Christy Billings, MS, LPC
Christy founded Love and Grace Counseling in an effort to continue her passion for serving individuals and couples in a professional and personal setting. Christy’s counseling career began in 1988. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Counseling. Her experience has been focused strongly in the areas of marriage, parenting and women’s issues. With a key emphasis on addressing the challenges of depression, anxiety, relationship conflict, co-dependency, spiritual growth and grief. Christy desires to guide client’s through a process of growth and insight in all areas of their lives; emotional, spiritual, mental, physical and in their relationships.
Christy is an approved network counselor for Focus on the Family and New Life Ministries. She also facilitates intensive weekend growth workshops for New Life Ministries. Her professional experiences include college teaching as an adjunct professor at Dallas Baptist University, clinical management and professional speaking and writing. Her background has allowed her an opportunity to serve clients in a variety of settings including inpatient and outpatient clinics within both secular and faith-based organizations.
On a personal note, Christy has an extensive history volunteering in her church, community and local school board. She and her husband, Brian, have been married 30+ years and have 3 children. When she is not spending time with her family, Christy enjoys playing tennis, bicycling, reading and traveling.
Deborah Hill, M Ed, LPC-S
Deborah Hill, M.Ed., LPC-S has a passion for partnering with couples, adolescents and adults to find hope, peace and pursue personal growth. Deborah’s guiding philosophy, “Waking Up to Peace”, a Christ-centered life and relational viewpoint for those wanting to find center (mentally, emotionally and spiritually). She has extensive experience counseling clients facing various crises and/or seeking a new direction. Deborah’s background has uniquely prepared her for working with depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, anger and issues related to life’s many transitions.
She is a mother of two wonderful daughters and an aunt to many nieces and nephews. She loves to spend her free time with family, learning, traveling and engaging in various social and charitable endeavors. Deborah also teaches Waking Up to Peace monthly and is available for various psychoeducational workshops.
Jessica Gallant, LPC-I
Jessica Gallant, LPC-I, desires to act as a professional mentor and guide you through life’s challenges. Her biblical perspective will allow you to better explore mental, emotional, spiritual, and physical aspects of life. Furthermore, she believes that no one should struggle alone and commends anyone with the courage to reach out for help. She would love to join you wherever you are on life’s journey as you search to find peace, hope, and healing.
She is interested in serving people of all ages who need to work through grief, stress, anger, coping skills, divorce care, anxiety, and depression. She also invites those who are having relationship and family dynamic issues to join her.
Jessica is a graduate of Midwestern State University with a master’s degree in Counseling. As she continues the requirements for full licensure, she is under the supervision of Karen Lindwall-Bourg, LPC-S.
On a personal note, Jessica is involved in her church life group and choir. She also enjoys history, literature, music, and theater, as well as sci-fi and fantasy genres of movies/TV shows/books.