Meet Our Providers

Professional Mental Health Providers

Parental responsibilities can be very stressful, especially when your child is struggling. If you have questions about your child’s behavior, temperament, or school problems turn to the experts at Mind Works. Our treatment modalities involve the entire family as we understand that when a child struggles it also affects the other family members. Our providers are constantly furthering their knowledge and learning in their areas of expertise.


Dr. Anne Esquivel

Dr. Anne Esquivel received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the United States International University, M.A in Counseling Psychology from National University, and her B.A. in International Studies from Auburn University at Montgomery. Dr. Esquivel’s specialization includes evaluation and identification of learning disorders, ADHD, and other issues that may be impeding a student’s success at school or at work. Dr. Esquivel was the 2013 to 2014 President for Bexar County Psychological Association. She also served on the Executive Committee from 2012 to 2015. She is licensed in the state of Texas and is a member of the American Psychological Association, Texas Psychological Association, Bexar County Psychological Association, Society of Personality Assessment, and The International Society of the Rorschach and Projective Methods.  Dr. Esquivel is a Gottman Brining Baby Home Educator and offers workshops, therapy, and support for new families transitioning into parenthood https://www.gottman.com/parents/

Christina Burden

Christina Burden is a licensed professional counselor (since 1997) that joined Mind Works in 2012. Mrs. Burden graduated from Southern Methodist University with a MA in Clinical/Counseling Psychology in 1996 after completing an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Trinity University in 1994. She has clinical experience working with brief solution-focused and cognitive behavioral methods to assist young people with learning and/or developmental disabilities, families facing parenting and marital challenges, adolescents and adults living with mood, anxiety, or trauma-related diagnosis, people experiencing prolonged grief and loss reactions, and couples dealing with relationship difficulties. Mrs. Burden is knowledgeable about educational accommodations, available support services, and career and educational guidance for young people with learning differences. She also advocates for young people needing assistance in navigating educational services.


Angela Medellin

Angela Medellin, M.Ed., LPC-S, RPT-S is a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor, and Registered Play Therapy Supervisor. Angela specializes in the assessment and treatment of pediatric mental health disorders. She is a Certified AutPlay Provider www.autplaytherapy.com  working with children and families diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders or sensory processing disorders.


Angela is also a Gottman Bringing Baby Home Educator and offers workshops, therapy, and support for new families transitioning into parenthood https://www.gottman.com/parents/. She is a member and officer of the Alamo Chapter Texas Association for Play Therapy, and serves on the Texas Association for Play Therapy Board. Additional areas of expertise include working with children diagnosed with anxiety, ADHD, attachment difficulties, and parenting skills training. Angela utilizes evidenced based play therapy techniques and modalities, and practices from a child centered method.  Her strength-based approach, and genuine personality, encourage a positive therapeutic relationship.  To make an appointment with her please call our office.

Kellee Wilkins-Hall

Kellee Wilkins-Hall, LCSW, has been a licensed clinical social worker for over 11 years.  She has experience in working with depression, anxiety, couples counseling, and family therapy.   Her specialty areas include grief and loss, trauma history (abuse, assault, medical trauma, natural and man-made disasters, traumatic grief), and infertility.  Ms. Wilkins-Hall is certified in trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT).  She works with children ages 5 and up, adolescents, adults, families, and couples.  She uses cognitive behavioral therapy modalities, including trauma-focused, and also incorporates play therapy, existentialism, and Gestalt techniques with her clients in order to meet each person’s and/or family’s needs. 


Leah Evans

Leah Evans, a licensed professional counselor intern, recieved her bachelor degree in Child and adolescent psychology from the University of the Incarnate Word and a Master's in clinical and mental health counseling from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Areas of speciality included eating disorders and body image issues.


Leah's use of humor, positivity and passion for care help develop and sustain relationships across all spectrums of clientele. Strength areas include emotional regulation and distress tolerance.


Leah is under the supervision of Angela Medellin.


Gabriel Garcia

Gabriel Garcia is a Master's Level-Licensed Psychological Associate- In Training with a background in educational/school psychology. He assists students and their families advocating for educational and personal advancement and provides consultation services in other academic or educational areas such as accommodations and modifications, Special Education Services, Section 504, Admission Review and Dismissal (ARD) meetings, Individualized Education Program (IEP), and Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). His psychotherapeutic approach is holistic; Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Reality Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Family Systems Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy. Every individual is unique, and his approach takes into account the many cognitive, physiological, social and environmental variables that influence a person's happiness and wellbeing.

Gabriel will also meet with parents and teachers to discuss learning, behavioral, familial and social problems, study and implement behavioral management techniques, evaluate and advise school disciplinary practices for troubled students, and help students plan goals and action.
                                                         

Gabriel is under the supervision of Anne Esquivel, PhD.



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Kristen J. Cooper

Kristen Cooper, MA, LPC earned a Master of Arts degree in Counseling and Guidance from Texas A&M University-San Antonio in 2014. Since that time, Ms. Cooper has gained extensive experience in the areas of depression, anxiety, trauma and PTSD, grief and loss, behavioral issues, ADHD, oppositional defiant disorder, parenting, adjustment issues, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, personality disorders, and chemical dependency. She enjoys working with children, adolescents, adults, and families with various emotional and behavioral concerns. She currently uses an individualized approach utilizing Person-Centered, Solution-Focused, and CBT approaches to meet the specific needs of each client and is currently seeking further training in the area of play therapy.


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Tracy Main

Tracy Main, M.S., LPC earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Cape Breton University in 2004 and a Master’s in Mental Health Counseling from Capella University in 2014. Ms. Main has worked with children for over 15 years in both mental health and educational settings; in recent years focusing on child/adolescent crisis intervention, applied behavioral therapy (ABA), child centered therapy, parenting, and “LEGO Club” group therapy for children on the Autism Spectrum. Ms. Main greatly enjoys working with families and children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, anxiety, adjustment issues, and depression. Ms. Main is also a certified provider of Autplay (www.autplaytherapy.com) a play based therapy for children and adolescents with Autism and developmental disabilities. Currently, Ms. Main is pursuing her credentials as a Registered Play Therapist (RTP).




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Rachel Weber

Rachel Weber, MS, NCC, LPC is a licensed professional counselor who specializes in bereavement, especially with children. Ms. Weber has facilitated and coordinated multiple groups related to different types of death. Ms. Weber is pursuing her certification for play therapy. Additionally, Ms. Weber has experience in working with trauma, anxiety, and depression. She uses evidence based play therapy, client-centered therapy, and cognitive behavioral therapy. Ms. Weber works will all ages starting at 3 years old.