Dr. Mary Dainty, LPC-S, NCC
Director of Marriage and Family Therapy, Assistant Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy


I have a passion for trauma recovery, educating students, and supervising LPC associates. My heart would be for all trainees to use their spiritual gifts to help people heal. My approach fosters a clinically supportive learning environment where every student’s journey is guided with compassion.

Licenses and Credentials

  • Texas Licensed Professional Counselor, Texas # 18640

  • Texas Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor, Texas # 18640

  • National Board for Certified Counselors – National Certified Counselor #1023038


  • EMDR Pain Protocol, 2022

  • Gottman Level I, 2022

  • TBRI (Trust-Based Relational Intervention), 2021

  • CISM (Critical Incident Stress Management), 2019

  • EMDR Acute Trauma, 2017

  • EMDR Group Protocol, 2017

  • EMDR Basic Protocol, 2014

Research and Interest Areas

  • Trauma Recovery


Courses Taught



PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision
Grand Canyon University
Dissertation Title: Understanding the Quality and Cost of Professional Counselor Supervision: A Qualitative Descriptive Study.

M.A. in Marriage and Family Counseling
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

M.A. in Christian Education
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

B.S. in Psychology
Auburn University Montgomery

B.S. in Justice and Public Safety
Auburn University Montgomery