Practicum Site List

Counseling & Forensic Programs

*=Students have recently attended practicum here

**=Site has expressed an interest in having students

***=Students have attended practicum and site is interested in having students

Multiple Locations across Texas

*University of Texas Medical Branch/Texas Department of Criminal Justice

Contact: Tonya Campbell, MA, LPC

Phone: 281-269-6700

Email: tccampbe@utmb.edu

Type of Practicum: Treatment (Forensic)

Students can be placed at a variety of TDCJ prison units across the state including: Rosharon, Kenedy, Beeville, Gatesville, San Antonio, Huntsville, Livingston, Woodville, Beaumont, Palestine, Tennessee Colony, and Navasota.

***PLEASE CONTACT THIS SITE 8-10 WEEKS IN ADVANCE IF INTERESTED AS THERE IS A LONG BACKGROUND CHECK PROCESS***

 Austin:

**Travis County Community Justice Services

Contact: Enrique Covarrubias, Ph.D.

Phone: 512-854-7602

Email: Enrique.covarrubias@traviscountytx.gov

Type of Practicum: Forensic Treatment and Assessment

Capital Area Counseling

Contact: Gena Minnix, LPC, LMFT; Clinical Director

Phone: 512-302-1000 x 107

Type of Practicum: Treatment

Pathways Youth and Family Services

Contact: Suzanne Lamb, LPC, LCPAA; Regional Director Pathways Youth & Family Services

Phone: 210-733-7117

Type of Practicum: Treatment

 Shoal Creek Counseling Center

Contact Shelley Graham, Ph.D., LPC, LSOTP

8307 Shoal Creek

Austin, TX

Phone: 512-323-2894

Email: grahamshelley@sbcglobal.net

Type of Practicum: Forensic Treatment and Assessment

Bay City:

Matagorda County Women’s Crisis Center

Contact: Eugene Davis, Center Director;

Phone: 979-245-9109

Type of Practicum: Treatment

*Matagorda Regional Medical Center-Senior Care

Contact: Scott Harris, LPC

104 7th St.

Bay City, TX 77414

Phone: 979-241-3452

Type of Practicum: Treatment

Beeville:

Coastal Plains MHMRA

Contact: Shonda Sandoval, LPC 

Phone: 361-358-8000

Email: ssandova@cpmhmr.org

Type of Practicum: Treatment

The Grey Matters Group

Contact: Leigh Motes, M.S., LPC-S, LSOTP

Address: 205 N. Cato

Beeville, TX 78104

Type of Practicum: Forensic Treatment and Assessment

Private practice, mostly sex offender treatment, but also a variety of other experiences.

Bloomington:

Bloomington Independent School District (Bloomington Elementary School)

Contact: Elizabeth Stolte, LMSW; Project Director/ Social Worker; Bloomington Elementary School Counseling

Phone: 361-897-1717

Email: elizabeth.stolte@bisd-tx.org

Type of Practicum: Treatment

Bryan:

Brazos Valley Mental Health and Wellness, LLC

Contact: Sherry Haferkamp, Psy.D.

2554 E. Villa Maria

Bryan, TX 77802

Phone: 979-777-1683

Type of Practicum: Assessment

Clear Lake:

New Dimensions Day Hospital

Contact: Traci Bein

1345 Space Park Dr. Suite C

Houston, TX 77058

Phone: 281-973-2668

Type of Practicum: Treatment

Columbus:

**Village Counseling & Assessment

Contact: Staci Ulrich, M.A., LPC, ASOTP

2540 Hwy 71

Columbus, TX 78934

Phone: (979) 732-4250

Email: staci_ulrich@yahoo.com

Type of Practicum: Treatment and Assessment (Forensic and Non-Forensic)

Conroe:

Prevail Counseling

Contact: Stephanie Jo Kosut, LPC

901 N. Thompson St.

Conroe, TX. 77301

Phone: 936-443-9629 (work)

Email: Sjk_lpc@live.com

Corpus Christi:

