Mary Jo is a graduate of Dallas Baptist University with a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Psychology. She holds a Master of Arts in Counseling also from Dallas Baptist University. She is a licensed professional counselor in the state of Texas and a member of the Christian Counselors of Texas and the Christian Association for Psychological Studies.

Mary Jo completed her practicum work at Safe Haven of Tarrant County where she counseled victims of domestic violence and led groups for women and adolescents. She has been in private practice at Woodland West Church of Christ since 2009 and works with adults and adolescents with a variety of struggles including childhood sexual abuse, depression/anxiety, grief/loss, trauma/PTSD, and dissociative disorders. Mary Jo is also a certified EMDR therapist. You can find out more about EMDR therapy (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) in the following short video. 



Mary Jo grew up in Arlington and has been a member at the Woodland West Church of Christ for over 40 years. She has been married for over 30 years to James, who is an HVAC contractor. Together they have three grown children and eight precious grandchildren.