Meet Our Staff

Counseling & Evaluations

Adam L. Saenz, Ph.D., D.Min. L.S.S.P.

Psychologist, Founder

Specialties: Stress management, self-care, anxiety disorders, Fully bilingual (Spanish/English).

Evaluations: Children, Adolescents, Adults, DDS/DARS

Business email address: adam@oakwoodcounseling.com

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Erin Sandoval, Ph.D.

Psychologist

Specialties: Depression, Anxiety, Relationship Concerns, Personal Growth, Stress Management, GLBT issues, Phase of Life Issues (Adjustment to College, Retirement, Divorce)

Evaluations: Children (ages 6-12), Adolescents, College Students, Adults, DDS/DARS

Counseling: College Students, Adults

Business email address: erin@oakwoodcounseling.com

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James Deegear, Ph.D., ABPP, L.S.S.P.

Psychologist

Specialties: Late adolescent/early adult development, Identity development, Grief/Loss

Evaluations: DARS/DDS

Counseling: None (evaluations only)

Business email address: james@oakwoodcounseling.com

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Sophia Tani, Ph.D., L.S.S.P.

Psychologist

Specialties: Anxiety, Depression, Autism, ADHD, behavior concerns, stress management, adjustment concerns, acculturation issues.
Fully bilingual (Spanish/English)

Client Focus:
Assessment/ evaluations for children, adolescents, diverse backgrounds

Business email address: sophia@oakwoodcounseling.com

Click here to read about Sophia.

Nicole Hale, Ph.D., L.S.S.P.

Psychologist

Specialties: Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, conduct disorder, anxiety disorder, behavior management, parent training, anxiety disorders, autism spectrum disorder, mood related disorders, and special education.

Evaluations: children, adolescents, college students

Counseling: children, adolescents, families, college students

Business email address: nicole@oakwoodcounseling.com

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Emily A. Brewer, Ph.D., L.S.S.P.

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Specialties: Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, anxiety and depressive disorders, behavior management, parent training, Autism spectrum disorder, mood related disorders, emotional disturbance, problems at school, and special education.

Evaluations: children, adolescents, college students

Counseling: children, adolescents, families, college students

Business email address: emily@oakwoodcounseling.com

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Counseling

Jeremy Dew, LPC-S

Clinical Director, Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor

Specialties: Grief and loss, depression, relationship issues, struggles with hyperactivity and focus, anxiety and post-traumatic stress, behavioral concerns, lack of direction/discerning vocation and life changes, issues related to faith/spirituality, LGBT+ friendly, EMDR-trained

Counseling: Children, Adolescents, Families, College Students, Adults

Business email address: jeremy@oakwoodcounseling.com

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Jackie Womack, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Specialties: relational struggles & communication, depression, anxiety, life transitions

Counseling: Adolescents, Families, Adults, Couples

Business email address: jackie@oakwoodcounseling.com

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Cameron House, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Specialties: Anxiety, Depression, Recovery from Trauma, Adjustment Disorders, Marital/Relational Issues

Counseling: Adults, College Students, Families

Business email address: cameron@oakwoodcounseling.com

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Robert Larson, Ph.D.

Psychologist

Specialties: Depression; Anxiety disorders; Grief and loss; Marital issues and affair recovery; Life transitions; Spiritual concerns.

Client Focus:
Adults, Couples

Business email address: robert@oakwoodcounseling.com

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Jared Meyer, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Specialties:depression, life-adjustment issues, anxiety, marriage & relationship difficulties, infidelity, male unwanted sexual behaviors and identity struggles

Counseling: College Students, Adults, Seniors, Couples 

Business email address: jared@oakwoodcounseling.com

Click here to read more about Jared.

M. Elizabeth Eaton, LCSW-S

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Supervisor

Specialties:Anxiety, depression, relational issues, grief & loss, caregiver stress, identity
development across the lifespan

Counseling: Professional Students, Adults, Elders

Business email address: melizabeth@oakwoodcounseling.com

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Jessica Endres, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Specialties:sexual, physical, emotional trauma and abuse; self-harm, anxiety, suicidal ideation; mindfulness, yoga; hispanic/immigrant cultural issues

Counseling:adults, college students, adult survivors of childhood abuse, Spanish/bilingual speakers

Business email address: jessica@oakwoodcounseling.com

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Taylor Arnett

Office Manager

Business email address: office@oakwoodcounseling.com

Oakwood Roots

Jocellyne Guerra, LMFT Associate Under the Supervision of Dr. Denny Chi-Sing Li, Ph.D., LPC-S, LMFT-S

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist Associate

Specialties: Depression, anxiety, gender identity and sexuality issues (e.g. LGBTQ+), sexual concerns, marital/relationship issues, family conflict, issues related to self-esteem, self-care, stress management, minority issues, Spanish-speaking individuals

Counseling: Children, Adolescents, College Students, Adults, Couples, Families

Business email address: jocellyne@oakwoodcounseling.com

Click here to read more about Jocellyne.

Tiffany Hammond, LPC Associate Under the Supervision of P. Jeremy Dew, LPC-S

Licensed Professional Counselor Associate

Specialties: Family issues, couple relational difficulties, depression, life adjustment issues, anxiety

Counseling: Children, Adolescents, College Students, Adults, Couples, Families, Groups

Business email address: tiffany@oakwoodcounseling.com

Click here to read more about Tiffany.

Tarrah Hubbell, LPC Associate Under the Supervision of Alisa McDonald, LPC-S

Licensed Professional Counselor Associate

Specialties: self-regulation & emotional regulation skills; suicidal ideation; self-harm; child & adolescent trauma; anxiety; depression, play therapy

Counseling: Children, Adolescents, College Students, Adults

Business email address: tarrah@oakwoodcounseling.com

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Mollie McKee, LMSW Under the Supervision of M. Elizabeth Eaton, LCSW-S

Licensed Master Social Worker

Specialties: Co-Occurring Disorders, Addiction, Life Transitions, Anxiety, Depression, Grief, LGBT-Q

Counseling: Adults, Couples, Families, College Students

Business email address: mollie@oakwoodcounseling.com

Click here to read more about Mollie.

Jess Rios, LPC Associate Under the Supervision of P. Jeremy Dew, LPC-S

Licensed Professional Counselor Associate

Specialties: Anxiety, depression, anger, relational concerns, life transitions, grief and loss, spiritual concerns, identity development, behavioral concerns, recovery from trauma, parenting support, Spanish/bilingual speakers

Counseling: Children, Adolescents, College Students, Adults, Couples, Families

Business email address: jessrios@oakwoodcounseling.com

Click here to read more about Jess.

Matthew Sanchez, LPC Associate Under the Supervision of P. Jeremy Dew, LPC-S

Licensed Professional Counselor Associate

Specialties:Men’s Mental Health, Masculinity, Gender, Ethnic identity, Relationships, Anxiety, Depression, Grief, Stress-Reduction

Counseling:Adolescents, College Students, Adults, Couples, Families

Business email address: matthew@oakwoodcounseling.com

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Kathryn Wallace, LPC Associate, LMFT Associate Under the Supervision of Cynthia R. Carter, LPC-S, LMFT-S

Licensed Professional Counselor Associate, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist Associate

Specialties:Struggles with hyperactivity and focus, anxiety and post-traumatic stress, depression, conduct difficulties, depression, grief and loss, vocation

Counseling: Children, Adolescents, College Students, Adults, Families

Business email address: kathryn@oakwoodcounseling.com

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Mackenzie Fentress, LMSW

Oakwood Roots Training Coordinator Intern

Business email address: mackenzie@oakwoodroots.com

Oakwood Roots Students

Sarah Contreras, SHSU Graduate Student

Sam Houston State University Graduate Student, Clinical Mental Health

Specialties:Anxiety, depression, grief and loss, stress, self-esteem issues, multicultural issues. Fully bilingual (English/Spanish)

Counseling: Adolescents, College Students, Adults

Business email address: sarahcontreras@oakwoodcounseling.com

Click here to read more about Sarah.

Ali Crowley, SHSU Graduate Student

Sam Houston State University Graduate Student, Clinical Mental Health

Specialties: Anxiety, Stress Management, Self-Esteem, Self-Care, Personal Growth

Counseling: Children, Adolescents, College Students, Adults

Business email address: ali@oakwoodcounseling.com

Click here to read more about Ali.

Caroline Dillard, SHSU Graduate Student

Sam Houston State University Graduate Student, Marriage & Family

Specialties: Depression, anxiety, personal growth, self-care, LGBTQIA+ concerns, mindfulness, stress management, social justice issues, family and couple relationship dynamics.

Counseling: Adolescents, College Students, Adults, Couples, Families

Business email address: caroline@oakwoodcounseling.com

Click here to read more about Caroline.

Alyssa Duncan, CCU Graduate Student

Colorado Christian University Graduate Student, Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Specialties:Anxiety, Depression, Life Transitions, Stress Management, Spirituality, Relationships

Counseling: College Students, Adults

Business email address: alyssa@oakwoodcounseling.com

Click here to read more about Alyssa.

Jess Furrer, TAMU PhD Student

Texas A&M University PhD Student, School Psychology

Specialties: Anxiety, depression, ADHD, behavioral concerns, emotion regulation, autism spectrum disorder and developmental delays, LGBTQ+ friendly, Bilingual (Spanish/English).

Counseling: Children, Adolescents, Families

Business email address: jessfurrer@oakwoodcounseling.com

Click here to read more about Jess.

Sanjhi Gandhi, SHSU Graduate Student

Sam Houston State University Graduate Student, Clinical Mental Health

Specialties: Anxiety, depression, stress management, self-esteem, loneliness, procrastination, personal growth, self-care, immigrant cultural issues.

Counseling: Children, Adolescents, Families, College Students, Adults

Business email address: sanjhi@oakwoodcounseling.com

Click here to read more about Sanjhi.

Jessie Lee, LU Graduate Student

Lamar University Graduate Student, Clinical Mental Health

Specialties: Relationship issues, depression, anxiety, stress management, adjustment concerns, behavioral issues, bullying & friendship issues, work satisfaction/vocational uncertainty and concerns

Counseling: Children, Adolescents, Adults

Business email address: jessielee@oakwoodcounseling.com

Click here to read more about Jessie.

Hannah Rutherford, SHSU Graduate Student

Sam Houston State University Graduate Student, Clinical Mental Health

Specialties: Depression, Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive Behavior, Grief and Loss, Concerns Related to Self-Esteem, Life Transitions, Stress

Counseling:Adolescents, College Students, Adults

Business email address: hannah@oakwoodcounseling.com

Click here to read more about Hannah.

Luis Ponte, TAMU PhD Student

Texas A&M University PhD Student, Counseling Psychology

Specialties: Anxiety, Depression, Interpersonal difficulties, Identity development, Relationship concerns, Men’s Mental Health, and Masculinity.

Counseling:Older Adolescents, College Students, Adults, and Couples

Business email address: luis@oakwoodcounseling.com

Click here to read more about Luis.