• NAME

      Jason Bonick

    • TITLE

      Director of Counseling and Health Center

    Interests: Family of origin issues, self esteem issues, mood disorders, grief and loss issues, trauma, existential concerns, and sexuality

    LPC-S, Licensed Professional Counselor - Supervisor, Texas
    M.A., Counseling Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
    B.S., Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign, Urbana, Illinois

    • NAME

      Kylin Lee

    • TITLE

      Psychologist

    Interests: Sexual assault/abuse, family of origin issues, interpersonal work, depression, trauma, existential concerns, group therapy, identity, and race/culture/ethnicity

    Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
    M.S., Educational Psychology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
    B.A., Behavioral Science, Concordia University at Austin, Austin, TX

    • NAME

      Marie Worsham

    • TITLE

      Psychologist

    Interests: Sport and performance psychology, LGBTQ issues, relational/interpersonal concerns, gender and sexuality, addictions, group therapy, outreach and psycho-educational programming

    Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
    B.S., General Psychology and Substance Abuse Psychology, Chadron State College, Chadron, NE

    • NAME

      Rachel McNally

    • TITLE

      Psychologist

    Interests: Grief and loss issues, self esteem issues, mood disorders, relationship conflict, family of origin issues, gender roles, adjustment to college concerns, outreach

    Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
    M.S., Clinical Psychology, Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX
    B.A., Psychology, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA

    • NAME

      Purna Bajekal

    • TITLE

      Psychologist

    Interests: culturally-affirming counseling, social justice advocacy, trauma, anxiety, self-esteem and self-worth, identity development, race/culture/ethnicity, spirituality and religion, dance/movement therapy, and somatic (body-based) therapy

    M.A., Clinical Mental Health Counseling, concentration in Somatic Counseling Dance/Movement Therapy, Naropa University, Boulder, CO
    B.A., Psychology, Southwestern University, Georgetown, TX

    • NAME

      Brittany Crim

    • TITLE

      Wellness Educator and Outreach Coordinator

    Ph.D., Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
    M.S., Human Nutrition, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
    B.S., Clinical Nutrition, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

    • NAME

      Caitlin DeWeese

    • TITLE

      Practicum Counselor

    Interests: Women’s issues, anxiety and depression, life transitions, self-esteem issues, identity work, social justice issues, and religious transitions. 

     

    M.A. Student, Professional Counseling, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas

    B.S. Ed., Education and Spanish, Baylor University, Waco, Texas

    • NAME

      Lindsey Maeshima

    • TITLE

      Practicum Counselor

    Interests: LGBTQ+ issues, culture/ethnicity/race, gender and sexuality, identity development, multicultural counseling, social justice, attachment, trauma, existential concerns

     

    M.Ed., Counselor Education, University of Texas at Austin, TX (in progress)

    B.S., Psychology and Child Learning and Development, University of Texas at Dallas, TX

    • NAME

      Katherine Moore

    • TITLE

      Practicum Counselor

    Interests: Expressive and collaborative therapy, narrative work, authenticity, self-discovery and worth, depression, anxiety, existential concerns, adjustment, relationships, communication, and advocacy needs


    M.A. Clinical Mental Health Counseling, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, Belton, TX (in progress)
    B.A. English, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, Belton, TX

    • NAME

      Geneva Walker

    • TITLE

      Practicum Counselor

    Interests: Grief, loss, and trauma counseling, women’s rights, growth, and self-worth, attachment theory, anxiety, depression, relationships and sexuality, meditation, mindfulness, and dance/yoga therapy.

     

    M.A., Counseling, St. Edward’s University, Austin, TX (in progress)
    B.B.A., Finance, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX

      • NAME

        Connie Hicks

      • TITLE

        Administrative and Medical Assistant - Counseling & Health Center

      My name is Connie Hicks.  I joined Southwestern University in 2014 as the Administrative Assistant for Health and Counseling Center. I have a degree in Business Administration and most recently worked in an emergency room.  I enjoy reading and gardening and spending time with my family.  I am married and have two children and live in Cedar Park.