Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

University of Texas

Master of Science in Counseling

Southern Methodist University

liz.heyl@

austinstonecounseling.org

$100/session

Education and Experience

Liz received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin. During college, she felt her calling to become a counselor. She went to Southern Methodist University, where she received her Master of Science in Counseling. Her focus was on play therapy, child counseling, and therapeutic parenting. She has been a Licensed Professional Counselor since 2014 and a Registered Play Therapist since 2015.  In 2018, she took Equipped to Counsel at The Austin Stone. Liz loved learning about biblically based counseling and ways to apply the hope of the Gospel to transform lives. She is excited to bring her love of play therapy and love of Christ together!

Interests & Specialties

Liz has counseling experience working with children 2 years of age to young adulthood. She is certified in filial therapy, also known as parent child relationship training. She believes that parents are an important part of the counseling process and hopes to encourage and support them along the way. She also has training in sandtray therapy and has experience using this modality with many children. Her areas of specialty are working with young children experiencing anxiety, behavioral concerns, family transitions, and parent-child relationship struggles. 

Personal

Liz and her husband Tim have been married since 2012 and have three young children. They are partners at the downtown campus of The Austin Stone and serve in the marriage ministry. Liz enjoys running outside and spending time with her friends and family.