Gwen Hodrick, LPC, LPDC


Gwen is an influential motivational speaker and life coach, specializing in helping women overcome life obstacles. Gwen’s professional background has provided her with extensive knowledge and a fully equipped toolbox when it comes to addressing issues such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Mental Health, Behavioral Health, overcoming obstacles, Career Coaching and understanding the path we are on. As Gwen has grown as a counselor, she has felt a calling to help women en masse create a better life for themselves, this is where her signature Better Me, Better Life Program stemmed from. 

Gwen has an extensive educational background including M.A. in Professional Counseling, Licensed Professional Counselor (TX), Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (TX). She has achieved a Bachelors degree in Psychology with a Minor in Family Studies, and a Masters degree in Professional Counseling.

When she’s counseling, she specializes in Individual, Family, and Couples Counseling, as well as Group Therapy. Gwen’s most profound experience is in Mental & Behavioral Health, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, and Chemical Dependency. Gwen has worked with adolescents, adults, seniors, and individuals involved in the criminal justice system and community supervision. 

While educating the public on mental health, chemical dependency, and personal development are Gwen’s life calling, she also adores devoting her time to giving back to the community and empowering women! She reaches out to her community via volunteer work and non-profit efforts; she is on the boards of 2 non-profit organizations: Lady Entrepreneurs And Professionals (L.E.A.P.) and The National Association for Creative Entrepreneurs (The NACE).

Gwen is located in the Farmers Branch office and is in network with Cigna and BCBS.

M.A. in Professional Counseling from Amberton University (2011)
B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Family Studies from Texas Tech (2002)
Professional license held in Texas as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
Professional license held in Texas as a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC)