Behavioral Health Providers

Below is a listing of CommuniCare Behavioral Health Providers.

San Antonio - West Campus

Jerald Saenz, LPC
Specialty: Licensed Professional Counselor
Degree and College: BA, Economics, Harvard University
MA, Counseling, Colorado Christian University
Special interest: Anxiety and depression. Grief and loss. Dealing with terminal illness and trauma.
Hobbies: Travel, reading, golf
From: San Antonio Texas
Jose Hernandez, MD
Specialties: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Degree and College: Medical Degree at Universidad De Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain, 1974
Bachelor of Science, Midwestern University, Wichita Falls, TX, 1968
Certification: Diplomat of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neuorlogy
Special interest: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Integrated Behavioral Health
From: San Antonio Texas
Tandra Rathey, PsyNP
Specialty: Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Degree and College: BS Nursing, MS Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 2011
Certification: Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Special interest: Women's health
From: San Antonio, TX
Mike Busch, NCC, LPC
Specialties: Licensed Professional Counselor
Degree and College: Master of Arts in Community Counseling, St. Mary's University, 2004 Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, University of Texas at San Antonio, 2002
Certification: Certified by National Board of Certified Counselors; Licensed Professional Counselor in State of Texas.
Special interest: Treating anxiety and depression in children and adults, Children's Crisis Intervention
From: San Antonio, TX
Marka Wight, LPC-S
Specialties: Licensed Professional Counselor - Supervisor
Degree and College: Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling, St. Mary's University, 2007;
Doctoral studies in Counseling Education & Supervision, St. Mary's University, 2008-2012;
BS International Trade, Texas Tech University;
Certification: Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor in State of Texas, 2013;
Licensed Professional Counselor in State of Texas, 2010;
Certified by National Board of Certified Counselors 2008
Special interest: Treating grief & loss, mood disorders in adults & children, women's issues, ADHD, promoting wellness though health education, facilitating groups, learning about equine assisted therapy
Hobbies: Reading, movies, walking, art, salsa dancing & travel
From: Corpus Christi, TX

San Antonio - East Campus

Martha A Medrano, MD, MPH
Specialties: Child and General Psychiatry
Degree and College: MD degree at University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Certification: Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in General and Addiction Psychiatry
Special interest: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Adults and Children, Depression and Anxiety Disorder in Adults and Children, Integrated Behavioral Health Programs, Health Prevention and Health Promotion in Behavioral Health, Women's Mental Health
Hobbies: Tennis, Walking, Hiking, Sewing, Reading
From: San Antonio Texas (35 years) and El Paso Texas (23 years)
Mike Busch, NCC, LPC
Specialties: Licensed Professional Counselor
Degree and College: Master of Arts in Community Counseling, St. Mary's University, 2004 Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, University of Texas at San Antonio, 2002
Certification: Certified by National Board of Certified Counselors; Licensed Professional Counselor in State of Texas.
Special interest: Treating anxiety and depression in children and adults, Children's Crisis Intervention
From: San Antonio, TX
Marka Wight, LPC-S
Specialties: Licensed Professional Counselor - Supervisor
Degree and College: Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling, St. Mary's University, 2007;
Doctoral studies in Counseling Education & Supervision, St. Mary's University, 2008-2012;
BS International Trade, Texas Tech University;
Certification: Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor in State of Texas, 2013;
Licensed Professional Counselor in State of Texas, 2010;
Certified by National Board of Certified Counselors 2008
Special interest: Treating grief & loss, mood disorders in adults & children, women's issues, ADHD, promoting wellness though health education, facilitating groups, learning about equine assisted therapy
Hobbies: Reading, movies, walking, art, salsa dancing & travel
From: Corpus Christi, TX
Tandra Rathey, PsyNP
Specialty: Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Degree and College: BS Nursing, MS Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 2011
Certification: Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Special interest: Women's health
From: San Antonio, TX

