About Kelley

I have devoted my professional life to helping people like you experience hope and healing. To see a college student thriving and no longer crippled by their anxiety or to witness a middle-aged woman finally break free from the “yo-yo dieting” cycle that’s plagued her for decades…THAT is what excites me about coming to work every morning. I can truly say that I LOVE my job!


For those interested in my professional credentials:

  • I earned my Bachelor’s Degree from Texas A&M University (WHOOP!), where I also met my incredible husband, Turner. Needless to say, we bleed maroon!
  • I earned my Master’s Degree from Dallas Theological Seminary, a graduate program in counseling that includes an additional year of training in Biblical and Theological Studies. (For those keeping score, that’s three years of post-college education, folks!).
  • During graduate school, I was invited to complete a year-long Masters-Level Internship at a renowned group private practice in Dallas, where I worked as a therapist for those struggling with eating disorders, anxiety, depression, and pretty much everything else under the sun.
  • After graduate school, I passed the National Counselor Examination (NCE), and my husband and I made the move to Houston, where I completed the 3,000-hour Licensed Professional Counselor Internship required to obtain licensure through the state of Texas as a Licensed Professional Counselor.
  • During my Licensed Professional Counselor Internship, I worked as an individual, group, and family therapist at a private practice and outpatient eating disorder treatment center, where I helped those struggling with eating disorders, body image issues, anxiety, and depression. During that time, I had the privilege of being supervised by two of Houston’s leading eating disorder specialists: Krista Highfield, MS, LPC-S, LTRT, and Dr. Deborah Michel, PhD, CEDS.
  • Now, as a Licensed Professional Counselor in private practice, I have the honor of getting to help fabulous people like you stop struggling and start truly living!

Whatever you may be going through, I would love to meet you and help you work through it. To learn more about how I can help you or to schedule an appointment with me, call 281-785-2273 or email me at kelley.dawson.counseling@gmail.com.

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