Director and Clinical Supervisor
Kelly Lee, Ph.D.
Director and Clinical Supervisor
About Kelly Lee, Ph.D.
License # 38573
Dr. Kelly Lee is a licensed psychologist and a Clinical Associate Professor for the counseling psychology program in the Department of Educational Psychology. She obtained her doctorate in counseling psychology at the University of Houston and completed her clinical internship at the Washington State University CAPS. She has experience in providing and supervising therapy and assessment clinical services in a variety of settings. Her theoretical orientation integrates cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT).
Linda Castillo, Ph.D.
About Linda Castillo, Ph.D.
License # 31517
Dr. Castillo is a licensed psychologist and professor in the Department of Educational Psychology. Dr. Castillo is also the coordinator for the School Counseling program in addition to teaching classes, supervising, and training students in counseling activities. Dr. Castillo has extensive experience working with women and adolescents with expertise in relationship issues, feminist therapy, solution focused and multicultural counseling.
Charles Ridley, Ph.D.
About Charles Ridley, Ph.D.
License # 37060
Dr. Ridley is a licensed psychologist and professor in the Department of Educational Psychology. He teaches courses in the Counseling Psychology Program. He has published extensively in the areas of multicultural counseling, assessment and training; religious issues in psychotherapy; and consultation to organizations. A Fellow of the American Psychological Association, Dr. Ridley has taught in several graduate programs and consulted with non-profit and faith-based organizations.
David Kahn, Ph.D.
About David Kahn, Ph.D.
Dr. Kahn is a licensed psychologist and a Clinical Assistant Professor for the school psychology program in the Department of Educational Psychology. He obtained his doctorate in school psychology at Texas A&M University and completed his clinical internship at the Beatrice State Developmental Center in the Nebraska Internship Consortium in Professional Psychology. After graduation, he completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Pediatric Psychology at Arkansas Children’s Hospital and Dennis Developmental Center. In addition, he was a post-doctoral resident in Clinical Neuropsychology at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He has experience in providing and supervising therapy, assessment, and consultation-liaison services in a variety of settings. His theoretical orientation integrates cognitive-behavioral therapy, solution-focused therapy, and data-based collaborative decision making.
Lizette Ojeda, Ph.D.
About Lizette Ojeda, Ph.D.
License # 36264
Dr. Ojeda is a licensed psychologist and an assistant professor in the Department of Educational Psychology where she teaches courses in Career Counseling, Multicultural Counseling, and Latino Psychology in the Counseling Psychology Ph.D. program. Dr. Ojeda also provides supervision to practicum students. Her specialty is in men’s issues and cultural issues. Dr. Ojeda also has experience in counseling Spanish-speaking adults.
Krystal Simmons, Ph.D.
About Krystal Simmons, Ph.D.
License # 36257
Dr. Simmons is a licensed psychologist and clinical associate professor in the Department of Educational Psychology. She provides supervision and teaches courses in assessment and intervention to students in the counseling and school psychology programs. Much of her clinical experiences were in the Houston Independent School District and surrounding charter schools providing psychological services to students ages 3-22, faculty, staff, and families. Her duties included crisis intervention, group and individual counseling, psychological assessment, and consultation.
Anita Sohn McCormick, Ph.D.
About Anita Sohn McCormick, Ph.D.
License # 35194
Dr. Anita Sohn McCormick has a masters and a doctorate degree in school psychology with a specialization in child clinical practice from Texas A&M University. For 9 years she was a full-time clinical professor in the Department of Educational Psychology at Texas A&M University, where she taught courses in child and adolescent therapy and cognitive and academic assessment. Currently, she is a visiting associate professor. She has supervised therapy practica at the university clinic and for the Telehealth program at the College of Medicine. Dr. Sohn McCormick has extensive experience evaluating and treating children and adolescents with different psychological, behavioral, and academic problems in both the United States and Mexico. Likewise, Dr. Sohn McCormick continues to consult with schools in the United States and Mexico on classroom behavioral difficulties, special education, and accommodations for bilingual children. She also maintains a small private practice working with children and adolescents.
Cynthia Riccio, Ph.D.
About Cynthia Riccio, Ph.D.
License # 31026
Dr. Riccio is a professor, and Director of Training for the School Psychology program at Texas A&M University; she is also a member of the interdisciplinary Texas A&M Institute of Neuroscience (TAMIN). She is a Licensed Psychologist in Texas, as well as Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP). In addition, she is Board Certified in School Psychology through the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) and is a diplomate with the American Board of Pediatric Neuropsyhology (ABPdN). Dr. Riccio worked in the schools for more than 10 years as a school psychologist. She is well-published, predominantly in the areas of pediatric neuropsychology with an emphasis on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, language/learning disorders, and, more recently, autism spectrum disorders.
Leann Smith, Ph.D.
About Leann Smith, Ph.D.
Dr. Leann V. Smith is a provisionally licensed psychologist and assistant professor in the Department of Educational Psychology. She teaches courses on child psychopathology, therapy techniques, school consultation, as well as, family counseling and therapy as an elective. Dr. Smith has specialized training as an Integrated Behavioral Health Fellow, which emphasizes the use of Motivational Interviewing, consultation-liaison, and service-delivery within federally qualified health centers. Dr. Smith completed her doctoral internship at the Momentous Institute in Dallas, TX, where she honed clinical skills in trauma-focused, neurobiological, and postmodern approaches to treatment of culturally diverse and financially under-resourced youth and their families. She has advanced clinical training in multicultural counseling, family therapies, and trauma-responsive treatment approaches.