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Our Staff 

CC Staff
Heather Aidala, Psy.D.
Title: Interim Director/Associate Director, Clinical Services/Supervising 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: 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
Joanne Salas, Ph.D.  
Title: Senior Psychologist
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  
Hillary Jones, Psy.D.  
Title: Senior Psychologist/Postdoctoral Residency Coordinator
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
TBA
Title: Psychologist
Richard A. 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
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
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/artists, sexual orientation and gender identity, substance abuse, multiculturalism, grief, graduate and professional student

 

2018-2019 Post-Doctoral Residents

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

2018-2019 Doctoral Interns

Erica Mathis
Degree Program: Counseling Psychology
University: University of Southern Mississippi
Jason Clark Ripplinger
Degree Program: Counseling Psychology
University: Brigham Young University

2018-2019 Practicum Trainees 

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

 

Administrative Staff 

Ethel Banks Senior Administrative Assistant
Maryann Durocher Administrative Assistant II
Elena Adams Administrative Assistant II
Cristal Alvarado Administrative Assistant II‚Äč
Erin Griego Graduate  Assistant
Samantha Thornton Graduate Assistant