It Takes Courage 
      to Ask for Help ...

  
       Kathleen Gleason LPC-S has served the Boerne 
             Community and the Texas Hill Country    
                              for  23+ Years



                       ABOUT US

Kathleen Gleason is recognized as a Licensed Professional Counselor and a 

Licensed Supervisor with the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. 

She also holds certifications in several areas of expertise. She is a National Board Certified Counselor, a Certified School Counselor, as well as a Certified Texas State Elementary Education Teacher. 


Ms. Gleason maintains several specialty areas such as forensics, which she serves as a Diplomate Clinical Forensic Counselor providing court testimony, having served as an expert/ treatment witness on several court cases.


In addition, Ms. Gleason utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy, using a psycho-educational approach for treatment of various issues such as substance abuse and addiction counseling, 

which include topics on the disease concept, adult children of alcoholics, denial, family roles, codependency and relapse. Additional issues addressed relate to Relationship, Anxiety, Communication, Grief and Loss, Trauma, Stress, Behavior, PTSD and Depression.


                                                                                     VITAE


LICENSES

Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors, Licensed Supervisor

Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors, Licensed Professional Counselor


CERTIFICATIONS

National Board of Certified Counselors, National Board Certified Counselor (NBCC)

American College of Forensic Counselors, Diplomate Clinical Forensic Counselor (DCFC)

State of Texas Certification, School Counselor

State of Texas Certification, Elementary Education Teacher


EDUCATION 

Texas A & M University-Commerce,  Master of Science Degree - Counseling & Guidance.

Southern Methodist University, (SMU) Bachelor of Science Degree - Elementary Education-

Minor in Sociology  

 

AWARDS

 

Texas Counseling Association, Emerging Leader

Archdiocese of San Antonio, Distinguished Service Award

Boerne Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Boerne Charter Class

Texas Mental Health Counselors Association, Outstanding Leadership Award 

Texas State Council of Child Welfare Boards-Region VIII, Volunteer of the Year Award 

Hill Country Counselors Association, Outstanding Counselor of the Year Award      

 

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE: STATE, REGIONAL & LOCAL BOARDS  


Texas Counseling Association, (TCA) Member (present)

TCA - Clinician Issues and Public Policy Committee,  Chair (2001-2003) 

Co-Chair (2003-2004)

Texas Mental Health Counselors Association, Member (1996-present)

Political Networking Committee, PAC, State Chair (1996-1998)  

Kendall County Child Services Board, Member (1996-present) Past-President 

(1998-2001, 2004-2006) Secretary (2002-2004) Committee Chair (1996-2006)

Texas State Council of Child Welfare Boards, Member (1996-2008) 

Vice-President (2001-2002) Education Committee Chair (1999-2000) 

Awards Committee Chair (2004) Awards Co-Chair (2005)

Region VIII-Texas State Council of Child Welfare Boards- Member and 

Vice-President (1996 - 2008)

Kids Advocacy Place, Child Advocacy Center - Charter Board Member, 

Publicity Chair (1997-1999) 

Counselors Legislative Involvement Committee, PAC, State Chair (1998-2001)

Hill Country YMCA, Charter Board Member (1999-2002)

Boerne-ISD-Parents as Partners for Safe and Drug Free Schools, 

Committee Member (1999-2009)

National Association of Professional Women, Member (present)

Defense Initiative for Victim Outreach, Member (2010-present)

 

                

Kathleen Gleason is recognized as a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Supervisor for LPC Interns by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. She also holds several certifications which include:
National Board of Certified Counselors, National Certified Counselor (NCC)
American College of Forensic Counseling, Diplomate Clinical Forensic Counselor (DCFC)
State of Texas Certification – Elementary Education Teacher and School Counselor
 
EDUCATION
Kathleen completed her graduate work at Texas A & M University-Commerce, with a Master of Science Degree in Counseling & Guidance. She received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education with a Minor in Sociology from Southern Methodist University, Dallas.
        
