Our Team

Dr. Jill Racine
DIRECTOR, LICENSED CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST

Dr. Jill Racine is a compassionate Licensed Clinical Psychologist. She specializes in the treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), panic, anxiety, and related conditions. Dr. Racine enjoys working with children, adolescents, and adults. She is adept at creating a supportive and collaborative environment for her clients. She utilizes strength and evidence-based approaches such as cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and exposure and response prevention (ERP). Strategies are tailored to the unique needs of the individual and his/her goals for treatment.

Dr. Jill Racine

Dr. Jill Racine is a compassionate Licensed Clinical Psychologist. She specializes in the treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), panic, anxiety, and related conditions. Dr. Racine enjoys working with children, adolescents, and adults. She is adept at creating a supportive and collaborative environment for her clients. She utilizes strength and evidence-based approaches such as cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and exposure and response prevention (ERP). Strategies are tailored to the unique needs of the individual and his/her goals for treatment.

Dr. Racine works closely with clients to define specific treatment goals, develop an individualized treatment plan, and evaluate progress to ensure that goals are achieved. She recognizes the importance of collaboration with families, schools, and other health providers to ensure that all needs are being addressed and appropriate interventions are implemented for each client. With all clients, ongoing discussion and review is a critical component of therapy and fundamental to a collaborative and trusting relationship. Dr. Racine is also passionate about helping family members and caregivers of individuals dealing with these disorders.

Dr. Racine received her Bachelor of Arts, Master’s, and Doctorate degrees in psychology from The Pennsylvania State University. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at Cora Services in Philadelphia, PA. Here, she gained experience working with children and adolescents in a school setting and outpatient mental health facility. Specifically, Dr. Racine conducted psychological and psychoeducational assessments, counseling, intervention, and consultation services. Dr. Racine has an understanding of 504 eligibility requirements, special education services, as well as strategies that promote academic and socioemotional success. Her doctoral dissertation focused on treatment strategies for Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Dr. Racine completed her post-doctoral fellowship at Austin Anxiety and Behavioral Health Services. She obtained specialized training in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), exposure and response prevention (ERP), mindfulness, and relaxation techniques. Training focused on the treatment of obsessive compulsive, panic, anxiety, and pediatric mental health conditions.

Dr. Racine is a graduate of the International OCD Foundation’s Behavior Therapy Training Institute (BTTI), which is an intensive training program in cognitive behavioral therapy for mental health professionals who are treating individuals with OCD and related disorders. She has also worked with the Hill Country OCD Treatment Center, which provides intensive outpatient services to clients with severe OCD. Further, Dr. Racine has received specialized training in habit-reversal therapy for body-focused repetitive behaviors (e.g., skin picking, hair pulling, cheek biting, etc.)
Dr. Racine is co-author of the widely proclaimed self-help guide: From Misery To Mastery: A Revolutionary New Treatment for Anxiety and Depression. This system also takes into account the three different components of anxiety, all of which must be dealt with to assure effective treatment, and includes a treatment plan for those who wish to take their recovery all the way to complete mastery—total banishment—of these troublesome conditions.
Dr. Racine has partnered with the University of Texas and The Pennsylvania State University on mental health research. She has published several academic articles on psychological assessment, person-centered care, classroom-based interventions, and evidence-based approaches for mental health treatment. These articles have been presented at national conferences such as the American Psychological Association and the National Association of School Psychologists. She is a member multiple national organizations that focus on the treatment of anxiety and related conditions, such as The Anxiety and Depression Association of America, International Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Foundation, OCD Texas, and the American Psychological Association.
Dr. Racine is an approved PSYPACT provider. She has authority to Practice Interjurisdictional Telepsychology in all participating PSYPACT states. For a list of participating states please click HERE.
For more information or to schedule a free phone consultation, please call 512-467-1376 or email her directly at jill@racineanxiety.com

Dr. Candich Farrar
LICENSED CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST

Dr. Candich Farrar obtained her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from National Louis University. Dr. Farrar has experience in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety, trauma, depression, interpersonal difficulties, and related conditions. She utilizes an approach that is client-centered and interpersonally based in conjunction with evidence-based treatments, including cognitive-behavioral therapy and exposure and response prevention. Dr. Farrar enjoys working with individuals of all ages.
Dr. Farrar received her psychology undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan. Dr. Farrar received her psychology undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan. She attained her graduate degree at National Louis University. She recently completed her pre-doctoral internship at The Children’s Assessment Center in Houston where she provided psychological assessments and therapy to families and survivors of child sexual abuse. She has experience providing psychological assessments, as well as individual and group therapy in various settings, including a partial inpatient hospital, community mental health center, juvenile justice center, and private practices. She has experience working with children, adolescents, adults, families, and couples from diverse backgrounds.

Dr. Candich Farrar

Dr. Candich Farrar obtained her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from National Louis University. Dr. Farrar has experience in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety, trauma, depression, interpersonal difficulties, and related conditions. She utilizes an approach that is client-centered and interpersonally based in conjunction with evidence-based treatments, including cognitive-behavioral therapy and exposure and response prevention. Dr. Farrar enjoys working with individuals of all ages.

Dr. Farrar received her psychology undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan. She attained her graduate degree at National Louis University. She recently completed her pre-doctoral internship at The Children’s Assessment Center in Houston where she provided psychological assessments and therapy to families and survivors of child sexual abuse. She has experience providing psychological assessments, as well as individual and group therapy in various settings, including a partial inpatient hospital, community mental health center, juvenile justice center, and private practices. She has experience working with children, adolescents, adults, families, and couples from diverse backgrounds.

Dr. Farrar’s approach to therapy is collaborative. She works closely with each client to develop an individualized treatment plan that incorporates their goals. She strives to provide a safe space for clients to be their authentic selves, allowing them to feel comfortable in being vulnerable and begin the therapeutic process. She views the client as an expert of their own being and helps guide them through the healing journey. She utilizes a strength-based approach and places emphasis on self-care and self-compassion throughout the course of treatment.

 

 

Mr. Alberto Cabrera
LICENSED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER

Alberto is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) with years of experience as a therapist working in various mental health settings. His approach toward treatment is empathetic and nonjudgmental and focuses on using evidence-based practices such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) with exposure and response prevention (ERP). His specialties include working with individuals diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), anxiety, attention difficulties, depression, and related mental health conditions. Alberto's main goal as a therapist is to help the people he works with stay true to their personal values and build a life they enjoy living. His approach is collaborative, strength-based, and solution focused.

In addition to his experience as a therapist, Alberto has also served as a Clinical Manager and Quality Director at psychiatric hospitals and has taught clinical practice courses for graduate students as an adjunct professor. He earned his bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Houston, master's degree in social work from Baylor University and is currently working toward a Ph.D. in Social Work from the University of Houston. His dissertation is focused on obsessive compulsive disorder subtypes.

Alberto Cabrera, LCSW

Alberto is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) with years of experience as a therapist working in various mental health settings. His approach toward treatment is empathetic and nonjudgmental and focuses on using evidence-based practices such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) with exposure and response prevention (ERP). His specialties include working with individuals diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), anxiety, attention difficulties, depression, and related mental health conditions. Alberto’s main goal as a therapist is to help the people he works with stay true to their personal values and build a life they enjoy living. His approach is collaborative, strength-based, and solution focused.

In addition to his experience as a therapist, Alberto has also served as a Clinical Manager and Quality Director at psychiatric hospitals and has taught clinical practice courses for graduate students as an adjunct professor. He earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Houston, master’s degree in social work from Baylor University and is currently working toward a Ph.D. in Social Work from the University of Houston. His dissertation is focused on obsessive compulsive disorder subtypes.

Alberto enjoys working with client of all ages from children to adults. His therapy style is dynamic and tailored to the individual. Children, for example, may learn about the worry bully or be sent on superhero missions to confront anxiety. With adults, approaches foster increased insight, processing, and independence. Alberto is bilingual and can conduct therapy in English and Spanish.

 

Dr. Jill Racine

Dr. Jill Racine is a compassionate Licensed Clinical Psychologist. She specializes in the treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), panic, anxiety, and related conditions. Dr. Racine enjoys working with children, adolescents, and adults. She is adept at creating a supportive and collaborative environment for her clients. She utilizes strength and evidence-based approaches such as cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and exposure and response prevention (ERP). Strategies are tailored to the unique needs of the individual and his/her goals for treatment.

Dr. Racine works closely with clients to define specific treatment goals, develop an individualized treatment plan, and evaluate progress to ensure that goals are achieved. She recognizes the importance of collaboration with families, schools, and other health providers to ensure that all needs are being addressed and appropriate interventions are implemented for each client. With all clients, ongoing discussion and review is a critical component of therapy and fundamental to a collaborative and trusting relationship. Dr. Racine is also passionate about helping family members and caregivers of individuals dealing with these disorders.

