Owner of Prosper Counseling
Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor
Registered Play Therapist
Child, Adolescent, Adult and Family Counselor
Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator
Therapeutic/ Filial Parent Educator
PhD student, Family Studies, TWU
I believe everyone has the inner capabilities to cope with problems and move toward self-fulfillment and happiness, but sometimes we ALL need help to do so. By focusing on feelings, thoughts, relationships, and personal or family patterns, individuals can gain greater insight and discover how to move to a place of contentment and wholeness. I consider counseling an opportunity to work together, to help you or your child, solve existing concerns, reach new goals, and experience the joy in life you desire.
Education and Experience
Marcey brings over fifteen years of experience helping children and families in a variety of capacities. Marcey earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Arizona State University, a Master of Science degree in Counseling from Southern Methodist University, and is currently working on her Doctorate in Family Studies at Texas Woman’s University.
Marcey has worked extensively with children and adolescent survivors of sexual abuse and non-offending parents at the Denton County Children’s Advocacy Center. She worked at University Behavioral Health Hospital as a therapist for adolescents in both inpatient and outpatient settings providing her a wealth of experience with youth in crisis including those suffering from severe trauma, suicidal ideation, self-harm, substance abuse, depression, anxiety, and aggression. Marcey has experience working with divorcing parents involved in custody disputes and advocating for children in the foster care system. She has worked with several agencies including Collin County Probation providing substance abuse assessments, Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, and the Collin County Courts.
Marcey has worked for years in private practice and specializes in helping
children, teens, and families with a variety of issues.
Associations & Organizations
American Counseling Association
American Counseling Association for Children and Adolescents
Association for Play Therapy
North Texas Association for Play Therapy
Texas Counseling Association
Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
Texas Council on Family Violence
National Council on Family Relations
North American Society of Adlerian Psychology
Marcey has presented numerous times at the local and state level for the Texas Counseling Association, Texas Woman’s University, Southern Methodist University, University of Texas-Dallas, Prosper Independent School District, Early Childhood Development Network, and local parent organizations and churches.
Presentations on the following topics available upon request as well as custom presentations
designed to meet your organization’s specific needs:
Why Play is your Child’s Language to Communicating and Connecting
Why Do They Do That? – Why Children Misbehave AND What to Do About It
Why is it BAD to Say GOOD Job?
Stranger Danger is NOT the Right Message
But How Do I Get My Child to LISTEN?
Teen Depression and Anxiety – How to recognize the signs and what to do
Marcey has been happily married for over twenty-four years and is the mother of three awesome children.