Our therapists all possess Master's degrees and are recognized by the state of Texas as licensed mental health providers.
We are proud to have therapists at our practice who are Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFT), Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC) and Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW).
They serve the clients of Olive Branch Family Therapy out of their desire to help individuals, couples and families rediscover hope through healing in their lives and relationships.
Jill Davis, co-owner of Olive Branch Family Therapy, holds a Bachelor of Science in Family Studies from Oklahoma Christian University, and a Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Abilene Christian University. She has served as a therapist in Denton County since 2006 and has experience working with individuals, couples, and families with a vast array of family and socioeconomic backgrounds, presenting issues, ethnicities, and ages. Jill believes anyone is capable of achieving lasting, positive change in his or her life, no matter the size or depth of the problem. She considers it an honor and privilege to walk alongside her clients offering help and hope as they strive to find healing in their lives and relationships.
Jill and her husband, Beau, have been married since 2006 and have three children. Together they live in Denton where they are active within their community and church.
Beau Davis, CEO and co-owner of Olive Branch Family Therapy, holds a Master’s degree in Marriage & Family Therapy, a Master of Arts in Christian Ministry and Bachelor of Science in Youth and Family from Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas. He is currently licensed in the state of Texas as a Marriage and Family Therapist.
Since 2000 Beau has had the opportunity to work with people of all ages who have been affected by relationship issues, emotional disorders, traumatic life events, eating disorders, and addiction. His experience includes work with individuals, couples, and families in both clinical and ministerial settings helping to mend broken relationships and help families navigate through the teenage years. Beau’s desire is to help people develop a greater understanding of their own personal needs and responsibilities, to grow into emotional maturity and joy, and to deepen their relationship with God and others.
Beau and his wife Jill live in Denton and have been married since 2006. He continues to serve as the Youth and Family Minister at the church where he and Jill have attended since 2006.
Jerry Heiderich has been working as a minister and therapist for more than 30 years. He received a Masters in Theology and in Marriage and Family Therapy, both from Abilene Christian University. He is a licensed marriage and family therapist in the State of Texas.
Jerry works with individuals, couples, families and groups with a keen interest in conflict resolution, trauma, crisis intervention, depression, transitions and minister renewal. He is fluent in Portuguese and intermediate-level Spanish, having lived in Latin America for 30 years. He has worked with people of all socioeconomic backgrounds in a variety of multi-cultural settings. He is a certified Compassion Fatigue Professional, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, is certified in providing online video therapy and is also certified in Prepare/Enrich pre-marital therapy.
He has lead seminars and retreats on Marriage and Family, Conflict and Crisis Intervention, Spiritual Renewal, Minister Self-Care, Healthy Sexuality, Parenting and Relationship Development. Jerry loves being a part of transformation in people’s lives, relationships and intimacy with God.
Jerry and his wife, Gail, a clinical psychologist, live in Lewisville where they enjoy their kids and grandkids.
Dr. Aaron Norton is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and an Approved Supervisor from the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. He has a Masters and Doctorate degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Kansas State University, one of the nation’s top ten schools for family therapists. He has specialized in working with high conflict couples, couples on the brink of divorce, couples dealing with infidelity, and working with trauma. He is also experienced in helping individuals, couples, and families with a wide variety of concerns.
Dr. Norton currently works full time as an Assistant Professor of Family Therapy at Texas Woman’s University where he teaches, trains, and mentors Masters and Doctoral family therapy students. He has been published in the Journal of Family Issues, The American Journal of Family Therapy, Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy, Contemporary Family Therapy, Cyberpsychology: Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace, and the Journal of Feminist Family Therapy. He also regularly presents at multiple national conferences each year and has conducted several relationship building workshops in his community.
Brittany Klabunde is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Social Work from The University of North Texas and her Masters of Science in Social Work from The University of Texas at Arlington.
Since 2013, Brittany has worked in shelters, hospitals, churches, schools, and crisis centers to provide individuals and families with compassionate, trauma-informed care. In each setting, she was an advocate for best practice as it relates to trauma recovery. She specializes in helping clients who have been affected by domestic violence, sexual abuse, codependency, love addiction, anxiety, and depression.
Brittany believes in the redemption of our most painful life experiences and is committed to journeying with clients as they do the courageous work of confronting the adverse effects of trauma.
Brittany and her husband Chris have been married since 2016, and live in Denton with their twin daughters. She enjoys cooking community meals, hiking, and family bike rides.
Jana Kay McHam is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate. She received her Bachelor of Science in Business Communication from Oklahoma Christian University and her Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy from Abilene Christian University. She has experience working with individuals of all ages and families addressing various concerns. Her specialty work is in marriage therapy including pre-marital counseling, marriage check-ups and reconciliation as well as a focus on work with foster families. Her work with foster families includes treatment for trauma experiences for adults and children.
Jana Kay and her husband Travis have been married since 2007 and they have three young children. They reside in Lantana and she is active in their church and the Arms of Hope ministry.
Supervised by Mike Bishop, PhD, LMFT, LPC.
Sharon Montcalm is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Play Therapist. She received her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Angelo State University and Master of Education in Counselor Education from Texas Tech University. She has experience working with children of all ages, parents, and adult clients going through life transitions. She specializes in play therapy services for children struggling with anxiety, behavior concerns, depression, school refusal, divorce aftercare and developmental adjustments. Over time, Sharon believes play helps children and families move from hurt to healing, chaos to calm, and fear to fun again.
Sharon and her husband, Ryan have been married since 1999. They live in Denton with one teen age son and three dogs. She is active in community groups, loves to sing, walk the dogs, and spend time with family and friends.
Moriah Barr is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Oklahoma State University and a Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy from Texas Woman’s University, where she worked as the graduate assistant for the program. Moriah has experience working with diverse individuals from all walks of life with a wide variety of concerns. Her specialties include couples therapy, family sessions, and work with adolescents. She is experienced in helping those struggling with trauma, depression, anxiety, infidelity, family discord, parenting, grief, and much more. Moriah believes that with a little help and encouragement, individuals have the strength and resources in themselves and to build the life they want.
Moriah and her husband David have been married since 2016 and live with their rescue dog, Zoey. Moriah enjoys a variety of self-care activities including writing novels and poetry, being in nature, and spending time with friends and her very large family.
Supervised by Deborah Holt, Ph.D., LMFT-S.