Directors

Jenna Temkin, Psy.D. - Director (she/her/hers)

Education: Psy.D. Clinical Psychology, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Chicago | M.A. Clinical Psychology, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Chicago | B.A. Psychology, University of Kansas

Experience:Assistant Director & Director of Clinical Services, UT Dallas | Doctoral psychology intern, UT Dallas

Interests: Eating disorders and body image issues | Women's issues | Trauma recovery | Relationship/couples counseling | Identity development | Training and supervision | Integrated use of interpersonal, psychodynamic and dialectical-behavioral therapies

Alanna Carrasco Drummond, Psy.D. - Assistant Director, Director of Clinical Services (she/her/hers)

Education: Psy.D. Counseling Psychology, Our Lady of the Lake University | M.S. Counseling Psychology, Our Lady of the Lake University | B.A. Psychology, Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi

Experience: Staff Psychologist/Outreach Coordinator, UT Dallas Student Counseling Center | Postdoctoral Fellow, Emory University Counseling and Psychological Services | Doctoral Psychology Intern, Emory University Counseling and Psychological Services

Interests: Outreach & Consultation | Group Therapy | Bi-ethnic/Multi-ethnic identity development | Multi-cultural Issues & Social Justice | Anxiety & Depression | Issues of spirituality | Mind-Body Health & Wellness | Integrated interpersonal, strengths-based and cognitive behavioral therapies

Erin Schrader, Ph.D. - Assistant Director, Training Director (she/her/hers)

Education: Ph.D. Counseling Psychology, Texas Woman's University | M.A. Counseling Psychology, Texas Woman's University | B.A. Psychology, Baylor University

Experience:Doctoral Psychology Intern, UT Dallas SCC | Postdoctoral Resident, Texas Woman’s University CAPS

Interests: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion| Supervision and training | Disability identity and accessibility | Sexual, romantic, and gender identity and expression | Autism, ADHD & Neurodiversity | Anxiety | Self-compassion | Integrated multicultural, feminist, cognitive behavioral, & interpersonal process therapies

Staff

Emily Akins, M.S., LPC – Senior Staff Therapist (she/her/hers)

Education: M.S. Counseling, University of North Texas | B.A. English Language Arts with concentration in Secondary Education, University of North Texas

Experience: Licensed Professional Counselor, Center for Neuroperformance and Counseling, Flower Mound TX | Professional Counselor, Dallas College, Irving, TX | Crisis Residential Counselor, Denton County MHMR, Denton, TX | Masters Level Intern, Sante Center for Healing, Argyle, TX | Practicum Counselor, The Counseling and Human Development Center, Denton, TX

Interests:Life Stage Transitions | Parenting | Anxiety & Depression | Grief & Loss | Crisis | Substance & Process Addictions | Outreach & Psychoeducation | Women's Issues | Family Systems | Self-Esteem | Communication Issues | Autism & Neurodiversity | Training & Supervision | Multi-cultural Issues & Social Justice | Relationship/Couples Counseling | Adjustment Issues & Identity Development | LGBTQIA+ Identity & Expression | Sexual Health & Wellness | Integrated multicultural, feminist, cognitive behavioral, solution-focused, & humanistic based therapies

Rachel Enloe, M.S., LPC – Senior Staff Therapist (she/they)

Education: M.S. Counseling & Development, Texas Woman's University | B.S. Psychology, University of Texas at Dallas

Experience: Licensed Professional Counselor, Elko Counseling Center, Dallas, TX | Primary Therapist, Carrollton Springs Changes, Frisco, TX | Assessment & Referral Clinician, Perimeter Behavioral Health of Dallas, Garland, TX | Assessment Counselor, University Behavioral Health of Denton, Denton, TX | Grief Support Group Facilitator, The Warm Place, Fort Worth, TX | Counselor Intern, Counseling and Family Therapy Clinic, Denton, TX

Interests: LGBTQIA+ Identity & Expression, Including Gender Identity | Life Stage Transitions | Anxiety & Depression | Grief & Loss | Social Justice & Advocacy | Women's Issues | Relationships & Attachment | Self-Esteem | Adjustment Issues & Identity Development | Self-Care | Humanistic, Person Centered, and Solution Focused Therapy

Samreen Khondker, Psy.D. – Senior Staff Therapist (she/her/hers)

Education: Psy.D. Clinical Psychology, University of Indianapolis, Indiana | M.Sc. Applied Psychology, Middlesex University, London | B.A. Psychology, Ryerson University, Canada

Experience: Pre-doctoral Intern, Georgia State University Counseling Center, Atlanta, GA | Practicum Therapist/Advanced Intern, Indiana State University Student Counseling Center, Terre Haute, IN | Practicum Intern (Assessment), Connections Inc., Indianapolis, IN

Interests: Interpersonal Issues | Anxiety & Depression | Trauma | Crisis | Emotional Regulation and Resiliency | Intersectionality and Identity Work | Relational-cultural Work | Family Systems and Couples Counseling | Therapy using Creative Expressions | Interpersonal Process and Integrative Approaches | Motivational Interviewing | Marginalized/Minority Communities Mental Health | Asian/South Asian Students | International Students | Community Engagement | Training & Supervision | Diversity & Social Justice

Huy Le, Psy.D. - Psychologist II (he/him/his)

Education: Psy.D. Counseling Psychology, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota | M.A. Marriage and Family Therapy, College of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences at Argosy University, Minnesota | B.A. Philosophy and Catholic Studies, University of St. Thomas, Minnesota

Experience: Licensed Counselor/Psychologist, St. Olaf College Counseling Center, Northfield, MN | Doctoral Psychology Intern, Johns Hopkins University Counseling Center, Baltimore, MD | Marriage and Family Therapist/Clinical Supervisor, Kente Circle LLC, Minneapolis, MN | Doctoral Practicum Student, Ramsey County Mental Health Center, St. Paul, MN | Doctoral Practicum Student, University of St. Thomas Counseling and Psychological Services, St. Paul, MN | Counselor 2 Bilingual, Amherst H. Wilder Foundation Southeast Asian ACT Team, St. Paul, MN

Interests: Couples/Relationship Issues | Family of Origin Concerns | Complex Trauma | Racial and Historical Trauma | Mindfulness Practices | Identity Development | Multicultural Issues | Grief and Loss | Anxiety | Depression | Perfectionism | Addiction | OCD | Religion/Spirituality | Acculturation Difficulties | BIPOC Students | First Generation College Students | International Students | Clinical Training and Supervision | Personal-Centered Approach and through a Multicultural and Strength-Based Lens

Bilha Mureithi, PMHNP-BC - Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (she/her/hers)

Education: Master’s in Nursing with specialization in Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner at University of Texas in Arlington | Bachelors in Nursing at University of Texas in Arlington | Associate Degree in Nursing at El Centro Community College- Dallas, Texas

Experience: Texas Health Physicians Group in Dallas, TX, Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry

Interests: Mood Disorders | Anxiety Disorders | ADHD | Psychosis | Addiction l Suicide Prevention | Patient Advocacy

Destiny J. Randall, M.A., LPC – Senior Staff Therapist (she/her/hers)

Education: Ph.D. Counseling Psychology, University of Akron (Near completion) | M.A. Mental Health Counseling, University of Cincinnati | B.A. Psychology, University of Cincinnati

Experience: Doctoral Psychology Intern, Duke University, Counseling & Psychological Services, Durham, NC | Therapist, Minority Behavioral Health Group, Akron, OH | Doctoral Practicum Student, Summa Health System-Weight Management Institute, Akron City Hospital, Akron, OH | Doctoral Practicum Student, Consultation and Liaison Program, Summa Health System-Akron City Hospital, Akron, OH | Doctoral Practicum Counselor, University of Akron, Akron, OH | Doctoral Practicum Counselor, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH

Interests: Black Women’s Mental Health & Wellbeing | The Strong Black Woman Schema | Gendered Racial Microaggressions | Friendships between Black Women | Black Student Experiences while attending Predominately White Institutions (PWIs) | Racial Identity Development | Racial Trauma & Race Based Stress | Black Feminist & African Centered Therapeutic Approaches/Interventions | Relational Cultural Therapy | Narrative Therapy | Person Centered Therapy | Emotion Focused Therapy | Solution Focused Therapy | Interpersonal & Relational Concerns | Self-Care/Community Care/Collective Healing | Adjustment/Stress/Transition to College | Career Exploration/Career Concerns | Sexual Health & Wellness | Outreach & Psychoeducation | Social Justice, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Shelly Turner, M.Ed., LPC-S - Counseling Referral Coordinator (she/her/hers)

Education: M.Ed. Counseling, University of North Texas | B.S. Psychology, Colorado State University

Experience: Private practice, Lewisville Texas | Intake coordinator/crisis response, Mental Health Co-op, Nashville, TN | Counselor for foster children, Mentor Inc, San Antonio, TX | Counselor for adolescent children in residential treatment, Cumberland Hall, Nashville, TN

Interests: Solution Focused | Neuropsychology and development | Life stage transitions | Anxiety and depression | Grief and loss

Beverly Williams, Ph.D. - Psychologist I/Senior Staff Counselor (she/her/hers)

Education:Ph.D. Educational Psychology, Counseling Psychology Program, The University of Texas at Austin | BA, Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin

Experience: Director for Multicultural Outreach and Programming & Psychotherapist, Williams College, Williamstown, MA | Psychotherapist, Brown University, Providence, RI | Psychotherapist & Clinical Coordinator, Utah State University, Logan, UT | Practicum Coordinator & Psychotherapist, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX | Doctoral Psychology Intern, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX

Interests: Multicultural Concerns in College Student Mental | Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion | Cultural & Ethical Issues in Psychopharmacology | Outreach & Psychoeducation | Training & Supervision | Women’s Gender Issues | First Generation College Students Experience| Structured Workshops & Support Groups | Integrated multicultural, feminist, cognitive behavioral, & humanistic based therapies

Gabe Yeamans, M.D. - Psychiatrist

Education: M.S. Cell and Molecular Biology University of Texas at Dallas | UT Southwestern Medical School | Research, UT Southwestern, Kyba Lab | Postgraduate training: psychiatry residency UT Southwestern

Experience: Microbiology lab assistant, UT Dallas | Staff psychiatrist, UT Dallas | Private practice outpatient psychiatry

Interests: Mood disorders | Anxiety | ADHD | Psychosis | Sleep | Mindfulness

Doctoral Interns

Colton Groh, M.A.- Doctoral Psychology Intern (he/him/his)

Education: Psy.D Clinical Psychology, Spalding University (Expected June 2023); M.A. Clinical Psychology, Spalding University; B.S. Psychology, Missouri State University

Experience: Doctoral Psychology Intern, UT Dallas SCC, Clinical Psychology Doctoral Practicum Student, Bellarmine University Counseling Center, Meridian Behavioral Health, Louisville Psychotherapy Group

Interests: Diversity, equity and inclusion, supervision and training | LGBTQ+ identity development, gender affirming care (hormone and surgical evaluations), relationship dynamics, family of origin difficulties, personality styles, psychological assessment, integrated use of psychodynamic, interpersonal and multicultural therapies

Fatima Shaik, Psy.M. (she/her/hers)

Education: Psy.M. in Clinical Psychology from Wright State University; B.S. in Psychology from The Ohio State University

Experience: Practicum therapist at Cordell Associates, LLC, practicum therapist at Hillcrest Academy, practicum therapist at Wright State University's Counseling & Wellness Services, psychology trainee at Customized Behavioral Healthcare, Inc.

Interests: Resiliency, multicultural identity, Asian/South Asian identity, interpersonal issues, activist identity and sustainable activism, trauma, self-compassion, teaching and mentorship, social justice and advocacy, anxiety and mood disorders, size acceptance and body liberation, racial, historical and transgenerational trauma, community care, feminist, liberation, multicultural, dialectical behavioral and cognitive behavioral therapies

Practicum Therapist

Peter Gu - (he/him/his)

Education:M.S. Counseling Psychology, UNT | B.A. Psychology, Baylor University

Experience:Practicum Student UNT Psychology Center | Practicum Student UNT CTS

Interests:Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion| Diverse Populations | Anxiety | Self-compassion | Integrated multicultural, feminist, cognitive behavioral, & interpersonal process therapies

Faraha Hasan - (she/her/hers)

Education:M.S. Psychology, University of North Texas | B.S. Psychology, University of Texas at Dallas| B.S. Child Learning and Development, University of Texas at Dallas

Experience: Practicum Therapist, University of North Texas Psychology Clinic | Practicum Therapist, University of North Texas Counseling and Testing Services

Interests:Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion| Anxiety| ADHD & Neurodiversity | Body image concerns | Identity Development | Interpersonal/relationship difficulties | Multicultural Concerns | Identity-based stress & trauma | Relational – Cultural Therapy

KaLynn Terrell - (she/her/hers)

Education:Ph.D. Counseling Psychology, Texas Woman’s University, TX (in progress) | B.A. Psychology, Marian University, IN

Experience:Practicum Therapist, UT Dallas SCC (in progress)

Interests:Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion| Black Women's Mental Health |Strong Black Woman Schema| Anxiety | Self-compassion |Gratitude | Identity Development| Feminist-multicultural informed processes

Support Staff

Colin M. Jones, Administrative Assistant I (he/him/his)

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Public Relation, University of Missouri Saint Louis

Interests: Traveling, fashion and mental health advocacy in minority communities.

Kris N. Ross, Administrative Assistant II (she/her/hers)

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Social Work, Northwestern State University of Louisiana

Interests: Poetry, community involvement via volunteering and recycling.