I am a proud East Texas native.I hold a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Grambling State University. I received my Paralegal Certification for Center for Advanced Legal Studies in Houston, Texas. I furthered my education by earning a Master of Arts in Counseling from Dallas Baptist University. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor. I assist upcoming counseling professionals with learning necessary skills, guidelines and education to become a competent therapist. My clinical focus is in Mental Health. I have over 10 years of comprehensive clinical experience.
I am currently in private practice, Transformation Begins Within, PLLC. I have previous experience working at various community health agencies serving foster care, teens, college students, young adults, adults, at-risk youth and families. My passion and area of expertise lies in relational issues, social skills, mental health, and all that it encompasses.
My therapeutic temperament is one that is interwoven with educating, creativity, imagination and humor, along with practical solutions and concrete goals. One of my ultimate goals as a therapist is to empower the people I work with in therapy to maintain the belief that people have the capacity for change and are equipped with the inner resources to change, even if they never do. My belief is healing is a choice each person has the opportunity to chose which will enable move towards their own wellness and wholeness. I am a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. I have also used my gifts and abilities as a teacher in Sunday School, volunteered in other capacities in church and community.
Alice Ward, MA, LPC
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