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TBC Team

Thomas Curtis

Thomas Curtis

Thomas Curtis (he/him) is a Texas native who is driven to help improve access to mental healthcare within the state. In 2019, Thomas graduated with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration with concentration in Management Information Systems from Sam Houston State University. His prior job titles include Systems Analyst, Business Analyst, and Product Owner for both the State of Texas and private sector. He believes that this new era of telehealth has opened doors to a future where care can be easily accessed anywhere. Thomas joined TBC - TCHATT as a Technology & Logistics Coordinator as he was inspired by the project’s mission to provide free services to students while also continuing to expand into underserved rural communities in Texas.

Angela Dobbins

Angela Dobbins

Angela Dobbins, Ph.D. is a Licensed Psychologist and Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP) and a supervisor at the TBC. She obtained her Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of Florida with a minor in Research Methodology. Dr. Dobbins has extensive experience completing psychological and psycho-educational assessments, as well as significant experience consulting with school campuses to determine appropriate supports for the children and adolescents.


Carmen Buffington

Carmen Buffington

Psychologist II

Carlos Aleman Soto

Carlos Aleman Soto, MEd

Carlos Aleman (he/him/his) is a counseling psychology doctoral student at Texas A&M University. Carlos works as a program coordinator for the Texas A&M Telebehavioral Care Program. He conducts counseling services in both Spanish and English at the Counseling and Assessment Clinic utilizing existential, person centered approaches rooted in positive psychology. Carlos is passionate about counseling outreach, especially in BIPOC, as he believes part of breaking the stigma of mental health involves establishing more accessible services.To satisfy this passion, he also serves as a Spanish speaking outreach counselor for the Telebehavioral Care Program. Carlos takes pride in being a first-generation, bilingual, and bicultural counselor striving to increase accessible services to the Latinx community.

Grace Anderson

Grace Anderson

Grace Anderson is a doctoral student in the Counseling Psychology program. She received her B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Social Work at North Carolina State University. She is a lead on the data management team at TBC, where she provides direct supervision and training to first year graduate assistants that join the team. She has expertise in collecting, managing, and reporting data. She has a particular interest and passion for how research and practice feed into each other and works closely with a graduate student to implement best data practices within the clinic. Grace helps to manage the clinic’s data, complete reporting for grants, and communicate out data to the community and other stakeholders. Grace is also a clinician with the TCHATT program where she provides counseling sessions for children and adolescents.

Trey W Armstrong

Trey W Armstrong, PhD

Trey W. Armstrong, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist at the Telebehavioral Care Program. He graduated with his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Texas A&M University. He is proud of his identity as a blind psychologist and possesses specialty training and expertise in rehabilitation psychology and disability along with a passion for advocacy. He also leads the Teleassessment Program and the ADHD Evaluation Clinic at the TBC.
Anne-Stuart Bell

Anne-Stuart Bell, MEd

Grace Boland

Grace Boland, MA

Grace Boland, MA, is a third-year clinical psychology doctoral student at Sam Houston State University (SHSU). Ms. Boland is completing a practicum placement at the Telebehavioral Care Program at Texas A&M.
In 2018, Ms. Boland received her BA in Psychology and Sociology: Criminology & Law Enforcement from the University of Akron, and continued on to receive her MA in clinical psychology from SHSU in 2020. Ms. Boland has a broad range of clinical interests, but is primarily interested in providing evidence-based, culturally competent psychological intervention to diverse and vulnerable populations, with a special interest in trauma-based care.
Katherine Budge

Katherine Budge

Katherine Budge is currently a doctoral student of Counseling Psychology at Texas A&M University. She received her B.S. in Psychology at the University of Florida, her M.Ed in Educational Psychology at TAMU, and her Masters of Public Health in Health Policy & Management from Columbia University. She works as a graduate assistant on special projects and a practicum counselor for the TBC. Her professional interests include issues of equitable access to health care, especially through telehealth and integrated care systems. Katherine has an integrated interpersonal approach to therapy, with experience in crisis intervention, Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, brief interventions, Acceptance & Commitment Therapy, mindfulness, and person-focused therapy. She has worked with children, adults, and couples. Katherine enjoys working with a variety of client issues, including: trauma, depression, anxiety, grief, LGBTQ+ issues, adjustment issues, and identity development. 
Katie Console

Katie Console, MEd

Katie Console (she/her) is a PhD candidate at Texas A&M University in the counseling psychology program. She obtained a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Spanish from Harding University in 2017 and a Masters in Educational Psychology from Texas A&M University in 2018. She has worked for the Telebehavioral Program since 2018 and is bilingual in both English and Spanish. She tends to approach therapy from a cognitive-behavioral perspective while also tailoring therapy to the unique client by utilizing evidence-based and integrative treatments. Console has experience working with a wide range of presenting concerns including trauma, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and more. She enjoys working with diverse populations and integrating the individual's unique culture and experience into counseling. Her research interests include multicultural counseling competence, telepsychology, and disparities in mental health care.
Daniel Duffeck

Daniel Duffeck

Daniel Duffeck is a graduate student in the counseling psychology doctoral program at Texas A&M University. He graduated from the University of Missouri with a bachelor's degree in psychology in 2014 and has worked in multiple mental health care settings since then. Most recently, Daniel worked as a counselor at a short-term residential treatment program in Los Angeles where he assisted adolescents with social, emotional and behavioral issues. He is interested in addressing barriers to care. He also manages data from the TCHATT program and iTRUST project.


Norma  Erosa

Norma Erosa, PhD

Tyler  Evans

Tyler Evans, MS

Tyler (she/her) is a doctoral student at Texas A&M in the counseling psychology program. In 2015 Tyler graduated from West Chester University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and in 2017 Tyler graduated with a Master of Science in Clinical Psychology from Millersville University of Pennsylvania. Tyler has experience working with a wide range of concerns such as depression, anxiety, relational issues, stress, trauma, and more. Tyler’s research and clinical interests include multicultural counseling, therapeutic alliance in multicultural counseling, and the experiences of people of color at predominantly white institutions (PWIs).

Kennetha Frye

Kennetha Frye, PhD

Dr. Kennetha L. Frye received her B.A. in Psychology and minor in African American studies from the University of Texas at Austin in 2008. She obtained her Doctorate degree in School Psychology from the APA accredited program at the University of Houston and completed both her APA accredited internship and postdoctoral fellowship with Dallas Independent School District in 2014 and 2015. Dr. Frye served as the Diversity Affairs chair for SASP of Division 16 for two years and was recognized for her outstanding contributions for creating and implementing a diversity mentorship program. She also served as a member of the Committee for Ethnic Minority Affairs for Division 16 of APA and was the president elect, president and past president for Division 12, section 10 for APA from 2016-2018. Dr. Frye has over 40 local, national and international presentations that focus on multiculturalism and diversity within the field of psychology. She was featured in Good Morning America’s article on mental health for Black individual’s for being a supporter for Black Female Therapist’s free therapy initiative and was recently quoted in the Activated People’s July 2020 article titled “Black Mental Health Matters.” She owns and works in her private practice providing services to children and young adults who suffer from both internalizing and externalizing disorders.

Jessica Furrer

Jessica Furrer, MEd

Jess Furrer (she/her) is a 4th year doctoral student in the School Psychology Program at Texas A&M University. She is completing a practicum placement at the Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic. She uses an integrative approach to counseling children and adolescents including evidence-based practices with trauma-informed and culturally-responsive relational, person-centered, and interpersonal neurobiology aspects. She enjoys using art, movement, and music activities to build skills, and enjoys including family members when possible to increase understanding, support, and helpful communication. Jess speaks English as her first language and acquired Spanish through school and prior work experience in a domestic violence shelter and high school ELL classrooms.
Simone Hutchins Lewer

Simone Hutchins Lewer

Simone Hutchins Lewer is the TCHATT Administrator for Telebehavioral Care. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Psychology in 2018 from Texas A&M University. She has always wanted to be a part of the difference that Texas A&M creates for their students and the surrounding communities. Simone is extremely passionate about psychology and her focus is to educate and raise awareness regarding the stigmas surrounding mental health and its field. As a TCHATT Administrator, she works alongside the technology coordinators, doctoral students, and psychologists to ensure the Telebehavioral Care program and TCHATT program runs as efficiently as possible.
Kaylee Jackson

Kaylee Jackson, MS

Kaylee Jackson, MS, is the Senior Program Coordinator for Telebehavioral Care. In this role, Jackson works with clients from all backgrounds using integrated theories, including cognitive behavioral therapy to assist them in meeting their goals. Jackson has experience working with a broad range of presenting problems, including depression, anxiety, adjustment, personality and more. Jackson’s research and clinical interests include overcoming treatment barriers and improving engagement in therapy.
Lyric  Jackson

Lyric Jackson

Lyric Jackson is a 4th year School Psychology Doctoral student at Texas A&M University. She is currently an advanced practicum student at the Family Care Clinic. Lyric has experience working with children, adolescents, and young adults, ages 7 to 21, and their parents/guardians. She has worked with clients with a variety of concerns including anxiety, depression, trauma, ADHD, behavioral concerns, emotional regulation, and learning disabilities. Prior to her time at the Family Care Clinic, Lyric has provided counseling and assessment services in the community clinic and school settings. Through her experiences, she has used evidenced based practices such as CBT and DBT, and more specifically likes to use different approaches best for the client including person centered, solution focused, play therapy, and art therapy. Outside of work, Lyric enjoys watching movies, spending time with friends, and learning new songs on the piano
Caitlin  Lefebvre

Caitlin Lefebvre

Caitlin Lefebvre (she/her) is going into her fourth year as a doctoral student in the clinical psychology program at SHSU. She earned her bachelor's degree in psychology at Texas A&M, and her master's degree in clinical psychology at SHSU. Her primary clinical interests include forensic assessment and treatment of justice-involved youth. Caitlin is from Dallas, Texas, and enjoys traveling, spending time outdoors, trying new restaurants, and spending time with family and friends
Blanca Macareno

Blanca Macareno, MPH

Blanca O. Macareno, DrPH, MPH is a project coordinator at the Telebehavioral Care Program. She has experience in conducting research and managing projects funded by local, state, or federal agencies related to community health development and professional development. She obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biology/Pre-Health Care Concentration from Baylor University in 2014, a Master of Public Health in Health Policy and Management from Texas A&M University (TAMU) School of Public Health in 2016, and a Doctor of Public Health in Public Health Sciences from TAMU School of Public Health in 2022. 

Ashley   Malchow

Ashley Malchow

Carly McCord

Carly McCord, PhD

Carly McCord, PhD, is a clinical research assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry, and director of Telebehavioral Health at the School of Medicine. Dr. McCord systematically studies the mental health needs of clients of the Telehealth Counseling Clinic and the communities in which they reside, develops and refines intervention approaches, investigates the effectiveness of interventions, and evaluates satisfaction with services.

In both research and practice she is well-versed in underserved populations, training and supervision, positive psychology and strengths-based approaches, and telehealth. She has a proven and documented expertise in providing high-quality mental health services via long-distance technology, engaging rural communities in order to reduce mental health disparities, and starting a successful and innovative training and supervision model for telepsychology.

Dr. McCord received her Bachelor of Arts in psychology from The University of Texas at Austin, Master of Science in educational psychology from Texas A&M University and doctorate in counseling psychology from Texas A&M University in 2013.

Polet  Milian

Polet Milian, MSEd

Polet Milian (she/her/ella) is a counseling psychology student doctoral student at Texas A&M University. Polet works as a Graduate Assistant for the Texas A&M Telebehavioral Care Program primarily assisting with Spanish client outreach and counseling which includes offering services in both Spanish and English at the Counseling and Assessment Clinic. Polet uses an interpersonal and person centered approaches focusing on client autonomy and how their relationships influences mental wellness. Polet takes pride in being a first generation, Latina, bicultural and bilingual counselor who grew up in a mixed status immigrant household, which highly informs the work she continues to do. Her research interests include areas within her own community including mental health of Latinx mixed status immigrant households and mental health stressors/ trauma amongst women of color due to gender, ethnicity, and race.

Gerardo Mirales

Gerardo Mirales, PhD

Dr. Mireles is a Licensed Psychologist and a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology with advanced training and expertise in child and adolescent psychology. He earned his Ph.D. in School Psychology from Texas A&M University, with an emphasis in Child-Clinical Psychology and Cultural/Linguistic Factors. Dr. Mireles completed a clinical child psychology internship at Harvard Medical School/Boston Children’s Hospital. Prior to beginning his internship, Dr. Mireles was employed by Baylor School of Medicine and trained at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston. Dr. Mireles has also delivered services at the Dallas Independent School District and the Houston Independent School District. Dr. Mireles specializes in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of childhood disorders, including autism spectrum disorders, behavioral disorders, stress- and trauma-related disorders, developmental delays, and health-related conditions.

Taliyah Mosley

Taliyah Mosley

Taliyah Mosley is a graduate student in the counseling psychology program at Texas A&M University. She recently moved to Texas from Atlanta, Georgia. She graduated from Georgia State University as a double major with degrees in Psychology and African American Studies. Taliyah is very interested in culturally tailored intervention research and the ways that research can be used to influence policy. She loves trying different food from different cultures. Taliyah is now a member of the Data Management Team at the TBC.


Anna Nouzovsky

Anna Nouzovsky, MEd

Anna Nouzovsky (she/her/hers), MEd, serves as practicum counselor for Texas A&M Physicians Family Medicine Clinic and is a third-year doctoral student in the Counseling Psychology program at Texas A&M University. Anna’s philosophy when engaging in therapy is that everyone’s story is unique but we can all heal through warm, empathic, honest therapeutic interactions. To this end, Anna utilizes evidence-based treatment interventions to assist clients with a range of presenting concern including depression, anxiety, thoughts of suicide, relationship distress and more. In addition to her counseling work, Anna has experience responding to callers at a crisis call center and providing training to members of the community regarding how to recognize and respond to suicidal crises. Her research interests include the impacts of racial/systemic trauma on health and suicide prevention.
Evelyn  Perez

Evelyn Perez, PhD

Dr. Perez is a Licensed Psychologist, Licensed Specialist in School Psychology, Nationally Certified School Psychologist, and has PSYPACT authorization. She earned her Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of Houston and participated in the LoneStar Leadership Education in Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Fellowship (LEND) through the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Dr. Perez specializes in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism spectrum disorders, behavioral disorders, and developmental delays. She has delivered services in the greater Houston area within several school districts as well as private practice. As part of the TBC team, Dr. Perez provides direct care to public school students by way of the TCHATT program, and she delivers supervision to future psychologists throughout the many TBC programs and clinics. 

Liabette Rodriguez-Escamilla

Liabette Rodriguez-Escamilla, MA

Liabette Rodriguez-Escamilla is a counseling psychology doctoral student at Texas A&M University. She obtained her masters in 2020 from Texas A&M International University in counseling psychology. Liabette gained her clinical experience at Texas A&M International’s student counseling services office where she worked with primarily Latinx, college-aged students who were experiencing anxiety, depression, and relationship issues. Liabette takes a humanistic approach to counseling and uses techniques from solution-focused, positive psychology, and cognitive-behavioral therapy. She strives to create a safe space for her clients to realize their potential and establish healthy coping skills. Liabette’s research is focused on multicultural counseling, religion and therapy, and cultural self-awareness. Liabette is currently working as a counselor in the TCHATT program.

Rebecca Robles-Piña

Rebecca Robles-Piña, PhD

Adam  Sáenz

Adam Sáenz, PhD, DMin

Dr. Adam Sáenz earned his Ph.D. in School Psychology from Texas A&M University as a United States Department of Education doctoral fellow. He completed his predoctoral clinical training under a fellowship appointment to Harvard Medical School, and he has a post-doctorate in clinical psychology from the Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Dr. Sáenz also earned a Doctorate of Ministry in Pastoral Counseling from Graduate Theological Foundation with residency at Christ Church college of Oxford University.
Isaac Saldivar

Isaac Saldivar, PhD

Isaac Saldivar, PhD, has a wide range of experience in clinical psychology, having worked with both adolescents and adults across various mental health issues, with a primary emphasis among adults. Additional areas of specialty training include working with Veteran Populations, Rural- Communities, Trauma Related-Disorders, and Sexual Trauma/Military Sexual Trauma. (NP) Saldivar gained clinical internship experience working at Captain James Lovell Federal Health Care Center in Chicago, where he worked in the Outpatient Mental Health Clinic, Recruitment Evaluation Unit, Psychosocial Rehab Recover Center and the Stress Disorders Treatment Unit. His practicum experience included working at Texas A&M University Counseling & Assessment Clinic, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Huntsville State Prison Eastham Unit, and Stephen F. Austin Middle School in Bryan, Texas. (NP) Saldivar received his PhD in counseling psychology from Texas A&M University in August 2019. He also holds a MA in counseling psychology, also from Texas A&M, and earned his undergraduate degree in psychology from Texas A&M University-Kingsville in psychology with a secondary degree in sociology. (NP) Clinical Focus; Mindfulness, Existentialism, Person Centered, CBT, CPT.
Matthew Sanchez

Matthew Sanchez, MS

Abby Sharer

Abby Sharer

Abby Sharer (she/her/hers) is a fourth-year student in the Counseling Psychology program at Texas A&M. She is currently serving as a practicum counselor in HealthPoint primary care clinics. Her clinical interests include the intersections of immigration and trauma, 2SLGBTQIA+ communities, the legacy of white supremacy and colonialism in psychology, and community mental health. Sharer is bilingual in English and Spanish, and has experience working with couples and individuals as young as 12-years-old. She uses a relational-cultural and interpersonal framework, in addition to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and other culturally-adapted and evidence-based techniques. She believes in collaborating with clients to process their experiences and put together their stories with a goal of reducing isolation and facilitating connection.
Anita McCormick 

Anita McCormick , PhD

Anita Sohn McCormick has a master's and a doctorate degree in school psychology with a specialization in child clinical practice from Texas A&M University. For 9 years she was a full-time clinical professor in the Department of Educational Psychology at Texas A&M University, where she taught courses in child and adolescent therapy and cognitive and academic assessment. Currently, she continues to be associated with the university as a visiting associate professor. She has supervised therapy practica at the university clinic and for the Telehealth program at the School of Medicine.

Dr. Sohn McCormick has extensive experience evaluating and treating children and adolescents with different psychological, behavioral, and academic problems in both the United States and Mexico. Likewise, Dr. Sohn McCormick continues to consult with schools in the United States and Mexico on classroom behavioral difficulties, special education, and accommodations for bilingual children. She maintains a small private practice working with children and adolescents. Dr. Sohn McCormick has published research studies in the areas of bilingualism, developing reading and developing social emotional skills in schools, and has participated in national and international conferences.

Kelly Sopchak

Kelly Sopchak, PhD, LSSP

 Dr. Kelly Sopchak is a psychologist in the Department of Psychiatry and manager of the TCHATT program. Dr. Sopchak has worked with Dr. McCord to build the Texas A&M University TCHATT program and oversees the provision of mental health services to K-12 students throughout Brazos Valley. She engages and collaborates with schools to develop multidisciplinary care teams, focused on increasing mental wellness, academic engagement and achievement, and mental health awareness. Dr. Sopchak has extensive experience working with children and adolescents in schools and juvenile facilities. Prior to joining the TBC team, Dr. Sopchak led the crisis response team for one of the largest school districts in the United States. She has expertise in risk assessments and crisis intervention, as well as working with youth experiencing significant psychological distress. Dr. Sopchak is passionate about serving children and adolescents and improving their mental health care system.


Mikaela Spooner

Mikaela Spooner, MEd

Mikaela Spooner (she/her/hers), M.Ed., serves as a practicum counselor at the Texas A&M Telebehavioral Care Clinic and is a third-year doctoral student in the Counseling Psychology program at Texas A&M University. Her approach to therapy emphasizes collaboration and focuses on meeting clients where they are to provide a safe and supportive environment. She aims to learn about each person’s unique perspectives and experiences to ensure clients feel heard and understood as they work toward their goals. She uses a variety of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy techniques to inspire clients to make positive changes in their lives. Additionally, Mikaela’s professional interests include mindfulness, self-image, self-compassion, team cohesion, recovery in injured athletes, and resiliency.
Kaitlyn Stein

Kaitlyn Stein , PhD

Kaitlyn Stein, PhD, is a postdoctoral fellow at Telebehavioral Care. She obtained her PhD in Counseling Psychology from Texas A&M University. Dr. Stein completed her internship year at the Oklahoma Health Consortium with focus in the areas of couples therapy and assessment. Her research interests include therapeutic outcomes, counselor well-being, and counselor training. Dr. Stein is a member of our TCHATT team and is passionate about increasing access to mental healthcare for children.
Rachana Talekar

Rachana Talekar, MPH

Rachana is the Technology and Logistics Coordinator for Telebehavioral Care. She has a Master of Public Health Degree with a focus on Community Assessment, Program Designing, Implementation and Evaluation from Boston University. In her current role, she explores and plans for system integrations and collaborates with other professionals to improve mental health outcomes. She identifies patient needs and helps them use features specific to telehealth application and EHR systems. Additionally, she aids in resolving any technical or programmatic issues hindering client-provider sessions and applies strategies for equitable partnerships that facilitate communication and collaboration between clinical care and high-level supports. Rachana was born and raised in India and is passionate about converging digital technologies with healthcare to improve healthcare delivery.

Jennifer Tejada Oller

Jennifer Tejada Oller, MD

Jennifer Tejada, MD, is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and Clinical Assistant Professor with the Texas A&M University Health Science Center Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. She obtained her medical degree from San Juan Bautista School of Medicine in Puerto Rico, completed her psychiatry residency at The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, and her child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at The University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. Dr. Tejada’s professional interests include providing mental health services to vulnerable populations, enhancing access of care to underserved communities, and contributing to education.

Aileen Terrazas

Aileen Terrazas, MA

Aileen Terrazas is a PhD student in the Counseling Psychology program at Texas A&M University. Aileen works as a graduate assistant as part of the Texas Child Health Access Through Telemedicine program where she provides Telehealth counseling services in English and Spanish to children and adolescents in schools. Growing up in a border town and having worked with immigration shelters, Aileen's interests include working with underserved communities, researching issues affecting immigrant children, adolescents and their families, as well as issues concerning the LGBT+ population within the latino/hispanic community. Aileen enjoys working with individuals from various cultural backgrounds and strives to provide a multicultural and bilingual approach to counseling.

Tyler Watson

Tyler Watson, BS

Tyler Watson, B.S., is a doctoral student in the Counseling Psychology department at Texas A&M. He received his bachelor’s degree in Human Physiology and Preventive Medicine at Taylor University. His research interests include PTSD in first responders and military populations.

Cade Lemons

Cade Lemons

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Ann Bernhardt

Ann Bernhardt, BS

Ann Bernhardt (she/her) is a doctoral student in the counseling psychology program at Texas A&M. She received her B.S. in psychology and Hispanic studies from Davidson College in May 2021. Ann’s research interests lie broadly in culturally-sensitive assessments and interventions, positive psychology, and college student experiences. Ann has experience working with children and aims to work primarily with adolescents and undergraduates in her counseling psychology career.


Raven Turner

Raven Turner, BA, MA

Raven Turner is from Bryan/College Station, TX and earned her bachelor’s degree in Health from Prairie View A&M University and obtained her master’s degree from Sam Houston State University in Public Health. Since completing her Bachelors, Raven worked as a Clinical Research Coordinator for over two years. She is a Project Coordinator for the TCHATT program at TAMU. 

Katie Walker

Katie Walker, BS

Katie Walker, B.S. (she/her) is a doctoral student in the counseling psychology program at Texas A&M University. She completed her undergraduate studies at Abilene Christian University. Her research interests are mainly focused on the areas of multicultural counseling and trauma response within underserved populations. More specifically, her interests involve religious coping, religious trauma, feminist theoretical approaches, gender-based violence, microaggressions, and ethics in psychotherapy.
Caroline Silva

Caroline Silva

Caroline Silva (she/her) is a doctoral student in the school psychology program at University of Houston. She is from New Jersey and received here B.S. in Psychology from Fordham University in New York. Caroline’s research interests involve the technical adequacy and practical utility of multi-informant rating scales with diverse populations with the hopes of facilitating access to and provision of appropriate special education services for culturally and linguistically diverse students.

Sylvia  Edmonson

Sylvia Edmonson

Sylvia Edmonson is a Project Coordinator II for the TBC. She is from Somerville, TX.

Nyia Hamilton

Nyia Hamilton

Nyia Hamilton (she/her), M.Ed., is doctoral student in the school psychology program at Texas A&M. She completed her undergraduate degree in psychology at Pomona College. She has experience teaching grades Pre-K - 1st. Her research interests surround ethnic-racial socialization practices, the role of family, student-teacher relationships, and the academic motivations of black students. She works in the TCHATT program at the TBC. 

Denise  Martinez

Denise Martinez

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Amyia Harris

Amyia Harris

Amyia Harris (she/her), is a doctoral student in the counseling psychology program at Texas A&M. Amyia is originally from Omaha, NE and completed her Bachelor's in Psychology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Her current research interest are developmental disorders, marital and family studies, and the mental health disparities of ethnic-racial minorities
Emma McWhorter

Emma McWhorter

Emma McWhorter (she/her) is a doctoral student in the Counseling Psychology program at Texas A&M. She is a Program Coordinator and Practicum Counselor at the TBC. Emma received her B.S. in Psychology with a Fine Art minor from Charleston Southern University. She enjoys working with clients across the lifespan and walking alongside them as they navigate relational, emotional, and identity related concerns. Emma strives to create a collaborative and personal therapeutic environment, often leaning on person-centered, attachment, and relational approaches to support clients as they seek to live meaningfully.

Stephany  Pinales

Stephany Pinales

Stephany Pinales (she/her) MA, is a doctoral student in the School Psychology program at Texas A&M. Stephany grew up in a small farm in northern Mexico for seven years before immigrating to Brownsville, Texas. She received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a minor in Spanish from Sam Houston State University. Stephany participated in research related to parenting styles across different ethnicities and their long-term effects on well-being. She pursued a graduate degree in school psychology at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and assisted in research that supported bilingual high school students toward mastering science and mathematics courses. After practicing as a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP) for one year, Stephany decided to pursue a doctoral degree at Texas A&M. Stephany hopes to contribute to the mental health needs of at-risk and underserved communities more effectively.  As part of TCHATT, she hopes to facilitate social and emotional exposure to students in their families.

Jennifer Kilng

Jennifer Kilng

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Giannina  Mixco

Giannina Mixco, MS

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Caroline Wied

Caroline Wied, MEd

Caroline Wied, M.Ed., is a doctoral student in the Counseling Psychology program at Texas A&M University. She has provided evidence-based therapy and assessment services to various populations, including children, adolescents, and adults. Currently, she is a graduate assistant for TCHATT providing therapeutic services to children and adolescents. Caroline hopes to continue working towards improving the accessibility of early intervention services for individuals from diverse and underserved communities.


Da Hwin (Erin)  Kim

Da Hwin (Erin) Kim, MA ,MEd

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Jennifer  Swanson

Jennifer Swanson

Jennifer Swanson (she/her), SSP, LSSP, is a doctoral student in the school psychology program at Texas A&M. She received her specialist in school psychology degree from Texas State University and has practiced as a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology in Texas. Her experience includes counseling students with emotional and behavioral disorders, as well as evaluating children for autism, learning and intellectual disabilities, and emotional and behavioral disorders. She has also worked with children in the foster system and children with a history of maltreatment. Jennifer’s research interests include school-based academic and behavioral preventative interventions, mental health outcomes for foster children, and environmental factors that contribute to the development of learning and behavioral disorders.

Angel Glover

Angel Glover, PhD

Dr. Angel Glover is the founder of Women’s Holistic Counseling & Consulting LLC. She is passionate about helping clients and organizations thrive. Dr. Glover completed her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology at Texas A&M University. Dr. Glover has provided consultative services with small groups of leaders and to organizations with more than 200 employees. She has partnered with school districts, health departments, universities and community organizations. She has also served as a clinical director for a community mental organization. Dr. Glover enjoys supervising and mentoring clinicians, and is a supervisor for the TBC.


Laurin  Ramirez

Laurin Ramirez

Laurin Ramirez is a licensed school and professional counselor. She has earned a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction emphasis mathematics from The University of Texas at Arlington and Masters in School Counseling at Lubbock Christian University. Immediately after graduation from Lubbock Christian University she reenrolled to finish the coursework for her actual goal to become a LPC. Prior to coming to TCHATT, she worked in education for 18 years with almost 5 years in school counseling. During her time as school counselor she worked part time at a psychiatric hospital developing a passion for individuals in crisis. Mrs. Ramirez thrives to help our youth find ways to cope and handle the pressures of life in healthy safe manner. 
Lauren Goonan

Lauren Goonan, PhD

Dr. Lauren Goonan is a clinical psychologist and supervisor at the TBC.

Lauren Goonan

Lauren Goonan, PhD

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences