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Jessica Johnston-York, Ph.D.

Staff Psychologist

Education

B.S. in Psychology, University of Florida; 

B.A. in Anthropology, University of Florida;

M.A. in Psychology and Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, Texas Tech University; 

Internship: Texas Tech University Student Counseling Center

Orientation

Person-centered/emotion-focused

Interests

Individual, couples, and group counseling, sexual trauma, multicultural issues, sexual, gender, and relationship concerns, women’s issues, identity and self-esteem concerns

Bio

I was born in Florida and studied psychology there before my graduate school journey brought me to Texas. I gained experience completing practicum training in a variety of settings but found the most meaning and personality fit when working with college students. After completing my pre-doctoral internship and graduating in August 2019, I started working as a supervised staff psychologist at Carruth Center for Psychological and Psychiatric Services (CCPPS).

Hobbies

Outside of work, I typically spend my time connecting with friends and family, reading, baking, playing with my dog and cat, and going on walks while listening to audiobooks and podcasts.

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