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As of 11-1-18: Summer Wilson is no longer a Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO or EAP provider.  She remains in network for all Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO plans. If you are not sure which plan you have, please call your insurance company and ask. 

About Me



Summer Allan Wilson is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with Recognition as an Advanced Practitioner.  Specializing in very young children's issues, trauma resolution, family therapy and all matters surrounding complicated divorce.  She maintains a private practice in Athens Texas plus travels all over Texas to meet the needs of her clients. 

She began her career over 27 years ago when she graduated with her Masters Degree in the Science of Social Work from the prestigious University of Texas at Austin.  She founded East Texas Family Guidance Center over 15 years ago as a  specialty pediatric clinic.  Among the areas of expertise offered are Trauma Resolution, TF-CBT, Infant Mental Health and Attachment plus providing testimony as an Expert Witness in Both Civil and Criminal litigation.

In addition to being a prominent pediatric psychotherapist, Summer has presented lectures at local and state mental health conferences plus general audiences speaking on the topics of ethics, diagnostic interviewing and healthy boundaries.

Summer is an interactive, solution-focused therapist. Her therapeutic approach provides support and practical applications to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates contemporary methodologies such as evidenced based interventions and intracate psychotherapy techniques to provide you with highly personalized, immediately useful methods for change.  

Every aspect of your involvement with Summer Wilson will be handled with the utmost discretion and professionalism. 

 

Professional Qualifications

Education: University of Texas -Austin  MSSW 1992
License:  Texas Board of Social Work Examiners #22168

Additional Training: Certified Advanced Master Case Manager-2014, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Health Learning Collaborative 2012-2014, Forensic Interviewer 2003, Infant Mental Health Institue 2002,  Level One Mitigation Certification for Capitol Punishment Cases in Texas - 2007

Professional Activities and Memberships: Texas Socal Work Association, National Association of Social Workers, National Association of Infant Mental Health, World Association of Infant Mental Health, ASPCA  Volunteer and animal rehabilitator.