Ally Schulz, MS, LPC, NCC

Ally has a master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling, specializing in child counseling and play therapy, from the University of North Texas. Her bachelor’s degree in psychology, in addition to minors in neuroscience and Spanish, is from Texas A&M University. She is an LPC and NCC as well as a member of other various professional counseling organizations, and she has been with FCW since 2014.

She is trained in child-parent relationship therapy (CPRT), a filial parenting model used to enhance the parent-child relationship while empowering the parent with knowledge and skills to affect positive change in his or her child. At the client’s request, Ally enjoys incorporating faith-based resources and support into the counseling process.

Ally’s specialties include play therapy with 3-to-7-year-olds, individual counseling with pre-teen/teen girls, and individual counseling with adult women. Some of her treatment focus areas include self-esteem, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, self-care and stress management, body image issues, eating disorders, relationships, school and peer struggles, parental separation/divorce, grief/loss, developmental delays, life transitions, attention difficulties, and disruptive behavior. She offers behavioral observations in the daycare/school setting and the use of assessments in order to understand her clients’ environments, interactions, and underlying issues.

For more information, visit www.allyschulz.com.

Holly-Belle, Registered Therapy Dog

Holly-Belle is a seven-year-old female Vizsla who has completed the required training/testing for animal-assisted therapy and has been a Registered Therapy Dog with Pet Partners since 2015. She also has her Canine Good Citizen (CGC) certification and title through the American Kennel Club (AKC). She has worked with clients as young as four and clients well into adulthood.

For more information about animal-assisted therapy with Holly-Belle, contact Ally Schulz at Frisco Counseling and Wellness.

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