Brazos Professional Counseling, LPPC
Mental Health Counselors | Community Pardners with
Donna R Pickett MS, LPC, Owner
Mrs. Pickett has been in Hill County for 30+ years. Her Master’s degree is in Counseling Psychology. She has extensive Post-Masters education and training, including art therapy at the North Texas Art Therapy Institute.
As the Executive Director of Hill County Youth Collaboration, she headed community prevention services for youth. She was on the Local & Regional Child Protection Services Boards & worked extensively with CPS and their clients. Mrs. Pickett served as a Child Care Administrator for several residential treatment facilities for youth.
She has worked in private practice for many years. She worked as a Family Services Counselor at Ft. Hood in Killeen. The last 3 years, she has volunteered with the Heart of Texas Veterans One Stop in Waco, which has made her even more familiar with the needs of our military service members and their families. Because she observed gaps in services, Ms. Pickett founded Veterans Pardners to help better meet the needs of Veterans and their families.
Ms. Pickett was trained at the Corsicana Texas Youth Commission(TYC) Facility to work with Juvenile Offenders. As a Child Care Administrator for Brookhaven Treatment Facility in Gholson, she managed staff and emotionally disturbed TYC offenders.
She was trained as a TCLOSE instructor through Hill College and taught local law enforcement continuing education classes. As an adjunct instructor in Hill’s Prevention Services Department she taught Licensed Chemical Dependency Counseling (LCDC) and Criminal Justice courses. She worked with several local counties as a HOPE counselor serving probation and parole clients.
Objective: To provide professional counseling to all ages in our community, especially our military service members and their families.
Skills: Ms. Pickett has a wealth of skills and experience from her work with TYC, Supervision and Corrections, Residential Treatment Facilities, and Private Practice.
She has skills in youth and adolescent needs including emotional, physical and sexual abuse. She has worked with ADD, ADHD, antisocial disorder, anxiety and emotional disorders.
Adult skills include serving clients with substance abuse, TBI, PTSD, MST, Military separation and adjustment, life skills & mood disorders. She has worked in multiple settings with offenders, especially through Probation and Parole.
Other counselors at this location:
- Bill B. Peters, PHD, LCSW, LPC
- Phillip Ludwig, PHD, LPC
- Francine Todar-Peters, MA, LMSW
- KRISTINE HAAG, MS, LCDC