San Antonio - Northwest Campus

Graham A. Rogeness, M.D.
Specialties: Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatry
Degree and College: University of Illinois College of Medicine
Certification: Board Certified in General Psychiatry and in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Special interest: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Depressive Disorders, and Anxiety Disorders.
Hobbies: Reading, walking and family
From: San Antonio, TX
Sandra Trevino, LCSW, MBA
Specialties: Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Degree and College: BA Fine Art, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León in Monterrey, México.
MS Social Work, Our Lady of the Lake University
MBA, Our Lady of the Lake University
Certification: Academy of Certified Social Workers
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners-certified Clinical Supervisor
Special interest: Treatment of trauma, depression, and work with adolescents.
Hobbies: The study of Italian, jewelry-making, interior and architectural design, and translation work for various non-profit organizations. Sandra is a pet-lover and has rescued numerous animals and provided/found homes for them.
From: San Antonio, TX

San Antonio - Potranco Campus

Graham A. Rogeness, M.D.
Specialties: Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatry
Degree and College: University of Illinois College of Medicine
Certification: Board Certified in General Psychiatry and in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Special interest: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Depressive Disorders, and Anxiety Disorders.
Hobbies: Reading, walking and family
From: San Antonio, TX
Jose Hernandez, MD
Specialties: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Degree and College: Medical Degree at Universidad De Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain, 1974
Bachelor of Science, Midwestern University, Wichita Falls, TX, 1968
Certification: Diplomat of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neuorlogy
Special interest: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Integrated Behavioral Health
From: San Antonio Texas

San Marcos Campus

Alexandra Gulley, PA-C
Specialty: Psychiatric Physician Assistant
Degree and College: Bachelor of Science in Physician Assistant Studies, UTMB-Galveston, 2001
Bachelor of Arts in Technical Journalism, Colorado State University, 1992
Certification: NCCPA
Licensed Chemical Dependence Counselor
Special interest: Alzheimers treatment
From: San Antonio, TX
Laura Johnson, LPC
Specialty: Licensed Professional Counselor
Degree and College: Master of Arts in Professional Counseling, Texas State University.
BM Music Education, University of Texas at Austin
Special interest: Expressive therapies. Infant, child and adolescent mental health. Play therapy.
Hobbies: Crafts, hiking and being a mom
From: San Marcos, TX
Michele Frances Purvin, LCSW, LCDC
Specialty: Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Degree and College: BA German, University of Texas at Austin, 1997
MS Social Work, Texas State University, 2006
Certification: Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Licensed Chemical Dependence Counselor
Special interest: The clinical implications of the neurobiology of relationships between and among people as it relates to social service delivery and clinical work, with particular interest in group work, addiction recovery, grief and loss, and trauma.

Kyle Campus

Alexandra Gulley, PA-C
Specialty: Psychiatric Physician Assistant
Degree and College: Bachelor of Science in Physician Assistant Studies, UTMB-Galveston, 2001
Bachelor of Arts in Technical Journalism, Colorado State University, 1992
Certification: NCCPA
Licensed Chemical Dependence Counselor
Special interest: Alzheimers treatment
From: San Antonio, TX
Cris Gonzalez, LCSW
Specialty: Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Degree and College: Masters Social Work - Texas State University, San Marcos, 2007
Bachelor Social Work- University of Texas at Austin, 2002
Special interest: Impact of Trauma on the Parent-Child Relationship, Infant Mental Health, Grief/Loss Issues, PTSD
Hobbies: Travel, Running, Reading, and Hiking
From: Rio Grande Valley / Austin, Texas
Michele Frances Purvin, LCSW, LCDC
Specialty: Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Degree and College: BA German, University of Texas at Austin, 1997
MS Social Work, Texas State University, 2006
Certification: Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Licensed Chemical Dependence Counselor
Special interest: The clinical implications of the neurobiology of relationships between and among people as it relates to social service delivery and clinical work, with particular interest in group work, addiction recovery, grief and loss, and trauma.
Rose Ingala, M.D.
Specialty: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Degree and College: MD degree from The University of Kansas College of Medicine
Special interest: Helping kids be kids
Hobbies: Making things, learning Spanish
From: Shawnee, Kansas