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    B. Lynne Reeder, Ph.D.

    Title: Director 

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

    Licenses: Texas Psychology License- in process, 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   


    Heather Aidala, Psy.D.

    Title: Associate Director/ Clinical Services, Supervising Psychologist 

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

    Licenses: Licensed Psychologist, Texas # 33595 and Arizona

    Areas of Interest: Multiculturalism; Gender and Sexual Identities (LGBTQIAP+ Inclusion); College Student Mental Health and Service Provision; Supervision and Training; Trauma Recovery


    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


    Mark Provence, Ph.D.

    Title: Practicum Coordinator, Psychologist

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

    License: Licensed Psychologist, Texas # 37537

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


    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: Practicing under the professional license of Clare Duffy, Ph.D.

    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: Practicing under the professional license of Hillary Jones, Psy.D.

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


    Kate Cotnam, LPC

    Title: Counseling Specialist

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

    License: Licensed Professional Counselor, Texas # 66892

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


    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


    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


    Jennifer Kenley, MS

    Title: Counselor

    Degree: Oklahoma State University, 2004

    Licenses: Licensed Professional Counselor - Supervisor, Texas # 60577

    Areas of Interest: Anxiety; Depression; Grief/loss; Spirituality; Suicide Prevention


    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


    Kate Robbins, LPC-S

    Title: Counselor 

    Degree: Professional Counseling, Texas State University 2007

    Licenses: Licensed Professional Counselor - Supervisor, Texas # 63412

    Areas of Interest: Anxiety; Relationships; Adjustments/Life Transitions; Aging; Self- Compassion; Trauma 


    Cheryl Nickell, LCSW

    Title: Counselor

    Licenses: Licensed Clinical Social Worker # 33719


    Kimberly Trayhan, Psy.D.

    Title: Counselor 

    License: Practicing under the professional license of Heather Aidala, Psy.D.


    Kimberly Zimmerman, Psy.D.

    Title: Counselor 

    License: Practicing under the professional license of Hillary Jones, Psy.D.


  • Erica Mathis, Ph.D.

    Degree Program: Counseling Psychology

    University: The University of Southern Mississippi

    Licenses: Provisionally Licensed Psychologist, Texas # 38442; Practicing under the professional license of Hillary Jones, Psy.D.


    Shana Varnell, Psy.D.

    Degree Program: Counseling Psychology

    University: Our Lady of the Lake University

    Licenses: Practicing under the professional license of Heather Aidala, Psy.D.


  • Colleen Conklin

    Degree Program: Clinical Psychology

    University: George Fox University

    Licenses: Practicing under the professional license of Clare Duffy, Ph.D.

    Direct Supervisor: Richard A. Martinez, Ph.D., licensed psychologist.


    Katie Kainer

    Degree: Counseling Psychology

    University: Our Lady of the Lake University  

    Licenses: Practicing under the professional license of Clare Duffy, Ph.D.

    Direct Supervisor: Clare Duffy, Ph.D., licensed psychologist.

    Uriel Navarrete

    Degree: Clinical Psychology

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

    Licenses: Practicing under the professional license of Clare Duffy, Ph.D.

    Direct Supervisor: Mark Provence, Ph.D., licensed psychologist.

     

  • Emily Playfair

    Degree Program: Counseling Psychology

    University: University of Texas, Austin 

    Licenses: Practicing under the professional license of Mark Provence, Ph.D.


    Tiffany Adeigbe

    Degree Program: Counseling Psychology

    University: Our Lady of the Lake University

    Licenses: Practicing under the professional license of Mark Provence, Ph.D.


    Nyla Harris M.Ed.

    Degree Program: Counseling Psychology

    University: Our Lady of the Lake University

    Licenses: Practicing under the professional license of Mark Provence, Ph.D.

  • Ethel Banks

    Title: Senior Administrative Assistant


    Maryann Durocher

    Title: Administrative Assistant II


    Cristal Alvarado 

    Title: Administrative Assistant II


    Robyn Hernandez

    Title: Administrative Assistant II


    Erin Griego

    Title: Graduate Assistant 


    Elijah Miller

    Title: Graduate Assistant 

  • Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists

    Be it known that The Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists receives questions and complaints regarding the practice of psychology. For assistance please contact: Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists, 333 Guadalupe, Suite 2-450, Austin, Texas 78701 Phone: 512-305-7700

    Complaint Hot-Line 1-800-821-3205

    The Psychology Board does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, or disability in employment or the provision of services.

    Services are available to the hearing and speech impaired through Relay Texas: 1-800-735-2989

    To search and verify information on licensees, see options at:  https://www.tsbep.texas.gov/public-information-on-licensees


    Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors

    An individual who wishes to file a complaint against a Licensed Professional Counselor may write to: 

    Complaints Management and Investigative Section
    P.O. Box 141369
    Austin, Texas 78714-1369

    or call 1-800-942-5540 to request the appropriate form or obtain more information. 

    Live online search and verification of licensees can be made at: https://www.dshs.texas.gov/counselor/lpc_search.shtm


    Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners

    An individual who wishes to file a complaint against a Licensed Social Worker may write to:

    Complaints Management and Investigative Section
    P.O. Box 141369
    Austin, Texas 78714-1369

    or call 1-800-942-5540 to request the appropriate form or obtain more information. 

    Live online search and verification of licensees can be made at: https://www.dshs.texas.gov/socialwork/sw_search.shtm