Our Clinical Team

Our team of therapists is committed to caring for and education.
They care about your child succeeding and being able to grow up with values, respect and to love themselves.
~ Parent

Our Clinical Team



PsychotherapistSabrina Munoz, LMSW

Sabrina Munoz serves as an Admissions Coordinator and Psychotherapist with the Residential Treatment Program at The Center for Success and Independence. Sabrina earned her Master’s in Social Work at the University of Houston and her Bachelor’s in Social Work from the University of Texas at Austin. Her background includes working with foster youth and foster/adoptive families, children and caregivers facing the aftermath of incarceration, and adults in an acute care setting. She is a Licensed Master Social Worker dedicated to serving adolescents and their families at TCSI through individual, family, and group therapy. In her free time, Sabrina enjoys baking, trying new foods, spending time outdoors, and hanging out with her family and friends.


PsychotherapistHolly Ortiz, LMSW

Holly Ortiz, LMSW, serves as an admissions coordinator and psychotherapist in the residential treatment program at The Center for Success and Independence. She provides individual, family, and group therapy. Holly received her Master’s of Social Work at Boston College. Prior to obtaining her MSW, she graduated from Sam Houston State University with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. She has experience working with adolescents and adults in acute care settings. In graduate school, Holly interned at a psychiatric hospital providing case management to adults and in a short-term acute care residential setting with adolescents providing individual, family and group therapy. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and her cat.


PsychotherapistHeaven Wallace, LMSW

Heaven Wallace, LMSW serves as a psychotherapist at The Center for Success and Independence’s residential treatment program. Heaven earned her Master’s in Social Work and Bachelors in Psychology at the University of Houston. She has experience providing counseling to children through SEL-HISD, ABA to children with autism spectrum disorder, and providing case management through a reentry program for ex-felons. She provides individual, family, and group therapy TCSI. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with friends, family, and her pets.


CounselorWendy Clubb, LCDC

Wendy is a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor with over 30 years of experience in the field of substance use treatment & co-occurring disorders with additional training in trauma informed care, mindfulness, dialectical and cognitive behavioral therapy. Wendy’s approach to treatment incorporates these diverse skills when engaging clients and their family in treatment education. Also, she encourages active involvement in recovery support groups to empower patients to help themselves beyond treatment for long term support. Wendy has a passion for working with individuals that are experiencing both mental health and substance use issues, in addition to those dealing with legal challenges. Her primary mission is to “Prepare clients for long term recovery through skills development” and “Empower them to find their why — their motivation to recover”.



Intensive Outpatient Program Coordinator & PsychotherapistDavid Martinez, LMSW

David Martinez is a bilingual Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), who serves as a psychotherapist and IOP Coordinator with the Intensive Outpatient Program, where he facilitates individual, family, and group therapy. David is experienced in providing services to adolescents and families from different backgrounds. David completed his Bachelor’s in Social Work at Lamar University and continued his education at The University of Houston obtaining a master’s degree in Social Work. David is dedicated to working with adolescents and relocated to Houston to further pursue his career in treating adolescent and their families experiencing mental health difficulties and family destroying behaviors. David’s clinical interests include DBT, EFFT, trauma informed care, and SI/HI/SIB work. In his free time, David’s enjoys spending quality time with his friends and hanging out with his cat, Luna.


Intensive Outpatient Program PsychotherapistGrace Verges, LMSW

Grace Verges is an Licensed Master Social Worker who serves as a psychotherapist with the Intensive Outpatient Program at the Center for Success and Independence. Grace earned her Master’s in social work with a specialization in children and families at the University of Texas, Arlington. She received her Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Texas State University. While pursuing her graduate degree, she worked in a recovery setting providing counseling services and facilitating parenting and drug education curriculum. Prior to her position at The Center, she completed an internship serving children and families, implementing skills training and case management services. Grace is passionate about serving adolescents and their families through therapy. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her friends, family, and her pets.


Intensive Outpatient Program PsychotherapistJodeci Patrick, LPC-Associate

Jodeci Patrick is a Licensed Professional Counselor – Associate, who serves as a psychotherapist with the Intensive Outpatient Program at the Center for Success and Independence. Jodeci obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and later pursued her Master of Counseling from Prairie View A&M University. Jodeci is dedicated to helping her clients achieve long lasting results, so they can feel empowered to take on life’s challenges, to grow, and rebuild. Her approach to therapy encompasses empathy, compassion, and non-judgment. She has experience working with individuals that suffer from anxiety, depression, anger management, relationship and family issues. Jodeci also has experience working with children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). In her spare time, she enjoys crafting and spending quality time with her husband and children.



Director of Clinical Services & PsychotherapistBarbara Carroll, LCSW

Barbara Carroll’s clinical focus is strength-based, attachment-focused and trauma-informed. Barbara received her Bachelor of Social Work from The University of Houston-Downtown in 2015, and her Master of Social Work from The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in 2016. At Michigan, Barbara’s educational program focused on interpersonal clinical practice with children and adolescents. She has received additional training in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, Motivational Interviewing, and Trust Based Relational Intervention. Barbara has worked with youth in multiple adverse situations, including youth experiencing homelessness, in foster care and in the juvenile justice system. In her spare time Barbara enjoys live music, superhero movies and bicycling.


PsychotherapistGuillermina Walas-Mateo, LPC-Associate

A former academic in the field of Hispanic Studies and Culture, Gui is a bilingual therapist who holds a PhD in Spanish from the University of Pittsburgh and a MS in Counseling from the University of Houston Clear Lake. She is TF-CBT certified and has extensive training in Mindfulness, TBRI, art-based interventions and trauma-informed practices with cultural sensitivity as a key component to help youth and their families overcome adverse situations. While working towards her Master’s, Gui volunteered and interned with The Children’s Center in Galveston, Texas A&M Career and Counseling Center (Galveston), as well as in private practice providing services to crime victims, and at The Bridge Over Troubled Waters with domestic violence victims and families. Since joining TCSI, she has been working with youth in the juvenile justice system, providing individual, family and group therapy. When not working as therapist, Gui enjoys being a mom, reading, writing, taking long walks admiring nature, and playing with her dog Coco.