered therapy and solution-focused therapy during her sessions. She loves helping people to discover their internal locus of control, or the extent to which they believe that they have the power over current situations, and assisting them in creating the changes that they would like to see in their lives.
She has experience working with individuals from 3 to 83 years in age. During most of her therapeutic experiences with children and adolescents, she has been able to use her training in play therapy and incorporate art during talk therapy.
She also has training and experience in group settings. She follows a positive, nonjudgmental, acceptant attitude toward whatever you are experiencing and will facilitate your self-discovery with respect and compassion.
Morgan Fitzgerald, MA, LPC, LCDC
Morgan Fitzgerald, LPC, LCDC, received her Masters of Counseling from the University of Denver and her undergraduate degree from The University of Central Oklahoma. She has experience working with people of many ages and backgrounds in different settings, including group, individual, couple and family counseling.
She specializes in anxiety disorders, interpersonal disconnect, addiction-related issues, depressive disorders, and complicated grief/loss. Through her experience in working with adolescents, she has been able to use her knowledge of addiction-related issues for both the client and others affected by it. She ascribes to a non-judgmental Client-Centered and Cognitive Behavioral approach to psychotherapy.
Dr. Ashley Smith
Dr. Ashley Smith earned her school psychology doctoral degree from Texas A&M University - College Station and Master of Arts degree in Human Development and Family Sciences from the University of Texas at Austin.
Dr. Smith completed her predoctoral training with Nationwide Children’s Hospital where she gained specialized training in the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Dr. Smith’s training has spanned hospital, school, and community mental health settings with experience in the assessment and treatment of children, adolescents, young adults, and families with a wide range of presenting concerns including Autism Spectrum Disorder, developmental delays, mood disorders, ADHD, learning disabilities, and other psychological concerns.
Dr. Angela Scott-Mason
Dr. Angela Scott-Mason earned a Doctor of Psychology degree from the Texas School of Professional Psychology and a Master of Science degree in Mental and Behavioral Health from Mississippi College.
She has extensive training in psychotherapy and neuropsychological testing. She has experience working with children and adults including geriatrics. Her predoctoral and postdoctoral training was primarily focused in neuropsychological testing for degenerative brain diseases and traumatic brain injuries.
She also has experience providing psychotherapy for a variety of concerns including but not limited to phase of life changes, depression, grief, anxiety, low self-esteem, and caregiver stress.
Dr. Nadia Hasan
Nadia T. Hasan, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist in the state of Texas. She earned her doctoral degree in counseling psychology from the University of Akron and she completed her post-doctoral work at the University Counseling Center at Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi.
Dr. Hasan provides individual and group counseling to adults. She treats a variety of psychological conditions including depression, bipolar disorder, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, OCD, panic disorders, grief/ loss, trauma, low self-esteem, academic stress, career counseling, social identity concerns (racial, ethnic, sexual), interpersonal issues, family concerns, personal growth, and psychological wellbeing. Dr. Hasan also provides psychological assessments/ evaluations for adults experiencing symptoms of ADD/ ADHD, learning disabilities, PTSD, dementia, and other psychological disabilities. She utilizes an integrative counseling approach including multicultural, cognitive-behavioral, and interpersonal techniques.
Dr. Hasan is active in professional organizations and leadership activities. She is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Society of Counseling Psychology, and the Texas Psychological Association.
Dr. Sarah Hobbs
Dr. Sarah Hobbs is a licensed psychologist in the state of Texas. She earned her doctoral degree in counseling psychology from Texas Woman's University. Following graduation, she completed post-doctoral training in Dallas focused on diagnostic assessment.
She has extensive training in psychotherapy and has specialized training working with trauma, severe mental illness, crisis counseling, adult AD/HD, anger management, military psychology, substance use, and women's reproductive issues. She provides psychological assessments/evaluations for adults and children experiencing symptoms of mood disorders, AD/HD, learning disabilities, and other psychological concerns.
Rebeca Meyer, LPC
Rebeca Meyer is a Licensed Professional Counselor who graduated with her Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling from Dallas Theological Seminary in 2013. Since then, her career as a Bilingual Spanish-English counselor has honed her skills in a diverse array of issues, including anxiety, depression, Borderline Personality disorder, trauma, chronic pain, family issues, relationship issues, communication problems, and other general life circumstances.
