Ellen Dean, M.S., LPC-S, LMFT-S, CBC
Ellen Dean is the Director and Counselor at Biblical Counseling and Ministries. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Supervisor (LPC-S). She is also a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Supervisor (LMFT-S). Ellen has four Biblical Counseling Certifications.
Ellen's areas of counseling include: premarital; marriage issues; strengthening marriages; faithfulness; unfaithfulness issues; marriage restoration after infidelity and adultery; after affairs; rebuilding and strengthening trust in relationships; communication; conflict resolution; oneness in marriage; emotional, physical and spiritual intimacy in marriage; marital roles; confession; forgiveness; divorce recovery; therapeutic separation guidelines; abusive relationships (verbal, emotional, physical); abuse recovery; family relationships; parenting; blended families; infertility; adoption; singleness; friendships; loneliness; depression; fears and anxieties; addictions; anger; eating issues; family issues; grief and bereavement; jobs and life transitions; life struggles and difficulties; codependency issues; women's issues; emotional issues; faith and spiritual growth.
Counseling is available for individuals, couples and families. Group counseling is offered on an assortment of topics and common issues. Marriage Intensives are available with multi hour time periods. Premarital counseling is available and will help with a discount on the marriage license.
Ellen uses a Biblical approach in her counseling and incorporates Scriptures and prayer in the counseling sessions.
Biblical Counseling Training
Ellen also provides training for Biblical Counselors. Additionally, she provides training for church leaders and lay persons who want to grow in wisdom regarding Biblical counseling and helping others.
Types of Appointments
Appointments can be scheduled by calling:
Address: 1105 Hampshire Ln, Richardson, TX 75080
Sometimes couples schedule 3-4 sessions together to really focus on intensive marriage repair and growth.
Counseling sessions by phone can be scheduled by calling 972-231-0808. Long Distance phone charges, if any, would be added to the counseling fee.
Online Safe Sessions
Online safe HIPPA compliant sessions are also available on the internet.
Session Length and Therapy Duration
Counseling sessions are typically 50 minutes in length.
The time frame of counseling can range from a one time meeting to an extended period depending on the counselee’s needs and desires.
Office days are Monday-Thursday.
Office hours are 8 AM to 5PM.
Counseling Fees and Payments
Biblical Counseling and Ministries fees are typically positioned lower than the standard rate for licensed counselors in the area. Payment is due at the time of the counseling session.
Cash, check or credit cards are all accepted. A transaction report can be provided by request to be submitted to insurance companies for reimbursement.
Many healthcare insurance companies will reimburse a portion of the counseling fee.