Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors - ENFORCEMENT ACTIONS

Loading...

Disciplinary actions are taken by regulatory authorities (boards, committees, programs) in response to a violation of the law or rules.  Different kinds of actions may be taken depending on the severity of the offense, the history of previous violations, efforts made to correct the violation, the harm to the victim(s), the likelihood of a repeat violation, and other matters related to each particular case.  These actions are taken to protect and promote the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of Texas.

Final Disciplinary Actions - License Denial, Surrender, Revocation
These actions will be permanently posted on this website. Further information, including a copy of the final order, is available upon written request from our office.
Final Disciplinary Actions - All Other, including Probated Suspension, Reprimand, and Administrative Penalty
These actions will be posted on this website for a total of seven (7) years from the date all the terms of the Order have been met, in accordance with our records retention schedule. The regulated individual may now be currently licensed, in good standing, and practicing without any restrictions.

Select this link to return to the
Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors Home Page

DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS

Name Level of Licensure License Number City of Residence Alleged Violation* Disciplinary Action Date of Action
Abramowitz, Barbara LPC 10224 Houston

22 TAC §681.72 and §681.93-Related to failure to provide the required supervisor agreement form.

$500 Administrative Penalty 11/19/13
Acho, Onyebuchi LPC 10234 Dallas 22 TAC §681.92 & 93-Related to supervising interns without a Board approved supervisor status $2000 Admin Pen 8/23/2013
Adams, Russell LPC 15071 Austin 22 TAC §681.72 and 681.93- Related to failure to submit the required supervisor agreement forms prior to beginning supervision and failure to ensure the LPC-Intern was in compliance with board rules regarding supervision. $500 Administrative Penalty 2/12/13
Adrian, Sylvia LPC 14376 Midland

22 TAC 681.37
Failure to cooperate with the board by furnishing documents or information and by responding to a request for information from or a subpoena issued by the board or its authorized representative.

Reprimand 02/21/06
Airhart, Edward E. LPC 10565 Arlington   Surrender 6-19-99
Alexander-Byrd, Alicia LPC 14472 Mansfield TOC §53.021-Related to criminal history Revocation 8/31/09
Alexander, Shea LPC 17305 Plano, TX Admin Penalty of $1,200 10/16/09
Allen, Alysius LPC 16120 Baton Rouge, LA

22 TAC §681.45-Related to failure to report to the Board a previous disciplinary action from another State Board of LPC.

Voluntary Surrender 11/19/13
Allen, Pamela LPC 14554 Richmond   Reprimand 8-4-03
Andrews, Janet D. LPC 17828 San Antonio

22 TAC 681.41 & 681.42 Related to Failure to maintain professional boundaries by engaging in dual relationship.

Probated Suspension 12 months

02/02/07
Apperson, Alan LPC 18671 Beaumont

22 TAC §681.72 and §681.93-Related to failure to provide the required supervisor agreement form.

$500 Administrative Penalty 11/19/13
Arendell, Russ LPC 16098 Lubbock, TX   22 TAC §681.41-Related to committing Medicaid fraud by billing the Texas Medicaid Program for services not rendered.   2yrs Probated Suspension 10/20/10
Artchavat, Griffin LPC 16393 The Colony 22 TAC 681.41 & 681.42 relating to engaging in sexual contact with a client Surrender 08/16/05
Arterburn, Tony D. LPC 337 Gainesville   Surrender 10-11-97
Badillo, Dori LPC 11161 Spring 22 TAC §681.72 and 681.93-Related to failure to complete supervisory agreement. $500 Admin Penalty 11/10/2014
Bartos III, Michael LPC 14948 Eagle Pass 22 TAC §681.41 and TOC §681.164-Related to engaging in unethical and unprofessional conduct by committing Medicaid Fraud and due to criminal history. Revocation 4/16/10
Berlin, Robert Reed, Jr. LPC 62777 Corpus Christi
  • 22TAC §681.41(k) regarding professional boundaries;
  • 22TAC §681.41(l)(1) regarding non-therapeutic relationships; and
  • 22TAC §681.42(b)(1) regarding sexual contact / sexual exploitation
Emergency Suspension 04/01/14
Bobbio, Pablo LPC 61676 Houston 22 TAC §§681.41(a)(2)(w), 681.49(d) and (g); and 681.52(a)
Related to making false, misleading, deceptive and fraudulent claims
6 month Probated Suspension 9/26/2008
Baker, Lillian LPC-Intern 53525 Pettus   Revocation 8-10-02
Baker, Richard LPC 7619 Brenham 22 TAC 681.164 Related to criminal convictions which directly relates to the duties and responsibilities of a licensee. Probated Suspension
12 Months
09/16/06
Bangert, James LPC 19317 Corpus Christi 22 TAC §681.41 and 681.45-Related to engaging in unethical conduct by billing for services not rendered which resulted in conviction of a felon and failure to notify the Board office within 30 days of felony conviction. Probated Suspension
3 years
10/26/12
Barrera, Patti LPC 11825 Rosharon   Revocation 4/12/03
Beal, Ann LPC 15606 Fort Worth   Reprimand 1/30/03
Becker, Laura LPC-Intern 56449 Euless   Reprimand 8/2/03
Bell, William Kirk LPC 16256 Bonham Criminal conviction felony/misdemeanor is possible grounds for disciplinary action if crime directly relates to the duties & responsibilities of licensee Revocation 04/22/05
Bell, Sheri LPC 17552 Abilene

TOC 53.021
Related to felony imprisonment.

