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About Cheryl 

Cheryl E. Duke, MA, NCC, LPC-S is a graduate of Texas State University San Marcos with a Bachelor's Degree in Communication Disorders and a Master's Degree in Professional Counseling specializing in marriage and family therapy.  Along with earning her degrees, she is a National Certified Counselor as well as a Licensed Professional Counselor and Supervisor in the state of Texas.  Cheryl has been assisting adoptive families for several years and has worked closely with attorneys, the courts, agencies, and the Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children (ICPC).   

Cheryl Duke, Adoption Home Study Texas

I am a licensed professional counselor approved to conduct pre and post-adoptive home study evaluations, custody social study evaluations, as well as provide counseling services to adoptive families.  Unlike other home study agencies I work for myself, as an independent evaluator.  I will personally be taking every step of your adoption journey with you, and I consider it a great honor to do so.  I have gained invaluable experience not only in the adoption field, but also as a forensic evaluator for Comal, Hays, Guadalupe, and Bexar counties and genuinely enjoy traveling across the state meeting and assisting prospective families.

About Anna

Anna St. Martin, MA, LPC-Associate is a graduate of Texas A&M University, with a Bachelor's Degree in Education and a Master's Degree in Counseling.  Anna has been assisting adoptive families as a mentor for several years and is now pursuing a career within the industry.  She is a Licensed Professional Counselor - Associate, supervised by Cheryl E. Duke, MA, NCC, LPC-Supervisor. 


My professional history is primarily in education where I worked as a middle school English/Language Arts teacher and later as a school counselor.  It was during our adoption journey that I was inspired to pursue a career as a home study provider and help others grow their family through adoption.  

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