M.A., LPC-S and Owner at Restore
Keely Burks is a Licensed Professional Counselor that completed her graduate work at the University of Texas at Tyler in 2010. She is passionate about helping marriages and families heal from wounds, whether traumatic, relational, or emotional in nature. She is a TBRI Practitioner and EMDR Trained, giving her the tools to come alongside foster and adoptive families in a unique way. Her greatest joys professionally come from seeing restoration replace deep hurts in relationships and seeing truth revealed, understood, and believed. Keely believes that every person has a story worth telling, and considers it a great honor to be included in her clients’ journeys toward wholeness. She is married to her wonderful husband, Ben, and they have three busy and beautiful children.
Areas of interest: marriage issues, parenting issues, adoption related family problems, trauma, and family of origin struggles.
Maggi is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate under the supervision of Keely Burks, LPC-S. She first began working with adolescents and families while teaching middle school and coaching various sports. During her five years in the education field, she developed a passion for walking alongside her students and their families. She graduated with her M. A. in Clinical and Mental Health Counseling from the University of Texas at Tyler. She believes all people are created with worth and purpose and she desires to create a safe place for her clients that promotes healing, strength, and hope. Maggi focuses on identifying her client’s strengths and goals and works with children as young as four, adolescents, families, and young adults. She is EMDR trained and utilizes play, art, music, and other creative modalities in therapy. One of her greatest joys is seeing her client’s grow and recognize their worth.
Maggi’s specialties include: Play Therapy, emotion regulation, anxiety, stress, depression, parenting issues, identity development, relationship issues, and body image
Kayla Attaway is a Licensed Professional Counselor that completed her graduate work at the University of Texas at Tyler in 2011. She has worked with a variety of ages in different settings including a crisis office, school setting and a residential treatment center working with behavioral issues. She is EMDR trained and is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Cognitive Processing Therapy allowing her to help clients identify, challenge, and modify unhelpful beliefs. Kayla supports her clients to help them tell their story by allowing them to feel empowered, and by creating a safe place for healing.
Areas of interest: emotional regulation, anxiety, depression, addiction, stress management, grief, obsessive compulsive disorder and trauma
M.S., LPC- Associate
Kacy is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate under the supervision of Keely Burks, LPC-S. She received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Texas A&M University and went on to receive her Master of Science in Clinical Psychology from the University of Texas at Tyler in 2019. She feels blessed to be able to walk alongside children, teens, young adults, and families in their journey through life and to help them overcome their current struggles. She is a trauma informed therapist, trained in EMDR and uses an eclectic approach with techniques from Internal Family Systems, Emotion Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Trust-Based Relational Intervention techniques. She strives for a safe and comfortable environment where each client is able to express themself without holding back. She makes sure that her clients feel heard and empowered to embrace their own unique journey and strives to work together to help put those broken and lost pieces back together again.
Areas of interest: emotion regulation, anxiety, stress management, depression, self image/self-esteem, family problems, time management, trauma
Monica is a Licensed Masters Social Worker under the supervision of Russell Bailiff, LCSW-S. She completed her graduate work online at Louisiana State University in 2019. She is bilingual (Spanish-English) and has experience working with a variety of ages and areas including residential and foster homes, a crisis response team, and domestic violence counseling.
She is EMDR trained and uses some TBRI concepts in order to assist clients in working through wounds and trauma. Monica uses an integrative and relational approach to create a safe environment for clients to be heard and valued in whatever uncertainty that life may present.
Areas of interest:life transitions, crisis counseling, emotional regulation, grief, trauma, and family of origin struggles.
Office Manager and Masters Level Graduate Intern
Brea is a Graduate Intern under the supervision of Keely Burks, LPC-S. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from The University of Texas at Tyler, and is pursuing her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at The University of Texas at Tyler. Brea enjoys working with people from diverse backgrounds and strives to provide a safe and nonjudgmental environment. She has experience providing support to students in a clinic and school setting, and young adults in a university setting. Having previously worked in a high risk inpatient facility, Brea has knowledge of and experience with crisis management and severe mental illness. She is interested in working with clients struggling with anxiety, depression, childhood trauma, couples/marriage counseling, and family of origin struggles.
In addition to seeing clients, Brea also manages the Restore office, taking care of administrative duties and making sure clients are cared for.