Student Counseling Center – Staff

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Mia Veve, Ph.D. (She, Her, Hers)

Doctorate in Counseling Psychology, Texas A & M University (APA accredited)
Licensed Psychologist
Director of the Student Counseling Center

  • Areas of Special Interest
    * Anxiety
    * Family of Origin Concerns
    * Relationships
    * Adjustment Concerns
    * Supervision and Training
    * Grief
    * LGBTQ+ Concerns
    * Multicultural Issues
    * Outreach

Rebecca Garza, Psy.D.
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, University of Denver (APA accredited)
Psychologist

  • Areas of Special Interest
    * Trauma Informed Interventions
    * Family of Origin Concerns
    * Relationships
    * Adjustment Issues
    * Multicultural Issues
    * LGBTQ+ Concerns
    * Depression

Marcella Alvarez, MA. LPC-S
Master of Arts in Community Counseling, UTSA
Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor
Mental Health Therapist

  • Areas of Special Interest
    * Trauma/Grief
    * Anxiety/Depression
    * Play therapy
    * Relationships
    * EMDR
    * Stress Management

Richard Blask, Ph.D.

Doctorate in Counseling Psychology, University of Houston (APA accredited)
Licensed Psychologist

  • Areas of Special Interest
    *Anxiety
    *Depression
    * Self-Esteem
    *CBT

Liza Maldonado, Psy.D.
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Baylor University (APA accredited)
Licensed Psychologist

  • Areas of Special Interest
    * Anxiety
    * Depression
    * Trauma Informed Interventions
    * Phobias
    * Sleep Difficulties
    * LGBTQ Concerns
    * Couples

Jose Delgado, Ph.D.
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, University of Puerto Rico (APA accredited)
Pre-Licensed Psychologist

  • Areas of Special Interest
    * Anxiety
    * Depression
    * LGBTQ+ Concerns
    * Multicultural Issues

Michael Ramsey, Ph.D.
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Jackson State University (APA accredited)
Pre-Licensed Psychologist

  • Areas of Special Interest
    * Anxiety
    * DBT
    *

Psychology Resident:  Psychology Residents are in the final stage of completing the doctoral degree. Following four years of graduate education and applied training, psychology residents spend one year at the Health Science Center. They provide counseling, psychotherapy, couples consultation, study skills, time management, coping skills, and test-based psychological assessment.

The current psychology resident is Emily Cnapich, MS

Psychiatry Resident: Psychiatrists have an M.D. or D.O. degree and have completed a residency in psychiatry. Residents in the Counseling Service are in the last year of their four-year residency training program. They provide diagnostic and medication consultation. They also provide brief counseling and psychotherapy

The current psychiatric residents are Mayra Carlisle, DO and Brent Estabillo, MD

Julie Bailey, MD is the psychiatrist for the medical students. For information on providers of care to medical students, please read Policy on providers of care to medical students.

Kelin Ogburn, MD is the Supervisor to the psychiatry residents.

Enrique Mendez, Patient Services Representative: Mr. Mendez manages the Student Counseling Center office and schedule.

Rosa Martinez, Patient Services Representative: Mrs. Martinez manages the front desk of the Student Counseling Center.

If you have questions please call us at 210-567-2648 or email veve@uthscsa.edu