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.
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 world view and her work, believing that every person has immeasurable value.

Contact Elizabeth at ejsherry@journeycounselingwaco.com.

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 existsto 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.

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.

Catie Hays

Information to come.