MARY GRAVES, M.A.
LPC ASSOCIATE, NCC
ALEXIS COMBEST, M.A., LPC-S, RPT-S
Mary is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate and Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) under the supervision of Alexis Combest, LPC-S, RPT-S. From The University of Texas at Tyler she earned her Bachelor's degree in Psychology in 2018 and Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in 2020.
Mary has experience both in the school system as a social emotional learning counselor as well as in a non-profit counseling setting. Mary specializes in working with children, adolescents, parents, and adults utilizing play therapy techniques. Mary has completed EMDR training and is in the process of becoming EMDR certified as well as a Registered Play Therapist.
Combining a Person-Centered, Reality-Based, and Existential approaches to counseling, Mary believes that people were created to live abundant lives, and that healing does not happen in isolation. Mary brings a hopeful spirit when partnering with her clients to assist in cultivating a therapeutic alliance built on trust and unconditional acceptance.