Andres Tapia, Ph.D., is bilingual in English and Spanish. He is a therapist who works with children, teens and adults, and conducts immigration, bilingual neuropsychological, and presurgical (bariatric, spinal cord stimulator, etc.) psychological evaluations. His professional experiences include providing clinical services to and research with refugees, private practice, community mental health services with children, adults, and geriatric populations, inpatient clinical services, counseling and psychological services in the university setting, and adjunct teaching. His Ph.D. internship was through the University of Texas Health Science Center in the Texas Medical Center. Dr. Tapia's post-doctoral fellowship was at Harris County Psychiatric Center where he helped establish bilingual psychological assessment systems. As a LPC-S he also provides supervision for licensed professional counselor interns, and does training and teaches certification courses for licensed professional counselor supervisors. He also provides consultation for school districts and agencies. Additionally, Dr. Tapia has held board positions at various professional organizations, including the Rio Grande Valley Counseling Association and the Houston Counseling Association. Dr. Tapia also serves his community as a youth pastor and has been involved in a number of outreach ministries for almost two decades. He and his wife have two children.
ANDRES TAPIA, PH.D.