Monica Miller Nguyen, MS, NCC, CTMH-A, Licensed Professional Counselor Associate supervised by Brandy Schumann, PhD, LPC-S

Licensed Professional Counselor – Associate
National Certified Counselor
Clinical Telemental Health Provider – Associate

Monica is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate under the supervision of Brandy Schumann, PhD, LPC-S. She earned her Master of Science degree in Counseling from Southern Methodist University where she specialized in Play Therapy, Activity Therapy, Adolescent Counseling, and Child-Parent Relationship Training. Her experience includes SMU’s Center for Family Counseling, where Monica worked with clients of all ages seeking counseling for a wide range of concerns, such as anxiety, depression, and relationship issues. She also has experience in leading social skills groups at nonPareil Institute, life skills groups for survivors of domestic violence at Hope’s Door, as well as partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs for at-risk adolescents. Prior to counseling, Monica worked in the medical field and stayed home with her two young children.

Monica is passionate about creating an empathetic, non-judgmental space for her clients. She understands the tremendous amount of courage it takes to walk through the door and share your biggest fears with someone new. Monica also has a deep understanding of, and an appreciation for the power of human resilience.

She has been recognized by Dallas Child Magazine as a Mom Approved Wellness Professional. When she’s not seeing clients, you can find Monica outdoors with her family and fur babies, traveling, or occasionally posing as a musician at local gigs around town.


Custom presentations available upon request.

  • Adolescents at Risk: How to be Proactive
  • Encouragement Versus Praise: What’s the Difference and Why is it Important?
  • Play Therapy Works!
  • Letting Go Carefully When Your Teen Demands Independence

Certifications and Education

Licensed Professional Counselor Associate
National Certified Counselor
Certified Clinical Telemental Health Provider Associate
M.S. Counseling, Southern Methodist University

Associations & Organizations

American Counseling Association


Adult, Child, Adolescent, & Family Counselor
Individual, Group, and Parenting Facilitator