I am originally from El Paso. I have two sons and a fiancé. I have a M.S. from the University of Texas at Tyler. I plan on pursuing licensure as a Licensed Psychological Associate and hope to serve underserved populations, such as the Hispanic community. The areas that interest me include neuropsychological/memory tests, autism spectrum disorder, and trauma. Prior to joining the practice, I was a graduate teaching assistant for cognitive and physiological psychology classes at the university and a contracted translator for a children's therapy company. Much of my free time is spent with family and friends.
Carmen, Master's Intern
I am from Malaysia and am a graduate student at the University of Texas at Tyler. I am pursuing my master’s degree in Clinical Psychology with a specialization in Neuropsychology. I hope to obtain my Ph.D. in Clinical Neuropsychology to work with the underserved population, and to integrate more culturally sensitive neuropsychological tests in clinical work. The areas that interest me include neuropsychological tests (memory, attention, and executive function) and working with individuals with behavioral and emotional concerns, such as anxiety, depression, and loneliness.
Kirsten, Counseling Intern
I am from Katy, Texas. I graduated from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology, and a minor in child and family studies. I am currently pursuing a Master of Arts degree in clinical mental health counseling at the University of Texas at Tyler. I hope to become a LPC and work with a wide range of clients on their mental health concerns, including anxiety, depression, and stress.
Yazmin, Undergraduate Intern
I was a college soccer player at Lyon College in Arkansas. I graduated with a BA in Psychology and a minor in physical education, and I will be going into the graduate counseling program at UNT in Dallas this fall. My goal is to obtain my LPC license and help people with everyday life situations. I enjoy spending time with my family, running, and playing soccer.
Ethan, Master's Intern
I am originally from Crandall, Tx. I graduated from Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. I am currently working towards my master’s degree in clinical psychology at the University of Texas at Tyler. I plan to obtain my LPA and LPC after I graduate and continue in outpatient mental health care, working with a wide variety of individuals. Some of my areas of interest include depression, anxiety, bipolar and other mood related struggles, trauma, and personality disorders..
Joanna, Graduate Intern
I grew up in sunny Clearwater, Florida. I received a degree in Psychology from the University of Central Florida. I served in the US Air Force for 4 years. I am currently a doctoral student at the University of Texas at Tyler in their Clinical Psychology PhD program. I am interested in counseling and studying veteran and military members’ mental health issues, how disorders like PTSD, anxiety, and depression effect transitions after deployments, trauma, and experiences of grief.
Jill, Master's Intern
I am from Houston and am currently pursuing an M.S. in Clinical Psychology with a specialization in Neuropsychology at The University of Texas at Tyler. My current research interests are traumatic brain injuries in minorities and neuropsychological testing in children with developmental disabilities (i.e., ASD, etc.). I am currently studying the negative perceptions of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the LatinX/ Hispanic community.