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

Marshall Bewley, Ph.D.
Assistant Director for Clinical Services - Denton

Licensure Status: Licensed in Texas
Academic Program: Counseling Psychology
University: Texas Tech University
Internship Site: Virginia Commonwealth University, University Counseling Services
Theoretical Orientation: Interpersonal, Feminist, Cognitive-Behavioral
Special Interests: Advocacy & Outreach, LGBTQ Issues, Grief/Loss, Couple's & Group Therapy, Training & Supervision, Multicultural & Diversity Awareness

Sonia Carrizales, Ph.D.
Staff Psychologist

Licensure Status: License eligible
Academic Program: Counseling Psychology
University: Texas Woman’s University 
Internship Site: Colorado State University Health Network Counseling Services
Theoretical Orientation: Interpersonal and Feminist/Multicultural 
Special Interests: Multiculturalism, Substance Use/Abuse and Addiction, First Generation, Body Size/Image, Gender Issues 

Larry Carter II, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist, Group Therapy Coordinator

Licensure Status: Licensed in California (PSY 25625), Texas Licensure in Progress
Academic Program: Counseling Psychology
University: Texas Woman's University
Internship Site: Texas Tech University Student Counseling Center
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative (Relational-Cultural Therapy, Cognitive, Behavioral) with a Focus on Interpersonal Attachment
Special Interests: Working with Issues Relevant to LGBTQIA Populations and First-Generation College Students, Eating Disorders/Body Image Disturbances, Feminist/Multicultural Concerns, and Clinical Supervision and Training.

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

Kimberly M. Rodriguez, Ph.D.
Staff Psychologist, Cultural Diversity Liaison

Licensure Status: License eligible
Academic Program: Counseling Psychology
University: Texas A&M University
Internship Site: Texas Woman's University Counseling Center
Theoretical Orientation: Relational-Cultural, Person-Centered, Emotion-Focused Special Interests: Academic Persistence & Resiliency of First Generation College Students, Multicultural & Diversity Issues, Interpersonal Dynamics, Self-Compassion, Training & Supervision, Outreach

Rakhi Sen, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist

Licensure Status: Licensed in Illinois (Provisional Texas Licensure)
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

Associate Training Staff

Debra Mollen, Ph.D.

Licensure status: Licensed in Texas
Academic Program: Counseling Psychology
University: Indiana University
Internship site: Purdue University Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
Theoretical orientation: Relational Cultural Theory, Multicultural, and Existential
Special interests: Relational Cultural Theory, Multicultural, and Existential

Sally Stabb, Ph.D.

Licensure status: Licensed in Texas
Academic Program: Counseling Psychology
University: University of Kansas
Internship site: Duke University Counseling and Psychological Services
Theoretical orientation: Eclectic: Cognitive-behavioral theory/therapy, Developmental, Systems; some familiarity with and respect for Psychodynamic theory
Special interests: Primary: Couples/Marital Therapy, Sexuality Issues, Ethics Secondary: Attributional and Other Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies, Multicultural Student Needs, Adolescent Psychology, Creativity and Humor

Psychology Interns

Kristin Kazyaka, M.A.

Academic Program: Counseling Psychology
University: Texas Woman's University   
Theoretical orientation: Interpersonal (Relational), Feminist, Emotion-Focused
Special interests: Trauma and Recovery (Intimate Partner/Relational Violence, Sexual Violence/Sexual Assault), Identity Development, Relationship Dynamics, Multicultural and Women’s Issues

Elizabeth Kingfield, M.A.

Academic Program: Clinical Psychology
University: William James College
Theoretical orientation: Integrative: Relational, Feminist/Multicultural, Cognitive Behavioral
Special interests: Emerging Adulthood, Identity Development, Cultural Responsiveness, Intersectionality, Sexual and Gender Diversity, Military and Veteran Populations, Spirituality and Wellness, Sexual and Relationship Health, Substance Use, Sleep Disorders, Homelessness and Transitional Housing

Kristina Rodriguez, M.S.

Academic Program: Counseling Psychology
University: University of North Texas
Theoretical orientation: Relational-Cultural Theory, Interpersonal, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
Special interests: First-Generation College Students, Diversity and Intersectionality of Cultural Identities, Relationship /Dynamics and Issues, Couples Therapy, Grief and Loss, and Prevention and Outreach