We are a Christian based facility that believes in helping the whole person. We want to help children be successful at school, home, and with peers. We want to help adults to live happy, well-balanced lives and be successful in all relationships and roles. We help our clients reach their goals by utilizing different solution-focused, client-centered modalities through the traditional office sessions or the more non-traditional Equine Assisted Therapy.

Meet Our Counselors

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Lori A. Rockwood, MEd, LPC

Lori’s specialty areas are depression, relationship issues, social skills, childhood abuse, parenting, self esteem issues, bullying, stress management, and anger management. Her client populations are children, teens, and adults.

Lori is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a National Board Certified Counselor. She earned her Bachelor of Science at East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma. She earned her Master of Education in Guidance and Counseling in 1993 and her Master of Education in Educational Administration in 2002, both from Tarleton State University.

Lori has practiced counseling for 15 years. She has worked in public education, the criminal justice system, and private practice.

Lori enjoys spending time with her family, riding horses, running, and watching college sports. She is married and has two children.

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Mandi L. Voight Newby, MEd, LPC

Mandi has been working with children and adolescents for the past 14 years. She has experience counseling individuals on issues related to stress, anxiety, depression, career guidance, social skills, sexual behavior, body image and other school related issues. In addition to her work at Freedom Reins Counseling, she is currently serving as a school counselor.

Mandi is a Certified School Counselor, and a Licensed Professional Counselor. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor and her Master of Education in Counseling and Psychology from Tarleton State University.

In her personal time, Mandi enjoys spending time with her husband, Paul and three boys, Chance, Dillon & Trenton. She also enjoys going to the lake tubing and fishing and long distance running.

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Carrie Ann Evelyn, MEd, LPC

Carrie has been working with children and adolescent for the past 16 years. She has experience counseling individuals on issues relating to anxiety, depression, career guidance, social skills, and other school related issues. In addition to her work at Freedom Reins Counseling, she is currently serving as a school counselor.

Carrie is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She earned her Bachelor of Science at Texas A & M University and her Master of Education in Counseling and Psychology from Tarleton State University.

Carrie has been married to her best friend Jason for more than 16 years. Together they have two children and one very wild (but sweet) dog. Carrie enjoys reading, going shopping with friends, trying new recipes and spending time in the back yard with her family.