About Our Authors

Our therapists include licensed professional counselors, licensed marriage and family therapists, licensed psychologists, counselor interns and athletic trainers. Our clinical staff has a wide diversity of specialized training to meet the needs of children, adolescents, adults, families and groups.


Julie Summers, M.A., L.P.C.-S

Ms. Summers is the President of Heritage Behavioral Health Consultants, Inc. She is dedicated to developing a true group practice, where clinicians collaborate with each other for the benefit of all clients.

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Trudy Marsh, Business Manager

Trudy is a graduate of Louisiana College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education. She has many years of experience in management, marketing and customer service. Trudy’s hard work behind the scenes has helped to make Heritage the type of organization it is today.

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Jennifer Womeldurf Hofman, M.A., L.P.C.

Jennifer received a Masters Degree in Community Counseling with an emphasis in Mental Health from Stephen F. Austin State University. She specializes in anxiety disorders, grief and loss, mood disorders including depression and bipolar disorders, abuse issues, and ADHD with children, adolescents and adults.

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Julie Ottosen, M.A., L.P.C.

Julie has a background in education and psychology and works primarily with children, adolescents and their parents. Julie’s areas of clinical expertise include working with children who are dealing with issues relating to divorce, self-esteem, social skills, anger management, developmental disorders (autism, Asperger’s), and ADD/ADHD.

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Jerry A. Duncan, MDiv, LMFT

Jerry is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He completed an internship in Clinical Pastoral Education at the Institute of Religion in the Houston Medical Center, and served as a member of his church staff for 12 years.

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Danielle (McGee) Mitchell, RD, LD, M.Ed., LPC

Danielle (McGee) Mitchell is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian (RD, LD) and Licensed Professional Counselor Intern. She completed a Master’s of Education in Counseling at the University of Houston and is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC).

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Jill Early, M.Ed., L.P.C. Intern

As an elementary school teacher for the past seven years, Jill developed a passion for investing in the lives of children and their families. She earned her Master of Education degree in Counseling from the University of Houston and her Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Indiana University.

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Sarah Jane Paton, MA, LPC-Intern

Sarah Jane earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nutritional Sciences from Texas A&M University and her Master of Arts degree in Counseling from Dallas Baptist University.  She also completed an internship at Focus on the Family Institute in Colorado Springs, CO.  Upon graduation from DBU, Sarah Jane worked as a therapist for the Meier Clinics Day Hospital Program in Richardson, TX.  She provided individual and group therapy to patients dealing with a  wide range of diagnoses.

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