Revocation 02/22/08
Bell , Ynolia LPC 3723 Houston   Surrender 4/12/03
Benton, Leslie LPC 18484 Frankston 22 TAC §681.121 and §681.93-Related to supervising Licensed Professional Counselor Interns when no department-approved license was held Administrative Penalty $900 7/10/09
Benton, Patty LPC 16364 Victoria   Reprimand 12/14/02
Bethany, John LPC 11489 Houston 22 TAC 681.32 relating to improper billing Reprimand 08/16/05
Bethany, John E. LPC 11489 Webster 22 TAC 681.32 regarding billing for services not rendered Reprimand 10/28/05
Bettle, George R. LPC 1045 Lampasas   Surrender 6/27/98
Bobbio, Pablo LPC 61676 Houston 22 TAC 681.41, 681.49 and 681.52
Related to making false, misleading, deceptive and fraudulent claims about qualifications and education.
Probated Suspension 9/26/2008
Boger, Peter LPC 11188 Dallas 22 TAC §681.41 and §681.42-Related to failure to set and maintain professional boundaries and engaging in sexual contact with client Probated Suspension 2 yrs 4/24/09
Bonilla, Joe LPC 66014 Corpus Christi 22 TAC §681.42-Related to failure to maintain professional boundaries. Disciplinary Surrender 9/16/11
Boyd, Cynthia LPC 9963 College Station 22 TAC §681.41-Related to failure to set and maintain professional boundaries by entering into a dual relationship with client. Voluntary Surrender 7/23/10
Boyd, Linda LPC 18430 Odessa 22 TAC §681.72 and 681.93-Related to failure to complete supervisory agreement. $500 Admin Penalty 3/21/14
Bradley, Peter LPC 13501 Flower Mound 22 TAC §681.121 and 681.93-Related to supervising Licensed Professional Counselors when no department-approved license was held. $500 Administrative Penalty 7/23/10
Bradley-Schrick, Donna LPC 16223 Hempstead 22 TAC §681.121 and §681.93-Related to supervising Licensed Professional Counselor Interns when no license was held as a Licensed Professional Counselor. Administrative Penalty $1500 10/16/09
Breland, Rick LPC 17467 Round Rock 22 TAC 681.41- Related to failure to set and maintain professional boundaries Reprimand 1/30/09
Brendel, Harold J., Ph.D., M.Div. LPC 3294 Fort Worth 22 TAC 681.32 in regard to failing to maintain accurate records and failing to maintain professional boundaries Reprimand 10/28/05
Brewer, Carolyn LPC Intern 65481 Austin TAC §681.41 and 681.52-Related to making false, misleading and deceptive claims about services and qualifications: represented oneself as a Licensed Professional Counselor and received payment for services from clients. Probated Suspension 10/26/12
Brewer, Claudia (Robichaux) LPC 10203 San Antonio, TX 22 TAC §681.41
Related to failing to set and maintain professional boundaries, failure to take reasonable precautions to protect client, and failure to maintain accurate client records.
Probated Suspension 3/25/10
Briley, Lea Applicant N/A Broken Bow, OK Failure to submit information on disciplinary actions on other licenses Denial 02-04-04
Brindley, Ilse Michelle LPC Intern 65244 Temple 22 TAC §681.72-Related to practicing as an LPC Intern, providing counseling services without supervision from a board-approved supervisor. 1 yr Probated Suspension 7/23/10
Britain, Mark LPC 10974 Amarillo, TX 22 TAC §681.41, 681.42, and 681.46-Related to failure to set and maintain professional boundaries by entering a dual relationship with a client, and by engaging in sexual exploitation of a client, failure to respond to a board request for information regarding a complaint, misrepresented facts to a Department investigator and made false accusations against complainant, and billed for counseling services that were not rendered. Revocation 4/15/2011
Britain, Mark LPC 10974 Amarillo 22 TAC 681.32 Relating to dual relationships and maintaining professional boundaries. Administrative Penalty
$500
03/06/06
Briones, Annette LPC 60754 El Paso 22 TAC 681.41 and Texas Penal Code 37.10
Related to making false, misleading or deceptive statements regarding qualifications, training and education/ falsifying a government record
Revocation 2/22/2008
Brockman, Leslie LPC 8753 Fort Worth 22 TAC §681.121 and 681.93-Related to supervising Licensed Professional Counselor Interns when no license was held as a Licensed Professional Counselor. $400 Administrative Penalty 4/15/2011
Brooks, Dee W. LPC 13884 Lubbock   Surrender 12-5-98
Brown, Alycia LPC 64234 Dallas 22 TAC §681.51-Related to engaging in unethical conduct when the Alabama State Board of Examiners in Counseling placed you on probation for violations of the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice governing Professional Counselors in Alabama. 6 mo Probated Suspension 1/27/12
Brown, April LPC 16954 Lewisville, TX 22 TAC §681.72 and 681.93-Related to failure to complete supervisory agreement. $500 Admin Penalty 3/21/2014
Brown, Mark LPC 14509 Carrollton   Surrender 12-3-99
Brown, Stephen W. LPC 2901 Houston   Surrender 9-12-98
Brown, Tina LPC 61259 Killeen 22 TAC §681.41-Related to failure to keep client records secure, complete and confidential by taking the files home and failure to return files to office, when requested. 1 yr Probated Suspension 1/27/12
Bull, Dennis LPC 414 Richardson 22 TAC 681.32(r) failure to terminate professional relationship with client; 681.32(p) regarding record keeping, 681.43(l) regarding confidentiality surrender 11/16/04
Bull, Dennis LPC 414 Richardson 22 TAC 681.32 & 681.43 regarding failure to terminate professional relationship, failure to maintain accurate records, & failure to maintain confidentiality Surrender 11/16/04
Bumpus, Karen Renee LPC 14870 Lufkin 22 TAC 681.41 failure to comply with general ethical requirements Reprimand 01/27/06
Burks, Kathey LPC 8808 Dallas 22 TAC §681.41 and §681.45 and HSC §611.002-Related to failure to follow the rules of confidentiality regarding the release of mental health records and failure to report suspected abuse or neglect of client’s children. Reprimand 7/10/09
Burns, Marvin LPC 10611 Cleburne, Texas   Probated Suspension 7/9/99
Butler, Janet Cochran LPC 14570 Grand Prairie 22 TAC 681.41- Related to failure to maintain professional boundaries. Revocation 10/7/08
Brown, Alycia LPC 64234 Dallas 22 TAC §681.51-Related to engaging in unethical conduct when the Alabama State Board of Examiners in Counseling placed you on probation for violations of the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice governing Professional Counselors in Alabama. 6 mo Probated Suspension 1/27/12
Bryant, Lonnol R. LPC 409 Bedford   Surrender 9/12/98
Burbank, Theresa LPC 15294 Huntsville 22 TAC §681.161-Related to failure to respond to the Board regarding a complaint. $1000 Admin Penalty 3/21/14
Burbank, Theresa LPC 15294 Huntsville 22 TAC §681.161-Related to failure to respond to the Board regarding a complaint. Reprimand 3/21/14
Byars, Janet LPC 14084 Amarillo 22 TAC §681.72 and 681.93-Related to failure to submit the required supervisor agreement form to the board office prior to beginning supervision with the intern and failure to ensure the LPC-Intern was in compliance with board rules regarding supervision. $500 Administrative Penalty 2/12/13
Byrd, Jana LPC 16673 Austin 22 TAC 681.44 Relating to the use of illegal drugs. Probated Susension
12 months
01/27/06
Cano, Eleazor LPC 14946 Alpine 22 TAC §681.41 and 681.46-Related to failure to set and maintain professional boundaries by engaging in a dual relationship with clients and failure to cooperate with the Board by failure to respond to a Department investigator; failure to furnish documents and information requested by the Board. Probated Suspension 2 years 10/26/12
Carney, John LPC 9367 San Antonio 22 TAC 681.41 relating to engaging in sexual contact with a client Surrender 08/16/05
Carter, Cheryl LPC 19808 Kerrville

22 TAC §681.45 and THSC 611.002 and 611.004-Related to failure to comply with the Texas Health and Safety Code concerning releasing confidential information, without the written consent of the client’s mother.

1 yr Probated Suspension 1/25/11
Carter, Warren Leslie LPC 441 Salt Lake

HSC 611.008
Failure to release records or to respond to a request for records.

Reprimand 02/22/08
Cash, Linda LPC 18189 Lubbock 22 TAC §681.45 and THSC §611.0045-Related to failure to release a copy of clients treatment records to father of client. $2000 Administrative Penalty 10/26/12
Chiasson, Dawn LPC Applicant n/a San Antonio TOC §503.301 and 22 TAC §681.91-Related to practicing as an LPC-Intern without a department-approved license. 1 yr Probated Suspension 7/23/2010
Clarke, Karen K. LPC 63833 Stephenville, TX 22 TAC §681.93-Related to allowing a relative to act as respondent’s supervisor. 1 yr Probated Suspension 4/15/2011
Cobler, Jodi LPC 64400 Huntsville 22 TAC §681.41-Related to failure to maintain professional boundaries. Voluntary Surrender 4/20/12
Collier, Linda LPC 3553 Leander

22 TAC §681.45 and THSC 611.0045 and 611.008-Related to failure to release confidential treatment records to the father of client after the father submitted a written request for the records.

Reprimand 1/25/2011
Crawford, Ryan LPC 61094 Houston, TX 22 TAC §681.41-Related to failure to keep accurate client records. Reprimand 11/19/13
Crenshaw, Leonard LPC 14884 Corpus Christi 22 TAC §681.32 General Ethical Requirements. Revocation 12/13/03
Cron, Kathleen LPC 290 San Antonio 22 TAC §681.93-Related to supervising Licensed Professional Counselor Interns when no department-approved Supervisor license was held. Administrative Penalty
$600
4/29/09
Curley, Mary LPC 10636 El Paso

22 TAC 681.41 Related to required retention of records and failure to comply with HSC Chapter 611.

Reprimand & Administrative Penalty
$500

02/22/08
Dalton, Terry LPC 15370 Austin

53.021 Related to ineligibility for a license.

Revocation 02/02/07
Davis, David LPC 15461 Odessa  

Probated Suspension
12 months

01/27/06
Davis, Karen LPC 16884 Amarillo 22 TAC §681.41-Related to failure to set and maintain professional boundaries by entering into a dual relationship with client. Reprimand 4/16/10
Dean, Jennifer K LPC 64900 Keller 22 TAC §681.42-Related to failure to maintain professional boundaries by engaging in sexual contact with a client.


Voluntary Surrender 10/22/10
Degraw, Ramona LPC 13740 Spring 22 TAC §681.41 and 681.164-Related to engaging in unethical and unprofessional conduct by committing Medicaid Fraud and due to criminal history. Revocation 4/16/10
Dennis, Michael LPC 13086 Killeen

22 TAC 681.41
Related to engaging in dual relationships with clients.

Reprimand 6/08/06
Diraddo, Christopher LPC 17053 Austin 22 TAC §681.41-Related to failure to maintain professional boundaries by entering into a dual relationship with a client.  Reprimand  1/25/11 
DiNoto, Caroline S. LPC 10433 Houston

HSC 611.004 & 611.0045 Related to timely release of confidential documents to a client upon request.

Reprimand 03/12/07
Dixon, Davalyn LPC 19568 Rowlett

22 TAC 681.41, 681.45 & HSC 611.002
Related to engaging in a dual relationship & releasing records without a client's consent.

Reprimand 02/22/08
Doyle, Peter LPC 16848 San Antonio, TX 22 TAC §681.93-Related to failure to report to the Board the unlicensed practice of a student. Reprimand 4/15/2011
Dubois, Shawn LPC 15542 Canyon Lake 22 TAC §681.41-Related to billing for services not rendered Reprimand 4/24/09
Duggan, Linda LPC 11363 Forney, TX 22 TAC §681.45 and TOC 503.301-Related to failure to report the abuse of a minor client and practicing as a Licensed Professional Counselor when no department-approved license was held. Voluntary Surrender 4/15/2011
Douglas, John L. Temporary 53813 San Antonio   Surrender 6-19-99
Dustin, Cody LPC-Intern 61429 Ausitn

22 TAC 681.41 & 681.42 Related to failure to maintain professional boundaries by engaging in sexual misconduct with a client.

