Clinical Team

Russell Baxter LPc lcdc-i

Russell Baxter is a Licensed Professional Counselor who enjoys working with individuals, couples, and families.  He received a BA in Bible and a Masters of Education in Counseling and Human Development from Hardin-Simmons University.  He specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of addiction, depression, anxiety, and relationship challenges. 

He truly adopts the client centered approach while addressing depression including feelings of powerlessness, hopelessness, directionless, and low self-esteem. He focuses on symptoms of anxiety including racing thoughts, fear of failure, difficulty sleeping, and unhealthy expectations.  He has a strong holistic approach that doesn't just focus on the presenting symptoms but also on stressors, relationships, behaviors, and purpose in life.  Issues with shame, guilt and low self-esteem are also areas of focus. 

 

leah cook M.S. LPC, LCDC

Leah helps bring about change in others by helping them to see where it is needed in their life.  She uses a variety of tools to help you see where pieces of your life may conflict with your values and beliefs.  Leah has extensive experience working with symptoms of abuse, traumatic events, grief/loss, self-harm, or dissociative disorders. 

She also uses EMDR to help some of her patients who have experienced trauma, abuse or have severe anxiety.  Leah has received the Ross Institute Trauma Model Therapy Certification.   She tries to focus treatment on what can work for you, and uses the therapy room as a place to realize your dreams and to take steps forward to achieving them.  She is willing to hear you and help you to take action in making a life that you want.