Faculty & Staff
Graduate Training: University of Texas at Arlington, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, 1985 Theoretical Orientation: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, and Family Systems Professional Interests: Relationships, grief and loss, multicultural and diversity issues, mood disorders Quote: “Once you have heroes, you diminish yourself.” Sheldon Kopp
Graduate Training: Texas Woman’s University, Counseling Psychology, 2009 Theoretical Orientation: Integrated use of interpersonal and emotion-focused theories/interventions and cognitive behavioral interventions within a feminist framework Professional Interests: Women’s issues, Trauma Recovery, LGBTQ issues, Diversity/Multicultural issues, Grief and Loss, Supervision/training, Interpersonal Relationships, Identity Development Quote: “Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to… Read more »
Graduate Training: Sport Psychology, University of North Carolina, M.S., 1996; Education with Specialization in Sport Psychology, University of Tennessee, Ph.D., 1998; Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), 2009. Theoretical Orientation: Eclectic use of interventions from Solution-Focused Therapy (SFT), Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Professional Interests: Anxiety, PTSD/Trauma Recovery, Relationships, Resilience, ADHD, Meditation/Mindfulness, Stress… Read more »
Graduate Training: Widener University, Clinical Psychology, 2011 Theoretical Orientation: Integrationist, including: Relational dynamic therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) informed treatment, and Cognitive Behavioral interventions Professional Interests: Identity Development, LGBTQ issues, Health psychology, Group Psychotherapy, DBT, Supervision / training, Body image and eating concerns, Outreach, and Adoption Quote: “Be yourself and say what you feel because those that mind… Read more »
Graduate Training: University of Texas at Austin, Counseling Psychology, 1997 Theoretical Orientation: Integrationist, including: Interpersonal, Psychodynamic, Family Systems Theories, informed by feminist and multicultural perspectives Professional Interests: Relationships and Healthy Communication, Identity Development, Trauma Recovery, Addictions, LGBTQ concerns, Group Psychotherapy, Spirituality and Well-being, Organizational Consultation and Change, Ethical and Philosophical Underpinnings of Psychology Theory and… Read more »
Graduate Training: University of North Texas, Counseling Psychology, 2007 Theoretical Orientation: Attachment, Interpersonal, Cognitive-Behavioral, Family Systems Professional Interests: Diversity/Multicultural Issues, Anger Management, Relationships, Depression, Anxiety, & Identity Development. Quote: “Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.” Martin Luther King Jr.