  EMPLOYMENT
Ms. Gleason has enjoyed a diverse employment history prior to her current position with Boerne Counseling.
Kathleen chose an opportunity to counsel with clients at Oak Lawn Community Services. There she counseled with individuals, facilitated groups and co-facilitated an intensive, out-patient substance abuse treatment program. 
Prior to her experience as a clinical therapist, Kathleen taught grades first-sixth with the Dallas Independent School District, where she served as team leader and co-authored the school improvement program.
She was also employed with a home health care agency, when she served the elderly and disabled throughout the 19 county DFW metroplex. One of the projects she developed was the co-ordination of a state pilot study that enabled clients to remain living in their homes as opposed to nursing home care.
    
  AWARDS 
Boerne Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Boerne, Charter Class (2000)
Texas Mental Health Counselor’s Association, Distinguished Service Appreciation Award (2000)
Texas State Council of Child Welfare Boards-Region VIII, Volunteer of the Year Award (2001)
Hill Country Counselors’ Association, Outstanding Counselor of the Year Award (2003)
   
 LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE: STATE, REGIONAL, LOCAL BOARDS & ORGANIZATIONS
Texas Counseling Association, Member (present) Clinician Issues and Public Policy Committee
Chair (2001-2003) Co-Chair (2003-2004)
Texas Mental Health Counselors’ Association, Member (present)
Political Networking Committee, PAC, State Chair (1996-1998)  
Kendall County Child Services Board, Member (1996-present) Past-President (1997-1999, 2001-2002, 2006)                                                           
Committee Chair (1996-2008)
Texas State Council of Child Welfare Boards, Member (1996-2008) Vice-President (2001-2002)
Education Committee Chair (1999-2000) Awards Committee Chair (2004) Co-Chair (2005)
Texas State Council of Child Welfare Boards-Region VIII, Member and Vice-President (1996 - 2008)
Kids’ Advocacy Place, Child Advocacy Center - Charter Board Member, Publicity Chair (1996-1999)
Counselors’ Legislative Involvement Committee, PAC, State Chair (1998-2002)
Hill Country YMCA, Charter Board Member (1999-2002)
Boerne-ISD-Parents as Partners for Safe and Drug Free Schools, Committee Member (1999-2009)
National Association of Professional Women, Member (2010-present)
Defense Initiative for Victim Outreach, Member (2010-present)
                

Kathleen Gleason is recognized as a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Supervisor for LPC Interns by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. She also holds several certifications which include:
National Board of Certified Counselors, National Certified Counselor (NCC)
American College of Forensic Counseling, Diplomate Clinical Forensic Counselor (DCFC)
State of Texas Certification – Elementary Education Teacher and School Counselor
 
EDUCATION
Kathleen completed her graduate work at Texas A & M University-Commerce, with a Master of Science Degree in Counseling & Guidance. She received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education with a Minor in Sociology from Southern Methodist University, Dallas.
        
  EMPLOYMENT
Ms. Gleason has enjoyed a diverse employment history prior to her current position with Boerne Counseling.
Kathleen chose an opportunity to counsel with clients at Oak Lawn Community Services. There she counseled with individuals, facilitated groups and co-facilitated an intensive, out-patient substance abuse treatment program. 
Prior to her experience as a clinical therapist, Kathleen taught grades first-sixth with the Dallas Independent School District, where she served as team leader and co-authored the school improvement program.
She was also employed with a home health care agency, when she served the elderly and disabled throughout the 19 county DFW metroplex. One of the projects she developed was the co-ordination of a state pilot study that enabled clients to remain living in their homes as opposed to nursing home care.
    
  AWARDS 
Boerne Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Boerne, Charter Class (2000)
Texas Mental Health Counselor’s Association, Distinguished Service Appreciation Award (2000)
Texas State Council of Child Welfare Boards-Region VIII, Volunteer of the Year Award (2001)
Hill Country Counselors’ Association, Outstanding Counselor of the Year Award (2003)
   
 LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE: STATE, REGIONAL, LOCAL BOARDS & ORGANIZATIONS
Texas Counseling Association, Member (present) Clinician Issues and Public Policy Committee
Chair (2001-2003) Co-Chair (2003-2004)
Texas Mental Health Counselors’ Association, Member (present)
Political Networking Committee, PAC, State Chair (1996-1998)  
Kendall County Child Services Board, Member (1996-present) Past-President (1997-1999, 2001-2002, 2006)                                                           
Committee Chair (1996-2008)
Texas State Council of Child Welfare Boards, Member (1996-2008) Vice-President (2001-2002)
Education Committee Chair (1999-2000) Awards Committee Chair (2004) Co-Chair (2005)
Texas State Council of Child Welfare Boards-Region VIII, Member and Vice-President (1996 - 2008)
Kids’ Advocacy Place, Child Advocacy Center - Charter Board Member, Publicity Chair (1996-1999)
Counselors’ Legislative Involvement Committee, PAC, State Chair (1998-2002)
Hill Country YMCA, Charter Board Member (1999-2002)
Boerne-ISD-Parents as Partners for Safe and Drug Free Schools, Committee Member (1999-2009)
National Association of Professional Women, Member (2010-present)
Defense Initiative for Victim Outreach, Member (2010-present)
                Kathleen Gleason, has served the Boerne community and  the Hill Country for over 20 years

Kathleen Gleason is recognized as a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Supervisor for LPC Interns by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. She also holds several certifications which include:
National Board of Certified Counselors, National Certified Counselor (NCC)
American College of Forensic Counseling, Diplomate Clinical Forensic Counselor (DCFC)
State of Texas Certification – Elementary Education Teacher and School Counselor
 
EDUCATION
Kathleen completed her graduate work at Texas A & M University-Commerce, with a Master of Science Degree in Counseling & Guidance. She received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education with a Minor in Sociology from Southern Methodist University, Dallas.
        
  EMPLOYMENT
Ms. Gleason has enjoyed a diverse employment history prior to her current position with Boerne Counseling.
Kathleen chose an opportunity to counsel with clients at Oak Lawn Community Services. There she counseled with individuals, facilitated groups and co-facilitated an intensive, out-patient substance abuse treatment program. 
Prior to her experience as a clinical therapist, Kathleen taught grades first-sixth with the Dallas Independent School District, where she served as team leader and co-authored the school improvement program.
She was also employed with a home health care agency, when she served the elderly and disabled throughout the 19 county DFW metroplex. One of the projects she developed was the co-ordination of a state pilot study that enabled clients to remain living in their homes as opposed to nursing home care.
    
  AWARDS 
Boerne Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Boerne, Charter Class (2000)
Texas Mental Health Counselor’s Association, Distinguished Service Appreciation Award (2000)
Texas State Council of Child Welfare Boards-Region VIII, Volunteer of the Year Award (2001)
Hill Country Counselors’ Association, Outstanding Counselor of the Year Award (2003)
   
 LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE: STATE, REGIONAL, LOCAL BOARDS & ORGANIZATIONS
Texas Counseling Association, Member (present) Clinician Issues and Public Policy Committee
Chair (2001-2003) Co-Chair (2003-2004)
Texas Mental Health Counselors’ Association, Member (present)
Political Networking Committee, PAC, State Chair (1996-1998)  
Kendall County Child Services Board, Member (1996-present) Past-President (1997-1999, 2001-2002, 2006)                                                           
Committee Chair (1996-2008)
Texas State Council of Child Welfare Boards, Member (1996-2008) Vice-President (2001-2002)
Education Committee Chair (1999-2000) Awards Committee Chair (2004) Co-Chair (2005)
Texas State Council of Child Welfare Boards-Region VIII, Member and Vice-President (1996 - 2008)
Kids’ Advocacy Place, Child Advocacy Center - Charter Board Member, Publicity Chair (1996-1999)
Counselors’ Legislative Involvement Committee, PAC, State Chair (1998-2002)
Hill Country YMCA, Charter Board Member (1999-2002)
Boerne-ISD-Parents as Partners for Safe and Drug Free Schools, Committee Member (1999-2009)
National Association of Professional Women, Member (2010-present)
Defense Initiative for Victim Outreach, Member (2010-present)