Rehabilitation Counseling Faculty

The dedicated faculty members in the Department of Rehabilitation Counseling engage in a broad spectrum of educational, scholarly, and service activities to enhance the educational and real-life experience of students.

Gerald Casenave, Ph.D., CRC
Associate Professor, Acting Chair, and Program Co-Director
Graduate School: Ph.D., UT Southwestern Medical Center, 1990
Interests: Economics of disability, philosophy of psychology, chronic pain, psychology and spirituality, clinical ethics

Cheryl H. Silver, Ph.D.
Professor and Program Co-Director
Graduate School: Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 1986
Interests: Pediatric neuropsychology, learning disability, and ADHD assessment

Karen Brewer-Mixon, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Graduate School: Ph.D., UT Southwestern Medical Center, 1994
Interests: Acquired brain injury, aging/dementia, caregiving and chronic neurological illness, neuropsychology of psychiatric disorders

C. Munro Cullum, Ph.D.
Professor
Graduate School: Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 1986
Interests: Adult neuropsychology, aging and dementia, recovery from neurologic insult

Carlos W. Davis, Jr., Ph.D.
Clinical Instructor
Graduate School: Ph.D., University of Georgia, 1978
Interests: Chemical dependency treatment, psychotherapy research and supervision, psychology of religion

Robert Drake, M.S., CRC, LPC-S
Assistant Professor
Graduate School: M.S., UT Southwestern Medical Center, 2001
Interests: HIV/AIDS population in a rehabilitation setting

Charles McConnel, Ph.D.
Professor
Graduate School: Ph.D., University of Southern California, 1970
Interests: Health Care Sciences – Education and Research

Lindsey C. Rose, M.S., CRC, LPC
Assistant Professor
Graduate School: M.S. UT Southwestern Medical Center, 2010
Interests: Psychosocial adjustment to disability, supported employment

Nicole P. Reger, MS, CRC
Faculty Associate
Graduate School: M.S., UT Southwestern Medical Center, 2004
Interests: Psychosocial adjustment to disability

Kimberly Roaten, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Graduate School: Ph.D., UT Southwestern Medical Center, 2008
Interests: Suicide risk assessment, psychotherapy with the medically ill, health psychology, psychopathology education, behavioral health quality improvement.

Rupa K. Naidu, Ph.D.
Instructor
Graduate School: Ph.D., UT Southwestern Medical Center, 1997
Interests: Individual therapy for children, adolescents and adults; treatment of depression, anxiety and adjustment to medical illness.

Grant W. O. Holland, Ph.D.
Instructor
Graduate School: Ph.D., Southern Methodist University, 2014
Interests: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Anxiety Disorders, OCD and Related Disorders.

Emily Touchstone, Ph.D.
Instructor
Graduate School: Ph.D., University of Texas at Dallas, 2008
Interests: Developmental psychology, early language & literacy development, social cognition.

Ted Asay, Ph.D.
Clinical Instructor
Graduate School: Ph.D., Brigham Young University, 1984
Interests: Teaching and supervising graduate students and conducting psychotherapy with adults, adolescents and children.

Michael Gottlieb, Ph.D.
Clinical Instructor
Graduate School: Ph.D., Texas Tech University, 1972
Interests: Ethical decision making, and the psychology/law interface.