Our Counselors


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.

Intial Assessment: $175
Subsequent Sessions: $150

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.

Intial Assessment: $175
Subsequent Sessions: $150

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.

Travis Kern, MS LPC-I

Travis Kern, MS LPC-ITravis earned his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of North Texas and his Master of Science in Counseling from Southern Methodist University. His experience includes working in community mental health and child protective services shelter settings. Travis is a Licensed Professional Counselor Intern and is supervised by Eve Gardner, LPC-S. Travis accepts all clients ages 8 and up and specializes in helping with anxiety, depression, parenting children and adolescents, self-image, anger management, abuse recovery, grief, and marital problems. He also specializes in childhood and adolescent issues including, school issues, divorce, bullying, family issues, trauma and abuse recovery, anxiety, depression, and behavioral problems.

Travis is a lifelong Texan and a proud citizen of Dallas. In his free time he enjoys being outdoors, cheering for the local Dallas sports teams, the performing arts, cooking, and spending time with his friends and family. Travis Kern is supervised by Eve Gardner, MA LPC-S.

Intial Assessment: $150
Subsequent Sessions: $135



Mónica Pimentel  MS, LPC Intern

Monica received her Master of Science in Counseling from Southern Methodist University. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor Intern and is supervised by Eve Gardner, LPC-S.  Monica accepts clients ages 5 and up, working closely with individuals experiencing abuse, anxiety, and depression. She specializes in counseling parents in effective child rearing skills, and also helps couples or individuals affected by reproductive grief. Monica is also a trainer for Life Perspectives, offering workshops focused on educating mental health providers on factors affecting mental health for men and women, specifically related to reproductive loss, across different racial and ethnic groups. She has also dedicated time to shelters and counseling services for victims of domestic violence.  Monica is looking to expand her focus to include cross-cultural challenges that may arise from familial migration, cultural differentiation amongst generations, and assimilation to US culture.

Monica was born and raised in Mexico City; she is bilingual and bicultural.


Mónica estudió una Maestría en Ciencias en Counseling de la Universidad Metodista del Sur (Southern Methodist University). Tiene licencia de consejera profesional (LPC Intern), supervisada directamente por Eve Gardner LPC-S. Mónica recibe clientes a partir de los 5 años de edad, se ha especializado en trabajar con personas afectadas por ansiedad, depresion y abuso. Mónica está capacitada para asistir en situaciones de duelo a familias y parejas que han perdido hijos ya sea por aborto o infertilidad.

En la organización de Life Perspectives, Mónica ofrece talleres enfocados en educar en el ámbito de la salud mental sobre temas concernientes a duelo reproductivo.

Tiene amplia experiencia directa con víctimas de violencia doméstica y consejería en los refugios destinados para ésta población.

Ella tiene especial interés en enfocar su consejería en las familias migrantes que estén enfrentando situaciones difíciles debido a las diferencias culturales o de valores.

Monica nació en la Ciudad de México y reside en los Estados Unidos desde hace 22 años.