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Counseling Center Staff

The Counseling Center Staff is here to serve the Concordia University Texas Community.

Contact one of the Counseling Center staff members to find out more about the services the center offers.

Scott Davis, LCSW-S, LCDC

Scott Davis

Scott graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a Master’s of Science in Social Work. He has a Bachelor’s of Business Administration from Texas Christian University and an Associate’s of Applied Science in Culinary Arts from Johnson and Wales University. Scott’s experience includes providing community based mental healthcare with Integral Care, substance use care at Travis County and the City of Austin. He previously counseled college students at UT Austin. Scott believes that the goal of counseling is understanding and with that understanding, change can occur. College can be a difficult transition with stressful adjustments which can impact your ability to be successful. Scott has helped clients address trauma, depression, relationships issues, substance use, LGBTQ concerns, and many other life challenges.

Scott Davis is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Supervisor. Additionally Scott is a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor.

Phone: 512-313-5032

Office: A-115

Scott.Davis@concordia.edu

Micaela Hernandez, LMSW

Micaela Hernedez

Micaela Hernandez graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a Master's of Science in Social Work and holds a Bachelor's of Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University. Micaela’s professional experience includes working at a private practice in the Austin area, where she provides long-term counseling to individuals and families. Micaela also previously worked at a dialysis clinic, where she provided patients with comprehensive care and brief counseling. Micaela believes her role as a counselor is to assist clients toward their goals by providing a space to feel safe, be vulnerable, and be their unique selves. Micaela has helped clients address anxiety, depression, relationship concerns, life transitions, process identity, grief and loss, and trauma. Micaela is a culturally sensitive and LGBTQIA+-trained counselor.

Micaela is a Licensed Master Social Worker.

Phone: 512-313-5119

Office: A-117

Micaela.Hernandez@concordia.edu

Lauren Patton, LMFT-A

Lauren Patton

Lauren graduated from The University of Nebraska with a Master’s of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy and The University of Nebraska Medical Center with a certification in Medical Family Therapy. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Baylor University in Political Science and History. Lauren’s experience includes working at a Federally Qualified Health Clinic where she provided culturally compassionate and affirming care to a wide range of clients utilizing both brief and long-term therapy. Lauren also worked at a grief center where she facilitated group support for grieving children, teens, young adults, and caregivers. Lauren believes her role as a therapist is to support and empower clients while providing a safe space for them to share, process, and grow. Lauren has helped clients address trauma, grief, anxiety, depression, stress management, challenges related to chronic illness, relationship issues, family issues, substance use, and is an LGBTQIA+ trained provider. 

Lauren Patton is Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist – Associate and a certified Medical Family Therapist.

Phone: 512-313-5652

Office: A-118

Lauren.Patton@concordia.edu