Surrender 02/02/07
Edwards, Ronald LPC 64749 Carrollton 22 TAC §681.41 and 681.45 and THSC §611.004 and 611.0045-Related to failure to release clients medical/psychological treatment records, upon written request. Reprimand 10/26/12
Elledge, Brenda LPC 16976 Glenn Heights 22 TAC §681.72-Related to failure to submit appropriate Supervisor forms, and failure to keep accurate records. $500 Admin Penalty 8/23/2013
Etter, Larry LPC 12043 San Antonio 22 TAC 681.168-Related to criminal conviction of engaging in sexual contact with a minor and failure to report the filing of a criminal case against license within 30 days as required by the board. Voluntary Surrender 4/20//2
Evans, Shelly LPC 18960 Brenham 22 TAC 681.41
Related to failure to keep accurate records
Reprimand 2/22/2008
Falls, Jacqueline LPC 17202 Houston 22 TAC §681.41-Related to failure to inform client, in writing, of the services they would receive and failure to keep accurate client records. Reprimand 4/16/10
Farber, Roselee LPC 16774 Edinburg

22 TAC 681.41 Related to failure to maintain professional boundaries by engaging in a dual relationship.

Probated Suspension 12 months

02/02/07
Fender-Sadler, Lexey LPC 17478 Victoria 22 TAC §681.45 and THSC §611.0045 and 611.008-Related to failure to timely release confidential treatment records to mother of client. $1500 Administrative Penalty 10/26/12
Field, Michael A. LPC 8670 De Soto   Surrender 11-2-96
Fine, Robert LPC 18506 Plano 22 TAC §681.72 and §681.93- Related to failure to submit appropriate Supervisor forms, and failure to keep accurate records. $500 Admin Penalty 8/23/2013
Fischer, Jason B. LPC 62889 Austin, TX 22 TAC §681.41-Related to failure to set and maintain professional boundaries by entering a dual relationship with a client. 4 yr Probated Suspension 4/15/2011
Fleming, Sandra LPC 17602 San Antonio, TX 22 TAC §681.45-Related to failure to report criminal history to the Board. 1 Year Probated Suspension 11/19/13
Flores, Sigifredo LPC 2414 Progresso

TOC 53.021
Related to felony imprisonment.

Revocation 02/22/08
Franklin, Douglas LPC 60850 Vidor 22 TAC §681.164-Related to falsifying application for licensure by failing to disclose criminal conviction.   Reprimand 1/25/11 
Freedman, Diane Black LPC 18949 Silsbee 22 TAC §681.41-Related to failure to set and maintain professional boundaries by entering into a dual relationship with three minor clients. 1 yr Probated Suspension 4/16/10
Garrison , Bruce Lee LPC 1350 Euless   Surrender 12-14-02
Gill, Cynthia LPC 12664 Houston 22 TAC §681.72 and 681.93-Related to failure to submit the required supervisor agreement forms prior to beginning supervision and failure to ensure the LPC-Intern was in compliance with board rules regarding supervision. $500 Administrative Penalty 2/12/13
Gilliam, Robert LPC 9559 Irving   Probated Suspension 6/4/03
Gibson, Randall LPC 14397 Dallas 22 TAC §681.41-Related to failure to set and maintain professional boundaries. 6 mo. Probated Suspension 8/23/2013
Glass, Brent P. LPC 15941 Dallas 22 TAC §681.93-Related to failure to meet professional responsibility of an LPC-Supervisor and engaging in a dual relationship with an LPC-Intern.
Formal Letter of Reprimand 10/16/09
Glaesmann, Stacy
LPC 18880 Manvel 22 TAC §681.41-Related to failure to set and maintain boundaries. Voluntary Surrender 8/23/2013
Goen, Suzanne B. LPC 58398 San Antonio 22 TAC §681.41 and 681.45 and HSC §611.008-Related to failure to respond to a client’s written request for treatment records 1 yr Probated Suspension 4/16/10
Gordon, Jerry LPC 770 Dallas 22 TAC §681.41 and 681.46-Related to failure to keep and maintain accurate client records for a minimum period of five years and billing the Texas Medicaid Program for services that were not rendered and failure to cooperate with the Board by failing to respond to a department investigator regarding a request for documents and information. Revocation 4/15/2011
Gorman, John LPC 17536 Addison

22 TAC §681.41 and 681.42-Related to failure to set and maintain professional boundaries by engaging in a dual relationship with a client.

Reprimand w/Stipulations 10/26/12
Granato, Donna LPC 14243 Lytle

22 TAC §681.41-Related to failure to set and maintain professional boundaries by engaging in a dual relationship by counseling the children of your office manager.

Reprimand w/Stipulations 10/26/12
Greathouse, Jonnie LPC 11042 Corpus Christi 

22 TAC §681.93-Related to supervising Licensed Professional Counselor Interns when no license as a Licensed Professional Counselor was held. 

 Reprimand and $600 Administrative Penalty 1/25/11
Griffith, Peter LPC 15123 Lubbock   Revocation 8/2/03
Hand, Yvette Petrusas LPC 11298 Houston

22 TAC 681.41
Failure to maintain accurate records of billing.

Probated Suspension
3 Years

11/28/07
Harris, Becky LPC     17248 Granbury

22 TAC § 681.41(k), and (I) dual relationship.

1 year probated suspension with stipulations 10/16/09
Harris, Mary Ann LPC 12755 San Antonio

22 TAC 681.45 & HSC 611.004
Failure to timely release records of clients.

Reprimand 10/19/07
Harvey, R. Brooks LPC 19878 Austin

22 TAC §681.41-Related to failure to set and maintain professional boundaries by entering into a dual relationship.

1 yr Probated Suspension 1/22/10
Hedgpeth, David W. LPC  9883 Arlington   Surrender 10-11-97
Henley, Robert     LPC     377 Marble Falls

22 TAC § 681.93-Related to failure to annually renew supervisor approval application and acted as supervisor with lapsed approval status.