The Grey Matters Group

 Contact: Shari Sanders, M.A., LPC-S, LSOTP

2727 Morgan Ave., Suite 200

Corpus Christi, TX 78405

Phone: 361-980-1080

Email: shari@tgmg.net

Type of Practicum: Forensic Assessment and Treatment

The Grey Matters Group: York House

Contact: Leigh Motes, M.S., LPC-S, LSOTP

2727 Morgan Ave., Suite 200

Phone: 361-980-1080;

Email: leigh@tgmg.net

Type of Practicum: Forensic Assessment and Treatment

Cuero:

Dewitt Lavaca Coop

Contact: Quentin Yancey, MA, LSSP or Kristin Yendrey, MA, LSSP

Phone: 361-275-5313 or 361-275-6766 or 361 275-6766 x719

Email: Quentin@dlsec.org; or kyendrey@dlsec.org

Type of Practicum: Assessment

Cypress:

*H.O.P.E Psychotherapy of Houston

 Contact: Debbie Edmunds, M.A., LPC

17510 Huffmeister Rd.

Cypress, TX 77429

Phone: 281-373-5200

Email: Debbie@hopepsychotherapyofhouston.com

Type of Practicum: Treatment

Dallas:

*Dallas County Juvenile Probation Department 

 Contact: Sarah Turman, MS, LPC, LSOTP-S

Mental Health Clinician and Intern Coordinator

2600 Lone Star Drive

 Dallas, TX 75212

Phone: 214-698-2273

Email: sarah.turman@dallascounty.org

Type of Practicum: Forensic Treatment and Assessment

***This site requires a one year commitment

Edna:

Edna Independent School District (Fall and Spring only)

Contact: Marla Sample, LPC

Phone: 361-782-1576

Type of Practicum: Assessment

El Campo:

*Turning Leaf Counseling and Education Center

Contact: Stacy Romo, LPC

2 ½ N. Washington St.

Suite 12

El Campo, TX 77437

Phone: 979-253-3849

Type of Practicum:

Treatment and Assessment (Forensic and Non-forensic)

Galveston:

*The Children’s Center, Inc.

Contact: Hilda Tobias, MSW

Phone: 409-370-7926

Email: Htobias@tcc1878.org

Type of Practicum: Assessment

Harlingen:

The Grey Matters Group: TDCJ DPO’s

 Contact: Shari Sanders, M.A., LPC-S, LSOTP

2727 Morgan Ave., Suite 200

Corpus Christi, TX 78405

Phone: 361-980-1080

Email: shari@tgmg.net

Type of Practicum: Forensic Assessment and Treatment

Houston:

**The Adolescent Center & Mental Health Services, PLLC ***PLEASE LET ME KNOW IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS SITE, AS I NEED TO MAKE CONTACT WITH THE FIRST***

Contact: 3730 Kirby Drive Suite 904

Houston, TX 77098

Phone: (832)484-2635

Website: www.theadolescentcenter.com

Type of Practicum: Assessment and Treatment

**BeAtitudes Wellness Center

Contact: Patricia Johnson

11511 Katy Freeway, Suite 120

Houston, TX, 77079

Phone: (832)230-4158

Email: Pat@BeAtitudesWC.com

Type of Practicum: Treatment (some Assessment)

*Charis Psychological Associates

Contact: Dr. Pauline Clansey

8303 S.W. Freeway

Suite 640

Houston, TX. 77074

Phone: Phone: 713-777-8633

Email: Charis_Associates@hotmail.com

Type of Practicum: Assessment

*Crosscreek Counseling Center 

Contact: Heather Dean, LCSW, LSOTP

1001 Texas Avenue

Suite 570

Phone: 713-226-8490 Phone: 713-226-8490

Email: Heather@crosscreekcounseling.net

Type of Practicum: Forensic Treatment & Assessment

**Fowler & Tidwell Counseling 

Contact: Jenai Tidwell, LPC-S

7155 Old Katy Rd.

Suite S245

Houston, TX. 77024

Phone: 832-831-8379

Email: Jenai@fowlerandtidwell.com

Type of Practicum: Treatment

*Harris County Juvenile Probation

Contact: Nicole Dorsey, Ph.D.; Director of Intern Training

Phone: 713-222-4257

Email: Nicole.dorsey@hctx.net.

