Sarah McDowell, M.A., LPC-S
Owner and Executive Director
Sarah McDowell holds a Master’s degree in Family Psychology from Hardin-Simmons University and is a Licensed Professional Counselor – Supervisor. She is an owner of Shiloh Counseling Services, which has served the Lubbock community for over 20 years. During her many years of counseling with children and adolescents, Sarah became aware of the increasing need to treat the root cause of the behavioral, academic, social, and sensory problems that plague so many of Lubbock’s children. Sarah opened Brain Balance of Lubbock in 2017 to meet that need. When Sarah is not at Brain Balance or Shiloh, she is spending time with her husband and two teenagers.
Adam comes to Brain Balance from the professional fields of counseling and management. A graduate of Lubbock Christian University he holds a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sports Science with an Emphasis in Sports Psychology, and will soon hold a Master’s in Counseling from the same university. Some of the activities and hobbies Adam likes to participate in are playing soccer, walking his dogs, and spending quality time with his wife. As a Center Director Adam enjoys helping families find solutions for their challenges and loves seeing students and families thrive by using the Brain Balance Program to its full potential.
Elizabeth is originally from Kentucky and graduated from Tennessee Tech University with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, Physical Education, and Wellness. Lubbock, Texas became her place to call home in 2014. She has a passion for helping and teaching children as well as adolescents to be healthy and happy. Prior to Brain Balance, Elizabeth worked for two years as a Physical Education teacher. She started as a coach at our center and now enjoys being the Assistant Director where she can aide not only students but families who are struggling with a variety of concerns. Most of her free time is spent doing CrossFit, hanging with her dog, or sharing quality time with her boyfriend.
Bethany holds a Master’s in Education from Texas Tech University and enjoyed teaching for eight years. A recent graduate of Lubbock Christian University with a Master’s in Counseling, she is pleased to be working with children outside of the classroom. Seeing the difference Brain Balance makes in the quality of life for the parents and siblings of the child attending Brain Balance as well as for the enrolled child has been incredibly rewarding! Bethany grew up in a suburb of Houston, TX and loves spending time with her animals, attending musicals and traveling internationally – six continents and counting!