Genee Francis, M.A. is a Licensed
Professional Counselor licensed by the State of Texas providing counseling services
to individuals, couples, and families. Genee began her counseling practice with Dr.
Carolyn Maurer at LifeSpan Counseling as an LPC-Intern in 2009. Genee has expertise
in several areas including:
Genee takes pleasure in serving alongside
Dr. Maurer in the Wellspring Ministry that is established at First United Methodist Church
of Plano. Genee volunteers and serves on the steering committee as well as co-facilitates
psycho-educational groups that focus on the topics of grief and boundaries.
- Improving Relationships
- Premarital Education/Counseling
- Grief & Loss
- Issues related to College Students
- Life Coaching
- Group Design/Facilitation
Genee is PREPARE/ENRICH certified.
PREPARE/ENRICH program is used for premarital counseling, marriage preparation, marriage
counseling and marriage enrichment. PREPARE/ENRICH includes a comprehensive couple
assessment along with feedback using skills building exercises. Genee assisted with
developing a curriculum for the Twogether in Texas approved premarital workshops offered
by Life Span Counseling.
Genee has over 10 years of experience
working in various counseling roles within education. Genee has served as an instructor,
an advisor/program counselor, a housing professional, a student development specialist,
both a career and personal counselor, and most recently, as Assistant Dean of Student
Affairs. In these experiences, Genee has had the opportunity to counsel children,
adolescents, adults and families in a variety of settings including alternative secondary
schools, private & public Universities, social service organizations, churches, and
As an educator, Genee is experienced
at instruction and curriculum development and is able to carry these skills over to her
counseling profession. Genee assisted with creating the curriculum for a psycho-educational
Girls Empowerment Group that provided a safe place for adolescent aged teenage girls to
discuss issues and learn about their journey to womanhood. Genee has developed Anger
Management curriculum and co-facilitated parenting and anger management classes focused
on educating parents on how to create a healthy home environment for their children.
Genee is a change agent who is skilled
at developing and empowering others. Genee uses counseling methods that encourage clients
to discover and use their own God-given strengths to help meet personal goals. Genee's
approach is a collaborative partnership that includes meeting individuals where they are
and is flexible to meet the unique needs of each client.