Dr. Racine received her Bachelor of Arts, Master’s, and Doctorate degrees in psychology from The Pennsylvania State University. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at Cora Services in Philadelphia, PA. Here, she gained experience working with children and adolescents in a school setting and outpatient mental health facility. Specifically, Dr. Racine conducted psychological and psychoeducational assessments, counseling, intervention, and consultation services. Dr. Racine has an understanding of 504 eligibility requirements, special education services, as well as strategies that promote academic and socioemotional success. Her doctoral dissertation focused on treatment strategies for Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Dr. Racine completed her post-doctoral fellowship at Austin Anxiety and Behavioral Health Services. She obtained specialized training in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), exposure and response prevention (ERP), mindfulness, and relaxation techniques. Training focused on the treatment of obsessive compulsive, panic, anxiety, and pediatric mental health conditions.

Dr. Racine is a graduate of the International OCD Foundation’s Behavior Therapy Training Institute (BTTI), which is an intensive training program in cognitive behavioral therapy for mental health professionals who are treating individuals with OCD and related disorders. She has also worked with the Hill Country OCD Treatment Center, which provides intensive outpatient services to clients with severe OCD. Further, Dr. Racine has received specialized training in habit-reversal therapy for body-focused repetitive behaviors (e.g., skin picking, hair pulling, cheek biting, etc.)

Dr. Racine is co-author of the widely proclaimed self-help guide: From Misery To Mastery: A Revolutionary New Treatment for Anxiety and Depression. This system also takes into account the three different components of anxiety, all of which must be dealt with to assure effective treatment, and includes a treatment plan for those who wish to take their recovery all the way to complete mastery—total banishment—of these troublesome conditions.

Dr. Racine has partnered with the University of Texas and The Pennsylvania State University on mental health research. She has published several academic articles on psychological assessment, person-centered care, classroom-based interventions, and evidence-based approaches for mental health treatment. These articles have been presented at national conferences such as the American Psychological Association and the National Association of School Psychologists. She is a member multiple national organizations that focus on the treatment of anxiety and related conditions, such as The Anxiety and Depression Association of America, International Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Foundation, OCD Texas, and the American Psychological Association.

Dr. Racine is an approved PSYPACT provider. She has authority to Practice Interjurisdictional Telepsychology in all participating PSYPACT states. For a list of participating states please click HERE.

For more information or to schedule a free phone consultation, please call 512-467-1376 or email her directly at jill@drjillracine.com

Dr. Candich Farrar

Dr. Candich Farrar obtained her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from National Louis University. Dr. Farrar has experience in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety, trauma, depression, interpersonal difficulties, and related conditions. She utilizes an approach that is client-centered and interpersonally based in conjunction with evidence-based treatments, including cognitive-behavioral therapy and exposure and response prevention. Dr. Farrar enjoys working with individuals of all ages.

Dr. Farrar received her psychology undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan. She attained her graduate degree at National Louis University. She recently completed her pre-doctoral internship at The Children’s Assessment Center in Houston where she provided psychological assessments and therapy to families and survivors of child sexual abuse. She is currently working toward postdoctoral hours to fulfill licensure requirements within the state of Texas. She has experience providing psychological assessments, as well as individual and group therapy in various settings, including a partial inpatient hospital, community mental health center, juvenile justice center, and private practices. She has experience working with children, adolescents, adults, families, and couples from diverse backgrounds.

Dr. Farrar’s approach to therapy is collaborative. She works closely with each client to develop an individualized treatment plan that incorporates their goals. She strives to provide a safe space for clients to be their authentic selves, allowing them to feel comfortable in being vulnerable and begin the therapeutic process. She views the client as an expert of their own being and helps guide them through the healing journey. She utilizes a strength-based approach and places emphasis on self-care and self-compassion throughout the course of treatment.

 

Alberto Cabrera, LCSW

Alberto is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) with years of experience as a therapist working in various mental health settings. His approach toward treatment is empathetic and nonjudgmental and focuses on using evidence-based practices such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) with exposure and response prevention (ERP). His specialties include working with individuals diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), anxiety, attention difficulties, depression, and related mental health conditions. Alberto’s main goal as a therapist is to help the people he works with stay true to their personal values and build a life they enjoy living. His approach is collaborative, strength-based, and solution focused.


In addition to his experience as a therapist, Alberto has also served as a Clinical Manager and Quality Director at psychiatric hospitals and has taught clinical practice courses for graduate students as an adjunct professor. He earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Houston, master’s degree in social work from Baylor University and is currently working toward a Ph.D. in Social Work from the University of Houston. His dissertation is focused on obsessive compulsive disorder subtypes.

Alberto enjoys working with client of all ages from children to adults. His therapy style is dynamic and tailored to the individual. Children, for example, may learn about the worry bully or be sent on superhero missions to confront anxiety. With adults, approaches foster increased insight, processing, and independence. Alberto is bilingual and can conduct therapy in English and Spanish.

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