Johnathan Sumpter, MBA, MA, LPC, NCC, is a graduate of West Texas A&M with a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology, Marquette University with an Masters of Arts in Counseling, and the University of Dallas with an Masters in Business Administration with an emphasis in Health Systems Administration. He also attended the University of Dallas, as an undergrad seminarian, in the early 2000’s. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a National Certified Counselor. He is a husband and father, his family is his joy. He wants to help you find the joy in your life as well. Jonathan's clinical perspective has been informed by nearly a decade of combined work in clinical settings: providing psychoeducational groups and aiding clinical assessments at a children’s psychological assessment center, working with individuals with developmental disabilities and their families, providing marriage and family counseling in a hospitals Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Acute Care Unit, providing psychotherapy in inner city outpatient centers, an inpatient psych-hospital, a drug rehab and in owning my own mental health services business.
Vanessa Garcia, MS, LPC holds a master’s degree in Counseling from Amberton University. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas in Arlington, majoring in psychology and minoring in Biology. After UTA she worked in a Psychiatric hospital. Her love for the mental health profession led her to attain her masters in counseling as a licensed professional counselor from Amberton University. She continued her work for a non-profit mental health facility in Dallas and worked with other mental health professionals and facilities throughout the metroplex. Vanessa worked with English and Spanish speaking individuals, couples, and families. Her experience and vocation led her to open her own private practice in 2015 where she works and treats conditions like depression, anxiety, relationship issues, sex abuse, spirituality, anger management and eating disorders. Vanessa sees clients from different backgrounds and different walks of life as doctor referrals are also part of her caseload. Vanessa lives in Arlington with her husband and two children.
Jennise Ramos, MSW, LCSW graduated with a Master’s in Social Work from the University of Maryland Baltimore in 2007. She received her undergraduate degree from University of Maryland Baltimore County in 2005. She has worked in various fields to include inpatient psychiatric hospitals, Child Protective Services, suicide and crisis positions, sex offenders and federal inmates, immigration, community medical clinics and hospitals, schools and outpatient services in private practice settings. Jennise is fluent in English and Spanish. She enjoys working with a variety of presenting issues. She has a passion for counseling, psychology and helping others. She strongly believes “it’s a beautiful thing when a passion and a career come together.”
Merlyn Anton, LPC graduated from Texas Cristian University with a BS in Psychology, and UT Southwestern with a Masters in Rehabilitation Counseling Psychology. She is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor. She has provided counseling services within schools, non-profit agencies, and hospitals. She works with a wide range of struggles. She has experience serving individuals, couples, and families, employing the use of behavioral relaxation training, family-systems, and person-centered techniques, depending on the needs of the client. She is also trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).