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  • Heather Aidala, Psy.D.

    Title: Interim Director/Associate Director, Clinical Services/Supervision Psychologist 

    Degree: Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology, 2002

    Licenses: Licensed Psychologist, Texas

    Areas of Interest: Multiculturalism; Gender and Sexual Identity; LGBTQIA+ Inclusion; College Student Mental Health and Service Provision; Supervision and Training; Trauma Recovery

    Clare Duffy, Ph.D.

    Title: Assistant Director/Training Director/Senior Psychologist/Assessment Coordinator

    Degree: Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Texas A&M University, 2011

    Licenses: Licensed Psychologist, Texas

    Areas of Interest: Multiculturalism, Gender Nonconformity, Sexual Orientation, Personality Development and Relational Concerns, Life-Role/Identity Concerns, Self-Harm, Women's Issues; Substance Abuse; Psychological Assessments; Training and Supervision; Outreach and Prevention

    Hillary Jones, Psy.D.

    Title: Assistant Director Operations and Assessment/Postdoctoral Residency Coordinator/Senior Psychologist

    Degree: Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, George Fox University, 2010

    Licenses: Licensed Psychologist, Texas and North Carolina

    Areas of Interest: Gender and Sexual Identity; Trauma Recovery; Body Image Concerns; Anxiety; Adjustment/Life Transitions, Identity and Spirituality Issues; Training and Supervision

    Joanne Salas, Ph.D.

    Title: Supervising Psychologist/Group Coordinator/ Professional Development Chair

    Degree: Ph.D., Educational Psychology/Counseling, The University of Texas at Austin, 2000

    Licenses: Licensed Psychologist, Texas

    Areas of Interest: Health and Wellness; Grief and Loss; Life Transitions; Resiliency; Diversity

    Laurie Westfall, M.S., LCSW 

    Title: Clinical Case Manager

    Degree: M.S., University of Texas at Austin, 1989

    Licenses: Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Texas

    Areas of Interest: Juvenile Corrections;Child and Adolescent Development; Women Issues 

    Mark Provence, Ph.D.

    Title: Practicum Coordinator/Staff Psychologist

    Degree: Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, 2016

    Areas of Interest: Gender and Sexual Identity, Men and Masculinity, Religion and Spirituality, Grief and Loss, Adjustment/Life Transitions, Mindfulness Approaches

    Richard Martinez, Ph.D.

    Title: Coordinator of Educational Programming and Outreach/Psychologist

    Degree: Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, New Mexico State University, 2013

    Licenses: Licensed Psychologist, Texas

    Areas of Interest: LGBTQIA+ Concerns; Multicultural Counseling; Supervision & Training; Prevention & Outreach; Identity Exploration; First Generation College Students; Interpersonal Relationships; Adjustment to College

    Kate Cotnam, LPC

    Title: Counseling Specialist

    Degree: MS, Counseling Psychology, Angelo State University, 2008

    Licenses: Licensed Professional Counselor, Texas

    Areas of Interest: Anxiety, Depression, Self Injury, Women's Issues, Trauma Recovery

    Sergio Barrios, LCSW

    Title: Counseling Specialist

    Degree: MSSW, University of Texas at Austin, 1996

    Licenses: Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Board Approved Supervisor

    Areas of Interest: Acculturation Process; Life Transitions; Self-Discovery; Relationships; Communication; Anxiety; Career Exploration Spirituality and Resiliency

    Brenda Keller, MSW, LCSW

    Title: Collaborative Care Counselor (at the Student Health Center)

    Licenses: Licensed Clinical Social Worker

    Degree: MS, Social Work, Eastern Washington University,2007

    Areas of Interest: Trauma Recovery, Substance Abuse, Anxiety, Military Mental Health

    Naomi Coleman Medina, MA-LPC

    Title: Counselor 

    Degree: LPC Clinical Track, Health Psychology, Texas State University, 2013

    Areas of Interest: Healthy Behaviors, Relationships, Adjustment/Life Transitions, Aging, Self-Compassion, Life-Balance

    Jennifer Kenley, MS

    Title: Counselor

    Degree: Oklahoma State University, 2004

    Areas of Interest: Anxiety, Depression, Grief/Loss, Spirituality, Suicide Prevention

    Claudia Carroll, Ph.D.

    Title: Counselor 

    Licenses: Licensed Psychologist, Texas

    Degree: Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 2000

    Areas of Interest: Performance Anxiety, Chronic Illness, Musicians/Artist, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Substance Abuse, Multiculturalism, Grief, Graduate and Professional Student 

  • Kim Hickman, Psy.D

    Degree Program: Clinical Psychology

    University: Baylor University

    Colleen McCarthy, M.A.

    Degree Program: Counseling Psychology

    University: University of Oregon

    Cordell Spears, M.S. 

    Degree Program: Clinical Psychology

    University: Wheaton College 

  • Erica Mathis

    Degree Program: Counseling Psychology

    University: University of Southern Mississippi 

    Jason Clark Ripplinger

    Degree: Counseling Psychology

    University: Brigham Young University 

  • Michael Balsan

    Degree Program: Counseling Psychology

    University: University of Texas, Austin 

    Kathryn Dunne 

    Degree Program: Counseling Psychology

    University: Our Lady of the Lake University

    Catalina Perdomo

    Degree Program: Counseling Psychology

    University: Our Lady of the Lake University

  • Ethel Banks

    Title: Senior Administrative Assistant

    Maryann Durocher

    Title: Administrative Assistant II

    Elena Adams

    Title: Administrative Assistant II

    Cristal Alvarado

    Title: Administrative Assistant II

    Samantha Thornton

    Title: Graduate Assistant

    Erin Griego

    Title: Graduate Assistant