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About Dr. Mark White and the Associates

Amanda Axelrod

Amanda Axelrod, MFT-Intern under direct supervision of Dr. White, focuses her practice on assisting clients in healing from their past while encouraging new experiences which create a foundation for thriving in the future. She utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy and experiential therapy, specializing in relationship conflict, anxiety, depression, anger management, and self-esteem building. Amanda is passionate about working with clients who have experienced trauma. She believes that healthy healing from trauma experiences requires time, consistent support, and gentle care. Led by her personal faith, Amanda is passionate about using her skills to encourage growth and the development of positive self-esteem and healing in her clients’ lives.

 

For more information or an appointment, please contact our receptionist at 806-780-0003 or schedule online here.

 

Amanda’s Credentials:

  • Master of Marriage and Family Therapy, Texas Tech University (Summer 2023 graduation) 
  • Bachelor of Science in Family and Addiction Recovery Sciences, Texas Tech University
  • Student Member, Texas Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

Kathryn Wagner

Kathryn Wagner, MFT Intern under the supervision of Dr. Mark White and Texas Tech University CMFT program, believes we are all capable of change. Kathryn operates under an Experiential framework and believes that understanding how we experience the world around us is the first step into creating change. Kathryn utilizes tools from cognitive, emotional, and behavioral models to help clients grow into the people they want to be. Kathryn is a Texas native and was previously an elementary teacher. Kathryn understands the challenges that face individuals in the Lubbock community and wants to work with you to adapt to what life has in store for your future. Kathryn is an active participant in research at Texas Tech, interested in Intimate Partner Violence, Trauma, and the bridge between our biological and mental health. You may read more about Kathryn on Psychology Today.

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Kathryn’s Credentials:

  • Master’s of Science, Couples, Marriage, and Family Therapy, Texas Tech University (Summer
    2023 graduation)
  • Bachelor’s of Art, Psychology, Texas Tech University
  • Student Member, Texas Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

 

 

Adrienne Rains

Adrienne Rains, MFT Intern under the supervision of Dr. White, utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy, person-centered therapy, multicultural therapy, and biblically focused therapy to help couples and families better understand their own needs within a family or couple unit. Adrienne is passionate about helping clients in marriage and family conflicts, healthy sexuality, and premarital services. Adrienne has experience in working with people who have anxiety, depression, posttraumatic stress disorder, and communication challenges. Adrienne’s life experience and her own therapy have given her a unique perspective on therapy. She is excited to join with you to help better yourself and your relationships. 

For more information or an appointment, please contact our receptionist at 806-780-0003 or schedule online here.

Adrienne’s Credentials:

  • Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy, Mid-America Christian University (May 2022 graduation)
  • Bachelor of Science in Education/Special Education, Eastern New Mexico University
  • Associates of Science and Associates of Arts, New Mexico Junior College 
  • Student Member, American Counseling Association

 

 

Kayli Spears

Kayli Spears, MFT Intern under direct supervision of Dr. White, utilizes a biopsychosocial-spiritual approach to excavate strengths from within her clients. As a Lubbock native, Kayli is dedicated to nurturing the relationships that make West Texas great. With Kayli’s personal experience in living with chronic pain, she is able to connect with individuals, couples, and families navigating medical diagnosis, pain management, and opioid addiction. Additional specialties include
depression, anxiety, and relationship conflict. Kayli is prepared to walk alongside you through the peaks and valleys of life to foster success in your relationships.

For more information or an appointment, please contact our receptionist at 806-780-0003 or schedule online here.

Kayli’s Credentials:

● Marriage and Family Therapy Intern
● Master of Marriage and Family Therapy, Abilene Christian University, Fall ‘23 Graduation
● Bachelor in Human Development and Family Studies, Texas Tech University
● Student Member, American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
● Student Member, Texas Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

Tim White

Tim White, MA, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Associate Sex Addiction Therapist (ASAT), Associate Partner Trauma Therapist (APTT), and Licensed Sex Offender Treatment Provider (LSOTP) is passionate about meeting the needs of hurting individuals and relationships; walking with them through recovery and reconciliation. Tim’s education, training, and wide range of life experience as a husband, dad, Scout leader, minister, U.S. Navy veteran, and therapist equips him to empathize with the circumstances of hurting people and relationships. Tim specializes in treating compulsive sexual behaviors, including problematic pornography usage in teens and adults, infidelity, marital conflict, and parenting problems; and treating mental health issues such as anger management, anxiety, depression, substance addictions, and thought disorders. Recognizing that these issues often have origins in trauma, Tim has trained and is qualified to provide EMDR therapy.

