Dr. Sparks is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist & Supervisor and a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist. She earned her Doctorate and Master’s degrees in Family Therapy from Texas Woman’s University and her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from University of North Texas. In addition to her private practice, she currently holds the position of Associate Professor of Graduate Counseling at Texas Wesleyan University, where she educates and trains Master’s level students who are training to become counselors.
As a doctoral student at Texas Woman’s University, Dr. Sparks was awarded the privilege of managing the Counseling and Family Therapy Clinic. The Counseling and Family Therapy Clinic is a student training facility where Master’s and Doctoral level students complete their training to become counselors and therapists. Not only was Dr. Sparks responsible for supervising as many as 50 student clinicians, she and her clinic staff also counseled hundreds of clients of all ages.
Dr. Sparks has been working in the field in various capacities since 1999. She has had success in working with people of all ages who have struggled with a variety of issues and concerns. She is trained in, and has experience with, a variety of therapeutic methods and techniques, and counseling is tailored to meet the individual needs of each client. Her belief is that it only takes small changes to make a big difference!