Grandma and Grandchild in Embrace

OUR TEAM

Clinical Staff

RYAN SMITH PHD, LMFT-S, LPC-S

Ryan is also the founder and Clinical Director of Eastridge Counseling. Ryan holds a Master's Degree in Counseling and a Ph.D. in Counselor Training with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Texas A&M University-Commerce. He served for 6 years as the President of the Texas Association of Marriage and Family Counselors and has been practicing clinically for over a decade. Ryan works with all manner of family, relationship, and marriage issues and works individually with clients ages 16 and up.
Ryan and his wife have been married since 2005 and have 2 sons.

 JENNIFER CASSAR MS, LPC-ASSOCIATE, NCC

Jennifer is a Doctoral student working under the supervision of Dr. Ryan Smith. 

Jennifer specializes in body image and disordered eating. Her professional and life experience give her a particular

insight into the struggles of adolescents, women, and mothers. 

Even if you don't fall into one of those categories, Jennifer works with clients of all ages and backgrounds and would

be honored to walk beside you on your journey. 

Jennifer and her husband have been married since 2005

and have 2 daughters and a son.