Tracie Morrison Salmon, LPC, LMFT, LCDC, specializes in individual, couples and family therapy, and maintains a private practice in Dallas, Texas.
With over 25 years experience as a Licensed Professional Counselor, she is currently serving as a private practitioner and loves working with a broad spectrum of clients. Her referral base is mainly from happy, satisfied clients who have learned tools for improving their lives.
Tracie grew up in Arlington, Texas. Graduating from Lamar High School in the top of her class in 1981, she attended Texas A&M University where she was a Pre-Med major and a Varsity Diver on the swim team. Transferring to Auburn University in 1983 on an athletic Scholarship, she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Psychology, Cum Laude.
Tracie went on to earn her Masters and graduated from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1988 with a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling. She wanted to have a balance between the psychological and the spiritual as she counseled people. She feels balance is a key to happiness in life. After graduating she spent her time getting licensed as a Professional Counselor and specializing in Marriage and Family Therapy as well as Addiction. Tracie feels it is important to have a broad base when counseling people, but also have some areas of specialization, which is why she became Licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist, and a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor.
Tracie enjoys counseling individuals, couples, and families. She has been in private practice since 1991 and owned her own business in Arlington, Psychiatric Associates of Arlington, until 2004, when she moved her practice to Dallas to be closer to her home and children. She is a solo practitioner who utilizes all aspects of the mental health field in her practice, including psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers and other counselors and doctors.
Tracie has a blended family, and is the mother of a son, daughter, and two stepsons. She enjoys participating in all of their activities, traveling to watch her youngest son, a collegiate punter, and spending time with the others who have graduated and live on their own. She also enjoys running, reading, painting (and hangs her artwork in her office), dancing, and all water and snow sports.
Tracie is an interactive, solution-focused therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
Texas A&M University 1981-1983, Pre-Med
Auburn University 1983-1986, B.S. in Medical Psychology
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary 1986-1988, M.A.M.F.C., Masters in Marriage and Family Counseling
LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor, 1991-Present
LMFT, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, 1993-Present
LCDC, Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor, 1993-Present
Board Certified in Professional Counseling
Member of The American Psychotherapy Association
Mental Health Technician, 1980-1981, 1986-1988
Counselor for Non-profit agency, Parenting Guidance Center, 1988-1990
Program Director for Adolescents and Children, For Profit, Twin Lakes Hospital, 1990-1991.
Private Practice, Psychiatric Associates of Arlington, in Arlington (PAA), 1991-1999.
Private Practice, President/ Owner of Psychiatric Associates of Arlington, 1999- Present.
Private Practice/PAA moved to Dallas in 2004 to Present.
Tracie keeps current with over 40 hours of continuing education every two years.