Our Team

Jamie Wilson, PhD

Jamie Wilson, phd

I am a counseling psychologist who is licensed in the state of Texas (no. 36135) and practices in the Dallas area. I received my M.S. in Community Psychology from Lamar University in 2003. I then went on to work at a juvenile correctional facility for several years assisting youth offenders with chemical dependency concerns and their families before furthering my education. I earned my Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of North Texas Counseling Psychology Program, an American Psychological Association (APA)-accredited program, with a specialty in couple and family psychology.

I provide therapy to mid-late aged adolescents and adults across the lifespan. In addition to providing numerous evidence-based (i.e., scientifically supported) psychotherapies to address a broad range of emotional and relational difficulties, I also specialize in:

• Anxiety/Mood Difficulties
• Relationship Concerns
• Grief/Loss
• Trauma
• Infertility and reproductive trauma
• Pregnancy and postpartum anxiety and depression

I advanced my expertise in these areas through my predoctoral training experiences at the University of North Texas Psychology Clinic, the UNT Counseling and Testing Center, and the Dallas VA Medical Center. Moreover, I completed my Predoctoral Internship and Postdoctoral Fellowship at the VA North Texas Healthcare System. Before going into private practice in 2014, I worked as a staff psychologist serving Veterans at the Dallas VA Medical Center in an outpatient mental health clinic. My job duties included conducting psychological assessments, counseling Veterans and their partners/spouses/families, supervising trainees, and teaching. I continue to serve military service members, Veterans, and their families through the Give An Hour organization, a non-profit organization which provides free mental health services for U.S. military personnel and their families affected by the current conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. For more information about this organization please visit their website at

I became interested in infertility when I experienced my own unexpected difficulties starting a family, giving me a deep personal understanding of fertility struggles. I understand the emotional, medical, psychological and relational aspects of infertility and pregnancy. I am a professional member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, the International Marce’ Society for Perinatal Mental Health and RESOLVE, the National Infertility Association.

In addition to my private practice, I am also an adjunct faculty member for the psychology department at UNT where I supervise graduate doctoral students in their therapy and assessment work as well as teach courses on adult psychopathology.

I have been married for over two decades and I have two children, a lovable Labradoodle, and three crazy cats. In my spare time, I enjoy reading, planning Disney vacations, watching The Great British Baking Show and most televised cooking programs, and spending time with family and friends.

Kaleb Cusack

Kaleb Cusack, MS, MA

Kaleb is currently pursuing his doctorate in Counseling Psychology with a specialization in sport and exercise psychology at the University of North Texas. He earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in coaching science at Oklahoma State University and a master’s degree in psychological sciences from James Madison University.

Kaleb has experience providing clinical services at the UNT Psychology Clinic, UNT Counseling and Testing Services, and the UNT athletic department. Kaleb has worked with adults of various backgrounds and identities for a variety of issues including anxiety, depression, ADHD struggles, relationship struggles, phase of life and adjustment, and emotional/behavioral dysregulation. Kaleb has also provided sport performance enhancement and mental skills training services to high school and collegiate athletes as a sport psychology consultant.  His scholarly and research interests are in the psychological aspects of sport injury and eating disorders in the athletic population.

Kaleb sees therapy as an open, safe, and co-created space for you to reflect on your experiences, explore the struggles you endure, find the strengths you possess, build skills to help you better manage difficult thoughts, feelings, and situations, and engage in behaviors aligned with what matters most to you. His therapeutic orientation is primarily influenced by Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), though he will also incorporate other cognitive-behavioral and emotionally-focused therapies. Kaleb truly values getting feedback from his clients on their experience in therapy and is open for any conversation about their time together.

As a former collegiate athlete and a current graduate student, Kaleb values maintaining a healthy work-life balance while also finding ways to continue growing as an individual. In his free time, Kaleb enjoys reading, watching movies, playing video games, cooking, gardening, exercising, spending time with loved ones, and being in the outdoors.

Allison Laajala, MS

Allison Laajala, MS

Allison is working towards a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the University of North Texas. In 2018, she graduated from the University of North Carolina – Wilmington with a master’s degree in psychological sciences. Allison has worked with adults of various backgrounds and identities. Clinical areas of focus have included depression, anxiety, trauma, interpersonal functioning, and emotional/behavioral dysregulation.

Allison believes in a safe, non-judgmental therapy space that builds upon a collaborative therapeutic alliance. Being in service to guide clients toward a better understanding of themselves and the world around them is of central importance. Allison’s approach is integrative, pulling from a variety of different theoretical orientations to best serve each client’s unique needs in session. In Allison’s free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking, and being out on the water (any kind of water—lakes, rivers, oceans).

If you would be interested in a brief phone consultation, We are happy to answer any questions you may have about therapy options or the practice.