Counseling and Play Therapy for Children, Adolescents, and Adults
Counseling and Play Therapy for Children, Adolescents, and Adults
Building Relationships That Help and Heal
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Our Services

EmpathyWell engages in evidence-based practices for counseling, meaning that we use assessment and consultation to determine type and goals of services.

Meet Our Team

The experienced team at EmpathyWell is made up of Licensed Professional Counselors and Registered Play Therapists, specialized in providing a holistic approach that focuses on the whole person.
Dr. Dee C. Ray

Dr. Dee C. Ray

Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor, Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor, Certified Child-Centered Play Therapy Trainer/Supervisor, Certified Child-Parent Relationship Therapy Trainer/Supervisor, and National Certified Counselor
Dee has been a counselor and play therapist for over 25 years, serves as Professor and Director of the Center for Play Therapy at the University of North Texas, has been the recipient of numerous professional awards, and is an author of over 120 peer-reviewed publications and multiple books.
Dr. Emily Angus

Dr. Emily Angus

Licensed Professional Counselor, Registered Play Therapist
Emily is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas and Registered Play TherapistTM. Emily holds a doctoral degree in Counseling with specialties in play therapy and psycho-educational assessment from the University of North Texas. Emily has presented on the topics of play therapy, parenting, and child-teacher relationships in a variety of settings and is an author of multiple peer-reviewed publications.
Dr. Chelsea Yurkovich

Dr. Chelsea Yurkovich

Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor, Registered Play Therapist, Clinical Telemental Health Provider
Chelsea is a Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor in Texas and Registered Play TherapistTM. Chelsea holds a doctoral degree in Counseling from the University of North Texas with specialty training in play therapy and psycho-educational assessment. Chelsea has presented on a variety of play therapy topics and has been in private practice for eight years.
Dr. Rachel McCullough

Dr. Rachel McCullough

Licensed Professional Counselor
Rachel is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas. Rachel holds a doctoral degree in Counseling from the University of North Texas. Rachel’s specialties include depression and anxiety, pregnancy and postpartum, parenting, play therapy, life transitions, and working with those in the LGBTQ+ community.

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