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 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 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 who 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.
Registered Nurse and Health Coach
A Registered Nurse since 2003, Sarah has an extensive background in critical care, emergency medicine, and high-risk home health infusion. Her journey took an unexpected turn ten years ago when she developed a chronic neurological disease. Her passion for seeing others break free of the stigma of chronic illness and thrive in life no matter their challenges was born. Combining her professional and personal experience, as a health coach, she encourages, inspires, and prepares you to become the expert in your own life.
Health often defined as diet, exercise and absence or presence of illness is made up some of the following components:
Work Life Balance
Using a holistic and functional medicine approach to explore these areas of your life, she will work with you to help you find your barriers and successes toward those goals.
Her group and individual coaching formats use her skills as an educator and her passion for encouraging others to connect you with the resources you already possess. Her knowledge base and experience can help you become the expert in your own life to take control of your future.
In her free time, Sarah homeschools her children, runs a small educational Facebook support group and occasionally teaches Bible Study. She loves family, adventure, travel, and the outdoors.
Areas of interest: Chronic Pain, Work Life Balance, Disease Management, Hormonal Transitions in Life, Goal Achievement, Chronic Illness, Health and Life Coaching.
Jennifer received a B.S. degree in Business Management at the University of Texas at Tyler in 2001. She has served in many different capacities, including managing and carrying out daily responsibilities at a court reporting firm and a marketing/special project position at a neurosurgeon practice. Since the scope of her experience is broad, she is able to bring a wealth of expertise to our group. After staying home and raising three beautiful children she shares with her husband Kirk, Jennifer has reentered the workforce. She considers it a pleasure to be on our team at Restore and is responsible for overseeing the operations of the firm. She is committed to helping clients feel comfortable and have a positive experience.