Type of Practicum: Forensic Assessment

Only accepts students in the Spring and Summer. Background check required.

*Harris County Juvenile Probation Department-Psychological and Social Services

Contact: Kimberly Richter, MS, LPC-S, RPT

1200 Congress St.

Houston, TX 77002

Phone:

Fax: 713-222-4224

713-437-4884

Email: kimberly.richter@hcjpd.hctx.net

Type of Practicum: Forensic Treatment

*Hope & Harmony Counseling

Contact: Debbie Martin, M.Ed., MA, LPC, LMFT

3880 Greenhouse Road Suite 10

Houston, TX 77084

Phone: 281-900-9575 (voice & text)

Email: Debbie@hopeandharmonytherapy.com

Website: www.hopeandharmonytherapy.com

Type of Practicum: Treatment

Houston Eating Disorder Center

Contact: Terry Fassihi

730 N. North Post Oak Road, Suite 301

Houston, Texas 77024

Phone: (713) 750-9607

Email: terryfassihi@earthlink.net

Type of Practicum: Treatment

Houston Sex Therapy, PLLC

Contact: Emily deAyala, MA, LPC, LMFT

AASECT Certified Sex Therapist

IITAP Certified Sex Addiction Therapist

2006 Commonwealth St.

Houston, TX 77006

Phone: (832) 489-4503

Website: www.houstonsextherapy.com

Type of Practicum: Treatment

Lesajean Jennings, Ph.D.

 Contact: Leesa Jennings, Ph.D.

1319 Live Oak St.

Houston, TX

Phone: (713) 225-2280

Email: drljennings@aol.com

Type of Practicum: Assessment

Melody Jones Comprehensive Assessment Center

Contact: Melody Jones, Ph.D.

5445 Almeda Rd #407

Houston, TX 77004

Phone: 832-264-4454

Email: mmjones36@gmail.com

*Montrose Counseling Center

Contact: Brittany Burch

401 Branard St.

Houston, TX 77006

Phone: 713-529-0037

Email: Interns@montrosecenter.org

Type of Practicum: Treatment

Not For Profit Agency. Works with LGBT issues. Requires an 8 month (2 semester) commitment

New Perspectives Counseling

Contact: Nicole Webb, Ph.D.

5311 Kirby Dr. # 112

Houston, TX

Phone: 832-368-1133

Email: nwebb08@gmail.com

Type of Practicum: Treatment

**Premier Psychological Services

Contact: Lera Fischer

River Oaks Tower

3730 Kirby Drive, Suite 800

Houston, TX 77098

Phone: 713-521-7575

Website: www.premierpsychservices.com

Type of Practicum: Treatment & Assessment (Forensic and Non-Forensic)

Spectrum of Hope

Contact: 11820 Cypress Corner Lane

Houston, TX 77065

Phone: (281) 894-1423

Type of Practicum: Treatment and / or Assessment

*The Stewart Center at The Westview School

Contact: Natalie Montfort, PhD

Clinical Psychologist/Director

1830 Kersten Dr.

Houston, TX 77043

Phone: 713.973.1900 x323

Email: nmontfort@westviewschool.org

Type of Practicum: Assessment

***Supervisor prefers contact via email

UH Main Campus Career Services

Contact: Janet Civitelli, Ph.D.

UH Main Campus in Houston Career Services Assistant Director

Phone: 713-743-5093

Email: jcivitelli@uh.edu

Type of Practicum: Treatment

US Vets, Inc.