Her counseling approach is informed by a variety of theories that are proven to be most effective, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Person-Centered, and others.
She understands the importance of the decision to enter counseling and is prepared to collaborate with her clients in an active change process that is informed by the client’s goals and desires for personal transformation. As such, she has worked with adolescents, adults, families, and couples. What Rebeca most values in her career is the deep trust that is established in the counseling process, something that she regards as a gift that cannot be taken lightly. concerns.
Dr. Andrea Slaughter
Dr. Andrea Slaughter is a licensed psychologist and was born and raised in Plano, Texas. After graduating summa cum laude and obtaining her Bachelor of Science degree from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, she continued at the University of Kentucky where she earned a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology.
During her matriculation, Dr. Slaughter attained numerous authorship credits in scholarly journals, clinical textbooks, and conference presentations focused on her area of interest—providing culturally competent therapy services to a diversifying population. Andrea returned to the DFW metroplex in 2008 to complete her clinical training at the Federal Medical Center in Fort Worth and has continued offering services in DFW since that time.
Since gaining licensure with the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists in 2012, Dr. Slaughter’s passion for helping others to help themselves has flourished in counseling centers and hospital settings. She enjoys working with women and girls, training others to use relaxation skills to cope with anxiety, and empowering patients with assertive communication skills.
Andrea is married to her husband of almost two years and has one sweet, chubby 6-month-old baby. In her free time, Andrea is an avid fan of music and dance, and loves brunch! As a proud Texas native, Andrea is excited to have the opportunity to share moments with her family, thrive in her career, and impact positive change in her community.
Robbie Merrett, LPC
“Change is possible”, I believe each individual has the ability to make changes in their lives by
drawing from their unique strengths and experiences.
Robbie Merrett is a passionate scholar-practitioner in the field of counseling. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). He has a master’s degree in Counseling and is currently striving to complete my doctorate in Clinical Psychology. Prior to becoming a counselor, he worked in the criminal justice system for over 20 years, first as an adult probation officer, later as a counselor working with offenders on an array of issues ranging from substance abuse to mental health issues.
He provides cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and other evidence-based treatments to adolescent as well as adult clients with a wide range of emotional, behavioral, and adjustment problems, such as anxiety, stress, depression, substance abuse, and relationship problems.
Goals For Our Work Together:
My number one goal is to create a collaborative, culturally-sensitive and compassionate space in
which I offer personally-tailored interventions for your set of circumstances while working with you to identify and utilize your own strengths to bring about positive change in your life.
April Grimes, LCSW
April has extensive experience working with adolescents, LGBTQ youth and adults, couples, groups, and individuals experiencing mild to major psychological stress.
April utilizes an eclectic and effective treatment modality pulling from DBT, CBT, Narrative Therapy, and Solution Focused Therapy, based on the unique needs of the client(s). April prides herself on being an affirmative and culturally- sensitive practitioner, and uses experience from living and learning across the country to inform her professional work.
Ken Brown, LCSW, CCTP
I have worked extensively with adults and adolescents who struggle with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse issues. I truly enjoy working with these populations and helping them obtain the tools they need to get them back to leading happy, healthy lives.
I am a person-centered, solution focused therapist, using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, DBT and ACT techniques as foundations for treatment. However, I don’t believe in a “one size fits all” approach to therapy as we are all individuals with very different needs.
In my leisure time, I enjoy playing guitar, reading, going to the gym and spending time with my wife Jennifer, and our three dachshunds, Molly, Murphy and Maggie.
Casey Drinnen, LPC
Casey Drinnen is a Licensed Professional Counselor who earned her Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at the University of North Texas. Casey is EMDR trained and utilizes person-centered theory during her sessions. She is an affirmative and culturally competent counselor who strives to create a safe and non-judgmental environment that will allow for personal-growth and exploration.
Casey has experience providing counseling across many different settings and populations and works with ages 12 and up. She has experience providing care for a variety of concerns, including but not limited to depression, anxiety, trauma, severe mental illness, anger, grief, and addiction.
