About Out Team

At Carole & Ronald Krist Samaritan Counseling Center, our focus is you.

All of our clinical staff are licensed in The State of Texas and are held to the highest of ethical standards. In addition to anxiety, depression, and stress management, each of our staff have specialized training in specific areas.

Here, you are likely to find someone who is able to meet your individual needs.

 

Clinical Leadership Team

Kelley M. Williams, PsyD, LP

Credentials

Clinical Director
Licensed Psychologist

Specializations

Early Childhood, Child, Adolescent, & Family Therapy

Psychological Testing
Behavioral Assessment and Consultation
Clinical Supervision
Autism Spectrum Disorder, Developmental Concerns, Behavioral Concerns, ADHD, Social Skills, Parenting



Amy Lord, LCSW

Clinical Coordinator
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Child, Adolescent, Adult, & Family Therapy
Clinical Supervision
Bipolar Disorders, ADHD, Trauma/PTSD, Divorce,
Blended Families


Jacklin Tawadrous, Ph.D, LP

 

Training Program Coordinator
Licensed Psychologist

 

Child, Adolescent, Adult, & Family Therapy Therapy
Psychological Testing - Gifted and Talented
Clinical Supervision
Postpartum Depression and Anxiety, ADHD,
Parenting, Challenging Life Transitions



Amy Lord, LCSW

Psychologists

Athena J. "Tina" Arthur, PhD, LCDC

 

Psychology Postdoctoral Fellow

 

Adolescent, Adult, & Couples Therapy
Psychological Testing
Grief, Substance Abuse, Sexual Abuse
Trauma/PTSD, Relationship Issues,
Sexual Minority Issues

 

Jacqueline Jones, PhD,LP


Licensed Psychologist

 

Child, Adolescent, Adult, and Couples Therapy
Psychological Testing
Clinical Supervision
Bipolar Disorders, Trauma/PTSD, Substance Abuse
Grief, Geriatric/Aging Issues, Cross-Cultural/Blended Family Issues,
Faith/Spirituality Issues, Chronic Illness/Medical Issues
Bilingual/Spanish

 

Athena Patelis, PhD, LP


Licensed Psychologist

 

Late Adolescence, Adult, and Family Therapy
Psychological Testing
Clinical Supervision
Bipolar Disorders, ADHD, Mother/Daughter Issues, Geriatric/Aging Issues, Grief, Cross-Cultural Family Issues, Faith/Spirituality Issues

Holly Teitsma, PhD, LP

Licensed Psychologist

Adult and Couples Therapy
Psychological Testing - Bariatric Surgery
Clergy Support and Development
Clinical Supervision
Bipolar Disorders, ADHD, Trauma/PTSD, Grief, Faith/Spirituality Issues, Relationship Issues, Sexual Minority Issues, Career Development, Challenging Life Transitions

Chermaine Tyler, PhD, LP

Licensed Psychologist

Child, Adolescent, Adult, and Family Therapy Psychological Testing Behavioral Assessment Clinical Supervision Chronic Illness/Medical Issues, Weight Management, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Developmental Disorders, Parenting Bilingual/Spanish

Counselors

Samiha Boutros, MA, LPC

 

Licensed Professional Counselor

 

Adult, Family, and Couples Therapy
OCD, Bipolar Disorders, ADHD, Trauma/PTSD,
Geriatric/Aging Issues

Susan Painter Briggs, MA, LPC-S,
LMFT-S

Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Adolescent, Adult, and Couples Therapy
Clinical Supervision
EMDR
Relationship Issues, Trauma/PTSD, Phobias


Olga Flores Chen, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Adolescent, Adult, and Couples Therapy
Early Childhood, Child, Adolescent, Adult, Family, and Couples Therapy
Physical and Sexual Abuse, Trauma/PTSD, Codependency, Behavioral Concerns,
Grief, Challenging Life Transitions
Bilingual / Spanish

Heather Cormer, BSW

Social Work Student

Child, Adolescent, Adult, Family, and Couples Therapy

Mood Disorders, Trauma/PTSD, Women’s Issues,

Military Related Issues, Adoption Related Issues

Laura Fletcher, MA, LPC, CHWC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Certified Health and

