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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Kristi SoRelle, LCSW

Kristi SoRelle, LCSW, is a highly skilled psychotherapist with over thirty years of 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 the 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 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 disciplining 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, LMFT Associate
supervised by: Lynette Wilson, LMFT-S

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’s 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.

Annabeth is currently a licensed Associate, working toward her full licensure in Marriage and Family Therapy. She is working directly under the supervision of Lynette Wilson, LMFT.

Call or text Annabeth at 254-717-5518 or email thriveinhope@gmail.com.

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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.

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Alex Crosby CRC, LPC-Associate
supervised by: Laura Byas LPC-S

Alex Crosby graduated from Texas A&M University with a Biomedical Sciences degree and from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center with a Master of Science in Counseling.

Alex believes therapy can provide an avenue for healing through authenticity, connection, and introspection. She utilizes a mindfulness and cognitive therapy modality, and enjoys integrating faith in the therapeutic process. Alex has completed training in various trauma modalities including Cognitive Processing Therapy, Prolonged Exposure, and Trauma-Focused CBT. She works with individuals and families experiencing anxiety, depression, trauma, and other forms of distress. She sees adults and adolescents of all ages.

In addition to private practice, Alex has worked in inpatient and outpatient psychiatric settings, church ministry, and a non-profit setting for those who have experienced family violence.

In her free time, Alex enjoys traveling and spending time outdoors with her husband and dog, Remi. Alex loves reading, a good cup of coffee, and savoring meals with her friends and family.

Alex is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate working towards full licensure and is under the supervision of Laura Byas LPC-S.

Contact Alex by text or phone call at 254-294-4749 or via email at alex@journeycounselingwaco.com.

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Bailie Rouse
supervised by: Sharon K. Cunningham LPC-S, NCC

Bailie graduated college from Grand Rapids Theological Seminary in 2019 with a Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate working toward full licensure and is under the direct supervision of Sharon K. Cunningham LPC-S, NCC. Bailie is certified in Gottman Method Level 1 and Training Prepare-Enrich. Her therapeutic methods include cognitive-behavioral, mindfulness, solution-focused, person-centered, and motivational interviewing. 

Bailie enjoys helping others navigate challenges in their lives while growing into their full potential. She is passionate about working with individuals experiencing anxiety, depression, trauma, and relationship concerns. She has experience working as a mental health counselor with diverse populations and at-risk families in a high school setting. In addition, she has counseled young adults through life transitions, anxiety, and trauma.

Bailie and her husband Kyle moved from Grand Rapids, MI, to Waco in August 2021 as he pursues a doctoral degree at Baylor University.  In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, friends, and family. She loves baking, creating charcuterie boards for friends and family, hiking, exercising, and traveling.

 

Contact Bailie via text/phone call at 254-224-5622.
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Elizabeth Hill
LPC - Associate

Elizabeth aims to provide a welcoming space for her clients to be seen and heard. She honors each of her client’s stories as important pieces of their past, present and future, walking with them as they navigate their personal journey. She believes in the importance of caring for the whole person physically, spiritually, emotionally and psychologically. Borrowing insight from attachment theory, she utilizes mindfulness, gestalt and person-centered methods with her clients. Elizabeth has experience working with anxiety, depression, life-transitions, grief and loss, trauma, early childhood developmental concerns in adults, and relational challenges. She is also EMDR trained.

Elizabeth graduated from Dallas Theological Seminary in 2019 with a Masters in Biblical Counseling. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate supervised by Sharon K. Cunningham, LPC-S, NCC. Prior to working at Journey, Elizabeth has experience working in private practice and in a sober-home facility.

In their (spotty) free time while raising three littles, Elizabeth and her husband enjoy hot cups of coffee and tea, eating delicious food, and serving in their local church. Elizabeth enjoys exercising, laughing, good music and experimenting with pillow combinations on her couch.

Contact Elizabeth via email at elizabeth@journeycounselingwaco.com