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Gretchen Madison Hamilton, M.Ed, LPC-Associate
Supervised by Jackie Burson, MS, NCC, LPC-S, RPT-S

Gretchen Madison Hamilton, M.Ed, LPC-Associate
Life can be challenging sometimes and can leave us in a place of uncertainty. We are not defined by our challenges, but have the ability to move forward, make changes and be better for them. Gretchen Hamilton has a servant's heart who has dedicated her life to empowering others through counseling. With a career spanning 33 years in the field of education, she has touched the lives of countless students, parents, and colleagues, leaving an indelible mark on the communities she has served. Her journey is a testament to resilience, passion, and an unwavering commitment to personal growth and helping others navigate life's challenges.

Gretchen uses Cognitive Behavioral, Solution Focused and Reality Therapies when working with clients. She firmly believes that each day brings new opportunities for personal growth. She encourages her clients to embrace change, confront their fears, and view challenges as steppingstones toward a bright future. Her calm, genuine personality makes her easy to talk to and trust.

Gretchen is a LPC-Associate and has worked in education for 33 years, 25 as a School Counselor. She has extensive experience working with children and teens struggling with depression and anxiety, goal setting,and self-confidence.

She has a Bachelor's degree in Special Education and a Masters in Counseling. She is a trained Parent Educator, Trauma and Loss Specialist and Crisis Responder.

  • Adolescent Issues
  • Special Needs Families
  • Trauma
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • ADHD
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Academic Coaching
  • Parenting
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Student Athletes‚Äč

You can schedule an appointment with Gretchen by calling 972-942-8644 or email

Living Magazine

Jackie was recently featured in the "Women in Business" section of Living magazine.

You may download the aricle here.

Signs You May Need Help

  • You are unsure how to deal with emotions related to anger, depression, or  anxiety
  • You have difficulty getting along with others
  • You are looking to make significant changes in your life
  • You have feelings of inadequacy toward yourself


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