Sydney Brooks, MS, LPC, RPTTM, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor
Registered Play TherapistTM
National Certified Counselor

Sydney is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Registered Play TherapistTM and National Certified Counselor. Sydney earned her Master of Science in Counseling at Southern Methodist University, where she specialized in play therapy, activity therapy, family play therapy, and group therapy. Sydney sees all ages, including adults, adolescents, and children.

While at the SMU Center for Family Counseling, Sydney worked with children, adolescents, parents, and groups on a range of concerns, including anxiety, impulse control, and emotional regulation. Sydney has also worked with children, adolescents, adults, parents, and groups at the Children’s Advocacy Center of Collin County. These individuals experienced a traumatic event and presented with a wide range of concerns, including self-esteem issues, anxiety, depression, impulse control difficulties, emotional regulation, boundaries, childhood trauma, and relationship issues.

Sydney believes each person’s unique life experiences influence how they interact with their world and how they handle adversity. Sydney strives to walk alongside her clients to meet them where they are while they strive to grow into the most authentic version of themselves. Her goal is to provide a safe, accepting, and supportive relationship for her clients so that they feel comfortable exploring and overcoming life’s challenges.

Sydney enjoys traveling, reading, staying active, and connecting with her friends and family in her spare time.


Custom presentations available upon request.

  • Trauma and the Developing Brain
  • Boundaries: When Life’s Demands Are Too Demanding
  • Discipline and the Child-Parent Relationship
  • Childhood Trauma: Healing From Your History
  • Anxiety and ADHD: What’s the Difference
  • Emotional Regulation: Finding Calm in the Chaos

Licensing & Education

  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Registered Play TherapistTM
  • National Certified Counselor
  • M.S. Counseling, Southern Methodist University
  • B.S. Psychology, Texas A&M University

Associations & Organizations

  • American Counseling Association
  • Association for Play Therapy



  • Children
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • Trauma and Sexual Abuse
  • Relationship Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • ADHD