Savannah is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Play Therapist. Her practice is defined by her commitment to building a collaborative therapeutic relationship with her clients to foster positive growth and healthy relationships for children, adolescents, parents, families, and adults. Additionally, she has a passion for brain science and its application to her counseling practice.
Before joining Park Cities Child and Family Counseling, Savannah worked in a Neuropsychology practice. She has also served on the clinical teams for various research studies including UT Southwestern’s Youth Aware of Mental Health (YAM) Program and Psychosocial Research and Depression Clinic, as well as SMU's Center for Research and Evaluation. Additionally, she assisted Mississippi State University’s football program in producing a guide for former players to aid their transition to the workforce following their playing career.
Savannah holds an M.S. in Counseling from Southern Methodist University and a B.S in Child and Family Studies from Baylor University. While at SMU, she was elected as President of the Association of Student Counselors and served on SMU’s Play Therapy Association Board. Savannah also selected to serve as a Clinic Intern at the SMU Center for Family Counseling and received the “Outstanding Counseling Student” Award from the counseling department’s faculty. While at Baylor, she was elected to the Alpha Lambda Delta and Kappa Omicron Nu Honor Societies. In addition to her undergraduate work, she engaged in over 60 hours of observation and curriculum development for Baylor University’s Piper Center for Families Studies and Child Development, to foster the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of the children ages 2 months to six years that attended the school.
Savannah resides in Dallas with her family and their Labrador. In her spare time, she enjoys serving her community as a board member for several non-profits and perfecting her biscuit recipe.