About me

Hi! I love to write, create art and music, and provide therapy. In 1993, I received a Bachelor’s in Science in Psychology from Indiana University and in 1995, a Master’s of Arts in Counseling from the University of Cincinnati.

Since then, I have worked at multiple for-profit and non-profit businesses in therapist, director and supervisory capacities .

I have a Clinical Therapy license in Indiana (LMHC) and a professional counseling license in Texas with a designation for supervisor (LPC-S). In 2019, I moved from Indiana to Texas.

This blog showcases articles about mental health, photography, and art, and has links with opportunities to purchase photography, art, and a recently published anthology, Women Write Now, Trauma Stories, which includes an article I wrote.

Parke Counseling and Artistry Blog Posts

Articles and Published Works

  • Phase 2, Coronavirus: Hitting our Stride and Moving Forward

  • I’m a ‘Boss’,but I’m not ‘Bossy’: Leading with Authenticity and Servant Leadership

  • Let’s Play ‘Family!’ I’ll be the Aunt: Leading Through Play and a Look at Generational Differences

  • Mornings are Fun! Starting the Day in a Happy, Productive Way

  • 47 Days: Changing Habits, Creating New Ones, and Social Connections. How the Protective Factor of Social Connections is Being Challenged During COVID

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