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Treatment Areas

  • ADHD

  • Anxiety

  • Behavioral Issues

  • Codependency

  • Coping Skills

  • Depression

  • Divorce

  • Family Conflict

  • Grief

  • Life Coaching

  • Life Transitions

  • Marital and Premarital

  • Oppositional Defiance

  • Peer Relationships

  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum

  • Relationship Issues

  • School Issues

  • Self Esteem

  • Spirituality

  • Stress

Professional Memberships and Continuing Education

  • American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy

  • Association for Play Therapy and state/local chapter

  • Texas Association of Marriage and Family Counselors

  • Relational Therapists of Dallas 

  • Gottman Methods Couples Therapy Level 1 Training

  • Happiest Baby on the Block

  • Prepare-Enrich Facilitator

  • The Neuroscience of Relationships

  • The State of Affairs: Re-thinking Infidelity with Ester Peral

  • Play Therapy with Preschoolers

Andrea Heston M.S., LMFT, RPT

 

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Registered Play Therapist in McKinney, TX'. I enjoy working with individuals, couples, families, and children where I use a family systems approach to therapy. I believe that individuals are impacted both positively and negatively by the relationships and systems surrounding them. My mission is to help clients see the good in themselves, feel confident in their abilities, to discover their passions, and accomplish their goals. 

 

As a Registered Play Therapist I have additional training in working with children where I utilize Child Centered Play therapy, Activity Therapy, and Child-Parent Relationship Training. I am also a certified Happiest Baby on the Block Educator, working with new and expectant parents to work through the elusive Fourth Trimester. I am passionate about helping parents find the joy in parenting by providing brain based and attachment oriented parenting guidance. As a momma of a 6 year old and 2 year old, I know how beneficial it can be to have someone to support you in your parenting journey.

I am also a Prepare-Enrich Facilitator and am looking forward to using the program with engaged couples, couples who are talking about marriage, and currently married couples. 

Lori MacPherson

Office Assistant

Lori MacPherson is a graduate of Sheridan College with a degree in Business Administration with an emphasis on Accounting. Lori joined Andrea Heston Counseling in the fall of 2018 and is here to get you scheduled, help with insurance benefits, and keep Andrea organized. Lori is originally from Ontario, Canada and moved to Texas in 2006. She has two kiddos enrolled in McKinney ISD and is involved in the PTA on the elementary level. When she’s not returning phone calls or answering email, she enjoys spending time with her family and playing with the family dogs.