Southwest Counselors

Lead Counselor (Stafford Campus), DeShantra Moore, MSW, LCSW

DeShantra Moore, MSW, LCSW

Tel: 713/ 718-7729
Fax: 713/ 718-6873
deshantra.moore@hccs.edu
10041 Cash Rd., Rm 206
Stafford, TX 77477

 

BIO

DeShantra has more than ten years of experience as a therapist specializing in HIV/AIDS, mental health, and clinical case management of people living with multiple chronic medical and mental health conditions. DeShantra has served as mentor to newly licensed Social Workers as well as Field Instructor for students at Texas Southern University and the University of Houston.

DeShantra’s Professional experience includes inpatient and outpatient clinical settings from Washington Hospital Center in the District of Columbia, and the Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas.

DeShantra is a proud graduate of Howard University where she earned her Master Of Social Work and she’s a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Texas.

 

ADA Counselor (Stafford campus), Greta Brooks, MS, MEd, LPC, CRC

Greta Brooks, MS, MEd, LPC, CRC

Tel: 713/ 718-7448
Fax: 713/ 718-7781
greta.brooks@hccs.edu
10041 Cash Rd., Rm. 206
Stafford, TX 77477

 

BIO

Greta Brooks brings more than 20 years of counseling experience to HCC. She has previously served as a Special Education Teacher, Adjunct Psychology Instructor, Executive Director and Lead Therapist at an outpatient drug treatment facility, and most recently as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor carrying a Transition Caseload with Texas Workforce Commission Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (formerly known as DARS) for nine years. Greta earned a B.A. in Psychology from Tuskegee University; an M.S. in Counseling & Human Development from Troy University; and an M.Ed. in Rehabilitation Counseling from Auburn University. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas and a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor in all 50 states. Her special interests include: Assessment, Substance Abuse, Autism, Career Development, and Mood Disorders.

 

Counselor (Westloop), Sara Shideler, MSW, LCSW

Sara Shideler, MSW, LCSW

Tel: 713/ 718-7799
Fax: 713/ 718-7781
sara.shideler@hccs.edu
5601 West Loop South, Rm C-136
Houston, Texas 77081

 

BIO

Sara Shideler, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, joined HCC Southwest’s Counseling Team as a General Counselor in March 2017. Sara has provided clinical services for children, adolescents and adults since 2009 in community mental health agencies, inpatient, residential and intensive outpatient treatment centers and on college campuses. Sara employs a strengths-based perspective and holds specialized training in trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy, solution-focused therapy and mindfulness. Sara earned her Master of Social Work from the Boston College Graduate School of Social Work and her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Wagner College.

 

Counselor (Stafford campus), Avis Smith, EdD., LPC-S

Avis Smith, EdD., LPC-S

Tel: 713/ 718-5854
Fax: 713/ 718-6873
10041 Cash Rd., Rm 206
Stafford, TX 77477

 

BIO

 

Dr. Smith has more than 11 years of counseling experience. She earned a Doctorate of Education in Counselor Education from Texas Southern University and a Master’s of Education in Counseling from The University of Houston- Victoria Campus. She earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology from the University of Houston- Main Campus. Dr. Smith is a Licensed Professional Counselor- Supervisor; as well as, a Certified Professional School Counselor.

Dr. Smith has worked with individuals ranging in age from 3 – 70. Dr. Smith’s goal in the therapeutic process is to meet every individual where they are while setting goals for success in the future.

 

ADA Counselor (Westloop), Becky Hauri, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist

Becky Hauri, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist

Tel: 713/ 718-7909
Fax: 713/ 718-7781
becky.hauri@hccs.edu
5601 West Loop South, Rm C-136
Houston, TX 77081

 

BIO

 

Dr. Becky Hauri completed a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education and a Master of Arts Degree in Counseling Psychology from Western Michigan University. She completed a Doctorate of Philosophy Degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Houston. Dr. Hauri has been a licensed psychologist in Texas since 1992. She has worked as a Substance Abuse Counselor in inpatient and outpatient services, served as a Coordinator of the evaluation unit department and finally was an Outpatient Clinical Supervisor of 5 outpatient clinics prior to joining HCC. Based on her clinical background in substance abuse, she wrote a FIPSE (Funds for the improvement of Post-Secondary Education Grant) for substance abuse prevention at HCC and was a member of the Gulf Coast Consortium Grant. She has served as an Outreach/Recruitment Coordinator, an Academic Advisor as well as an ADA Counselor. She is frequently called upon for crisis intervention and has presented crisis prevention programs at local, state, national and international conferences. She supervises Master level practicum students from Houston Baptist University. Dr. Hauri has expertise in dealing with depression, anxiety, cross-cultural issues, crisis intervention, family issues, and sports psychology. She has helped thousands of individuals from 8 to 80 overcome obstacles allowing them to reach goals which lay the foundation to create the life they want to live.