Trauma & Grief Center Archives - MMHPI - Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute

August 22, 2022

Oscar Widales-Benitez, PhD

Oscar is a bilingual (English/Spanish) licensed psychologist and a Nationally Certified School Psychologist who has specialized in providing culturally responsive, evidence-based services for traumatized and bereaved youth. Oscar’s interest in culturally responsive services stems from…

Learn more
August 22, 2022

Camisha Kibble, PsyD

Camisha is a pre-licensed clinical psychologist with experience working in clinical outpatient services emphasizing equitable and quality treatment for children, adolescents, young adults, and families. Camisha’s research has focused on community-based participatory action, sustainable collective…

Learn more
June 8, 2022

Stacey Brittain

Stacey is a Licensed Clinical Social Work Supervisor and Registered Play Therapist with over fourteen years of experience providing trauma-informed therapy to people of all ages. Throughout her career, she has provided individual, group, and…

Learn more
June 8, 2022

Ben Oosterhoff, PhD

Ben is a developmental psychologist and applied statistician who specializes in understanding how normative (e.g., belongingness) and non-normative experiences (e.g., maltreatment, trauma, and loss) intersect with childhood adjustment, civic engagement, and positive wellbeing. He provides…

Learn more
June 8, 2022

Alexis Santiago

Alexis Santiago has over 20 years of experience in health and human services, focusing on healthcare quality, compliance, and risk management for the past 14 years. Alexis has a solid foundation in healthcare clinic operations…

Learn more
October 25, 2021

Priscilla Mendez, PsyD

Priscilla is a bilingual clinical psychologist with clinical experience working with under-resourced and ethnically diverse youth and families in multidisciplinary medical settings. Prior to joining the Trauma and Grief Center at The Hackett Center, she…

Learn more
September 16, 2021

Tamara Johns

Tamara is a licensed master social worker with experience working in inpatient psychiatric facilities, community integration programs, and clinical outpatient services. As a clinical implementation specialist at the Trauma and Grief Center at The Hackett…

Learn more
March 10, 2021

Jackie Garza

Jackie is a bilingual licensed clinical social worker with eleven years of clinical experience with children and adults in psychiatric, medical, and school settings. She has received specialized training in evidence-based assessments and treatments for…

Learn more
December 17, 2020

Lauren Alvis, PhD

Lauren serves as a Research Psychologist within the Trauma and Grief Center at The Hackett Center for Mental Health and is based in Houston. She works under Julie Kaplow, Executive Director of The Trauma and…

Learn more