Wellness Coach

Child, Adolescent, Adult, and Family Therapy

Chronic Illness/Medical Issues, Self-Regulation,

Challenging Life Transitions

Allen Jenkins, MA, LPC, LCDC-I

Licensed Professional Counselor

Licensed Chemical Dependency

Counseling Intern

 

Child, Adolescent, Adult Therapy

Clinical Supervision

Grief, Substance Abuse, RElationship Issues,

Sexual Minority Issues, Faith/Spirituality Issues

Kristin O’Brien, BA

Clinical PsychologyStudent

Child, Adolescent, Adult, Family, and Couples Therapy

Anxiety and Mood Disorders, Phobias, Behavioral Concerns,

Challenging Life Transitions, Military Family Issues

Malihe Salari, MA

Marriage and Family Therapy Student

Child, Adolescent, Adult, Family, and Couples Therapy

Premarital Counseling, Relationship Issues,
Couple/Family Conflict, Infidelity, Divorce/Blended Families
Cross-Cultural Issues

Bilingual/Farsi

Sarah Scott, BS

Counseling Student

Child, Adolescent, Adult, Family, and Couples Therapy

Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Phobias,

Challenging Life Transitions

Aaron Simpson, M.Div., MA, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Adolescent, Adult, and Couples Therapy
OCD, ADHD, Personality Disorder, Relationship
Issues, Faith/Spirituality Issues, Challenging Life Transitions

Malitta Taylor, PhD, LPC-S

Licensed Professional Counselor

Child, Adolescent, Adult, Family, and Couples Therapy
Clinical Supervision
Bipolar Disorders, Schizophrenia

 

Caitlin Tilley-Herrell, MA

 

 


Marriage and Family Therapy


Child, Adolescent, Family, and Couples Therapy
Behavioral Concerns, Relationship Issues,

Couple/Family Conflict, Women’s Issues

 

Bertha Trevino-Reyna, LCSW-S

 

 


Licensed Clinical Social Worker


Child, Adolescent, Adult, and Family Therapy
Clinical Supervision
Behavioral Concerns, Academic Concerns, Grief,
Trauma/PTSD, Immigration Issues
Bilingual/Spanish

 

Liz West, PhD, LPC, NCC, CCBT, CART

 

Licensed Professional Counselor

 

Adult, Family, and Couples Therapy
Anger Management, Grief, Faith/Spirituality Issues

 

Damanique Williams, MA, LPC-S, LCDC

 

Licensed Professional Councelor
Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor

 

Adolescent, Adult, Family , and GroupTherapy
Clinical Supervision
Bipolar Disorders, Substance Abuse, Chronic Pain,
Self Harm, Faith/Spiritual Issues, Sexual Minority Issues,
Minority Issues, Challenging Life Transitions

 

Lauren Wood, LCSW

 

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

 

Child, Adolescent, Adult, and Family Therapy
Medical Social Work, Bipolar Disorders, Grief

 

Corinna Collins, MA, CART, LPC-I

 

Certified Mediator and Parent Faciltator

 

Family, Divorce, and Reconciliation Mediation
Parenting Faciltation
Bilingual/Spanish

 

Myoung Shin Hilson, MA, LPC

 

Licensed Professional Counselor

 

Late Adolescent, Adult, Couples, Family, and Group Therapy
Family, Divorce, and Reconciliation Mediation
Bilpolr Disorders, Trauma/PTSD, Geriatric/Aging Issues,
Grief, Cross-Cultural Family Issues, Family of Origin Issues,
Divorse/Blended Families, Women's Issues, Faith/Spirituality Issues
Bilingual/Korean


Speech Therapists

Suzy McCusker, MA, CCC-SLP

 

Speech Language Pathologist

 

Children and Adolescent Speech Language Therapy
Articulation, Voice, Fluency, Language and AAC,
Early Intervention, Social Skills


Education Specialist

Yolanda Gray, M.Ed.

 

Educational Diagnostician

 

Educational Testing
Academic Tutoring

 

Julie Yaxley, MA


Certified Irlen and Dyslexia Specialist

Irlen Screening, Diagnostics, and Filters
Educational Testing,
Academic Tutoring


 

Massage Therapist

Veronica Davich, LMT

 

Licensed Massage Therapist

 

Medical Massage, Relaxation, Swedish,

Neuromuscular/Trigger Point Therapy,

PNF Stretching, Myofascial Release