Vy Cao-Nguyen, M.A.

Advanced Intern and Consultant Vy Cao-Nguyen (she/her) is a doctoral candidate in Counseling Psychology from Texas Woman’s University. Vy has specialized training in multicultural issues, social justice advocacy, and diversityContinue reading “Vy Cao-Nguyen, M.A.”

Zandra Ellis, M.A., LCDC

Consultant and Social Justice Facilitator Zandra Ellis (she/they) is a Masters-Level Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor and founder of Rise Above Counseling Services, a private practice and peer support group foundedContinue reading “Zandra Ellis, M.A., LCDC”

Braden Weinmann, M.S., LPC Associate

Therapist Braden Weinmann (They/He) is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate practicing under the supervision of David Huffman, Ph.D., LPC S. Braden completed their Master of Science in Counseling at the UniversityContinue reading “Braden Weinmann, M.S., LPC Associate”

Lindsey Warwick, PhD, LPC, LMFT

Therapist and Educator Lindsey Warwick (she/her) holds a Master of Science in Counseling and has been in clinical practice for five years, and has recently earned her Ph.D. in CounselingContinue reading “Lindsey Warwick, PhD, LPC, LMFT”

Aiden Hirshfield, Ph.D.

Director of Media Operations Dr. Aiden Hirshfield (he/they) is a consultant, researcher, mentor and educator who has been involved with The Gracious Mind since 2015. Aiden holds a a PhDContinue reading “Aiden Hirshfield, Ph.D.”

Monique Champagne, M.A., LPC, BEI-IV, NIC-Master

Director of Clinical Services Monique (she/her) has been working in the Deaf community since 2002. She has earned her M.A. in Counseling Psychology and holds counseling licensure (LPC- Licensed Professional Counselor)Continue reading “Monique Champagne, M.A., LPC, BEI-IV, NIC-Master”

Karen McDowell, Ph.D.

Founder and Creative Director Dr. McDowell (she/her) is a licensed clinical psychologist, educator, speaker, and writer. She has extensive experience providing culturally competent, identity-affirming, and justice-oriented psychological services.  Dr. McDowell has workedContinue reading “Karen McDowell, Ph.D.”

Client, Clinicians, and Community Events Guidelines

Purpose: to provide guidelines for clients, clinicians, team members, and community members to ensure protection of safety, privacy, and confidentiality, while allowing for a maximum amount of community participation andContinue reading “Client, Clinicians, and Community Events Guidelines”

Community Care Plan: North Texas Performing Arts Community

Community Care Plans are designed to address specific conflicts and crises occurring in communities, workplaces, and organizations. If your group or community needs support, please reach out to request aContinue reading “Community Care Plan: North Texas Performing Arts Community”

Summer of Pride: Call for Submissions

Brainbow: A Virtual Conference for Pride-Minded People We are seeking presenters, educators, and artists to teach queer-focused workshops to professionals and community members. This virtual conference is an all-day eventContinue reading “Summer of Pride: Call for Submissions”