Counseling Center Staff

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  • Counseling Staff

    • Title: Director 

      Pronouns: she/her 

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

      Licenses: Licensed Psychologist and Health Services Provider-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 

      Areas of Interest: Administration, Cultural and Identity Issues, Graduate and Professional Student Concerns, Adjustment/Life Transitions, Mood Concerns, Culturally Responsive Services, Prevention and Outreach, Training, Mentoring in Higher Ed, Student Affairs and Higher Education Issues  

    • Title: Interim Associate Director of Clinical Services/Senior Psychologist 

      Pronouns: she/her/hers 

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

      Licenses: Licensed Psychologist, Texas #36955 and North Carolina #4226 

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

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

      Pronouns: she/her 

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

      Licenses: Licensed Psychologist, Texas #36492 

      Areas of Interest: Neurodiversity, Diversity/Multiculturalism, LGBTQIA+ Identities/Experiences, Personality Development and Interpersonal/Relational Concerns, Childhood Trauma Recovery, Life-Role/Identity Concerns, Risk Assessment, Substance Abuse, Psychological Assessments, Training and Supervision, Outreach and Prevention 

    • Title: Coordinator of Educational Programming and Outreach, Psychologist 

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

      Licenses: 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 

    • Jennifer Smith, LPC-S 

      Title: Collaborative Care Counselor  

      Pronouns: she/her 

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

      Licenses: 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 

    • Title: Resource Coordinator/Counseling Specialist 

      Pronouns: she/her 

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

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

      Areas of Interest:  Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, Mood, Anger Management, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Life Transitions, Parenting Skills, Resource Coordination; Veterans/Military Connected Students;  First Generation; Developmental Stages over the Lifespan; Risk Assessments 

    • Title: Psychologist 

      Pronouns: she/her/hers 

      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; Graduate and Professional Students; Creative Professionals; Performance Anxiety 

    • Title: Counseling Specialist 

      Pronouns: he/him/his 

      Degree: M.S.S.W., University of Texas at Austin, 2018 

      Licenses: Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Texas #66622 

      Areas of Interest: Anxiety, College Adjustments, Interpersonal Relationships, Emotion Regulation, Trauma Recovery, First Generation Students, Student Athletes and Veteran/Military Connected Students 

    • Bernie Ramsey 

      Title: Psychologist 

      Pronouns: He, Him, His 

      Degree: PsyD., Counseling Psychology, Our Lady of the Lake University, 2012 

      Interest:  Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar, Adjustment/Life Transitions, Relationship functioning, Family concerns, Career, Grief/loss, First-Generation, Transfer Student, LGBTQIA+, DREAMERS, Self-Exploration, Spirituality, Mindfulness 

    • Title: Psychologist 

      Pronouns: She/Her/Hers 

      Degree: Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 2021 

      License:  Licensed Psychologist with Provisional Status, # 39305

      Areas of Interest: Perfectionism; Adult Children of Individuals with Substance Abuse Concerns; Family Concerns; Anxiety; Identity Development; First-Generation College Students. 

    • Title: Psychologist 

      Pronouns: she/her/hers 

      Degree:  Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, Seattle Pacific University, 2022 

      Interest: Sport Psychology, Performance Psychology, Biofeedback, Emotion Regulation, Interpersonal Relationships, Trauma and Posttraumatic Growth 

    • Title: Counseling Specialist 

      Degree: PhD, Health Psychology, Walden University 2011; MA, Human Services-Counseling, St. Edward’s University 1996 

      License: Licensed Professional Counselor - Supervisor, Texas #14867 

      Interest: Health Psychology/Health and Wellness, Anxiety, Insomnia/Sleep Issues, Life Transitions and Adjustment, Spirituality, Stress Management, Interpersonal Relationships, Graduate and Professional Students  

    • Title: Counselor Specialist

       

Training Program

2022-2023

  • Postdoctoral Resident

    • Title:  Postdoctoral Resident 

      Pronouns: she/ her/ hers  

      Degree: Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University, 2022 

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

      Interest:  Identity Development and Self Discovery/ Exploration, Interpersonal/ Relational Concerns, Grief and Loss, Life Transitions and Adjustment, Mood and Anxiety, Internal and External Conflict Resolution, Multiculturalism 

  • Doctoral Interns

    • Title: Doctoral Psychology Intern  

      Pronouns: she/her/hers 

      Degree Program: Counseling Psychology 

      University:  The Wright Institute 

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

      Interest: Anxiety and mood, Career exploration, Stress, Life Transitions and Adjustment, Depression, Interpersonal relationships, Graduate and Professional Students, Multiculturalism, Health and wellness (Biopsychosocial).    

    • Degree Program: Clinical Psychology 

      University: The Chicago School Professional Psychology at Xavier University of Louisiana 

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

      Interest:  Anxiety, adjustment/life-transition, gender identity, sexuality, LGBTQ+, mindfulness, first-generation students, Liberation psychology, relationship stress, multicultural identities, and identity stress. 

    • Title:  Doctoral Psychology Intern 

      Pronouns: She/Her 

      Degree Program: Clinical Psychology 

      University: The Chicago School of Professional Psychology 

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

      Interests: International and LGBTQ+ student populations, social anxiety, adjustment/life transitions, interpersonal issues, multicultural identities, identity development

  • Practicum Counselors

    • Degree Program: Counseling Psychology Ph.D.

      University: University of Texas at Austin

      Clinical Supervisor:  Rebecca Gonzalez, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist

    • Degree Program: Clinical Mental Health Counseling

      University: Texas State University

      Clinical Supervisor:  Rebecca Gonzalez, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist

    • Clinical Supervisor:  Rebecca Gonzalez, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist