Adjustment difficulties


Anxiety or Fears

Christian based counseling

Compulsive Behaviors

Conflict Management


Domestic Abuse or Violence

Family Functioning

Life Coaching

Loss or Grief


Mood Disorders

Obsessive Thoughts


Parenting Issues


Pre-marital/Marital Issues

Relationship Issues

Sexual Abuse

Stress Management

Practice Specialties

John is a marriage & family therapist, professional counselor, certified family life educator and approved supervisor.   He has served as president of Dallas Metro Counseling and the Dallas Association for Marriage and Family Therapy as well as Division Manager for Medical Units at Parkland Hospital and Primary Therapist in the Behavioral Medicine Center at Garland Community Hospital. He was also a founding member of a task force that provided divorce mediation and domestic violence assessment for Dallas family court.

Wynne received her Master’s Degree in counseling from the University of North Texas and has advanced training in play therapy. She is passionate about helping children and in her 20 year counseling career, she has had the opportunity to help many struggling families overcome abuse, trauma, loss, and life transitions as well as behavioral and emotional issues. Wynne also enjoys supervising interns, teaching a play therapy class at DBU and speaking at conferences and various meetings. She and her husband attend a local Bible church.

Kim is a board certified licensed clinical social worker who works with individuals, couples and families. Her primary areas of focus are anxiety, depression, abuse, grief and relationship dynamics. She has served as an adjunct professor at Dallas Theological Seminary, speaks at conferences and retreats, is a certified Christian mediator, and has served on several non-profit boards and is active in her church and community.

Wynne Shaw, M.Ed., LPC-S
John Slywka, Ph.D., LMFT, LPC-S
Kim Humphries, LCSW, ACSW, BCD