Jacqueline is a graduate of East Texas Baptist University, where she earned both her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and her Master’s degree in Clinical and Mental Health Counseling. After graduating from ETBU with her Bachelor’s degree, she had an opportunity to serve on staff at a church in Cardiff, Wales. Upon returning, Jacqueline served as an Admissions Counselor and Academic Advisor at her alma mater.
Jacqueline has experience in working in an outpatient counseling organization and has been able to provide therapy in several nonprofit settings in the Dallas area, including Buckner Children & Family Services, North Dallas Shared Ministries, and more. She enjoys working with adults dealing with depression, anxiety, relationship issues, and past trauma. Jacqueline specializes in working with individuals living between cultures and can empathize herself as a first generation American. She is trained in attachment-based techniques and EMDR therapy.
In the counseling room, Jacqueline’s desire is to foster a safe environment where clients feel welcomed, valued and supported. Her hope is to provide her clients with a space to share their heartaches, struggles, and wins; while also encouraging them to walk towards a healthier self. Her aim is to support clients in caring for their whole self and to look towards their future with hope.
In her free time, Jacqueline enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She loves serving at her local church and is passionate about bridging the gap between faith and mental health. She also enjoys riding her longboard, drinking coffee, studying the Bible, exploring new places, and watching Seinfeld.