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Vance Sterling Cooksey, American counselor, psychotherapist. Diplomate American Board Medical Psychotherapists; certified clinical mental health counselor; licensed professional counselor, Texas, marriage and family therapist, Texas.


Cooksey, Vance Sterling was born on July 5, 1960 in Abilene, Texas, United States. Son of Lionel Joseph and Patsy Louise (Mullins) Cooksey.


Bachelor, Hardin-Simmons University, 1985. Master of Education, Hardin-Simmons University, 1987. Postgraduate, Texas Technology University, 1988.

Postgraduate, Abilene Christian University.


Art/music therapist, Wood's Psychiatric Institute, Abilene, 1987;medical psychotherapist, professional counselor, Neuropsychology Clinic, Abilene, 1987-1991;pain management specialist, medical psychotherapist, Hendrick Medical Center, Abilene, Texas, since 1991.


Committee member troop 294 Boy Scouts American, Abilene. Choir member, cantor Holy Family Catholic Church, Abilene. Fellow American Academy Pain Management.

Member American Psychological Association, National Head Injury Association, Texas Psychological Association, Texas Head Injury Association (board directors Big Country chapter, president 1990-1991), Texas Association Counseling and Development, Texas Mental Health Counselors Association, Abilene Psychological Association (treasurer 1991-1992), Knights of Columbus (outside guard 1991-1992).


  • Other Interests

    Camping, tennis, art and antiques.


Married Mary Carol Rennie, May 20, 1989. Children: Rex Thomas, Georgiana Kay.