Daniel Garcia, Ph.D., M.T.S. 
Clinical Director 

Dr. Garcia is a bilingual, licensed psychologist. He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from University of the Incarnate Word, Harvard University, and The University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Garcia received his doctoral degree from the University of Texas at Austin, completed his pre-doctoral psychology internship at Harvard Medical School/ The Cambridge Health Alliance, and completed his postdoctoral fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine’s Menninger Clinic. His research and clinical focus is on Lacanian psychoanalysis, psychosis, the psychology of religion, and anxiety disorders.

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Daniel R. GarzaM.D.

Dr. Garza is a fully licensed, board-certified psychiatrist. He specializes in mood disorders, such as bipolar disorder and depression, as well as anxiety and attention-deficit disorders.

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Marcelo ZigaranPh.D.

Marcelo Zigaran is a concert cellist and Lacanian psychoanalyst. He combines his areas of expertise to provide unique therapeutic insights as a MendCenter consultant.
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Maurien CaronM.S., L.P.C.I.

Maurien Caron is a Licensed Professional Counselor* and analyst of Lacanian orientation. She is also a licensed psychologist in Brazil and has experience working with adults and young children. Her clinical focus is on Lacanian psychoanalysis, psychosis, and perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. Maurien is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese.  

*Intern - supervised by Sherry J. Duson, M.A., LPC-S, LMFT-S


Ashley TaylorPh.D. Candidate

Ashley Taylor is a Counseling Psychology Doctoral Student at The University of Houston. She is completing her 2019-2020 doctoral practicum under the mentorship and supervision of Dr. Daniel Garcia. Her clinical focus is centered on Lacanian psychoanalysis, psychosis, personality disorders, and other serious mental illnesses.