Southeast Counselors

Lead Counselor (Eastside and Fraga), Roman Alvarez, Ed.D., LPC, LMFT

Roman Alvarez, Ed.D., LPC, LMFT
Tel: 713/ 718-7144; 713/ 718-7977
Fax: 714/ 718-7223
roman.alvarez@hccs.edu
6815 Rustic St., Learning Hub, Ste. 113
Houston, TX 77087

 

BIO

Roman, a doctoral level counselor educator and psychotherapist, has over thirty years of combined professional experience in human services, behavioral health, and education. He is highly accomplished in the following areas: program development of clinical-, developmental-, prevention-, and curriculum-based treatment programming; disability services; clinical supervision; psychotherapy; personal-interpersonal coaching; educational and human services administration. Professionally, he worked at TDCJ-Institutional Division (as associate clinical psychologist and supervisor), private psychiatric hospitals (as therapist and clinical/program director), Montrose Counseling Center-LGBTQIA (as doctoral counselor intern and therapist), MHMRA (a therapist), and private psychotherapy practice (as therapist and owner). Dr. Alvarez is a lead counselor in counseling & ability support services and an adjunct professor in psychology at HCC.

Roman taught at the graduate school of UHCL’s psychology program, PVAMU’s counselor education program, and the University of St. Thomas’ counselor education and clinical mental health counseling programs. He’s also taught addictions counseling at HCC-Coleman and spoken at numerous seminars on various topics in counselor education and behavioral health.

Dr. Alvarez has an undergraduate degree in clinical psychology from Far Eastern University (Manila, Philippines), graduate degrees in clinical psychology and counselor education from Texas Southern University, and post-graduate training in archetypal-analytical psychology, dream interpretation, dream tending, dance-movement therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, sex offender treatment, understanding the criminal mind/personality, trauma resolution therapy, biofeedback training, collaborative therapies (social constructionist/post-modern), and clinical supervision. He is a licensed professional counselor (since 1989), licensed sex offender treatment provider (since 2006), and licensed marriage and family therapist (since 1992) in Texas.

 

Counselor (Eastside Campus), Cynthia Castellanos, MS, LPC, NCC

Cynthia Castellanos, MS, LPC, NCC
Tel: 713/ 718-7144; 713/718-2888
Fax: 713/ 718-7223
c.castellanos1@hccs.edu
6815 Rustic St., Learning Hub, Ste. 113
Houston, TX 77087

 

BIO

Ms. Cynthia Castellanos joined the Houston Community College - Counseling and Ability Support Services as a Counselor in October of 2008. She began her career as a Counselor after earning her Master’s Degree in Counselor Education from the University of Houston-Clear Lake. Cynthia Castellanos is EMDR certified and is an advocate for the mental health of all HCC students. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Texas and is a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC).