Monday , 21 May 2018

Counseling and Hope for People of All Ages Available at CCA North Texas

Does this sound like you or anyone you know? Parents and teens who don’t talk or connect. A child who is withdrawn, anxious or sad. Overwhelmed parents wishing their parenting skills were more effective. Couples struggling with their relationship. Families dealing with a loved one’s terminal diagnosis or death. Adults with difficulty coping with the stress that life brings.

All will find hope and compassion at Counseling and Consulting Associates of North Texas in McKinney (CCA North Texas), where an extensive staff of experts provides care for children, adolescents, teens, adults and the terminally ill.200x200 CCA Logo

For more than 25 years, CCA has provided confidential, comprehensive mental health services to North Texans of all ages. Its staff includes a variety of licensed counselors, social workers, play therapists, art therapists, psychologists and a psychiatrist offering care for individuals, couples and families.

CCA prides itself on offering the widest variety of counseling services and the most diverse group of specialists in Collin County – all conveniently housed under one roof. In addition, CCA is proud to partner with the employee assistance programs (EAPs) of many agencies and businesses throughout North Texas.

Dr. Suzanne Hales, CCA’s founder, opened McKinney’s first family therapy center in 1986.

“I opened CCA so that families or anyone needing a counselor’s care could find help in one place,” Dr. Hales said. “We recognize that for people who need help, it can be exhausting and overwhelming to seek different specialists for all of the different psychological and social needs an individual or family might have. That is why we provide so many specialties under one roof.”

Dr Hales
Dr Hales

CCA’s experts realize that life is hard and change is difficult, so their goals are to tailor their approach to each individual situation, Dr. Hales said. “We will listen, offer learning, help uncover your strengths, provide a respite, and allow you to discover what matters most in order to lead a healthier, more productive life,” she said.

Services include:

  • Individual, couples, family and group therapy
  • Diagnostic testing and therapy for autism spectrum disorders and ADD/ADHD (including drug-free therapies)
  • Play/art therapy for children
  • Art therapy for adults
  • Equine and pet therapy
  • Addiction therapy (alcohol, chemical, food, gambling, Internet, relational, etc.)
  • Grief counseling
  • Trauma counseling
  • Attachment counseling
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) psychotherapy
  • Bilingual counseling
  • Psychiatric evaluation and medication
  • Crisis intervention
  • Bedside counseling for the terminally ill and their families
  • Consultations
  • Workshops/presentations

CCA provides numerous specialized services, including help for eating disorders; personal, family and marital issues; depression; grief; addiction; trauma and violence; anger management; stress and anxiety; and physical, sexual and emotional abuse. CCA also assists former U.S. military personnel assistance with post-traumatic stress disorders and other issues.

In addition to individualized counseling, CCA also offers group therapy. Current groups include:

  • Couples
  • Parenting
  • Infertility
  • Women, adolescents and children’s groups
  • Children’s social skills
  • Spirituality
  • Sex and love addiction
  • Body image
  • Dreams
  • Personal growth
  • Anger management

For weekend/weeklong retreats and family or group gatherings, CCA offers the new Crescent Moon Lodge and Retreat Center on 160 wooded acres in the beautiful Kiamichi Wilderness near the Texas-Oklahoma border, a pleasant drive from Collin County.Crescent_Moon_Logo_200_x_200

To make an appointment at CCA, please call 972-542-8144. CCA accepts most types of insurance. To book a stay at the Crescent Moon Lodge and Retreat Center, please call 214- 926-2074.


About CCA North Texas:

CCA has provided counseling services to residents from McKinney and the surrounding area for more than 25 years. Founded by Suzanne Hales, CCA offers a staff that includes licensed professional counselors, social workers, therapists and a psychiatrist who provide counseling, psychotherapy and psychiatric care for adults, children, couples and families. CCA is located at 2750 W. Virginia Parkway, Suite 104 in McKinney. To make an appointment, please call 972-542-8144. For more information, please go to At CCA, our therapy provides encouragement, support, information, and assistance to help you in the changes and transformations you seek in your life. We are honored to be a part of your process of change, and we applaud your courage in seeking assistance to make changes in your life.

About the Crescent Moon Lodge and Retreat Center:

Join us for a retreat into nature. The Crescent Moon Lodge and Retreat Center is a relaxing, tranquil respite for groups, families and friends. The 5,000-square-foot lodge stands on 160 acres of wooded hills in the town of Rattan, Oklahoma, just across the Texas-Oklahoma border. The Crescent Moon Lodge and Retreat Center provides comfort and quiet reflection amid natural beauty. For more information, please go online to

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