Contact: Patrick Smith

4640 Main Street

Houston, TX 77002

Phone: 832-203-3587 or 832-203-1628

Website: http://www.usvetsinc.org/houston/

Type of Practicum: Treatment

*West Oaks Hornwood Outpatient Clinic

Contact: Lisa Castro, LMSW

6612 Hornwood Suite E

Houston, TX 77074

Phone: (713) 995-0909

Email lisa.castro@UHSinc.com

Type of Practicum: Treatment

Yellowstone Academy

Contact: Amanda Harper, LPC

3000 Trulley St.

Houston, TX 77004

Phone: (832) 259-2681

Email AHarper@yellowstoneacademy.org

Type of Practicum: Treatment

Katy:

**Katy Child Psychology Associates

Contact: Teresa Lyle-Lahroud, Ph.D.

21384 Provincial Blvd

Katy, TX 77450

Phone: (281) 829-1599

Email admin@katychildpsychology.com

Website www.katychildpsychology.com

Type of Practicum: Treatment & Assessment

**Krause Children’s Center

Contact: Amanda Martinb, Ph.D, LPC, LMFT-S, LCCA

25752 Kingsland Blvd.

Katy, TX 77494

Phone: 281-392-7505

Email amanda.martin@upbring.org

Website https://www.upbring.org/programs-and-services/childrens-centers/krause-childrens-center/

Type of Practicum: Treatment

This agency works with adolescent girls who have experienced trauma, abuse and neglect. While practicum students are not able to provide the trauma counseling, a variety of other clinical experiences are available. ***Please express interest in this site one semester ahead of time, as the site has requested extra time to interview students and conduct background checks.

Kingwood:

Kingwood Pines Hospital:

Contact: Breanna Robertson

2001 Ladbrook Dr.

Kingwood, TX 77339

Phone: (281) 404-1045

Email: breanna.robertson@uhsinc.com

Type of Practicum: Treatment

League City:

Hirsch & Associates

Contact: Victor Hirsch, Ph.D.

122A Michigan Ave.

League City, TX

Phone: 281-332-3852

Type of Practicum: Treatment

*Bay Area Turning Point

Contact: Sybil Winters-Little

Phone: 281-338-7600

Email: swinterslittle@bayareaturningpoint.com

Type of Practicum: Treatment

Provides services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault

Lulling:

*Next Step Counseling Center

Contact: Delores White, LPC, PSOTP

4702 N. Laurent

Victoria, TX 77901

Phone: (361) 572-0202

Email: delores.e.white@att.net

Type of Practicum: Treatment and Assessment (Forensic and Non-Forensic)

McAllen:

The Grey Matters Group: TDCJ DPO’s

 Contact: Shari Sanders, M.A., LPC-S, LSOTP

2727 Morgan Ave., Suite 200

Corpus Christi, TX 78405

Phone: 361-980-1080

Email: shari@tgmg.net

Port Lavaca:

The Harbor Children’s Alliance and Victim Center

Contact: Maria Flores, Executive Director

Phone: 361-552-1982

Type of Practicum: Treatment

Primary population is children, victims of abuse and family violence. Sometimes will work with parents, also.

Pasadena:

*Unlimited Visions Aftercare

Contact: Karen Haynes, Ph.D., LPC-S

Phone: 361-552-1982

Email: khanesphd@gmail.com

Type of Practicum: Treatment and Assessment

Residential and Outpatient substance abuse treatment services

Refugio:

Heritage Program for Senior Citizens

Contact: Mark Fitzsimmons, LPC

Phone: 979-241-6321

Email: mfitzsimmons@diamondhealth.com

Treatment

Richmond:

***Fort Bend County Behavioral Health Services

Contact: Veronica Gaytan, Administrative Assistant for

Connie Almeida, Ph. D.

