Meet Amy Allen Meyer

Amy Allen Meyer, M.Ed., LPC, RPT-S, NCC

Amy Allen Meyer is an experienced Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor (RPT-S), and National Certified Counselor (NCC). For more than 21 years, Amy has counseled children, pre-adolescents, and adolescents, parents, and siblings from her private practice, Amy Allen Meyer and Associates, in Frisco, Texas. Amy also offers parenting advice through Parenting with AmySM, which provides resources to help parents deal with everyday challenges.

 

Education and Affiliations

Amy received her graduate degree and specialization in child therapy from the University of North Texas, whose acclaimed graduate counseling program is widely recognized as the number one counseling program in Texas and 15th in the U.S. according to U.S. News and World Report.

To become a Licensed Professional Counselor, Amy attained a master’s degree in counseling, and she completed more than 2,000 hours of supervised practice before passing the Texas State Board of Examiners of Licensed Professional Counselors exam in 1995. She received her designation as a Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor after completing an additional 150 hours of play therapy instruction and undergoing 500 hours of supervised play therapy sessions.

Amy continues to participate in ongoing peer and supervisory consultation groups and is affiliated with the following professional organizations:

  • Association for Play Therapy
  • Texas Association for Play Therapy
  • North Texas Chapter of Play Therapy
  • American Counseling Association
  • National Board for Certified Counselors

 

Approach

Amy’s personal style is one of warmth and compassion. She has the natural ability to connect with children, adolescents, and their parents in a way that puts them at ease and helps them feel understood.

By connecting this way, she develops a therapeutic relationship with both child and parent, which helps her gain insight into their worlds so she can help them discover new solutions for coping and parenting. She empowers and encourages them to all make changes that create more harmonious and satisfying personal and family relationships.

 

Personal

A native of McKinney, Texas, Amy is married with two adult daughters. When she’s not with her family, you can find Amy antiquing, traveling, entertaining, gardening, and decorating—or you might run into her at yoga class! Amy also loves music; especially sacred compositions. An organist, Amy served in her church for many years.

 

Learn more about Amy

Are you interested in knowing more about Amy’s journey? Read her personal story, and then phone her at 972.335.3973 to schedule an appointment.