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Andrew Griffin, Ph.D.

Lillie N. Haynes, Ph.D.,

Dr. Griffin is a native Houstonian who has received degrees from Marquette University, Washington Theological Union, and the University of Houston.  He received his Ph.D. in psychology from Texas A&M in 1990, and has practiced as a licensed psychologist in Texas since 1991.  After graduation, Dr. Griffin worked as the psychologist and program director for the geropsychiatry unit at the Austin State Hospital and later provided psychology services to a number of long-term care facilities in southeast Texas.  Until his recent retirement, Dr. Griffin was a forensic psychologist at the Mexia State Supported Living Center. 

In addition to his formal duties, he has provided numerous professional and community programs on geropsychology, forensics, and ethical issues with specialty populations.  He also has been a member of community service oriented organizations including the local Alzheimer’s association, Habitat for Humanity, the Rotary Club of Mexia, and the National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices. Dr. Griffin is currently in independent practice.  

Dr. Lillie Haynes is a licensed psychologist with the Dallas Independent School District. Dr. Haynes is on the Leadership Team in the Psychological & Social Services where she serves as an intern clinical supervisor and an administrative supervisor of LSSPs. Dr. Haynes enjoys her work with elementary, middle and high school students supporting their social skills, life skills, social emotional learning, mindfulness and self-management. Dr. Haynes is also a lead team member for grief and crisis management in the DISD. Dr. Haynes has enjoyed designing, implementing and evaluating school-wide projects that have later became District-wide initiatives. Dr. Haynes works with anti-bullying initiatives, teen dating violence prevention, anger management and the 504 program in the schools.

               Dr. Haynes has presented at numerous local, state and national conventions. Dr. Haynes is an Oral Examiner for the State Board of Examiners of Psychologists and a member of the Speakers Bureau for the Texas Psychological Association. Dr.  Haynes is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Texas Psychological Association, the National Association of School Psychologists, the American Association of Marriage & Family Therapists & Phi Delta Kappa Sorority – Alpha Rho.  Dr. Haynes is active in Legislative Initiatives in TPA and in her community. Dr. Haynes received a Bachelor of Arts from Texas Woman’s University (Denton, TX), a Master of Arts from Texas Southern University (Houston, TX) and a Ph.D. from Texas Woman’s University (Denton, TX). 


Elena Mikalsen, Ph.D. 

Jeff Temple, Ph.D.

Dr. Mikalsen received my doctoral training at the University of Houston Clinical Psychology Program and completed her internship at Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. She currently serves as a Chief of Psychology at the Children’s Hospital of San Antonio, and she is a Faculty member at the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Mikalsen is well aware of the challenges in providing psychological services in Texas, the need for continued improvements to legislature on mental health, and the importance of improving reimbursement for our services.

            As a Psychologist in Texas, she has been privileged to work as a clinician in private practice, a military setting, and hospital settings. Dr. Mikalsen is an advocate for child abuse, military families, and families in South Texas with lack of access to care. In her current position, she established her hospital’s Behavioral Health Clinic. She is highly committed to protecting the needs of psychologists' professional practice and will tirelessly advocate for Psychology.

Dr. Temple is an Associate Professor, Licensed Psychologist, and Director of Behavioral Health and Research in the department of Ob/Gyn at the University of Texas Medical Branch. His research focuses on interpersonal relationships, with a particular focus on teen dating violence. His research has been funded through the National Institute of Justice, National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control, and the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health. He has over 100 scholarly publications in a variety of high-impact journals including JAMA, JAMA Pediatrics, Journal of Youth and Adolescence, Pediatrics, and the Journal of Adolescent Health. He is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Primary Prevention, a senior consulting editor for the Psychology of Violence, and is on the editorial boards of five other scientific journals. Dr. Temple recently co-chaired the Texas Task Force on Domestic Violence. Locally, he is the Vice President of the Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees. 
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