President, Ken Haney, MA, LPC
Ken began his career in Christian radio, serving in a variety of on air and behind the scenes roles at several local stations. He served as a pastor in two congregations, one of which was Spanish speaking.
Ken served as a Chaplain for the Tyson Fresh Meats plant in Amarillo for seven years. He worked as a Chaplain and Bereavement Counselor at Interim Hospice for eight years. He has been a Licensed Professional Counselor since 2017.
Ken graduated from Wayland Baptist University with a degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in psychology. He got his Masters in Professional Counseling at WTAMU.
He has served as the President and Past President of the Amarillo Area Association of Mental Health Professionals. He specializes in grief counseling, couples counseling, stress, anxiety, depression, spiritual issues, sexual abuse and addiction and communication. He also works with teens.
More information on Ken and his practice can be found here.
Treasurer, Crystal Taylor
Crystal bio…Crystal, a faithful follower of Christ, has been married to her husband Darren, for 26 years. She is blessed with four children and three grandchildren. As a former military wife, she has successfully coped with many challenges in her life through the power of Christ. Crystal was diagnosed with Bipolar I in 2013, which led her on a journey of severe depression, plans of suicide, anxiety, hallucinations, and medication challenges. Not surprisingly, this diagnosis greatly impacted her spiritual walk. Spiritual battles, by the power of God, led to a better understanding of how mental health and Biblical truth are reconciled. In an effort to help others, Crystal enjoys speaking on this topic, and is the co-founder of Hope 4 Everyone, through which she hopes to increase education and awareness of mental wellness. Crystal holds a BA in Christian Counseling from Liberty University.
Secretary, Beth Haney
Purchasing Officer, DeAnna Sheets, MA, LPC-S
DeAnna Sheets is the Director of Counseling at First Baptist Church in Canyon, Texas. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor with a Master of Arts in Counseling from Wayland Baptist University. DeAnna is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors, Texas Counselors Association, and the Amarillo Area Association of Mental Health Professionals.
She serves as a chaplain with the Texas Baptist Men’s Disaster Relief, as a spiritual care provider and trainer for the Texas Crisis Resiliency Team, and she is an Affair Recovery Specialist. In addition to individual, marriage, and family counseling, DeAnna leads groups in grief, addiction recovery, and dementia support.
More information on DeAnna and her practice can be found here.
Jacqueline Flynt, MA, LPC
Jacqueline is a licensed counselor, currently in private practice. Having completed her graduate work through Liberty University, and bachelor level work at Oklahoma Baptist University, she approaches counseling from a Christian perspective, incorporating cognitive behavioral and mindfulness approaches. Her speciality lies in working with teens and young adults, due to spending 7 years as the wife of a youth pastor, and working in intensive outpatient and agency settings with teens. Outside of the office, Jacqueline is active in her church, where her husband is the worship pastor; mom to two little ones; and a lover of Doctor Who, gaming, and other nerdy things.
More information on Jacqueline and her practice can be found here.