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Jackie Burson, MS, NCC, LPC-S, RPT-S, EMDR Trained

Jackie Burson, MS, NCC, LPC-S, RPT-S, EMDR Trained

Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor
Registered Play Therapist -Supervisor
National Certified Counselor
verified by Psychology Today verified by Psychology Today Directory
Accepting new patients before 3pm.

As we navigate through life we encounter experiences and situations we may not have been prepared for. This is when professional help can be instrumental in coping. Jackie has helped clients move in directions they never thought possible. Assisting clients through creative means by using their own unique and valuable strengths to promote personal growth is part of the process she puts into action. She considers herself an eclectic counselor through the use of a variety of approaches incorporating creativity, EMDR, Cognitive Behavioral and Solution Focused Therapies. As the managing director of North Texas Counselors, Jackie is a Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor, National Certified Counselor, Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor, is EMDR Trained and the author of 7 workbooks for counselors. She has a Bachelor of Social Work degree from Texas Christian University and a Master of Science in Counseling degree from Texas Woman’s University. Jackie is a member of the Texas Counseling Association, EMDRIA and the Association for Play Therapy as well as frequent presenter on a variety of therapeutic topics.

Over the last 15 years Jackie has enjoyed helping others pursue a meaningful life. When working with teens and adults, she meets people where they are on their life journey offering respect and a deep understanding of each client's unique experience and goals. Jackie strongly believes in the importance of the therapeutic relationship. She enjoys guiding individuals through the process of self-exploration, where clients increase their self-awareness and realize the power they have to make life changes. Some of her favorite work includes helping survivors heal from trauma/PTSD. She helps clients achieve life balance, improve relationships, increase self-confidence and self-acceptance, manage feelings of anxiety and depression, and feel empowered in their lives.

If you're ready to schedule an appointment or would like more information, please contact Jackie at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 972-942-8644.

Areas of Expertise (Children, Teens, Adults):
  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Survivors of Assault/Abuse
  • Anxiety, Depression, Fears, Phobias
  • Parent Coaching
  • Trichotillomania, Chronic Skin Picking
  • Grief/Loss
  • Stress Management
  • Veterans
  • First Responders

Read more about Jackie Burson from the May issue of Living Magazine
Read an article from Jackie Burson from the Aug/Sept Issue of McKinney Kids Magazine

License # 62813

Living Magazine

Jackie was recently featured in the "Women in Business" section of Living magazine.

You may download the aricle here.

Signs You May Need Help

  • You are unsure how to deal with emotions related to anger, depression, or  anxiety
  • You have difficulty getting along with others
  • You are looking to make significant changes in your life
  • You have feelings of inadequacy toward yourself


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