Meet Our Leadership

Leticia Fallick, lpc


Leticia Fallick, LPC is a bilingual Psychotherapist currently in private practice in Houston, Texas. She was born and raised in Monterrey, Mexico. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology at the University of Monterrey (UDEM), Mexico, in 1978. In 1981, she completed the two-year Child Analytic Study Program at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. This is a training program that specializes in the study of psychological development from childhood to maturity, and training in psychodynamic psychotherapy. In 1982 she earned a Master of Psychology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She relocated to Texas and while raising 4 children she earned a Master’s of Educational Psychology at the University of Houston in 2001 and obtained her Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC license, to work as a Psychotherapist. In 1997, she co-founded Latin Women’s Initiative LWI (formerly known as Mexican Women’s Initiative), a non-profit organization focused on improving the health and education of Latin women and their families. In 2000, she co-founded the "Center for the Development of Women" CDM, an educational forum offering self-improvement conferences addressing psychological and emotional issues for Latin woman and their families. She is a consultant on Mental Health issues to the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce making several television appearances. In 2012 she completed the Psychodynamic Psychotherapy training program at the Center for Psychoanalytic Studies in Houston where she is co-founder and past President of the Alumni Group.



Elizabeth maintains a private practice in Houston and Austin and is the Clinic Director for both cities at Depth Counseling, a group psychotherapy practice offering long-term, psychoanalytic psychotherapy in Houston, Austin and Chicago. She completed her graduate studies in 2000 at the University of Houston Graduate School of Social Work, and is an advanced candidate in Adult Psychoanalysis at the Center for Psychoanalytic Studies Houston and a graduate of the James T. McLaughlin Training Program in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy at the Pittsburgh Psychoanalytic Institute. Elizabeth worked in various community mental health settings as a bilingual therapist and subsequently worked as a Senior Social Worker on the Compass unit for young adults at the Menninger Clinic, where she also supervised clinical interns and fellows. She has presented widely about trauma-informed care and served as adjunct faculty at the University of Houston Graduate School of Social Work. She is interested in the intersection of clinical modalities and founded THRIVE Trauma-Informed Yoga to help people inhabit their bodies and communities in a meaningful manner. Recently, she completed the Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies and Research Certificate Program at the Center for Psychedelic Therapies and Research (CPTR).

cynthia mulder, lcsw-s

Immediate Past President

Cynthia Mulder, LCSW-S, is a psychotherapist and psychoanalyst in private practice in Houston, Texas. She is an assistant professor at Baylor College of Medicine, faculty and secretary of the Center for Psychoanalytic Studies, and past-president of the Houston Psychoanalytic Society. She earned a master’s degree from Smith College of Social Work in Northampton, Massachusetts. In 2005, she worked as a family therapist at the Austen Riggs Center in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. In 2010 she joined the Menninger Clinic as an individual, group and family therapist. Ms. Mulder began facilitating Brené Brown’s curriculum on shame, vulnerability and authenticity - The Daring WayTM to patients at Menninger and training clinicians across the country. In 2013 she was appointed Menninger’s Director of Education and Training where she oversaw clinical training programs, directed the Social Work Fellowship, coordinated Family Education Day, and organized the clinic’s local and national continuing education activities. Ms. Mulder has presented nationally about shame resilience and suicide and has been an invited presenter at APsA. She was the recipient of two awards at Menninger: The Arthur Mandlebaum Award for Excellence in Social Work Education and the Jon G. Allen Distinguished Educator Award.

joann ponder, phd

Program Committee Chair

JoAnn Ponder, PhD is a psychologist-psychoanalyst who has a private practice in Austin providing psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, family/couples therapy, consultation, and study groups. She was trained in adult psychoanalysis and child psychotherapy at the Center for Psychoanalytic Studies in Houston, where she previously served on the faculty. She also completed postgraduate programs in infant-parent mental health intervention, object relational family and couples therapy, and psychoanalytic writing. Over the years, JoAnn has presented papers on a variety of clinical and applied psychoanalytic topics at national and international conferences. In 2004, she was awarded the David A. Freedman Candidate Paper’s Prize by HPS. Her publications include a co-edited book about women’s issues, book chapters about adoptive motherhood and the childhood loss of a parent, and journal articles about narcissism in psychoanalysis, collective trauma following the Tower shootings in Austin, psychological defenses against climate change, the influence of childhood trauma on subsequent career choice, and patients’ identifications and projections onto dogs.

Taylor roe, lcsw

Marketing and membership Chair

Taylor Roe, LCSW, is a psychotherapist in private practice in Jackson, Mississippi and received his MSW from the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work. Taylor trained in psychodynamic therapy as a social work fellow for two years at the Menninger Clinic on the young adult and adolescent units and then worked as a staff social worker on the HOPE adult unit. A native Houstonian and recent Mississippi transplant, Taylor maintains an office in Jackson and a virtual practice in Texas. In his practice, Taylor sees older adolescents and adults for individual, couples, and family therapy.

Kervil Durand, LCSW 


Kervil Durand, PhD Candidate, LCSW, LCDC is a psychotherapist in private practice in Houston, TX, and social services clinician at University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Hospital. He is currently enrolled in Walden University PhD Social Work Policy program and received his clinical training at University of Texas-Arlington. He is a member of the University of Texas Psychiatry Inclusion Council. Kervil has over 10 years in the behavioral health field and has received his clinical training in Psychodynamic Theory. Within his private practice, Kervil provide services to individual clients, to include adolescents, adults, couples, and family. Kervil specializes in grief therapy, personal development, substance use therapy, and anger management.

lindsey hogan, phd


Lindsey Hogan, PhD is a licensed psychologist in private practice and a fourth-year candidate in Adult Psychoanalysis at the Center for Psychoanalytic Studies in Houston. She earned her PhD at the University of North Texas and completed her predoctoral internship at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York, before returning to Texas for a postdoctoral fellowship at The Menninger Clinic. She joined the staff at Menninger and the faculty at Baylor College of Medicine in 2016, where she worked for nearly 7 years on the Compass Program for Young Adults. While at Menninger she provided individual therapy, group therapy, and psychological assessment as part of a multidisciplinary treatment team and worked with trainees through clinical supervision and co-facilitation of an assessment seminar. She continues to enjoy working with emerging adults in her practice, where she provides individual therapy and therapeutic, psychoanalytically informed psychological assessments. 

Kacie Liput, PhD


Felecia Powell-Williams, EdD, LPC-S, RPT/S

alternate Councilor

Felecia Powell-Williams is a native Houstonian, where she earned her degrees, Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology and a Doctorate in Clinical Counseling . She completed her post graduate education at the Center for Psychoanalytic Studies, formerly known as Houston-Galveston Psychoanalytic Institute, and recognized by the American Psychoanalytic Association as an adult, adolescent and child psychoanalyst. Dr. Powell-Williams is a Licensed Professional Counselor- Supervisor, and also a Registered Play Therapist/Supervisor, who provides clinical supervision for the State of Texas licensing board. Along with maintaining her private practice, Felecia has volunteered multiple hours training clinicians from Baylor and University of Texas medical schools. She also teaches on a collegiate level, and provides consultation and professional training with many state and local agencies on recognizing the need of mental health services for children, adults, and families. Among her many roles at the CFPS she is currently a faculty member in the Adult and Child & Adolescent training programs, Chair of the Child Program, and board secretary. Felecia also holds board positions with the Alliance of Psychoanalytic Schools and Association of Child Psychoanalysis, along with other national mental health organizations. Throughout her distinguished career, she has generously donated her time and talents to numerous organizations serving children throughout Houston. When she’s not working, she enjoys spending time with her family & friends and actively serving in her church.

summer danner, lpc

film series co-chair

Summer Danner, LPC, is a psychotherapist in Houston, Texas. Summer received a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from the University of Hawaii at Hilo. She is currently training in Adult Psychodynamic Psychotherapy at the Center for Psychoanalytic Studies. Summer has experience in residential, intensive outpatient and outpatient programs, as well as group and private practice settings. In her practice, Summer provides psychotherapy for adults with relationship issues, anxiety, depression, trauma, personality disorders, and addictions.

Adam Brownstein, LPC

film series co-chair

Adam Brownstein, LPC is a psychotherapist currently in private practice in Houston, TX. He trained in the Child Trauma Program at Depelchin Children’s Center and completed additional training in trauma-informed therapy through the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD). Adam is currently an Advanced Candidate at the Houston Center for Psychoanalytic Studies. He is a frequent lecturer at the Houston Jung Center. He sees adolescents and adults in his private practice for individual and family therapy.

saba masood, phd

scholarship chair

Saba Masood, PhD (she/her) is a licensed psychologist in Houston, TX. Dr. Masood earned her PhD in Clinical Psychology at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. She completed a predoctoral internship at Children's Health specializing in eating disorders and complex medical populations. She relocated to Houston for her postdoctoral fellowship at the Menninger Clinic where she worked with young adults. Currently, she is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine and provides psychological assessments to children, adolescents, and adults at Ben Taub Hospital/Harris Health. She also provides individual psychotherapy and collaborative/therapeutic psychological assessments in private practice to young adults and individuals struggling with life transitions, identity concerns, disordered eating, trauma, and relationship difficulties.

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