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    B. Lynne Reeder, Ph.D.

    Title: Director 

    Degree: Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, University of Missouri Columbia, 1986

    Licenses: Licensed Psychologist- Texas #38776, Licensed Psychologist- Missouri #2017043473, Licensed Psychologist and Health Services Provider Psychologist- North Carolina #2573, Licensed Psychologist- Georgia #2573, Licensed Professional Counselor- Georgia # 3545

    Credential: Health Service Psychologist- National Register of Health Service Psychologists

    Areas of Interest: Administration; Cultural Issues; Graduate and Professional Student Concerns; Adjustment/Life Transitions; Mood Concerns; Culturally Responsive Services; Mentoring; Student Affairs and Higher Education Issues   

    Clare Duffy, Ph.D.

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

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

    License: Licensed Psychologist, Texas #36492

    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 #36955 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

    Richard A. Martinez, Ph.D.

    Title: Coordinator of Educational Programming and Outreach, Psychologist

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

    License: Licensed Psychologist, Texas #36853

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

    Rebecca Gonzalez, Ph.D.

    Title: Psychologist

    Degree: Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, New Mexico State University, 2015

    License:  Licensed Psychologist, Texas #38584

    Areas of Interest: Diversity/ Multiculturalism; Anxiety; Interpersonal Relationships; First Generation College Students; Trauma Recovery; Career Exploration

    Cordell Spears, Psy.D. 

    Title : Psychologist 

    Degree: Psy .D., Clinical Psychology, Wheaton College, 2018

    License: Licensed Psychologist, Texas #38707

    Areas of Interest: Anxiety disorder; Bipolar disorder; Mental health needs of international students; Mental health needs of Black and African American students

    Claudia Carroll, Ph.D.

    Title: Psychologist

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

    License: Licensed Psychologist, Texas, #31888

    Interest: Anxiety, mindfulness, diversity/multiculturalism, Intersectionality of identities, chronic illness/pain, eating disorders, substance abuse, group therapy, training and supervision, student development, graduate and professional students, creative professionals, and performance anxiety

    Sergio Barrios, LCSW

    Title: Senior Counselor

    Degree: MSSW, University of Texas at Austin, 1996

    License: Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Board Approved Supervisor #29933

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

    Naomi Coleman Medina, MA-LPC

    Title: Counselor 

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

    Licenses: Licensed Professional Counselor, Texas #72543

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

    Cheryl Nickell, LCSW-S

    Title: Case Manager/Counseling Specialist

    Degree: M.S.S.W., University of Texas at Austin, 1999

    Licenses: Licensed Clinical Social Worker-Supervisor, Texas #33719

    Areas of Interest: Child, Adolescent and College Student Development, Anxiety, Anger Management, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Life Transitions, Parenting Skills, Resource Referrals

    Jennifer Smith, LPC-S

    Title: Collaborative Care Counselor 

    Degree: MA, Clinical Psychology, Sam Houston State University, 2004

    License: Licensed Professional Counselor - Supervisor, Texas #61931

    Credential: RPT-S

    Areas of Interest: Mind-Body Connections and Wellness Approaches; Phase of Life Transitions; Risk of Harm Prevention and Assessment; Supervision and Training; Adult Play Therapy Interventions; Integrative Care; Professional Ethics

    Gilbert Lopez Jr., LCSW

    Title: Counseling Specialist 

    Degree: MSSW, University of Texas at Austin, 2018

    License: Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Texas #66622

    Areas of Interest: Anxiety/OCD, Adjustment/ Life Transitions, Interpersonal Relationships, Trauma Recovery, First Generation Students, Student Athletes and Student Veterans 


  • Alyssa Fernandez, Psy.D.

    Title:  Postdoctoral Resident

    Degree Program: The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

    Direct Supervisor: Richard Martinez, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist


  • Kelsi M. Nummerdor, M.Ed.

    Degree Program: Counseling Psychology

    University: University of Georgia 

    Direct Supervisor: Claudia Carroll, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist

    Taryn L. Hollander, M.Ed.

    Degree: Counseling Psychology

    University: Lehigh University 

    Direct Supervisor: Hillary Jones, Psy.D., Licensed Psychologist

    Nirvana Ramtahal, M.S.

    Degree: Clinical Psychology

    University: California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International, Los Angeles 

    Direct Supervisor: Clare Duffy, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist. 


  • Erin Morpeth, Ed.S., M.S., NCC

    Degree Program: Counseling Psychology

    University: The University of Texas at  Austin

    Supervisor: Practicing under the professional license of Rebecca Gonzalez, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist

    Harmony Stewart, B.A.

    Degree Program: Master of Arts in Counseling

    University: St. Edwards University

    Supervisor: Practicing under the professional license of Rebecca Gonzalez, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist


  • Ethel Banks

    Title: Senior Administrative Assistant

    Maryann Durocher

    Title: Administrative Assistant II

    Cristal Alvarado 

    Title: Administrative Assistant II

    Robyn Hernandez

    Title: Administrative Assistant II

    Mireya De Lara Vargas

    Title: Graduate Assistant 

    Yesenia Lares-Martinez

    Title: Graduate Assistant 


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