Meet Our Clinicians

Allison is formerly the founder and director of C2 Change, a non-profit counseling agency and training center in Austin, TX. She is a licensed psychologist (LP) and licensed marriage and family therapist supervisor (LMFT-S). She brings with her over 20 years of experience working with children and families. She has received numerous awards for her work in nonprofit mental health, including the Outstanding Contribution to Public Service Award (2016, Texas Psychological Association), the Jefferson Award (2015, Austin American Statesman) and the Champions for Children Award (2014, Helping Hand Home for Children). Visit her website at www.drallisonsallee.com.

Founder

Clinical Director

Licensed Psychologist

Licensed Marriage and Family

Therapist - Supervisor

DR. ALLISON SALLEE

Patricia is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She earned her MA in Clinical Counseling at Midwestern State University.  She has over 10 years of experience working with children, adolescents and their families. She has worked in a variety of settings including residential treatment and community mental health. She works with individuals and families who are struggling with a variety of issues including anxiety, depression, behavioral issues, and family conflict. She incorporates DBT, CBT and personal accountability into her treatment. Email Patricia at ptruhn@kcatx.org.

Licensed Professional Counselor

PATRICIA TRUHN

Dan has his Master of Arts in Counseling from St. Edward’s University. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Medical Sciences and Psychology from Western Illinois University in Macomb, IL. Dan has a dynamic counseling style which he uses to both support and lift up individuals while also challenging them to use their potential in therapy. Dan has previously worked at the Austin State Hospital and Integral Care serving individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and he specializes in crisis prevention and building coping skills. Dan is open to working with individuals of all ages and additionally has a background in the LGBTQ+ community. Email Dan at dknapp@kcatx.org.

Licensed Professional Counselor - Intern, Supervised by Amanda Smith, LPC-S

DAN KNAPP

Kendra earned her Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from St. Mary’s University, and received a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Professional Applications of the Expressive and Creative Arts from Salve Regina University in Newport, RD. Kendra takes a holistic approach to counseling and believes that true health and wellness requires balance of mind, body, and spirit, and that every small action has the potential to create big change. She is passionate about meeting her clients where they are and incorporates existential and cognitive-behavioral techniques as well as the expressive arts into her practice. She creates a friendly, down-to-earth, and no-nonsense space for healing, believing that authenticity is an essential component to the therapeutic relationship. Kendra enjoys working with individuals, couples, children, and adolescents with a variety of presenting issues. Areas of focus include: individual adults, adolescents, couples, families, perinatal and women’s issues, LGBTQ+, anxiety, depression, trauma, and discernment. Email Kendra at krice@kcatx.org

Licensed Professional Counselor - Intern, Supervised by Amanda Smith, LPC-S

KENDRA FOISIE RICE

Kevin is a second year PhD student in the Counseling Psychology program at the University of Texas at Austin. Kevin believes in creating a safe space for others where they can feel heard and seen as their authentic selves. He uses his experience in psychotherapy to help others connect with their strengths and values, heal, and create a full, rich and meaningful life. He is available to counsel in Spanish and English. Email Kevin at kwagner@kcatx.org.

Doctoral Psychology Practicum Student, Supervised by Dr. Fabianna Laby, LP

KEVIN WAGNER

Bonnie is a Master of Arts in Counseling student at St. Edward’s University. She earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Texas at Austin. Bonnie’s counseling style is warm and authentic, and she strives to create a comfortable space for her clients to explore themselves fully without fear of judgement. She prioritizes the therapeutic relationship because she believes it provides an important model for other healthy relationships outside of therapy. She is especially interested in working with children and young adults, individuals who have experienced trauma, and the LGBTQ+ community. Email Bonnie at bmadison@kcatx.org.  

Masters in Counseling Practicum Student, Supervised by Dr. Victoria Mueller, LP

BONNIE MADISON

Amanda is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She earned her BA in Development of Identity from Vanderbilt University and her MA in Counseling from St. Edward’s University.  She has over 10 years experience working with children, adolescents and adults and has worked in a variety of settings including Settlement Home and in Community Mental Health with Integral Care. She works with individuals and families struggling with a variety of issues including anxiety, depression, life transitions and stressors, behavioral issues and relationship issues. She is trained in EMDR, CBT, Trauma-Focused CBT and other interventions. Email Amanda at asmith@kcatx.org.

Founder

Director of Operations

Licensed Professional Counselor - Supervisor

AMANDA SMITH

Nehemiah graduated from Texas Tech with a Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and a bachelor's degree in Human Development and Family Studies. His approach to counseling is to meet you where you are at. He has years of experience working with individuals coping with substance abuse and co-occurring disorders. He also specializes in working with individuals and couples dealing with life after retirement, empty nests, new life stages, issues of identity and personal development at any age, as well as individuals in their 20s and 30s who are looking to understand how to adapt to a quickly evolving technological, social and dynamic working world. Email Nehemiah at ngutierrez@kcatx.org.

Licensed Professional Counselor

Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor

NEHEMIAH GUTIERREZ

Beth earned her Master of Arts in Counseling from St. Edward's University and is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapy Associate (LMFT-A) . Beth enjoys working collaboratively with individuals, couples and families to improve their important relationships and untangle the problems of life. Beth works with a variety of issues including anxiety, depression, phase of life transitions, and personal growth/exploration. She is trauma-informed and has completed Gottman Method Couples Therapy, Level I and II. She believes that change happens in relationship with others. A quote that guides her work: ‘Life is about relationships and people are relational beings. Therapy as relational recovery is important.’ -Ken Gergen.
Email Beth at bharris@kcatx.org.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist - Associate, Supervised by Allison Sallee, PhD, LP, LMFT-S

BETH HARRIS

Crystal is currently a Masters of Arts in Counseling student at St. Edward's University. She believes in openness and transparency as a key to developing a therapeutic relationship. Her background in education has given a great insight into our growth and development as children, and how that comes to affect us as adults. Her mission is to assist others in finding their own unique ways of leading productive and fulfilling lives. As a native Spanish speaker, she also offers therapy in both English and Spanish. Email Crystal at chinojosa@kcatx.org.

Masters in Counseling Practicum Student, Supervised by Dr. Fabianna Laby, LP

CRYSTAL HINOJOSA

Sladja is a graduate student completing her final year in the Professional Counseling Program at Texas State University, and has previously earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin. She completed the Gottman Method Couples Therapy Training (levels I and II), and finds this approach valuable even when working with individuals. Sladja’s interests include working within the domain of relational and identity concerns, family of origin, and childhood issues. She believes that the basis for every stable relationship starts with a healthy identity and self-acceptance. In her work with clients, she aims to create a supportive and welcoming environment in order to facilitate insight, increase self-awareness, and encourage personal growth. Counseling is as a dynamic collaboration between the client and the therapist, where you can learn new perspectives, insights, and behaviors, with a goal of improving your overall lifestyle and well-being. Email Sladja at sredner@kcatx.org.

Masters in Counseling Practicum Student, Supervised by Annie Dorman, LPC

SLADJA REDNER