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Nic Dahlberg

Nic Dahlberg, LPC

Master of Arts in Professional Counseling (MA), Texas State University

Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor (LPC-S), Texas

T.S. Painter Hall (PAI) 3.04

(512) 232-9247

Office Hours: Monday 11 a.m. to noon & Wednesday 2 to 3 p.m.

Nic Dahlberg (pronouns: he/him) is a Counselor in the Counselors in Academic Residence (CARE) Program, a program that provides mental health services in academic offices to facilitate students' academic and life goals. He provides clinical services students in the College of Natural Sciences and is also available to provide prevention and outreach and consultation services to CNS faculty and staff. He is passionate about working within CNS and has an interest for working with the college’s motivated and analytical students.

Areas of professional interest include trauma, overcoming mental health challenges, identity exploration, multiculturalism, and living a meaningful life. Nic works from a client-centered model that incudes interventions and framework from CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) and ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) with a strong emphasis on identity exploration, finding meaning, and accepting difficult emotions. He enjoys working with young adults in order to help them shape their lives to find purpose and meaning that is fulfilling and affirming.

CARE Clinical Services

  • Students are primarily referred by CNS staff or faculty member. Students interested in learning more about resources to support their mental health can contact Nic directly.
  • Nic will assess student needs and offer appropriate services (e.g. short-term counseling, resources and referrals, crisis intervention, and groups)

Trainings and Workshops

  • Offered to students and staff
  • Topics vary (e.g. stress management, test anxiety, assisting student in distress, perfectionism, procrastination)

Consultation

  • Available to consult one-on-one and in meetings/groups. Please contact Nic for more information.
Damaris Rodriguez, LCSW

Damaris Rodriguez, LCSW

Master of Science in Social Work (MSSW), University of Texas at Austin

William C Hogg Building (WCH) 2.224

512-471-7162

Office Hours: Wednesday noon to 1 p.m. & Thursday 2 to 3 p.m.

Damaris Rodriguez (pronouns: she/her) is a Counselor in the Counselors in Academic Residence (CARE) Program, a program that provides mental health services in academic offices to facilitate students' academic and life goals. She provides clinical services to students in the College of Natural Sciences and is also available to provide prevention and outreach and consultation services to CNS faculty and staff. Damaris' passion is to help her students navigate challenges in their lives by using a compassionate and client centered approach to therapy.

Areas of professional interest include trauma, overcoming mental health challenges, life transitions, multiculturalism, and building a life worth living. Damaris works from a client-centered model that includes interventions and framework from CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) and ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) with a strong emphasis on coping skills to manage anxiety/depression and increase of awareness around thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. Her hope for students is that they will find something positive, genuine, and powerful in their therapy journey.

CARE Clinical Services

  • Students are primarily referred by CNS staff or faculty member. Students interested in learning more about resources to support their mental health can contact Damaris directly.
  • Damaris will assess student needs and offer appropriate services (e.g. short-term counseling, resources and referrals, crisis intervention, and groups)

Trainings and Workshops

  • Offered to students and staff
  • Topics vary (e.g. stress management, test anxiety, assisting student in distress, perfectionism, procrastination)

Consultation

  • Available to consult one-on-one and in meetings/groups. Please contact Damaris for more information.
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