Mary Elijah has been an employee of Cy-Fair ISD for more than 30 years. In her career, she
has served as a teacher of kindergarten and the Pre-School Program for Children with Disabilities,
as well as supervisor of Extended School Year (ESY) program for children with special needs.
Additionally, Ms. Elijah has been an elementary school counselor for 20 years.
Ms. Elijah has been in private practice counseling since 2000, and conducts a full range of
counseling services working with families, individuals, couples, and adolescents. Ms. Elijah
is also a Registered Play Therapist (RPT) working with children ages 3 and up.
Ms. Elijah received a Bachelor of Education from University of Toledo in 1972, a Master of
Education in Counseling from Sam Houston State University in 1992, and became a Licensed
Professional Counselor (LPC) in 2000.
In 2005, Ms. Elijah received the Cy-Fair ISD Award for Extraordinary Leadership in Professional
Counseling. She is a proud member of the Sam Houston Association of Play Therapy (SHAPT), the
Texas Association of Play Therapy (TAPT), and Texas Counseling Association (TCA).