Our Counselors

KEY STRENGTHS OF OUR THERAPISTS:

Education and Training in a Family Psychology Program with an emphasis on treating individuals of all ages within the context of important social systems such as the family.

Personal Treatment Planning to address your unique goals and overcome your unique challenges.

Fostering an Environment of Hope through the use of empathy, compassion, and, at times humor, to help each person arrive as they are and leave one step closer to where they want to be.


Eve “Evie” Gardner, MA LPC

Evie earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology as well as a Master of Arts in Family Psychology at Hardin-Simmons University. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and has worked in community mental health, hospitals, and was previously associated with a large church-based counseling practice. Specialties include couples in crisis, couples healing from infidelity, premarital counseling and marital problems, divorce recovery, healing from sexual abuse, adolescent development/changes, women’s issues, blended family issues, grief, and counseling for those suffering from addiction, depression, bipolar disorder and anxiety disorders. Evie is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors.

R. Lance Gardner, MA LPC

Lance earned his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Hardin-Simmons University. He earned a Master of Arts in Family Psychology at Hardin-Simmons University as well and is a Licensed Professional Counselor. He has worked in the mental health industry for over thirteen years and is certified in Group Critical Incident Crisis Management. Specialties include marriage counseling, premarital and re-marital counseling, blended family issues, men’s issues, developmental issues for children and adolescents (e.g., ADHD and other challenges), and counseling for those suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, addiction, depression and other mood disorders, anxiety and panic disorders.

Lance is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors

The Gardners have been married since 1997 and have three wonderful children and a strong network of family and friends in the Dallas area. They share a passion for helping individuals, couples and families in their efforts to live healthy, happy lives.

 

Elsa-Iris Davis, MA, LMFT

Elsa is a bilingual licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT#201748) as well as a Licensed Professional Counselor Intern (LPCI#69135). After earning a Bachelors degree in Psychology from the University of Texas at San Antonio and graduating with Honors and winning her school’s Outstanding Student of the Year award from her Master’s program at University of Houston at Clear Lake, Elsa decided to focus on her passion of working predominantly with couples. She has been extensively trained using Emotion Focused Therapy to use emotions to help couples heal past and present wounds and overcome their issues. She has 7 years experience working with couples at all life stages from premarital therapy to raising children, outside family influences, affairs, sexual concerns, discernment (deciding to stay in relationship) to helping couples divorce peacefully. She also has experience working with adolescents and doing family therapy using Dialectical Behavior Therapy and multiple Family Therapy techniques to work with individuals and families to help them become more aware of themselves and connect more to their loved ones. Elsa is VERY laid back, open, and non judgmental in hopes of helping clients feel comfortable and honest to have more successful therapy. She uses a supportive, warm environment to help clients understand each other or themselves and later guides them to heal and become closer to their goals. Elsa offers sessions in both English and Spanish. She has been married for 8 years and has 4 young children who take up a majority of her time. She enjoys cooking, baking and doing outdoor activities.

Corben Bloomfield, MS, LPC

Corben received his master’s degree in Counseling from Texas A&M University-Commerce, where he is presently pursuing a doctorate in Counselor Education. He also completed a master’s in Secondary Education from TAMU-Commerce and a master’s in Christian Education from Dallas Theological Seminary. He is a licensed professional counselor and a certified school counselor. Corben has worked in public education as a school counselor and a special education teacher. He has worked with children and adolescents in both the elementary and secondary levels. Specialties include child and adolescent developmental issues, school problems, depression, crisis intervention, self-injurious behavior and social anxiety.

Corben and his wife Marcy have been married since 1992 and have two children.