Faculty & Staff

Cathy Elrod, LCSW, ACP (Staff at CTMH since 2014

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Cathy

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

Kristin Harris-McDonald, Ph.D. (Staff at CTMH since 2010)

Psychologist

Kristin

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 »

Matthew Johnson, Ph.D. (Staff at CTMH since 2009)

Licensed Professional Counselor

Johnson

Graduate Training:  Sports Psychology, University of North Carolina, M.S., 1996; Sports Psychology, University of Tennessee, Ph.D., 1998; Licensed Professional Counselor Theoretical Orientation:  Existential, Cognitive-Behavioral, Solution-Focused Professional Interests:  Relationships, Resilience, Spirituality and Well-Being, Meditation, Stress Management, Sport and Exercise Quote:  “You can’t always control what happens to you, but you can control how you respond to it.”

Amanda Swartz, Psy.D. (Staff at CMHC since 2012)

Psychologist

Amanda

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 »

Linda Wolszon, Ph.D. (Staff at CTMH since 2006)

Director of Counseling and Mental Health

Wolszon

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 »

Eric C. Wood, Ph.D., LPC (Staff at CTMH since 2007)

Associate Director of Counseling and Mental Health

Graduate Training:  Counseling Psychology, University of North Texas, 2007 Theoretical Orientation:  Attachment, Interpersonal, Cognitive-Behavioral, Family Systems Professional Interests:  Anger Management, Depression, Anxiety, Identity Development, & Relationships. Quote:  “Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.” Martin Luther King Jr.