Director of Crisis Services, Licensed Professional Counselor
Kathy received her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from California State University at Fullerton in 1993, and received her Master's Degree in Psychology from West Texas A&M University in 1998. Kathy was promoted to the Director of Crisis Services in September of 2015. Kathy has worked at Family Support Services since 2009 as the Coordinator for the Battering Intervention and Prevention Program, working with men and women who have engaged in Domestic Violence in their intimate relationships.
As a counselor, Kathy's primary areas of focus have included providing counseling services for domestic violence survivors and survivors of other trauma, marriage/partnership issues, adult individual counseling, couple's counseling, and working with LGBT individuals.
Jackie came to FSS after working at the Potter County District Attorney’s Office as the Victims Assistance Coordinator, and she has a total of 10 years of victims’ advocacy experience. Jackie is a Credentialed Advocate, having been certified at the advanced level through the National Organization for Victims’ Assistance.
Jackie is a former volunteer and board member of Amarillo Area Adult Literacy Council and former board member for Texas Council on Family Violence. She has served in the jail and prison ministries at the Potter and Randall County Jails and TDCJ during the last 20 years. Her major field of study at Amarillo College was Criminal Justice, and she received her Bachelor’s Degree from Wayland Baptist University.
Crisis Services Specialist
Alicia is a Texas girl, born and raised here in Amarillo, Texas. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from West Texas A&M. Alicia is currently working towards her LCDC.
In addition to working for us at FSS, she is employed at Daily Recovery Services where she provides clients with substance abuse treatment. She comes to us from Texas Panhandle Centers where she worked as a case manager on The Mobile Crisis Outreach Team (MCOT).
Alicia has two boys D’Andre and Dorian and a dog named Jax. In her spare time she enjoys time alone and quiet time.
Rebecca was born in California, making her way to Texas 25 years ago and has lived in Amarillo for 16 years. She is married and has three sons. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her granddaughter.
Rebecca received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from West Texas A&M. She is currently working towards her M.A. in Psychology at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.
She comes to us from Texas Panhandle Centers where she worked as a case manager on the ACT Team (Assertive Community Treatment).
A wise woman wishes to be no one's enemy; a wise woman refuses to be anyone's victim. ~Maya Angelou
Marisela was born and raised in Perryton, Texas. She is married and has a spoiled fur baby, Lexi. During her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family & friends. She also enjoys attempting new activities & exploring new places with her husband.
Marisela is a first-generation college graduate. She received her Bachelor’s and Master’s
degrees in Social Work from West Texas A&M University. These accomplishments were possible
thanks to her parents’ hard-work and encouragement, which she will forever be grateful for.
She also has a younger sister who is following in her footsteps and will soon become an
“Be someone who makes someone else look forward to tomorrow.”