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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, 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, Senior Psychologist

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

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

    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; Spirituality; Training and Supervision; Student Veterans; Student Athletes

    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



    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; Graduate and Professional Students; Creative Professionals; Performance Anxiety

    Alyssa Fernandez, Psy.D.

    Title: Psychologist

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

    Supervised by: Richard Martinez, Ph.D.

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

    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

    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; Student Veterans 

    Cheryl Nickell, LCSW-S

    Title: Resource Coordinator

    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: M.A., 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




  • Nirvana A. Ramtahal, Psy.D.

    Title:  Postdoctoral Resident

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

    Supervisor: Hillary Jones, Psy.D.


  • Melissa Glass, M.A.

    Degree Program: Counseling Psychology

    University:  The Wright Institute

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

    Seth Savoie, M.S., M.A.

    Degree: Clinical Psychology

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

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

    Erika Williams, M.A.

    Degree: Clinical Psychology

    University: The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

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


  • Enrique Aguayo, M. Ed.

    Degree Program: Counseling Psychology Ph.D.

    University: University of Texas at Austin

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

    Virginia Prestwood

    Degree Program: Clinical Mental Health Counseling

    University: Texas State 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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