Anjelica Thompson

Executive Operations Manager Anjelica (she/her) has been working as an ASL interpreter since 2011. She holds her National Interpreter Certification and loves working with the Deaf community. She is anContinue reading “Anjelica Thompson”

Jourdan Bartels

Practicum Intern Jourdan (she/her) is a Master’s student at Texas Woman’s University, studying Counseling Psychology. She strives to connect authentically with her clients and provide a healing, corrective experience. JourdanContinue reading “Jourdan Bartels”

Kitzia Moreno, M.A.

Advanced Intern Kitzia Moreno (she/her) is a Doctoral therapist in training, earning her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Texas Woman’s University. As a relational, person-centered therapist, she believes it isContinue reading “Kitzia Moreno, M.A.”

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.”