Our counselors

Tracy Miller, MS, LPC

Born and raised in Austin, Tracy graduated from the University of Texas with a BBA and an MPA in Accounting. After working for eight years as a CPA, Tracy stayed home to care for her young children and later attended Baylor University, attaining her Master’s in Educational Psychology. Tracy is EMDR-trained and has experience working in counseling services with the Advocacy Center and Baylor University. She has been involved in private practice since 2003. Tracy is experienced in cognitive-behavioral, interpersonal, and solution-focused therapy methods to treat issues like anxiety, depression, trauma, parenting concerns, and relationship challenges. She works with adolescents age seventeen and up and adults of all ages and is interested in integrating faith into the counseling process.

Tracy is passionate about her Christian faith and her family, which includes her husband of thirty plus years and two grown children. Some of her interests include travel, cooking, and health and fitness.

Contact Tracy at twmiller@journeycounselingwaco.com.

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Elizabeth Sherry, MS, LPC​

Born and raised mostly in Oklahoma, with great interest in art and theater, Elizabeth received a Bachelor’s in Fine Art in Drama from the University of Oklahoma. It was there that she met her husband. They have called Waco “home” for several decades. 

From the mid- 80’s to the early 90’s Elizabeth served as director of religious education for her church, which led to her returning to school to obtain a Master’s in Educational Psychology at Baylor University and becoming a Licensed Professional Counselor. Elizabeth has a strong background in treating abuse issues as well as depression, anxiety, and marriage and family concerns. She is a Certified Therapist in EMDR for trauma resolution. Her Christian faith is the underpinning for her worldview and her work, believing that every person has immeasurable value.

Contact Elizabeth at ejsherry@journeycounselingwaco.com.

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Pam McKown, LCSW

Pam has always had a heart for social issues and bringing justice and hope to those in need. She received her Masters in Social Work at Baylor University. Since graduation, she has pursued being a real and authentic partner to journey with those suffering from mental health concerns. For 10 years she has worked at Scott and White in both the inpatient and outpatient setting serving those with mild to severe issues. She enjoys working with persons dealing with depression, anxiety, relationship concerns, phase of life concerns, wellness issues, and substance abuse issues. Pam seeks to pull from many different therapeutic models, such as cognitive-behavioral, mindfulness, problem-solving, and motivational interviewing. With this approach, she works to create a unique and individual experience for each person.

Pam lives in Waco and enjoys life with her 3 boys–husband, David, and two sons, Matthew and Taylor. If not cheering on her boy’s football or soccer game, she enjoys running and cycling, time with family and friends, and a good book. In June 2015, she co-founded Take Heart Ministries, a non-profit that exists to build dignity, improve health, and restore hope to women who are homeless or in transition by providing them female hygiene products.

Contact Pam at pmckown@journeycounselingwaco.com.

Kristi SoRelle
Kristi SoRelle, LCSW

Kristi SoRelle, LCSW, is a highly skilled psychotherapist with over thirty years experience in providing mental health counseling to all age groups. You will find her to be warm and empathetic with a strong relational style. In addition to providing a safe and welcoming environment to talk through issues, you will gain helpful coping strategies to deal with anxiety and depression, loss and grief. Experience over the years, however, has revealed that often we as people carry deeper rooted issues that contribute to our depression, anxiety, and lowered self-esteem. Kristi SoRelle has been trained in EMDR which focuses on resolution of various types of trauma (big or small, long-standing or newer) that negatively impact a person’s beliefs about themselves. In her thirteen years of providing EMDR therapy alongside Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, she has found it to be highly effective in helping people move past difficult issues and living life more fully. In addition to this work, she provides parent training, anger management and working through life transitions. 
Contact Kristi at 254-447-2762 or kdsorelle@aol.com.

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Melissa Sloan, Psy D

Dr. Melissa Sloan is a licensed psychologist and native Texan. She received her BA in Psychology from Baylor University and went on to pursue her Masters and Doctorate at Rosemead School of Psychology in Southern California, a unique program that thoughtfully integrates psychology and theology. She has worked in a variety of settings over the last 20+ years, from counseling centers, to hospital outpatient, to private practice. She has also spent significant time in ministry settings, serving for 5 years as the Children’s Pastor of a local church, teaching and discipling other church leaders, and providing member care/counseling for missionaries on the field. Melissa is experienced in addressing numerous issues with adolescents and adults, including anxiety, depression, adjustment to stressful life events, relationship concerns, parenting, trauma and issues of personal growth. Melissa is particularly interested in working with issues of spirituality and faith, related to emotional health.

In her free time, Melissa enjoys being with her friends and family, including her husband of 25 years and two adult children. She also enjoys gardening, exercising, traveling and being outdoors.

Dr. Sloan’s forms and fees are different than the ones posted on this website. You may contact her at msloan@journeycounselingwaco.com.

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Annabeth Morgan

Annabeth graduated from Baylor University with a degree in Elementary Education and taught elementary school for over ten years. Annabeth has always been passionate about healthy relationships, especially in marriages and families. She obtained her Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy through Abilene Christian University. Annabeth recognizes the connection that people long for in their relationships with one another and is passionate about helping people experience acceptance and love. Her desire is to help people find hope and have a safe place to process challenges, trauma, stressful life events, depression, anxiety, and other personal issues. She is particularly interested in working with individuals or families who are dealing with childhood trauma, addiction, and foster care or adoption. She especially loves working with couples to move from survival into thriving marriages and relationships.

In her free time, Annabeth enjoys cheering for her three children in their various sports and getting time to take walks and hike outdoors. She also spends time helping her husband in their food truck at Magnolia Silos.

Lynette Wilson, M.MFT, LMFT

Lynette Wilson is a licensed marriage and family therapist and supervisor (LMFT-S). She received a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology in 1988 and a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy in 1992, both from Abilene Christian University. She has been in private practice since 2010, where she strives to provide an emotionally safe environment for people to process their life stressors and move toward a place of hope and healing. In addition to her private practice, she has worked in a church setting, an addiction treatment center, and the Baylor Counseling Center. She enjoys working with adolescents and adults of all ages.

Lynette is trained in numerous trauma modalities, including EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing), Prolonged Exposure Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy, and Serve Model Training. In addition to treating traumatic life events, Lynette assists clients with anxiety, depression, grief, stress, and couple and family issues.

Lynette and her husband have been married for 33 years and they have four grown children. In her spare time, she enjoys being outside, walking, hiking, and kayaking.

Contact Lynette at LWilson@journeycounselingwaco.com.

Pam Bailey, M.S. L.P.C. Baylor University, 1974;1981

Following a traditional psychotherapy practice spanning more than 30 years Pam has transitioned to an Integrative Practice and welcomes clients whose desire is to grow spiritually as well as personally. Her practice combines work in the areas of spirituality, somatics and psychology to assist clients in moving toward greater authenticity and wholeness.

Pam is also a Spiritual Director, having completed training through the Diocese of Austin and and has led contemplative retreats for many years. She is an Oblate of the Benedictine Sisters of Boerne and holds a Certificate in Spiritual Formation from Austin Presbyterian Seminary. Pam is an Enneagram Practitioner trained through the Narrative Enneagram Institute and can work with clients within this helpful context.

Pam lives in the country with her husband of 35 years surrounded by God’s creation and abundant wildlife. Her Christian belief and spiritual practices guide her 24-7. She can be contacted for more information at PpellicciottiB@gmail.com