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Meet Our Team

Dr. William July, Ph.D. (Owner)
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Dr. July is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist specializing in psychological testing and assessment. He is also credentialed as a Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor. In addition to being a psychologist he has been a nationally best-selling relationship author of four books from Doubleday. He also wrote a textbook chapter on Personality in a Psychology textbook published by Pearson. Prior to becoming a psychologist, he had an exciting and interesting life. His background includes having been an entrepreneur, psychology professor, and a police officer. In the past, he has been a regular guest expert for CNN, the Fox News Channel, and the Great Day Houston Show. Dr. July earned a doctorate (PhD) in Psychology at Capella University in Minneapolis, MN. Currently, Dr. July serves as an elected member of the Board of Trustees for the Texas Psychological Association. Click here for the full bio of Dr. July.

HOUSTON LOCATION

Elsie Burgos, M.S., LPA
Licensed Psychological Associate

Bilingual: English-Spanish

Elsie Burgos is a licensed psychological associate in the state of Texas with experience in mental health (children and adult) and forensic evaluations. Born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Elsie received her BA in science and MA in Psychology from the University of Puerto Rico.  She has experience in community mental health clinics, outpatient settings with special needs children, and in the past couple of years has worked for the probation and corrections department as a forensic clinician. She is fully proficient in Spanish and English.

Grace Walsh, MEd, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor

Grace Walsh, M.Ed., LPC graduated the University of Houston with a B.S. in Psychology and a M.Ed. in Counseling.  She completed her master's degree practicum in the counseling center at the University of St. Thomas.  Grace has volunteered at Bo's Place, a bereavement center, as a co-facilitator and received training in grief counseling.  She has also volunteered at the Houston Area Women’s Center as a sexual assault counselor and received training in crisis counseling.  Grace has worked at the Menninger Clinic where she was a Mental Health Associate and also provided individual outpatient counseling at Menninger during her internship. She has received training in the Mandt System and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Grace offers counseling services for relationship issues, grief and loss, trauma work, family issues, self-esteem, and phase of life problems.




Teresa Flores, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker/Consulting Clinician

Bilingual: English-Spanish

Teresa Flores LCSW is a licensed mental health professional in the state of Texas with over 20 years experience in mental health (children and families), social work/healthcare, legal, immigration and Latino issues advocacy, adoption and aging population. Teresa received her BA in psychology from the University of St. Thomas and MSW from the University of Houston.  Her diverse professional and personal experiences bring a unique and global perspective in working with clients and families.  She was born in Dallas but was raised by immigrant parents from Mexico and Cuba. She is fully proficient in Spanish and English. Her strong and diverse work experience includes MHMRA, Mentor Inc, Spaulding for Children, M.D.Anderson Cancer Center, Vericare, and other organizations.

Dr. Jo Ann Formby, PsyD (Available in Houston & Dallas)

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Jo Ann Formby is a licensed clinical psychologist and has over 25 years experience in the mental health field. She earned a doctoral degree (PsyD) in clinical psychology at Rosemead School of Psychology/Biola University in Southern California. Dr. Formby has considerable experience providing individual, group, and family psychotherapy as well as doing psychological and neurocognitive testing. Her specializations include treatment of depression, anxiety, grief, and history of trauma. She also specializes in and has a passion for working with those with medical conditions and physical disabilities, assisting them in adjusting to and managing the mental health challenges that can accompany physical illness. Through her experience providing psychological services to a wide variety of populations, as well as her personal experience of life with a physical disability, Dr. Formby is well-attuned to the interaction of mind, body, emotional, and spiritual factors that can influence one’s daily life and sense of wellbeing. She is versed in therapeutic approaches such as cognitive behavioral, psychodynamic, and interpersonal process therapies.

Dr. Formby has considerable experience supervising and training clinicians who are entering the field of psychology. She was an adjunct professor at Houston Baptist University, teaching courses in psychological assessment, theories of counseling, and group psychotherapy. She is a member of the Texas Psychological Association and the Fort Bend Psychological Association.

Daye Veltri, MS

Licensed Professional Counselor - Associate (Under the supervision of Dr. William July, Ph.D. Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor)

Bilingual: English-Spanish

Daye Veltri is Licensed Professional Counselor- Associate. Daye provides a warm and safe environment for clients with a compassionate, understanding, and non-judgmental attitude. She is motivated to help people gain insight into their lives and present-day problems and evaluate patterns that develop over time. She focuses on emotions, thoughts, early-life experiences, beliefs, and on the here-and-now to increase the client’s awareness. She works with people facing different issues, including depression, anxiety, life transitions, relationship difficulties, parenting, grief, and loss and she has conducted group therapy to patients suffering from a major depressive disorder, trauma, addiction, sexual abuse, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, borderline personality, suicidal and homicidal ideation. She is fully proficient in Spanish and English.

Sonia Albin, MS

Licensed Professional Counselor - Associate ( Under the supervision of Dr. William July, Ph.D. Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor)

Bilingual: English-Spanish

Sonia is a Licensed Professional Counselor- Associate. She uses a Gestalt approach with her clients, which means she sees people as greater than just the sum of all their parts. Her focus on the mind, body, spirit, and how they interact and integrate with other parts of life: relationships, memories, dreams, habits, body ailments, nature, and more. She uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Mindfulness techniques to help manage the issues that can prevent clients from exploring themselves more deeply. Sonia works with adults, families, adolescents, and children. She treats a range of concerns, including depression, anxiety, ADD/ADHD, conduct disorders, trauma/PTSD, relationship issues, and loss/grief. Her practice is warm and welcoming to all, appreciating differences in culture, religion, gender, sexual orientation, and race. Sonia is fully bilingual in English and Spanish, and proficient in French and Italian .

Dr. Stephanie Rodriguez-Morales, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist Provisional Trainee and Licensed Professional Counselor - Associate ( Under the supervision of Dr. William July, Ph.D. Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor)

Bilingual: English-Spanish

Dr. Stephanie Rodriguez-Morales earned a doctoral degree (Psy.D.) in clinical psychology at Carlos Albizu University in Puerto Rico. Dr. Rodriguez-Morales has experience providing individual, group, and family psychotherapy as well as conducting psychological evaluations. She has formal training and experience with adults and children with diverse traumatic experiences, such as intimate partner violence, sexual, physical, and emotional abuse. She provides treatment for trauma-related disorders, complex trauma, dissociative disorder, and depressive, anxiety, and behavioral disorders. Dr. Rodriguez-Morales is trained in EMDR, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT),Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT). She has also worked with other treatment models such as Interpersonal Therapy, Positive Psychology, and Brief Solution-Focused Therapy. Through her “here-and-know” interventions, Dr. Rodriguez-Morales focuses on the person’s strength as well as the interaction between biological, cognitive, cultural, social, and spiritual factors that impact the person’s life. She provides a non-judgemental space for you to feel safe and heard.
Dr. Rodriguez-Morales is also an adjunct professor at Houston Graduate School of Theology. Dr. Rodriguez-Morales is fully proficient in Spanish and English.

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Dr. Maria Elena Torres, Ph.D.

Licensed Professional Counselor - Associate ( Under the supervision of Dr. William July, Ph.D. Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor)

Bilingual: English-Spanish

Dr. Maria E. Torres, PhD is a graduate student from the Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico in Ponce, Puerto Rico. Her clinical experience includes psychotherapy and psychological evaluations for adults, adolescents and children.  The intervention models most used by Maria are Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Exposure Therapy. She offers psychotherapy treatment for several conditions such as depression, anxiety, posttraumatic stress, substance abuse, psychotic disorders and other chronic conditions. She has also provided psychological treatment for domestic violence and sexual assault victims. Maria offers individual therapy and support in immigration case processes as well.

Maria’s experience also includes the administration and interpretation of psychological tests. She has also completed psychological evaluations for forensic purposes in many types of immigration reports (I-601, VAWA, UVISA, etc.).  Maria is proficient in English and Spanish.

Dr. Kayla Jonhson

Dr. Kayla M. Johnson, Ph.D.  

Licensed Psychologist 

Dr. Kayla M. Johnson is a licensed psychologist in the state of Texas. She received her doctorate degree in counseling psychology from Texas A&M University (APA-accredited) in 2018. Her graduate research focused on adapting empirically-supported therapeutic interventions for use with racial and ethnic minorities. Dr. Johnson has an extensive history of working with college students and people from diverse racial and cultural backgrounds. She served as the staff psychologist at Prairie View A&M University, a historically Black university, from 2018 to 2020. Prior to that, she completed her post-doctoral internship at Texas A&M Student Counseling Services from 2017 to 2018. Dr. Johnson also enjoys collaborating with communities of faith in underserved communities to combat the stigma associated with mental illness through workshops and presentations. 

Roland Pena

Rolando Pena  

St.Thomas University's Practicum Student (Under the supervision of Dr. William July, Ph.D. Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor)

Bilingual: English-Spanish 

Rolando is a counseling student in the University of St. Thomas’ Clinical Mental Health Counseling program. In 2017, he graduated from Georgetown University, double majoring in Psychology and Linguistics. Currently, he is training to get an LPC-Associate license in 2022. Having been born in Mexico, completed K-12 in Texas, attended undergrad in Washington DC, studied abroad in Italy, and lived in Germany, Rolando is committed to and recognizes the importance of understanding cultural diversity. He is passionate about social justice and working with people of all ethnicities, genders, and sexualities. He has treated people with varying concerns—such as PTSD, generalized anxiety, grief, and relationship difficulties—and he has co-led a support group for LGBTQ+ people. Rolando operates primarily from a cognitive-behavioral perspective, but he also integrates mindfulness and existentialism into his counseling. Rolando speaks English, Spanish, Italian, and German.


AUSTIN LOCATION

Michelle Munever, LP A

Bilingual: English-Spanish

Michelle Munevar received her B.S. in psychology from Wichita State University in Kansas and her M.S. in psychology from the APA-accredited graduate program at the University of Texas at San Antonio. She completed her practicum at San Marcos Treatment Center, which concentrated on psychometric training with the administration and analysis of educational, objective personality, and neuropsychological assessments to residential patients in a clinical setting. Through her work in the psychometric field, she gained clinical and assessment experience with traumatic brain injury, psycho-educational, DSM clinical disorders, and neurobehavioral disorders with youth and adult populations in both clinical and forensic settings. She is proficient in administering, analyzing, and interpreting quantitative assessments that look to measure intellectual, academic, objective personality traits, and neuropsychological variables in both English and Spanish. She is a Licensed Psychological Associate in the state of Texas.

DALLAS LOCATION


Timberly Lewis, M.Ed., LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor

Timberly Lewis, LPC, graduated from The University of North Texas with a B.A. in Psychology.  She obtained her M.Ed. in Counseling from The University of Texas at Austin. She completed her master’s degree practicum at Austin Independent School District and The University of Texas at Austin. Timberly has worked in pediatric psychiatry, college-counseling centers, and in outpatient settings with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and as a parent educator. She is also trained in Level 2 of Gottman Couples Therapy.

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Juanita Martinez

Office Manager
Bilingual: English-Spanish

Juanita has several years of experience as a health care office professional. She earned her Certified Medical Assistant designation at the Coleman College for Health Sciences of the Houston Community College. Juanita graduated Waltrip High School where she was a member of the JROTC. On weekends she is a proud and enthusiastic soccer mom.

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