You may read more about Tim on Psychology Today.

For more information or an appointment, please contact our receptionist at 806-780-0003 or schedule online here.

Tim White’s Credentials:

  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), (Texas License #203158)
  • Affiliate Sex Offender Treatment Provider (ASOTP), (Texas License #99608)
  • Associate Sex Addiction Therapist (ASAT) , International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP)
  • Associate Partner Trauma Therapist (APTT), IITAP
  • EMDR Trained, EMDRIA Certified Phase 1 and 2 by Rick Levinson
  • Master of Marriage and Family Therapy, Northcentral University
  • Bachelor of Arts, Youth and Family Ministry, Lubbock Christian University
  • Clinical Fellow, American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Clinical Fellow, Texas Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Veteran, United States Navy

Kristin Lefforge

Kristin Lefforge, MMFT, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), aspires to support people in knowing and developing their own strengths to help them overcome life’s challenges. She has an understanding that things don’t always work out as planned and wants to help others achieve their goals. She has experience in treating relationships, marriages, individuals, adolescents, for anxiety, depression, compulsive behaviors, trauma, addictions, and IDD (intellectual developmental disability). Kristin is trained and qualified to provide EMDR therapy. 

For more information or an appointment, please contact our receptionist by calling 806-780-0003 or schedule online here.

Kristin Lefforge’s Credentials:

  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, (Texas License #203063)
  • EMDR Trained, EMDRIA Certified Phase 1 and 2 by Lauren Day
  • Associate Sex Addiction Therapist Candidate (ASAT-Candidate) , International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP)
  • Associate Partner Trauma Therapist (APTT), IITAP
  • Master of Marriage and Family Therapy, Texas Tech University
  • Bachelor in Human Development and Family Studies, Texas Tech University
  • Clinical Fellow, American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Clinical Fellow, Texas Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

Dr. Mark White

Dr. Mark White, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT), Certified Multiple Addiction Therapist (CMAT), Certified Partner Trauma Therapist (CPTT), and Affiliate Sex Offender Treatment Provider (ASOTP) has been meeting individual and family mental health needs since 2005. Dr. White brings an extensive professional understanding of relationships into therapy, and also brings the practical experience of being married over 40 years, raising two children, and now experiencing grandchildren. His passion for helping individuals in relationships achieve an abundant life has led him to specialize in three areas: helping men, women, and relationships reconcile and recover from infidelity, compulsive sexual behaviors, pornography addiction, marital conflict, and parenting problems; helping blended and divorced families navigate the difficulties of custody, cooperative co-parenting, parental alienation, and mediation; and treating anxiety, depression, anger management, substance addictions, and thought disorders through transformative experiences and mindfulness.

You may read more about Dr. White on Psychology Today.

For more information or an appointment, please contact our receptionist at 806-780-0003 or schedule online here.

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Dr. White’s Credentials:

  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) (Texas License #200985)
  • LMFT Supervisor (Texas License #200985)
  • LMFT (New Mexico License #0147641)
  • LMFT (Montana License #BBH-17677)
  • Affiliate Sex Offender Treatment Provider (ASOTP), (Texas License #99610)
  • Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT) , International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP)
  • Certified Multiple Addiction Therapist (CMAT), IITAP
  • Certified Partner Trauma Therapist (CPTT), IITAP
  • CSAT/CMAT/CPTT Supervisor (IITAP)
  • PhD. in Marriage and Family Therapy, Texas Tech University
  • Master of Marriage and Family Therapy, Abilene Christian University
  • Bachelor of Biblical Literature (Psychology Major), Ozark Christian College
  • Clinical Fellow, American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Clinical Fellow, Texas Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Veteran, United States Navy

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