Director of Fort Bend County Behavioral Health Services

301 Jackson St. Ste. 520

Richmond, TX 77469

Phone: 281-238-3079

Email: Veronica.Gaytan@fortbendcountytx.gov

Type of Practicum: Forensic Assessment and Treatment

Provides various services to adults, juveniles, children and their families involved in the legal system (Criminal, family/child welfare)

Fort Bend County Juvenile Probation Department-Psychology Services

Contact: Jennifer Adair, MA, LPC-S, LSOTP

122 Golfview Dr.

Richmond, TX 77469

Phone: 281-633-7357

Email: Jennifer.Adair@fortbendcountytx.gov

Type of Practicum: Forensic Assessment and Treatment

Rainbow Clinical Care Group

Contact: Carlos Smith, Ph.D.

22050 Rustic Canyon Lane

Richmond, TX 77469

Phone: 832-253-5046

Email: Carlos.Smith@SpectrumofHope.com

Type of Practicum: Assessment/Treatment

San Antonio: 

Bexar County Juvenile Probation Department

Contact: Lilia I. Zuniga, M.A., LPC-S

Mental Health Transition Services Coordinator

600 Mission Road

San Antonio, TX 78210

Phone: 210-335-7672

Email: lzuniga@bexar.org

Type of Practicum: Forensic Assessment and Treatment

***This site requires a two semester commitment

*Eating Recovery Center

Contact: Landry Weatherston-Yarborough, LPC

250 East Basse Rd.

San Antonio, TX 78209

Phone: 210-503-4579

Email: Landry.Yarborough@eatingrecovery.com

Type of Practicum: Treatment

Family Violence Prevention Services

Contact: Phil Travers, LPC

Phone: 210-930-3669

Email: phil.travers@fvps.org

Type of Practicum: Forensic Treatment

San Marcos:

Hays County Juvenile Center

Contact: Brittney Watson, LPC

Phone: 512-393-5220 x11211

Email: Brittney.watson@co.hays.tx.us

Type of Practicum: Forensic Treatment

Sinton:

Coastal Bend Regional Restitution Center

Contact Information: Dr. Linda Diaz, Director

Phone: (361) 364-4323, ext. 11

Type of Practicum: Forensic Treatment

Restitution facility for offenders who are on probation and required to attend outpatient

Spring:

Cypress Creek Hospital

Contact: Charlotte Jennsen LPC-S

17750 Cali Dr.

Houston, TX 77090

Phone: 281-586-5987

Cell: 281-825-9380

Type of Practicum: Treatment (can also consider Forensic Placement)

Sugar Land:

**Sugar Land Counseling Center

Contact: Russel Distefano (or Dr. Mishra via email)

4665 Sweetwater Blvd #110

Sugar Land, TX 77479

Phone: 832-876-3232

Email: Dr. Kiran Mishra kdmishra@hotmail.com

Type of Practicum: Treatment

Taft:

Shoreline, Inc. Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment Facility:

Contact: Gary Davis, LPC or Alexis Saint

Phone: 512-589-4896

Type of Practicum: Forensic Counseling

Residential Treatment facility for juveniles

Tyler:

Child Advocacy Center

Contact: Desiree Glaze

2210 Frankston Hwy

Tyler, TX 75701

Phone: 903-533-1880 ext. 21

Cell: 903-330-0601

Email: desiree@cacsmithcounty.org

Type of Practicum: Treatment

Victoria:

*Gulf Bend Center of Victoria-MHMRA

Contact: Lane Johnson, LPC

Phone: 361-582-2351

Cell phone: 361-935-7721.

Email: ljohnson@gulfbend.org.

Type of Practicum: Treatment

*Believe Behavioral Health

Contact: Joseph Smullen, LCSW

1402 Village Dr. Suite A

Victoria, TX 77901

Phone: 361-894-8734

Fax: 3618948735

Type of Practicum: Treatment

***Hope Child Advocacy Center

Contact: Ric Tinney, MSMFT, Executive Director

Allison Besio, LPC, Director of Education Services

111 N. Glass St.

Victoria, TX 77901

Phone: 361-722-9067

Email: Allison@hopecenterstx.org

Type of Practicum: Treatment (Assessment available if student completes at least one semester of treatment focused practicum at site)

