A Few Words About Us
Deborah M. Wade, M.A.
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Certified Sex Therapist and Certified Sex Addiction Therapist
Since receiving her M.A. degree from Hardin-Simmons University in Marriage and Family Therapy, she has worked in both inpatient and outpatient treatment settings. At ACTSolutions, she works with adults, adolescents, couples and families. Debby offers two different women's therepy groups. One for women recovering from sexual betrayal, or infidelity and another group for women who struggle with sexual purity and/or sexual addiction.
Debby co-facilitates a Marital intimacy group for couples, with Billy Grammer, MA, LPC, LMFT, CST.
Debby believes that the development of healthy relational skills is extremely important for marital and family relationships and for emotional well-being. She founded Authentic Christian Therapeutic Solutions to aid in the emotional and spiritual growth of individuals, couples and families. Debby is a presenter for public and professional organizations. She speaks on various topics including: communication, marriage, issues relating to children and adolescents, and mental health issues. Most recently she has developed Back to the BASEX: Beyond the Birds and the Bees, a program for educating, equiping and empowering parents on how to talk to children and teens about sex and sexuality from a Biblically based approach.
Debby is married; she and her husband, Ryan, live in Grapevine, Texas.
Psychological Studies Institute
Institute for Sexual Wholeness curriculum for Christian Sex Therapist Certification
Hardin Simmons University
MA in Marriage and Family Therapy
Wayland Baptist University BA in Psychology
Licensed Professional Counselor, State of Texas
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, State of Texas
Certified Sex Therapist through American Board of Christian Sex Therapist
Certified Sex Addiction Therapist through International Institute for Trauma & Addiction Professionals
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy – Clinical Member
American Association of Christian Counselors – Clinical Member
American Board of Christian Sex Therapist – Clinical Member
Association of Marriage and Family Ministries – Member
Christian Association of Psychological Studies – Clinical Member
Why Choose Us
Debby Wade is professionally trained and certified by the American Board of Christian Sex Therapist.
We have in patient and out patient experience, and offer individual, marital, family and group therapy.
The benefits are the professional experience and training in sex therapy, as well as being Christ centered in our approach to therapy.