Training Staff and Interns

Senior Staff

Martha Bergen, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist, Practicum Coordinator

Licensure Status: Licensed in Texas
Academic Program: Counseling Psychology
University: Texas Woman's University
Internship Site: Miami University Student Counseling Center
Theoretical Orientation: Relational-Cultural, Feminist/Multicultural, Cognitive Behavioral
Special Interests: Supervision and Training, Gender Issues (body image, women's issues, men and masculinity, gender identity, sexual identity), Trauma and Recovery, Diversity and Multiculturalism, Lifespan Development, Outreach and Advocacy

Carmen Cruz, Psy.D.
Associate Director, Director of Training

Licensure Status: Licensed in Texas
Academic Program: Clinical Psychology
University: Nova Southeastern University
Internship Site: Texas Woman's University Counseling Center
Theoretical Orientation: Existential, Multicultural, RCT/Neuroscience
Special Interests: Training & Supervision, Multicultural Analysis & Diversity Training, Gender/LGBTQ Issues, Couples Therapy, Mindfulness, Hand Drumming

Linda Louden, Ph.D.
Assistant Director - Dallas, Houston

Licensure Status: Licensed in Texas
Academic Program: Counseling Psychology
University: University of North Texas 
Internship Site: Texas Woman's University Counseling Center
Theoretical Orientation: Interpersonal, Feminist
Special Interests: Multicultural & Women's Issues, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Crisis Intervention, Psychological Assessment, Training & Supervision 

Denise Lucero-Miller, Ph.D.
Director

Licensure Status: Licensed in Texas
Academic Program: Counseling Psychology
University: University of Oklahoma
Internship Site: University of Texas Health Sciences Center, San Antonio, Texas
Theoretical Orientation: Interpersonal, Feminist, Psychodynamic
Special Interests: Supervision & Training, Multicultural & Women's Issues, Psychological Assessment, Psychological Trauma, Multiple Role Conflict

Rakhi Sen, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist

Licensure Status: Licensure Status: Licensed in Texas; Licensed in Illinois
Academic Program: Counseling Psychology
University: University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign 
Internship Site: Arizona State University Counseling & Consultation
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative, Operate Within an Overarching Multicultural Framework Drawing from Interpersonal, Humanistic, Social Learning, and Feminist approaches
Special Interests: Diversity Issues, Identity Development, Gender Issues, Trauma Concerns, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Use of Stories and Metaphor in Therapy, Spirituality Issues, Role and Nature of Counseling in Non-Western Cultures, Supervision and Training

Cheronda Steele, Psy.D.
Licensed Psychologist, Outreach Coordinator

Licensure Status: Licensed in Texas
Academic Program: Clinical Psychology
University: Roosevelt University   
Internship Site: Texas Woman's University Counseling Center
Theoretical Orientation: Existential-Integrative, Interpersonal, Cognitive Behavioral
Special Interests: Grief and Loss, Mindfulness-Based Approaches to Therapy, Prevention and Outreach, Stress Management, Multiculturalism, and Existential-Integrative Theory

Enny Torres Yanez, Psy.D.
Licensed Psychologist, Group Coordinator

Licensure Status: Licensed in Texas
Academic Program: Clinical Psychology
University: Florida School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University-Tampa
Internship Site: Citrus Health Network
Theoretical Orientation: Relational-Cultural, Feminist/Multicultural, Interpersonal
Special Interests: Supervision and Training, Trauma and Recovery, Diversity and Multiculturalism, Bilingual Therapy, Interpersonal Dynamics, Outreach and Advocacy, Academic Persistence & Resiliency of First Generation College Students

Psychology Interns

Angela Adams, M.S.

Academic Program: Clinical Psychology
University:  Georgia Southern University
Theoretical Orientation: Feminist/Multicultural, Person-Centered, Cognitive Behavioral
Special Interests: Diversity and intersectionality of cultural identities, gender and sexual minorities, identity development, emerging adulthood, self-compassion, and mindfulness.

Alexis DaFonseca, M.A.

Academic Program: Counseling Psychology
University: The University Of Akron 
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative within a Multicultural/Feminist Framework, Foundation In Humanistic Client-Centered, Drawing from Interpersonal, Emotion Focused, Mindfulness-Based Approaches
Special Interests: Interpersonal Dynamics, Intersectionality & Identity Development, Multicultural & Women’s Issues, Trauma & Recovery, Outreach & Advocacy

Brooke Rappaport, M.S.

Academic Program: Counseling Psychology
University: University of Georgia
Theoretical Orientation: Feminist/Multicultural, Person-Centered, Cognitive-Behavioral
Special interests: Multicultural & Women's Issues, Advocacy, Ally Development, Identity Development, Emerging Adulthood

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