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.

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Kaylee Criswell LPC-intern

Supervised by Bernis Riley LPC-S

Kaylee Criswell holds a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of North Texas. She also completed her undergraduate studies at the University of North Texas, graduating Suma Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Development and Family Studies and dual minors in Counseling and Spanish. She taught high school for three school years and completed her internship at Keller High School, where she counseled adolescents with depression, anxiety, transition issues, self-esteem and identity concerns, and many other mental health concerns. She has experience with adult, adolescent and child clients.

Kaylee believes in the healing power of relationships, including the ability for the therapeutic relationship to foster change. She utilizes a client-centered approach to counseling, focusing on empathy, unconditional positive regard, and genuineness. As a lifelong learner, she is committed to helping all people become the best versions of themselves.

Kaylee is a member of the American Counseling Association and the Texas Counseling Association.