(281) 819-0308 [email protected]

The Midland Office

Stephanie Mead, LMSW

Hello, my name is Stephanie Mead.  I absolutely love my job. I am energetic, compassionate, and supportive. My goal is to help you get the most out of each session, by creating a strong therapeutic relationship and providing evidence-based services. I am experienced in individual, couple, and family counseling and have provided counseling services for clients from all over the world. I have been living and working in Texas for more than two years.  Before that, I lived in Europe for five years, where I worked as an international adoption specialist and volunteered with refugees.  I have been married to my best friend for 17 years.  I am a mother of four wonderful children. I have worked with a wide range of needs and mental health concerns, not limited to:



I have a master’s degree is in Social Work from Arizona State University.  I also have a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Wyoming where I graduated with honors.  I am trained and experienced with Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused Therapy, and Gottman Couple Therapy Methods. I am licensed in the state of Texas. License Master Social Worker #103735.


I am currently seeing clients in The Midland office, and I encourage you or anyone you know that is struggling in some way to contact me at [email protected]sprucecare.com or call me at 281-819-0308.

Rachel Parker, School Counselor & Master student Counselor Intern

Hello, my name is Rachel Parker. I am a clinical mental health counseling student at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin and am interning for Therapy for Families. I am currently working as a school counselor at an elementary school and have 12 years of experience. While I love school counseling, I feel that I have more to offer. I am ready to expand my counseling experience to clinical mental health. My goal as a counselor is to provide you with a safe, empathic, and supportive environment to guide you on your journey to wellness. I have been married to my wonderful husband for 21 years and I am a proud mother to two fur babies (labs). I look forward to helping you on your journey to self-awareness and happiness.


  •  Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Anger management

  • Loss and Grief

  •  General relationship problems

  • Adjustment

  • Children and Teen Counseling


I have a Master’s Degree in School Counseling from the University of Texas of the Permian Basin. I received my bachelor’s degree in Education from Wayland Baptist University. I have memberships with Texas Counseling Association, American Counseling Association, and Permian Basin Counseling Association.


I am currently seeing clients in The Midland office in the afternoon and weekends, and I encourage you or anyone you know that is struggling in some way to contact me at [email protected]sprucecare.com or call me at 281-819-0308.

Amber Barker, Master Student Counselor Intern

Hi! My name is Amber Barker. I am a counselor intern in the graduate counseling program at the
University of Texas Permian Basin. I am a dedicated, hardworking, and energetic person who is
passionate about working with children, adolescents, and adults. The world we live in presents many
challenges and it is my goal to help clients navigate these situations successfully. I approach each client
from a holistic, client-centered perspective. I believe that change happens through having a good
therapeutic relationship and by tailoring each session to what the client needs. Some issues I work with
clients on include:



  •  Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Coping Skills

  • Anger Management

  • Parenting

  • Grief

  • Self Esteem

  • Stress

  • Life Changes

  • Suicidal Thoughts

  • Family Conflict

I received my bachelor’s degree in Education through Baylor University and will be graduating with my
master’s degree in Counseling from the University of Texas Permian Basin in May 2023. I have experience working with a diverse group of clients in the UTPB Counseling Clinic and with elementary age children as a school counselor intern.

Get in Touch:

I am currently seeing clients in the Midland office, The Woodlands and virtually. I encourage you or anyone you know who is struggling to contact me at [email protected] or at 281-819-0308.

PLEASE fill out a form or call today! I can’t wait to get to know you.

Therapy Near Houston, The Woodlands, Clear Lake, Midland, and Belleville.

At Therapy for Families, we offer individual, couples and family counseling near Houston , Clear Lake, The Woodlands, midland and Belleville. Our offices are easy to locate and offer competitive rates for the area. If you are looking for online therapy in FloridaUtah, or Texas please click on the specific state links. Please feel free to contact us today! Healing and happiness happens one step at a time. We are happy and willing to help you find peace and love.

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