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Brain Balance Center of Lubbock – Meet Our Staff


Our Team

Sarah McDowell, M. business_compressed

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 Goodnight

Adam Goodnight

Center Director

Adam comes to Brain Balance from the professional fields of mental health counseling and business 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 a Master’s in Counseling from the same university. Adam is also a Board Certified Cognitive Specialist and has several years of experience in helping children and families that struggle with a variety of cognitive challenges. Some of the activities and hobbies Adam likes to participate in are playing soccer, walking his dogs, and spending quality time with his wife and baby boy. As a Center Director Adam enjoys helping families find solutions for their challenges and loves seeing students and families thrive to their fullest potential.

Michelle Dyck

Michelle Dyck

Program Director

Michelle came to Brain Balance as a coach in 2018. She has since stepped into an Assistant Program Director role after graduating from Texas Tech University with a degree in Kinesiology. She has grown passionate in improving children and adolescent’s quality of life after seeing the impact that the Brain Balance program can have on a child and their family. As a certified cognitive coach, she enjoys working with each child toward bridging pathways on their cognitive map. In her free time Michelle enjoys hanging with her dog, watching baseball, and spending quality time with friends and family.


Brain Balance helps children who struggle behaviorally, socially, and academically through a holistic and integrated approach that is customized to meet the needs of each child.


6620 Milwaukee Ave.
Ste. 500
Lubbock, TX 79424




MWF:  9:00am – 7:00pm

Tu, Thu:  9:00am – 5:00pm