We Are Inspired.
Kimberley Montgomery, MA, LPC-S
OWNER, THERAPIST AND CLINICAL SUPERVISOR
Kimberley Montgomery is a licensed professional counselor and supervisor. She is the founder and owner of Therapy Inspired. She has experience helping children, teens, and families find peace in all areas of their lives. She is committed to helping anyone that is brave enough to ask for help. She has a passion for helping provide healing for children and families who have experienced trauma. As a trauma specialist, Kimberley provides therapy for children, teens, and adults who have experienced physical abuse, sexual abuse, or witnessed violent crimes. She has been practicing a practicing therapist for more 10 years. She is trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), EMDR, DBT and Mindfulness, Parent Child Interactive Therapy, and Functional Family Therapy. Her personal mission is to provide hope, healing, and inspiration to all.
Dr. Curtis Hill, MS LPC NCC
Dr. Curtis Hill has over twenty-five years of experience in higher education, and he has leveraged that experience to serve clients as a Licensed Professional Counselor. His tenure in higher education included serving as a Vice President, Director of Counseling, and Counselor. Also, his background includes teaching counseling courses through the graduate programs at Prairie View A&M University and Southern Arkansas University.
Dr. Hill’s counseling and life coaching experience extends beyond higher education as he has facilitated groups for “non-offending” fathers with Dallas County Child Protective Services; Bill Glass Prison Ministries where he worked with offenders on death row in Texas; and provided leadership in the Free at Last support groups in the Counseling Ministry at Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship Church—Anger Management, Boundaries, Pre-Marital Counseling, Relationship Strongholds (Co-Dependency), and Satisfied Singles.
He is a lifelong learning that continues to develop his relational skills evidenced by becoming a Safe Conversations Master Trainer under the tutelage of Imago Therapist Drs. Harville Hendrix and Helen LaKelly Hunt. He earned a Doctor of Education degree in Educational Administration from Baylor University, and his Master of Science degree from Texas A&M University – Commerce where he majored in Guidance & Counseling with an emphasis in Student Affairs Practice in Higher Education.
Maria Yanez, LPC-A
LPC ASSOCIATE SUPERVISED BY KIMBERLEY MONTGOMERY, M.A., LPC-S
Maria is a licensed professional counselor associate under the supervision of Kimberly Montgomery. Maria’s love of caring for others holistically has led to her unique background. Maria first received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of Texas at Austin and has worked as a labor and delivery nurse the past 6 years. However, after experiencing mental health hardships in her own family and in caring for patients experiencing miscarriages and the loss of a child, Maria grew more aware of her strong passion for mental health. Wanting to provide an integrative approach to mental health, she acquired a Masters in Counseling Degree from the Dallas Theological Seminary.
Maria hopes to use both her love of nursing and counseling to provide mental health services to individuals incorporating biological, psychological, social, and spiritual factors. Maria completed her counseling practicum at the Children’s Advocacy Center where she provided counseling to children, adolescents, and families after experiencing physical/sexual abuse. Here, she received training in trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy and play therapy, while gaining experience working with those experiencing PTSD, depression, anxiety, and suicidal ideation. Maria also gained valuable experience in psychiatric facilities during her nursing school practicums at the Austin State Hospital and Meridell Achievement Center. Maria believes everyone can benefit from counseling and is open to working with people of all ages and backgrounds. Maria is bilingual also offering counseling services in Spanish.
Veronica Lopez, LCSW
Veronica Lopez is a bilingual Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Yoga teacher and Certified Personal Trainer. Veronica graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington with her master’s degree in social work with a concentration in mental health literacy. She wrote her master thesis on understanding mental health literacy and stigma in hispanic women. She also obtained a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology (Health Promotion and Fitness) and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and Portuguese from the University of Texas at Austin. She has experience working with adolescents and adults, her passion is to provide support and tools to live a healthy balanced life.
Veronica has experience working with trauma, depression, anxiety, balance, adjusting to life changes and self-esteem. Her treatments are based on trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy ( TF-CBT), mindfulness and motivational interviewing. She is patient centered and encourages a whole person approach that includes physical health, behavioral, emotional and social support. She looks forward to supporting you through your goals!
PRACTICUM STUDENT/THERAPY INTERN
Shaunda is currently a graduate student at LeTourneau University earning her degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She received a B. A. from LeTourneau University in Psychology. She is a lifetime member of PSI CHI, The International Honor Society in Psychology. Shaunda is also a member of American Psychological Association and The American Association of
Christian Counselors. Her passion is working with children, adolescents, and families from all walks of life struggling with a wide variety of concerns. Shaunda believes with the right assistance one can have positive change and live a productive life. Her goal is to empower individuals through humanistic therapies.
Shaunda was born and raised in Tyler. She is currently a juvenile probation officer helping juveniles and families meet their goals and become productive citizens. She has developed a passion working with delinquent youth find a better outlook on life. Shaunda is excited in learning and progressing her counseling skills under the supervision of Kimberly Montgomery, LPC-S at Therapy Inspired.
Stephanie Gonzalez, LPC-A
LPC ASSOCIATE SUPERVISED BY DANIEL RAMIREZ LPC-S #64259
Stephanie has a passion for being of service to others. This led her into teaching where she taught at the high school level and adults for 7 years. During her time in the classroom, she took on a role of mentoring and found it very fulfilling. She decided she wanted to serve others in a different role and completed her masters in Mental Health Counseling from the University of North Texas at Dallas. Her time spent as a teacher mirrored her counseling experience as she gained additional experience connecting with diverse clients and helping them lead healthier and fulfilling lives.
She has worked in a university setting providing services to young adults dealing with depression, stress, anxiety, life transitions, academic and relationship concerns. She also has experience as a probation counselor providing services to juveniles and their families ranging from substance use, behavioral/emotional support, legal issues, and so forth. Stephanie
believes in creating a warm, safe environment to allow clients to explore what brings them into therapy. Her counseling philosophy is client-centered but utilizes a variety of therapeutic techniques tailored to clients needs. She believes in meeting the client where they are and supporting them along their counseling journey. She provides services in English and Spanish
and is committed to best serve her clients.
Ugonma Anyanya, LPC-A
LPC ASSOCIATE SUPERVISED BY KIMBERLEY MONTGOMERY, M.A., LPC-S
Ugonma is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate in the Dallas, Tx area. She received a Bachelor’s in Psychology & Sociology from Texas Tech University and a Masters in Professional Counseling from Amberton University. She specializes in depression, grief, anxiety, personality disorders, and couples counseling. Ugonma works to help her clients achieve their best possible self and develop everyday coping skills. She uses a Cognitive-Behavioral approach to allow her clients to become more self-aware with their actions, emotions, and feelings. Every client is different so she also takes an individual look into your concerns to help you understand your own personal goals through therapy.