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Family for Life is about ensuring that our Gladney families are cared for and supported through every step of that journey.

Gladney Counseling Services

Gladney Counseling Services seeks to promote meaningful change through trauma-informed counseling.   Gladney’s counseling program acknowledges each client’s life experiences to deliver compassionate and effective care. We provide a safe, non-judgmental place for individuals, families, and children to process trauma and to find healing and understanding for a brighter future.


Gladney Counseling Services provides individual, couples, and family counseling through in office and virtual online therapy.  We specialize in adoption related issues, complex trauma, relationships, life transitions, emotional regulation, attachment, anxiety, depression, and grief.

We strive to:

  • Promote client-centered and evidence-based therapy. 
  • Provide care that is sensitive to the client’s racial, ethnic, cultural and gender identity.
  • Specialize in adoption-related issues including attachment, bonding, and trauma.
  • Engage the individual and family system.
  • Create a space where each person is heard and valued in their journey toward healing.

Our areas of counseling include:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
  • Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI)
  • Family Systems
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)

Eligibility Criteria for Participation in Counseling Services:

  • Participants can attend counseling sessions in-person on Gladney’s southwest Fort Worth Campus or virtually 
  • Live in the State of Texas (If you live outside of Texas, please feel free to contact us to assist with a referral in your state)
  • Adoption & Foster Community (including but not limited to Adoptive Parents, Birth Parents, Adoptees, Extended Adoptive Family and Siblings, Extended Birth Family, and Foster Parents)

Payment Methods Include:

  • Medicaid
  • Private Insurance
  • Out-of-Pocket Pay

Our Counselors

Kristin Porter

Kristin Porter, LCSW-S

TF-CBT trained

TBRI Practitioner


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Ivy Byun, PhD, LPC

TF-CBT trained

EMDR trained


Caitlyn Ussery Web

Caitlyn Ussery, LCSW

EMDR trained

TBRI Practitioner

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Heather Rogers, LPC

TF-CBT trained


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Kara Leon, LCSW

(Supervised by Kristin Porter, LCSW-S)

TF-CBT trained

EMDR trained


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Bill Porter, LPC-S

TF-CBT trained

TBRI Practitioner


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Kianté Conger, LMSW

Supervised By Kristin Porter, LCSW-S


Getting started

If you would like to learn more about Gladney’s counseling services, please click on the contact form below.

Someone from Gladney will contact you to begin a brief assessment.

Gladney will work with you to schedule your appointment.

Gladney Counseling Services