Choosing Change Wellness PLLC is a professional limited liability company established on January 3rd, 2021.
Dr. Tara Fox is currently offering face-to-face and virtual supervision through Zoom for Licensed Professional Counselor Associates (Formerly Interns prior to November 2020).
Dr. Fox is a Board-Approved Supervisor for the Texas State Board of Examiners for Professional Counselors. With a doctoral degree in Counselor Education and Supervision from Texas Tech University, she brings vast experience and knowledge to new Masters and Ph.D. level Licensed Professional Counselor Associates as they navigate their 3000-hour requirements to obtaining LPC licensure in the State of Texas.
Texas Administrative Code
TEXAS STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS
CHAPTER 681PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS
SUBCHAPTER EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSURE
RULE §681.92Experience Requirements (Internship)
(a) All applicants for LPC licensure must complete supervised experience acceptable to the board of 3,000 clock hours under a board-approved supervisor.
(1) All internships physically occurring in Texas must be completed under the supervision of a board-approved supervisor.
(2) For all internships physically completed in a jurisdiction other than Texas, the supervisor must be a person licensed or certified by that jurisdiction in a profession that provides counseling and who has the academic training and experience to supervise the counseling services offered by the intern. The applicant must provide documentation acceptable to the board regarding the supervisor's qualifications.
(b) The supervised experience must include at least 1,500 clock-hours of direct client counseling contact. Only actual time spent counseling may be counted.
(c) An LPC Intern may not complete the required 3,000 clock-hours of supervised experience in less than 18 months.
(d) The experience must consist primarily of the provision of direct counseling services within a professional relationship to clients by using a combination of mental health and human development principles, methods, and techniques to achieve the mental, emotional, physical, social, moral, educational, spiritual, or career-related development and adjustment of the client throughout the client's life.
(e) The LPC Intern must receive direct supervision consisting of a minimum of four (4) hours per month of supervision in individual (up to two Interns) or group (three or more) settings while the intern is engaged in counseling unless an extended leave of one month or more is approved in writing by the board approved supervisor. No more than 50% of the total hours of supervision may be received in group supervision.
(f) An LPC Intern may have up to two (2) supervisors at one time.
CERTIFICATIONS & DEGREES
B.A. Psychology May 2008
M.A. Counseling December 2010
Ph.D Counselor Education December 2019
Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor - Texas
Certified Personal Trainer N.C.C.P.T.
Certified Weight Management Specialist N.C.C.P.T.