Welcome to our Practicum Student Counselors

Samantha “Sam” Allen | Site Supervisor: Dr. Jessica Barboza, PhD, LMFT-S

Samantha “Sam” Allen | Site Supervisor: Dr. Jessica Barboza, PhD, LMFT-S

Practicum Student

Meet Samantha

Sam is currently a graduate student at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas in the Counseling – Marriage, Couples and Family program and is supervised by Dr. Jessica Barboza, PhD, LMFT-S. She has had the honor of working with students, couples, and families through her service as a public-school teacher and Director of Religious Education.

Read her bio here.

Location

Sts. Simon & Jude Catholic Church, The Woodlands

Jhoeli Vasquez | Site Supervisor: Dr. Larry Freeney, PhD, LPC

Jhoeli Vasquez | Site Supervisor: Dr. Larry Freeney, PhD, LPC

Practicum Student

Meet Jhoeli

Jhoeli is a graduate student at the University of St. Thomas - Houston and is supervised by Dr. Larry Freeney, PhD, LPC. Currently she is pursuing her master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.

Read her bio here.

Location

Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church, Cypress

Jennifer Walcik | Site Supervisor: Dr. Larry Freeney, PhD, LPC

Jennifer Walcik | Site Supervisor: Dr. Larry Freeney, PhD, LPC

Practicum Student

Meet Jennifer

Jennifer is a graduate student at the University of St. Thomas pursuing a degree in Clinical Mental Health and Counseling and is supervised by Dr. Larry Freeney, PhD, LPC. She also holds a Master’s degree in Psychology from the University of St. Thomas with a focus on cognitive development.

Read her bio here.

Location

St. Ignatius of Loyola, Spring

Gabriel Gonzalez | Site Supervisor: Dr. Larry Freeney, PhD, LPC

Gabriel Gonzalez | Site Supervisor: Dr. Larry Freeney, PhD, LPC

Practicum Student

Meet Gabriel

Gabriel Gonzalez is a graduate student at Houston Christian University, pursuing a Master of Arts degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and is supervised by Dr. Jessica Barboza, PhD, LMFT-S. He earned his undergraduate degree in Religion from Saint Leo University.

Read his bio here.

Location

Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church, Cypress

Katie Villarreal | Site Supervisor: Dr. Larry Freeney, PhD, LPC

Katie Villarreal | Site Supervisor: Dr. Larry Freeney, PhD, LPC

Practicum Student

Meet Katie

Katie is a graduate student at Divine Mercy University, pursuing her master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and is supervised by Dr. Larry Freeney, PhD, LPC. She completed her undergraduate studies in political science at Texas A&M University.

Read her bio here.

Location

St. Bartholomew the Apostle, Katy