$600 Administrative Penalty 4-16-10
Herndon, Jeana LPC 19257 Mckinney, TX 22 TAC 681.41-Related to engaging in a dual relationship with a client. 5 Year Probated Suspension 11/19/13
Hibbs, Kay G. LPC 2042 Austin   Revocation 8-3-96
Hinckley, Kevin A. LPC 9868 De Soto   Surrender 3-13-99
Hixson, Ronald R. LPC 12825 Eagle Pass 22 TAC §681.41-Related to failure to set and maintain professional boundaries by entering into a dual relationship and billing clients for services not rendered. Reprimand 1/22/10
Hodgin, Richard LPC 11275 The Woodlands 22 TAC §681.454 and TFC §261.101-Related to failure to report a case abuse. 2 year Probated Suspension 8/23/2013
Hodgkiss, Ronald LPC 62711 Frisco TOC §53.021-Related to a Felony conviction. Revocation 11/19/13
Hodgkiss, Ronald J. LPC 62711 Frisco 22 TAC §681.42-Related to criminal history. Temporary Suspension 1/24/12
Hollingsworth, Margie LPC 6885 Lubbock TOC §53.021-Related to criminal history. Revocation 12/11/12
Holtzman, Nicola Jane LPC 12154 Beaumont 22 TAC 681.41- Related to failure to maintain accurate records of clients, and billing clients for services not rendered. Reprimand 1/30/09
Lee Hood, Gregory LPC 63690 Moab, UT 22 TAC §681.41, 681.45, and THSC 611.002 and 611.004-Related to failure to take reasonable steps to facilitate a referral for appropriate care for a client and failure to comply with the Texas Health and Safety Code concerning confidential information by disclosing confidential client information in an email. 2 yr Probated Suspension 1/27/12
Howard, Kimberly LPC 60201 Marrero, La 22 TAC 681.41 failure to comply with general ethical requirements One year Probated Suspension 1-27-06
Hutchins, Karen LPC 2301 Cedar Creek 22 TAC §681.45 and THSC §611.002-Related to failure to maintain confidentiality of client information   Settlement Agreement with Stipulations 10/16/09
Jaynes, Derrel LPC 465 Houston 22 TAC §681.121 and §681.93-Related to supervising Licensed Professional Counselor Interns when no department-approved license was held as a Licensed Professional Counselor. Administrative Penalty
$400
1/22/10
Jennings, Glen LPC 6585 Denton 22 TAC §681.41-Related to failure to keep accurate client records. Reprimand 10/26/12
Jones, Martha LPC 20263 Texarkana 22 TAC §681.92 and §681.93-Related to failure to maintain appropriate Supervisory documentation. $750 Admin Penalty 8/23/2013
Johnson, Jettie LPC 14401 Dallas 22 TAC §681.72 and §681.93- Related to failure to submit appropriate Supervisor forms, and failure to keep accurate records. $500 Admin Penalty 8/23/2013
Johnson, John Sikes LPC 18309 Midland 22 TAC §681.164-Related to criminal history. Reprimand 1/27/12
Johnson, Roger LPC 19785 Garland 22 TAC §681.41-Related to failure to take reasonable precautions to protect a client from emotional harm. 1 yr Probated Suspension 9/16/11
Johnson, Shannon LPC 12095 Carrollton

22 TAC §681.72 and §681.93-Related to failure to provide the required supervisor agreement form.

$500 Administrative Penalty 11/19/13
Kern, Sidney D. LPC 17572 San Antonio 22 TAC 681.41 failure to comply with general ethical requirements

Probated
Suspension
1 year

01/27/06
Kheribi, Habib LPC 3959 Huntsville   Surrender 3-13-99
Kheribi, Habib N/A N/A Huntsville   License Denial 12/9/01
King, Dennis LPC 14140 Coppell

22 TAC 681.41
Failure to maintain professional boundaries with a client.

Surrender 10/19/07
Kirk, Marion Lee LPC 11139 Dallas 22 TAC §681.41-Related to failure to set and maintain professional boundaries by entering into a dual relationship with client. 1 yr Probated Suspension 7/23/10
Klein, Richard LPC 2470 Austin   Surrender 10/11/97
LaComb, Jimmy LPC 13578 Flint 22 TAC 681.41-Related to failure to maintain professional boundaries by entering into a dual relationship with a client and borrowing money from client. $750 Administrative Penalty 4/20/12
Lawrence, Carl Wayne LPC 1382 Lufkin   Surrender 3/10/01
Layne, Charla Ayn LPC 2127 Weslaco 22 TAC §681.121 and §681.93- Related to supervising Licensed Professional Counselor Interns when no license was held as a Licensed Professional Counselor. Administrative Penalty $500 10/16/09
Leal, Abbe LPC 17858 Corinth 22 TAC 681.41- Related to failure to set and maintain professional boundaries by entering into a dual relationship with a client Reprimand 1/30/09
Lee, Frances Paulette LPC 12312 N. Richland Hills 22 TAC §681.41-Related to failure to set and maintain professional boundaries by engaging in unethical conduct that included bartering for services with a client’s mother. Reprimand 10/26/12
Lendvay, Gregory LPC 7406 Dallas   Surrender 4-5-97
Levick, Kelly LPC 17764 San Antonio 22 TAC 681.42 – Sexual Misconduct Probated Suspension 4/22/05
Levin, Susan LPC 9880 Houston 22 TAC §681.93-Related to supervising Licensed Professional Counselor Interns when no department-approved license was held. $500 Administrative Penalty 7/23/10
Lewis, David Isreal LPC 19719 Sulphur Springs 22 TAC §681.161-Related to failure to respond to the Board regarding a violation of Board Rules.

6 month Probation

Jurisprudence Exam/10 pg report

8/23/2013
Lewis, David K. LPC 2883 Abilene   Surrender 3-13-99
Loggins, John H. LPC-Supervisor 3634 Fort Worth 22 TAC 681.93- Related to supervising Licensed Professional Counselors when you held no department issued supervisor license Administrative Penalty $3000 1/30/09
Loudermill, Luretha LPC 17248 Texarkana 22 TAC§681.41Related to billing clients for services not rendered. 1 yr Probated Suspension 1/22/10
Lipp, Linden LPC 10994 Tyler   Revocation 6-29-97
Irv, Loe LPC 2475 San Antonio 22 TAC § 681.45, HSC 611.0045, & 611.008 regarding patient access to mental health records Reprimand 07/12/05
Loomstein, Harvey Alan LPC 1129 Plano   Surrender 3/25/00
Loven, Sheila LPC 61148 Euless, TX 22 TAC § 681.41(k)(3) knowingly, engaged in a non-professional
relationship with a client
Surrender 4/25/2010
Lozano, Griselda A. LPC 17259 Laredo, TX TOC §53.021-Related to criminal history. Revocation 1/27/12
Luedde, Fullerton LPC 3814 Houston   Surrender 3/25/00
Lundy, Julius LPC 12609 San Antonio, TX

22 TAC §681.72 and §681.93-Related to failure to provide the required supervisor agreement form.

$1500 Administrative Penalty 11/19/13
Lyons, Nancy LPC 12961 Beaumont 22 TAC §681.46-Related to failure to provide a written statement, regarding client treatment records, to the Department Investigator, per request. 1 yr Probated Suspension 1/27/12
Macchia, Ashley LPC 3079 Dallas 22 TAC §681.121 and §681.93- Related to supervising Licensed Professional Counselor Interns when no license was held as a Licensed Professional Counselor. Administrative Penalty $800 10/16/09
Mallard, Richard LPC 7407 Dallas

22 TAC 681.45
Failure to comply with HSC 611.002(b) relating to unauthorized release of records.

Reprimand 03/20/08
Markle, Brenda LPC 11842 Houston 22 TAC §681.41, 681.45 and THSC §611.008-Related to failure to timely release confidential treatment records to the father of a client after the father of client submitted a written request. 6 mo Probated Suspension w/stipulations 2/12/13
Martin, Daren LPC 1037 Rowlett 22 TAC 681.41 Related to sexual exploitation of a client. Surrender 10/19/06
Martin, Lisa LPC 14363   22 TAC 681.41 failure to comply with general ethical requirements

Probated
Suspension 1 year

01/27/06
Martinez, Armando LPC 8749 El Paso   Surrender 8/2/03
Martinez, Maritza LPC 6563 Webster

22 TAC 681.41 Failure to keep accurate records.

Reprimand 03/05/07
Matchett, Misti LPC 14666 Katy 22 TAC §681.41(k)(1)(B) and (2) Failure to maintain professional boundaries
Reprimand 8/4/2008
Matheny, Merrilee LPC 9828 Kingsville   Probated Suspension 7-28-98
Matranga, Anthony LPC 1133 Houston 22 TAC §681.33 Sexual Misconduct. Probated Suspension 12/13/03
Meredith, Denise LPC 11304 Lago Vista 22 TAC §681.44-Related to engaging in conduct that adversely affected your ability to provide counseling treatment when under the influence and impaired by alcohol at place of employment.

1 yr Probated Suspension 10/22/10
McDonnell, Dina Temporary 55376 Sweetwater   Surrender 6-19-99
McGuire, Donald LPC 13382 Dallas 22 TAC §681.41-Related to allowing a client to be in counseling sessions with his father without the permission of the client’s mother. 1 yr Probated Suspension 5/7/12
McWilliams, Brenda LPC 938 Tyler   Revocation 4-5-97
Miears, Chales LPC 11253 Austin 22 TAC §681.41-Related to failure to set and maintain professional boundaries by entering into a dual relationship with client, engaging in unethical conduct by knowingly over treating client. Probated Suspension
2 years
10/26/12
Miller, Kyle Howard LPC 3296 Austin 22 TAC §681.121 and §681.93-Related to supervising Licensed Professional Counselor Interns when no license was held as a Licensed Professional Counselor. Administrative Penalty $500 10/16/09
Mixon, Charles LPC 12044 Corpus Christi   Probated Suspension 12/13/97
Monturo, John LPC 12987 Houston   Surrender 3/21/98
Morrison, Beth LPC 17835 Dallas 22 TAC §681.45 and THSC §611.0045 and §611.008-Related to failure to release confidential treatment records of client. Formal Letter of Reprimand 10/16/09
Mulcahy, Mary LPC 14872 Dallas 22 TAC §681.41 and 681.45-Related to failure to set and maintain professional boundaries by entering into a dual relationship with client and failure to provide treatment records to client. Probated Suspension
2 years
10/26/12
Myers, Patricia LPC 12159 Rowlett, TX 22 TAC §681.45 and THSC §611.0045 and 611.008-Related to failure to timely release confidential records to mother of minor clients, after the client’s mother submitted a written request for the records. Reprimand 4/15/2011
Nagle, Nelson LPC 12824 Round Rock 22 TAC §681.45 and THSC §611.0045-Related to failure to release client records in a timely manner to a client upon client’s request. Reprimand 2/12/13
Nall, Stephen Temporary 54547 Del Rio   Surrender 10-2-99
Nicoloff, Robbin Gail LPC 10202 San Antonio   Revocation 12-14-02
Nieman, Carl Vernon LPC 12405 N. Richland Hills   Surrender 12-13-97
Pajares, Raoul LPC 16400 Katy 22 TAC §681.33 Sexual Misconduct. Revocation 12/13/03
Pate, George LPC 7903 Jacksonville

22 TAC §681.72 and §681.93-Related to failure to provide the required supervisor agreement form.

$500 Administrative Penalty 11/19/13
Peck, Shannon LPC 13772 San Antonio, Tx. 22 TAC 681.45 failure to comply with confidentiality and reporting requirements Reprimand 01/27/06
Petrutsas- Hand, Yvette LPC 11298 Houston,TX 22 TAC 681.41
Related to failure to keep accurate records of billing information
Probated Suspension 11/28/2007
Phillips, Jim LPC 3184 Mesquite 22 TAC §681.33 Sexual Misconduct Surrender 9/25/04
Poff, Karl LPC 19024 Athens

22 TAC 681.41 & 681.42 Related to failure to maintain professional boundaries by engaging in sexual misconduct with a client.

Surrender 02/02/07
Pollock, Randolph LPC 13304 San Antonio   Probated Suspension 8/2/03
Pool, Jesse LPC 17282 Amarillo   Reprimand 8/4/03
Poepke, Rhonda G. LPC 16023 Lufkin

22 TAC 681.41
Related to Medicaid fraud.

Surrender in leiu of disciplinary action. 05/19/06
Price, Cinda LPC 11009 Conroe   Surrender 3/25/00
Prillwitz, Laura LPC 11322 Grand Prairie 22 TAC §681.41-Related to failure to set and maintain professional boundaries by entering into a dual relationship with client 1 yr Probated Suspension with stipulations 8/31/09
Quiroz, David C. LPC 5215 Houston   Probated Suspension 9-12-98
Rainosek, Jackalyn LPC 3471 Houston 22 TAC §681.41-Related to engaging in activities for personal gain and failure to set and maintain professional boundaries. Voluntary Surrender 1/27/12
Ramos, Amado LPC 9363 San Antonio 22 TAC §681.164 Licensing of Persons with Criminal Backgrounds. Revocation 12/13/03
Ranum, Catherine LPC 62754 Austin 22 TAC §681.49, 681.52 and 681.72-Related to engaging in false, misleading and deceptive advertising on website, accepted payments from clients as an LPC-Intern and failure to submit required applications to the Board. Reprimand 7/05/12
Ratner, Joyce LPC 9961 Dallas, TX

22 TAC §681.72 and §681.93-Related to failure to provide the required supervisor agreement form.

$500 Administrative Penalty 11/19/13
Richards, Nan LPC 14608 Sherman 22 TAC §681.36 Confidentiality. Probated Suspension 12/13/03
Riley, Chris LPC 5893 San Antonio

TOC 503.354
Related to timely license renewal.

License Renewal Denied 02/22/08
Rivera, Daniel LPC-Intern 57854 Corpus Christi   Surrender 4/12/03
Robertson, Barbara Lynn LPC 9345 Houston   Reprimand 8-31-01
Scearce, Rosanna LPC 9161 Bellaire   Surrender 4-20-02
Segel, Jennifer LPC 14182 Houston, TX 22 TAC §681.41, 681.46 and 681.164-Related to failure to terminate a professional counseling relationship with a client and failed to transfer client to an appropriate referral and misrepresenting facts to a Department investigator by giving false statements. Revocation 4/15/2011
Segel, Jennifer LPC 14182 Houston

22 TAC 681.41
Failure to maintain professional boundaries with a client.

Probated Suspension
12 months

10/19/07
Shepard-Epperson, Brandi LPC 60877 Auburn, NY 22 TAC §681.45 and THSC §611.0045 and 611.008-Related to failure to release confidential treatment records to the grandparents of minor child. Reprimand 4/15/2011
Shepherd, Mary Kay LPC 16204 Quitman 22 TAC §681.41-Related to failure to keep and maintain accurate client records for a minimum period of five years, and billing for services not rendered. 2 yrs Probated Suspension 9/16/2011
Simon, Armando Applicant for LPC 60128 Live Oak

22 TAC 681.41 & 681.164 Related to falsification of application for licensure.

Initial Denied 03/12/07
Simons, Cynthia LPC 10378 Dallas   Probated Suspension 9/11/02
Skloss, Belinda LPC 9123 League City 22 TAC 681.164 Insurance Fraud. Revocation 04/16/10
Skloss, Belinda LPC 9123 League City

22 TAC 681.41 Related to general ethical requirements.

Probated Suspension
1 year

05/14/07
Slay, David LPC-Intern 54550 Tomball   Surrender 12/15/01
Smith, Debra Noel LPC 16511 Lubbock

22 TAC 681.41 & 681.46
Related to Medicaid fraud, improper billing, and failure to cooperate with the board.

Revocation 05/19/06
Smith, Marcia LPC 10092 Corpus Christi

22 TAC 681.41 Related to General Ethical Requirements.

Suspension 10 Years - effective 5/04/09 granted probated suspension for remainder of term through 6/23/2017

06/23/07
Snow, Catherine LPC 13798 Fort Worth 22 TAC §681.45 and TFC §261.101-Related to while practicing as a Licensed Professional Counselor, failure to report the abuse of a minor child.  Reprimand 2/12/12
Solorzano, Bernadette LPC 16408 San Antonio, TX 22 TAC §681.72 and 681.93-Related to failure to complete supervisory agreement. $500 Admin Penalty 3/21/2014
Sondgeroth, Mary LPC 15412 Austin 22 TAC §681.72 and 681.93-Related to failure to submit the required supervisor agreement forms prior to beginning supervision and failure to ensure the LPC-Intern was in compliance with board rules regarding supervision. 2/12/13
Sorrels, Leann LPC 14700 Amarillo, TX THSC §611.008-Related to failure to respond to a written request for copies of client records. 1 yr Probated Suspension 3/10/2011
Spears, Timothy LPC 10274 Houston 22 TAC 681.41 failure to comply with general ethical requirements, confidentiality, and required reporting

Probated
Suspension 1 year

01/27/06
Spohr, Steve W. LPC 62643 Lewisville 22 TAC §681.164-Related to criminal history. 18 mo Probated Suspension 7/23/10
Stewart, Davi LPC 16402 Kerrville 22 TAC 681.32 Related to setting and maintaining professional boundaries and related to engaging in a dual relationship. Probated Suspension
12 Months
09/16/06 - 07/27/09
Stewart, Christopher LPC 12236 McAllen   Surrender 3/25/00
Straw, Henry F LPC 16095 Houston 22 TAC 681.41 and 681.42-Related to failure to set and maintain professional boundaries and sexual misconduct with a client Surrender of License 1/30/09
Stroud, Rebecca LPC-Intern 68368 Austin 22 TAC §681.44 and 681.92-Related to engaging in unprofessional conduct by reporting to work under the influence of a controlled substance. 2 yrs Probated Suspension w/stipulations 12/12/12
Sutherland, Steve LPC 16974 Liverpool 22 TAC §681.41-Related to failure to set and maintain professional boundaries. 1 yr Probated Suspension w/stipulations 2/12/13
Tanner, Brenda LPC 19473 Fairview 22 TAC §681.41 and 681.42-Related to failure to set and maintain professional boundaries by entering into a dual relationship with a client and failure to notify the Board of new address. Voluntary Surrender 1/27/12
Thomas, Kenneth LPC 10764 Paris   Surrender 6-9-01
Torres, Enrique LPC 11532 Victoria 22 TAC §681.45 and THSC §611.0045 and 611.008-Related to failure to timely release confidential treatment records to a client after the client submitted a written request for the records. Reprimand 4/15/2011
Trivedi, Joy LPC 62957 Forney 22 TAC §681.41-Related to failure to set and maintain professional boundaries by entering a dual relationship with client. Letter of Reprimand 10/16/09
Tucker, Pamela LPC 11598 Austin   Reprimand 8-31-01
Turner, Charles LPC 4005 Tyler   Revocation 12-13-97
Tulloch, Ty LPC 16848 Temple, TX 22 TAC §681.41-Related to failure to maintain accurate records for clients for a minimum of five years from the date of the last contact with the client when test protocols were destroyed within six months of the test. Reprimand 10/22/10
Turner, Joyce LPC 12298 Corpus Christi

22 TAC 681.41 & 681.42 Failure to maintain records of treatment, engaging a dual relationship, & failure to terminate client-patient services.

Probated Suspension
12 months

02/22/08
Tuttle, Earl Dean LPC 14805 Beaumont 22 TAC §681.32 Code of Ethics Revocation 4/17/04
Underhill, Cheryl LPC 15981 Port Arthur 22 TAC §681.36 Confidentiality. Reprimand 12/13/03
Uviedo, Christina LPC 19434 Viera, FL 22 TAC §681.41-Related to failure to report the child abuse of a minor client to Child Protective Services (CPS). Reprimand 1/27/12
Vann, Lori LPC 16899 Carrollton

22 TAC §681.72 and §681.93-Related to failure to provide the required supervisor agreement form.

$2000 Administrative Penalty 10/4/13
Vara, Manuel LPC 1734 Corpus Christi

22 TAC 681.41 & 681.164
Failure to comply with ethical billing standards & related to criminal history.

Probated Suspension
2 years

02/22/08
Vasquez, Rodolfo LPC 9204 El Paso   Revocation 7/22/98
Vengaus, Mary LPC 15621 Austin 22 TAC §681.41-Related to failure to set and maintain professional boundaries by entering into a dual relationship with client. 1 yr Probated Suspension 4/16/10
Villarreal, Maria LPC 10687 Fort Worth, TX 22 TAC §681.45 and THSC 611.0045 and 611.008-Related to failure to timely release confidential treatment records to mother of minor client. 1 yr Probated Suspension 4/15/2011
Walker, Laura LPC  15890 Houston TAC §681.41 and 681.42-Related to failure to set and maintain professional boundaries by entering into a dual/sexual relationship with client, failure to keep accurate client records, failure to maintain client records, and failure to keep board file updated. Revocation 10/26/12
Ward, Waylon O. LPC 1744 Dallas   Revocation 4/9/98
Wehmeyer, James R. LPC 63278 Austin 22 TAC §681.49-Related to using false, misleading, and deceptive advertising, and misrepresenting level of licensure. Formal Letter of Reprimand 10/16/09
Weinberg, Denise Claire LPC 6951 Houston   Revocation 2-1-97
Wentworth, Wayne LPC 12137 Austin 22 TAC 681.42 Related to engaging in sexual contact with a client. Surrender in lieu of disciplinary action.

10/19/2006

Amended 12/13/06

Werner, William LPC 11936 Waco   Probated Suspension 8/2/03
Werner, William LPC 11936 Waco 22 TAC §681.164 Licensing persons with criminal backgrounds Revocation 4/17/04
West, Anne Kristin LPC 16764 Lake Dallas, Texas 22 TAC §681.41-Related to failure to set and maintain professional boundaries by entering into a dual relationship with client. 6 months Probated Suspension 4/16/10
Whiteside, Carolyn LPC 3517 Tucson, AZ 22 TAC §681.41-Related to failure to maintain professional boundaries. Voluntary Surrender of License 2/12/13
Wooten, Laura LPC 17088 Corsicana TOC §53.021Felony conviction Revocation 9/25/04
Verlander, Cheryl LPC 6563 Houston

22 TAC 681.41
Failure to timely release confidential records of a client

Reprimand 7/25/06
Wicker, Dennis LPC 19977 Athens 22 TAC §681.41 and §681.45-Related to maintain accurate client records and failure to report to the Board an arrest and conviction. Revocation 3/21/14
Williamson, Clayton Lamar LPC 13665 Livingston

22 TAC 681.33 Related to sexual misconduct.

Probated Suspension
1 year

04/22/05
Williams, Rhonda LPC 17108 Georgetown 22 TAC §681.41 and 681.45-Related to engaging in unethical conduct by failure to maintain confidential treatment records. 2 yr Probated Suspension 9/16/11
Wilmarth, Jami LPC 63083 Amarillo 22 TAC §681.41-Related to failure set and maintain professional boundaries. Reprimand 8/23/2013
Womeldurf, Jennifer LPC 16421 Houston TOC §503.301 and 503.452-Related to practicing as a Licensed Professional Counselor when no department-approved license was held and using the title of “Licensed Professional Counselor” without a license. $6000 Administrative Penalty 1/27/12
Wright, Byron LPC 13651 Amarillo 22 TAC § 681.41 – General Ethical Requirements Probation 4/22/05
Wright, Byron Craig LPC 13651 Amarillo   Reprimand 6/17/01
Yeh, Ruth LPC 10981 Houston 22 TAC §681.93-Related to providing supervision as a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor, when supervisor status had expired. Reprimand 10/26/12
Zamora, Zandra LPC 18849 San Antonio 22 TAC §681.41-Related to failure to take reasonable action to inform medical or law enforcement of the child abuse committed against minor client Reprimand 7/10/09

 

 
*will be posted for disciplinary actions taken on or after 9/1/03

Select this link to review Trends and Analysis related to Final Enforcement Actions

Select this link to return to the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors Home Page

For more information about the disciplinary actions listed on this website, please call our office using our toll-free complaint line at 1-800-942-5540 and ask to speak with Bobbe Alexander.

  • Loading...
Last updated April 18, 2014
  • Loading...

    Board Logo

    Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors