Zac received his Bachelor’s degree in Human Development and Family Studies from Texas Tech University in the Summer of 2004. After that Zac went on to teach at a local charter school in Dallas, TX. There he taught 4th grade Science and led numerous after-school activities and sports. His background in teaching helps him relate to educators as he is eager to work with your child’s teachers to aide in your child’s development.
Zac earned his Master’s degree in Counseling from Texas A&M University @ Commerce. There he was trained in Play Therapy, Family Therapy, and Sandtray Therapy. During his time pursuing his graduate degree, he received excellent experience counseling client’s at the Irving Family Advocacy Center where he worked with many children, adolescents, adults, and families on a variety of issues.
Zac has often sought to use his own experience with diagnoses of ADHD and Major Depressive Disorder to guide his own training. Zac is a Certified Counselor and Diplomate of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. Zac uses his cognitive therapy training in order to effectively empower and address children, teens, and adults that deal with a number of issues. Zac also is a Certified ADHD Professional that can help parents, young professionals, and adults manage and understand the effect ADHD has had on their lives or the lives of their children. He strives to give concrete and attainable action plans to help people with ADHD enact change in their lives, while also empathetically helping them learn to see themselves in a new and empowered light, free from the ‘moral diagnosis’ that many ascribe to those with ADHD.
Zac is currently a member of North Texas Fit NTXFIT (northtexasfit.com) This organization is a volunteer organization of independent licensed professionals who practice around the metroplex in dealing with separation, divorce, co-parenting, and other situations involving raising children between multiple homes. The group includes mental health professionals, mediators, educators, and other support providers.
Zac is also a trained Reunification Therapist and member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts.
Zac’s book “Scattered to Focused” was published in January of 2021. His book is an easy to read and empathetic look at helping parents of children with ADHD and other executive functioning differences. You can find it on Amazon at https://amzn.to/3qhnGRF.
Feel free to e-mail Zac at email@example.com.