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Erin Kincaid - MA, BCBC, QMHP
Founder & Owner of Higher Hopes Counseling


Note: Erin is not accepting new clients at this time. If you have seen Erin at any time in the past, you are her client and you can schedule a session with her through the schedule button below. 

If you are a new and you would like Erin to place you with one of her amazing team members, please email Erin at

We will call to discuss your needs and place you with the best counselor for you. 

Returning Clients:

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Erin counsels:

-Youth & Teens 12+

-Adults, Missionaries and Pastoral Staff in Faith-based Biblical Counseling


-In-Person Appointments & Telehealth

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Teen Issues

  • Anger/Emotion Management

  • Life with a Narcissist

  • Women's mental health

  • Stress, burnout

  • Family issues

  • Grief & loss

  • Co-parenting, Divorce Care

  • Pre-marital

  • Spiritual issues. loss of faith

  • Abuse - spousal and childhood

  • The aging mind, senior care

Erin holds a MA/MPhil. in Theology & Cultural Anthropology from Eastern University, Masters Certification in Biblical Counseling - Southwestern Seminary & Biblical Counseling Institute & The Riley Center for Biblical Counseling and is a graduate of Liberty University with a focus in Psychology & Christian Counseling as well as past Biblical Studies at Criswell College. She is presently a PhD candidate with The Christian Bible Institute and is a Board Certified Biblical Counselor.  Erin and her family served on the foreign mission field of former East Germany/Germany for over seven years. 

She is certified in the following programs:

  • Caring for People God's Way - AACC

  • Master Certified & Facilitator Certified in:

    • Active Relationships

    • Married & Loving It

    • 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families

    • Heroes In The Home for Military, First Responders

    • Expect Respect Teen Dating Violence Prevention

    • Divorce Recovery

    • Scream Free Parenting

    • Children in the Middle

  • Crisis & Trauma Care- AACC

  • Love & Respect

  • Vicarious Trauma Training

  • "Twogether in Texas" Master Certified Pre-marital Educator

A Message From Erin:

Many people reach a point in their lives when they feel stuck. You want to move forward, but you feel powerless and don’t know where to turn for help. Using Biblical principles, warmth, and patience, I will work with you to seek lasting, positive change that will help you reflect God’s image and bring Him glory.


Erin is celebrated her 25th wedding anniversary in 2023 and is the mother of one amazing young adult son whom she home-schooled. Erin also has served as the Vice President of Rockwall Friends of Library & Programs and Past President of the Royse City Chamber of Commerce. She is the Retired Sr. Director of Education & Prevention of Brighter Tomorrows Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Agency.

Erin is the author of Rock Me Right, Musical Chairs Pre-marital Education Program, We Expect Respect Family Violence Program, Life Lessons, and a past columnist in Lifestyle Magazine, Suburban Style, D Magazine/D Weddings, Living Magazine and host of the "That's Life" Show. 

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