Hope Counseling

The Hope Counseling Center is dedicated to providing help, hope, and healing to individuals, couples, and families in our church and community. Our qualified therapists provide affordable Christian counseling that meets each client’s individual needs, and helps them grow in their relationship with Christ and with others. Learn more about our therapists below.


Ava Porterfield is a Christian therapist with 27 years of experience.  She offers counseling for adults, couples. and families.  Ava is dedicated to provide a safe and non-judgmental environment in which to explore personal and interpersonal issues, as well as the crises and transitions in life that each of us experience.  She offers a strength based and integrative approach to therapy.   Ava is the mother of three and the grandmother of five.  She has been married to her husband, a pastor, for forty- four years. 

See Ava’s full counseling profile here.

For information or questions:

Call (979) 344-9454  or Email Ava

To schedule an appointment,

click here.


Jenna Lawrence is a certified Biblical Counselor through Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and has a Master of Arts in Counseling through B. H. Carroll Theological Seminary. Jenna understands that making the step to pursue counseling can be overwhelming and possibly even generate feelings of fear. Jenna desires to provide a welcoming, safe space for you to share your story and then work collaboratively with you to reach your goals using integrative and adaptable strategies unique to your situation. Jenna works with children, teens, adults and families. Jenna has been married to her husband for sixteen years and they are the proud parents of a thirteen-year-old daughter.

For information or questions:  

Call (979) 220-4843  or Email Jenna

To set up an appointment,

click here.

Fees for Service

All counseling sessions are billed using credit card payment.

Hope Counseling uses a sliding fee scale based on client household income. We do not accept insurance.

We also have Counseling Student Interns who see clients at a reduced fee

(under the supervision of Ava Porterfield, LPC-S). 

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