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Dr. Cynthia Faulkner

Cynthia Faulkner is a therapist with 30 (+) years of experience. Cindy has a wide variety of experience with populations that include: children, families, and adults. Her main area of focus is working with couples and families. She employs a System’s Theory approach to help families achieve their maximum level of functioning. Dr. Faulkner has trained with Violet Oaklander (children’ therapy), and is well versed in assessment, treatment modalities and therapeutic techniques for issues such as: trauma resolution, the treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and conflict resolution (for couples and families).

Dr. Faulkner’s clients report that she is warm, caring, and competent. One of her strongest assets is the ability to help her clients feel accepted and comfortable. As one client states: “Dr. Faulkner made me feel so comfortable, I knew right away that she would not judge me because of the some of the past mistakes I have made.” She has the ability to create a warm and nurturing atmosphere for her clients, in order to help them resolve the issues that keep them from moving forward in life. Cynthia believes that all client Fs have the ability to grow and function at their highest potential – given someone to help them deal with past hurts and conflicts in their lives.

Cynthia’s credentials include: a doctorate in Social Work from the University of Texas at Arlington. She holds a master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Kansas and an undergraduate (also in Social Work) from Kansas State University. In addition, Dr. Faulkner is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) – Supervisor who is approved to supervise Licensed Master’s Social Workers in the State of Texas. She is a member of the Academy of Clinical Social Workers (ACSW) and an author. Her textbooks include a substance abuse text designed to train addiction’s professionals and a research methods book for social scientists.