***Next Step Counseling Center

Contact: Delores White, LPC, LSOTP

4702 N. Laurent

Victoria, TX 77901

Phone: 361-572-0202

Email: delores.e.white@att.net

Type of Practicum: Treatment and Assessment (Forensic and Non-Forensic)

*Victoria Regional Juvenile Justice Center:

Contact: Pama Hincerling

97 Foster Field Dr.

Victoria, TX 77904

Phone: 361-575-0399 

Type of Practicum: Treatment (Forensic)

**Billy T. Catten Recovery Outreach

Contact: Elma Saenz, LMSE, LCDC

802 E Crestwood Dr.

Victoria, TX 77901

Phone: 361-576-4673

Email: esaenz@btcro.org

Type of Practicum: Treatment (Substance Abuse)

**Treatment Associates of Victoria

Contact: Arlee Jimenez or Nick Orsak

107 Cozzi Circle

Victoria, TX 77901

Phone: 361-572-3006

Email: ajimenez@tavicinc.com or norsak@tavicinc.com

Type of Practicum: Forensic Treatment (Substance Abuse) and possibly some Assessment

**Reclamation Counseling Center ***PLEASE CONTACT THIS SITE EARLY IF INTERESTED, AS THEY HAVE A BACKGROUND CHECK PROCESS THAT WILL TAKE SOME TIME TO COMPLETE

Contact: Wendy Holder, LPC-S

506 Glascow

Victoria, TX 77904

Phone: Office: 361-576-3385

Cell: 361-564-7166

Email: wendyholderlpc@gmail.com

Type of Practicum: Treatment and Assessment (Substance Abuse)

Site has indicated that they are actively seeking a student, and that this could eventually lead to a full-time position for the right candidate.

Sherry Chamblisss, LPC

Contact: Sherry Chambliss, LPC

5606 Navarro, Victoria 

Phone: 361-485-6645;

Email: sherrychamblis@att.net.

Type of Practicum: Treatment

Devereux

Contact: Darlyn Sustaita

Phone: 361-574-7299

Cell Phone: 361-652-0868

Type of Practicum: Treatment

Emmaus Center

Contact: Gloria Coffey

1908 N. Laurent, Suite 140

Victoria, TX 77901

Phone: 361-579-8464

Type of Practicum: Treatment

Vidal Guevara, M.A., LPC

Contact: Vidal Guavera, LPC

Phone: 361-570-1444

Type of Practicum: Treatment-focused / also can be Forensic

Heritage Program for Senior Citizens:

Contact: Valerie Ramsey, R.N.

Director Heritage Program for Senior Citizens

Phone: 361-275-3879

Type of Practicum: Treatment-LPC supervisor will be assigned

South Texas Children’s Home Ministries

Contact: Lorraine Turner, MA, LPC

303 E. Airline, Suite 4

Victoria, TX 77901

Phone: 361-575-5151

Email: lturner@stchm.org

Type of Practicum: Treatment

Victoria Associates

Contact: David Hensley, Ph.D.

2002 Commerce Ste. C

Victoria, TX 77901

Phone: 361-570-1444

Cell: 361-550-7371

Email: davidbhensley@sbcglobal.net

Type of Practicum: Assessment

The Woodlands:

New Dimensions Day Hospital

Contact: Laura Stark

111 Vision Park Blvd. Suite 260

Shenandoah, TX 77384

Phone: 800-685-9796

Email: L.Stark@NDDHospital.com

Type of Practicum: Treatment

OTHER STATES

Atlanta, GA:

Psychological Forensic Associates

Contact: James Stark, Ph.D.

1755 The Exchange, Suite 375

Atlanta, GA 30339

Phone: 770-541-9988

Email: jestarkphd@earthlink.net

Type of Practicum: Forensic Treatment

LOUISIANA

Lake Charles, LA

K.I.D.Z.

Contact Information: Scott Riviere, M.S.

109 East St.

Lake Charles, LA

Phone: 337-497-1002 or 337-912-9190

Type of Practicum: Treatment Focused