As Vice President of Community Partnerships at Cohen Veterans Network, Dr. Caitlin Thompson is responsible for establishing and maintaining critical national and local collaborations between CVN and public-private partners.
A licensed clinical psychologist, she was most recently Executive Director of the VA’s Office of Suicide Prevention, leading VA’s integrated public health approach to suicide prevention. Prior to her work in the VA Suicide Prevention Office, she spent five years as the clinical care coordinator for the Veterans Crisis Line.
Thompson has a BA in music from Brown University and an MEd and PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Virginia.
Amanda Tindell, MSW, is the Outreach Director for the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Endeavors, Killeen. She is committed to serving Veterans and military families and also serves as the Vice-Chair of the Central Texas Homeless Coalition. She has a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from the University of Mary Hardin Baylor and a Master of Social Work from Tarleton State University.
Amy Williams is the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic Director and a licensed clinical psychologist. Dr. Williams’ specialization is in the cognitive-behavioral treatment of posttraumatic stress, depression, and anxiety. As a national trainer in cognitive processing therapy, she has consulted with numerous organizations in the research of and training therapists in effective treatments for PTSD in Veteran/military and civilian populations.
Dr. LaTarsha Edwards is a Board-Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. She earned her Doctorate of Nursing Practice Degree and Master’s Degree in Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner from the University of Southern Mississippi, in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Currently, Dr. Edwards practices as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner at the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Endeavors, Killeen. She has over 24 years of clinical nursing experience and enjoys taking care of Veterans, as her father is a retired Army Lt. Colonel of 38 years. Dr. Edwards has two adult children, two grandchildren, and her hobbies include walking, reading, socializing, and mentoring.
Rhonda Galloway is the Lead Clinician at the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Endeavors, San Antonio, a Licensed Professional Counselor, and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who holds a Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.
As somebody who grew up in a military family, Rhonda demonstrates the true understanding of the unique challenges faced by military families, as well as immense passion in this field. Rhonda has spent her career focusing on providing quality clinical care to veterans and their families, specializing in trauma-informed approaches to include CPT, PE, and EMDR.
Prior to working at the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Endeavors, Rhonda worked closely with active duty service members, providing intensive services at a Partial Hospitalization Program in the Killeen/Fort Hood area. With advanced experience in couples, children, and family therapies, Rhonda’s treatment approach focuses on engaging the entire family system, rather than just the individual. The qualities and experience Rhonda has to offer make her a dedicated clinician and valued leader with the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Endeavors since 2018.
Ismael Lopez is the Outreach and Life Skills Coordinator at the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Endeavors, El Paso. In an outreach role, he focuses on establishing referral sources and establishing and maintaining collaborative partnerships in the Veteran community. In the life skills role, he hosts, facilitates, or coordinates non-clinical supportive services for Veterans and families. He’s proud to be a part of an organization that provides free Thanksgiving meals for the Veteran community which continues to grow each year.
Ismael values the role he has in the community, as he gets to advocate and assist families with navigating systems and overcoming obstacles. Currently, he is in grad school working toward a Master in Social Work, and as a single father, when he is not working or in school, he’s taking his daughter to Cub Scout meetings, soccer practice, or cleaning up after her. Ismael recently purchased his first home and his hobbies include camping, hunting, dog training, and woodworking.
Kelly Leaming, LPC-I, is the Intake Coordinator at the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Endeavors, Killeen. She and her husband have made the Fort Hood area their home since he retired from the Army. Kelly has worked for military service members and their families for most of her professional career. She worked for the Army Family Advocacy Program, first as a New Parent Support Home Visitor in Italy, then as a Violence Prevention Trainer on Fort Hood, with a specialty in Couples Communication.
She was then the Protocol Coordinator for the STRONG STAR Cognitive Processing Therapy research study on Fort Hood. She is currently earning her licensing hours as a Licensed Professional Counselor and hopes to continue to serve veterans and their families.