Heritage Behavioral Health Consultants
Heritage Behavioral Health Consultants

Our Counselors

Heritage Behavioral Health Consultants is a family of therapists with a variety of specialties and areas of expertise bound by similar values and guiding principles making us uniquely able to treat you as an entire person; mind, body, and spirit.

Our therapists include licensed professional counselors, licensed marriage and family therapists, licensed psychologists, counselor interns and athletic trainers. Our clinical staff has a wide diversity of specialized training to meet the needs of children, adolescents, adults, families and groups.

Staff

Julie Summers FrisbieJulie Summers, M.A., L.P.C.-S.

Ms. Summers is the President of Heritage Behavioral Health Consultants, Inc. She is dedicated to developing a true group practice, where clinicians collaborate with each other for the benefit of all clients.

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Trudy Marsh

Trudy Marsh, Business Manager

Trudy is a graduate of Louisiana College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education. She has many years of experience in management, marketing and customer service. Trudy is naturally gifted in the area of hospitality and business management. Trudy’s hard work behind the scenes has helped to make Heritage the type of organization it is today.

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Jennifer Womeldurf Hofman

Jennifer Womeldurf Hofman, M.A., L.P.C.

Jennifer holds a Masters Degree in Community Counseling with an emphasis in Mental Health from Stephen F. Austin State University. She focuses on anxiety disorders, grief and loss, mood disorders including depression and bipolar disorders, abuse issues (e.g. emotional, physical and sexual abuse) and ADHD with adolescents and adults. Jennifer also has experience working with women who have had miscarriages and fertility issues.

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Julie Ottosen, M.A., L.P.C.

Julie has a background in education as well as psychology and works primarily with children, adolescents and their parents. Julie's primary areas of clinical expertise include working with children who are dealing with issues relating to divorce, self-esteem, social skills, anger management, developmental disorders (autism, Asperger's), and ADD/ADHD.
 

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Ekpe Wade

Dr. Ekpe Wade, M.D., LPC–Intern

Dr. Wade graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelors of Science in Biology from the University of Missouri – Columbia. She earned her Doctor of Medicine degree from University of Missouri – Columbia School of Medicine. Dr. Wade completed her residency training at the Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program in Houston, Texas where she served as Chief Resident. She is Board Certified in Family Medicine.

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Jerry A. Duncan, MDiv, LMFT

Jerry is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He completed an internship in Clinical Pastoral Education at the Institute of Religion in the Houston Medical Center, and served as a member of his church staff for 12 years.

 

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Danielle Mitchell

Danielle Mitchell, RD, LD, M.Ed., LPC

Danielle Mitchell is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) at Heritage Behavioral Health Consultants. Danielle graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor’s degree in Nutritional Sciences, completed her dietetic internship from the University of Houston, and has been a dietitian since 2007.

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Jill Early

Jill Early, M.Ed., LPC

Jill is a Licensed Professional Counselor who desires to provide a supportive, encouraging environment for her clients to address their areas of concern. Her naturally warm, nurturing style puts her clients at ease, which allows trust to develop in the therapeutic relationship.

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Sarah Jane Paton

Sarah Jane Paton, MA, LPC

Sarah Jane is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nutritional Sciences from Texas A&M University and her Master of Arts degree in Counseling from Dallas Baptist University. She also completed an internship at Focus on the Family Institute in Colorado Springs, CO. Upon graduation from DBU, Sarah Jane worked as a therapist for the Meier Clinics Day Hospital Program in Richardson, TX.

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Allie Sauls

Allie Sauls,
MA, LPC

Allie earned her Masters of Psychology from Houston Baptist University. Her main area of focus is counseling children and adolescents alongside their parents and has clinical experience working with children ranging in ages from 3 to 18 and young adults. Her previous experience in working with children includes behavioral problems, developmental disorders, major transitions, ADD/ADHD, and adjustment issues such as children of parents going through divorce.

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Selina Pellerin

Selenia Torres–Pellerin, M.A.P., LPC

Selenia’s belief is that people who are faced with difficulties in life have a beautiful opportunity to flourish in ways that they themselves never knew were possible. Every human being has a resilient spirit within them to overcome obstacles. There are times, however, when it can be hard to tap into that resilient spirit. Selenia ofrece terapia en espanol.

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Ana Ince

Ana Ince, M.Ed., LPC–Intern

Ana is a Licensed Professional Counselor Intern, under the supervision of Julie Summers, M.A., LPC–S. She graduated from the University of Houston with her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Master of Education in Counseling. She approaches therapy from a Cognitive Behavioral perspective with consideration to family systems. Ana ofrece terapia en espanol.

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Elizabeth Warren

Elizabeth Warren, MA, LPC–Intern

Elizabeth’s deep level of commitment to helping people resolve spiritual, relational, and behavioral issues is foundational to her integrative counseling approach. She uses honesty, warmth, and humor to help clients discover awareness, truth, and change. Elizabeth works with individuals ages 13+ who are experiencing challenges involving anger, anxiety, depression, grief/loss, spiritual well–being, and trauma.

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Nadia Knutzen

Nadia Knutzen, LPC–Intern

Nadia is an intern under the supervision of Julie Summers, MA, LPC–S. Nadia earned her Master’s of Counseling from Houston Baptist University. In addition to focusing on helping those with relational and behavioral issues, she also has a passion for helping individuals and families suffering from the effects of addiction.

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Alicia Gilpin

Alicia Gilpin, LPC–Intern

Alicia graduated from Houston Baptist University with a M.A. in Christian Counseling and holds a B.S. in International Trade and Finance from Louisiana State University.

Alicia is a Certified Prepare-Enrich (pre–marital) Facilitator, and she serves a diverse client population from ages 3 to adolescence for challenges with life adjustment/transition, behavior, anxiety, depression, ADHD, grief, abuse, and trauma.

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Guy Bender

Guy Bender, LPC–Intern

Guy Bender brings over 8 years of experience to his counseling practice and consulting role. Having served as a program counselor at the premier treatment center, Sierra Tucson, Guy has firsthand experience treating substance abuse, anxiety, depression, and trauma.

Guy learned to blend evidence based practices and integrative therapies so that his clients experience cutting edge therapeutic interventions which increase the likelihood of better treatment outcomes.

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Taylor Garcia, LPC–Intern

Taylor is a Licensed Professional Counselor–Intern under the supervision of Julie Summers LPC–S. She graduated with a Bachelors degree in Psychology from Texas A&M University. Upon graduating from Texas A&M Taylor served for a year as an intern in cross–cultural ministry. Once completing her internship she moved to Colorado to pursue a degree in counseling. Taylor holds a Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Denver Seminary in Littleton, Colorado.

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Gail Clayton

Gail Clayton, R.Ph., M.S., CNS

Gail Clayton, R.Ph., M.S., CNS is a Certified Nutrition Specialist and a Registered Pharmacist with 25 years clinical experience. She holds a Masters Degree in Functional Clinical Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport, and is currently enrolled in the doctoral program at Maryland University of Integrative Health. Gail has received expert training in functional test interpretation such as Genova’s OAT, ONE, ION and NutrEval and offers functional test interpretation to her clients as well as other health care practitioners.

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Angela Jones

Dr. Angela Jones LPC

Dr. Angela strongly believes that “you are the answer you’ve been searching for”. This belief has become the founding principle of her therapeutic work. She wants to serve as a teammate in thetherapeutic process that guides you through the journey of self–exploration, reconnection and learning to truly live with a purpose. Dr. Jones develops a trusting relationship with each client and provides a safe environment where you can feel heard and respected.

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