In her free time, Casey enjoys traveling, scrapbooking, live music, hiking and spending time with friends, family and her three dogs.
Jessica Gural, MA, LPC, MBA
Jessica is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and graduated with Honors from Texas Wesleyan University with a Masters Degree in Professional Counseling. She also has a Masters Degree in Business Administration.
She has several years in experience providing therapy in private practices, a mental wellness hospital Inpatient Program and Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Out Patient programs as well a community outreach programs at Texas Wesleyan Counseling Center (Glick House) and Safe Haven of Tarrant County.
Jessica’s experience includes working with adolescents, adults, couples and groups from diverse backgrounds with various life struggles. She has experience working with clients who struggle with anxiety, depression, bi polar, PTSD, substance, pain medication and alcohol dependency, relapse prevention, life transitions, loss/grief, trauma, couples therapy, conflict resolution, Women’s issues, domestic violence and relationship issues.
Some of the therapy modalities she uses include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing. She provides individualized treatment for each patient to focus on their unique goals for therapy. She is very passionate about helping patients help themselves get their life back on track and moving forward in a positive direction.
Gina Pearson, LPA
Gina is a Licensed Psychological Associate in the State of Texas, practicing under the supervision of Dr. Amanpreet Randazzo Gina's education and experience were achieved in Michigan, graduating from Madonna University in 2016 with her Masters of Science in Clinical Psychology & Graduate Certificate in Addiction Studies. Gina maintains current licensure in MI as a Limited Licensed Psychologist, where she practiced full-time prior to moving to Texas in 2019.
Gina has experience working clinically with individuals experiencing a range of symptoms and personality characteristics. She describes her therapeutic orientation as psychodynamic-integrated. has experience leading groups at a residential setting for Substance use disorders/co-occurring mental illness/homelessness, as well as treating individuals on an outpatient basis through insurance and private pay.
Her work with adults and adolescents has focused on: trauma-informed, attachment relationships, self-object relatedness, mindfulness, intimacy, trust capacities, symptom reduction, insight-oriented & solution-focused problem solving, building active coping skills, psychological & psychoeducational assessment, DBT, some CBT/ACT techniques, some brief dynamic therapy & family therapy treatments.
Her treatment with children employs similar age-appropriate approaches, with emphasis on parent guidance, parent training, psychoeducation, symbolic and expressive play, therapeutic art, parent-child interactions, family therapy, integrated with teaching & practicing active coping skills for parents and child, mentalization of self-object relationships, DBT skills and CBT techniques for behavior change, family empowerment and child advocacy.
Gina a wide range of experience in psychoeducational evaluations and comprehensive psychological assessment, with an interest in growing her knowledge and experience with therapeutic assessment techniques.
Emily is our Practice Manager. She comes to us with over 10 years of administrative and project management experience. She is big on creative problem solving (or as she puts it...finding new opportunities to solve "puzzles").
Aela Culver is our office manager in Southlake and resident cat-herder. She uses her creativity, organization, and multitasking prowess to keep things running smoothly.
She has a passion for wildlife, hiking, camping, and music. Outside of the office, she volunteers her time on the board of directors for In-Sync Exotics, a local exotic cat rescue and sanctuary. Lions, tigers, and leopards - oh my!
Although not born and raised in Texas, Tasha recently relocated to the Dallas area from San Antonio. She has an Associates in Liberal Arts.
She Is currently working on her Community Health Certification and a Bachelors in Psychology. In her free time she likes to listen to music and spend time with family. She has a extensive background in healthcare with emphasis in health insurance.
Jessica is our new Office Biller. She is a mom to four beautiful kids, two of which were recently adopted. She is passionate about the foster care system and would take in all the kids if her husband didn't threaten to move to Mexico! In her spare time, she loves to repurpose furniture.
She is a certified medical coder and biller with seven years of mental health experience. She keeps current on the ever changing world of Medical Billing to ensure all of the lastest regulations are implemented and every client's accounts are billed correctly. Her friendly customer service skills help her to provide the best possible experience for everyone she interacts with on a daily basis.