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College of Fine Arts

Niki Luibrand, LCSW

Niki Luibrand, LCSW-S

Master of Social Work (MSW), The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Board-Approved Supervisor (LCSW-S), Texas

E. William Doty Fine Arts Building (DFA) 1.204B

(512) 471-0392

Office Hours: Mondays, 2-3 p.m. and Wednesdays, 3-4 p.m.

Niki Luibrand (pronouns: she/her) is a Counselor within the Counselors in Academic Residence (CARE) Program, a program that provides mental health services in academic offices to facilitate students' academic and life goals. She provides clinical services in the College of Fine Arts and the Steve Hicks School of Social Work. Niki is available to provide consultation to staff as well as outreach and prevention services.

Niki brings a relational approach to her work with students with the goal of helping them navigate life challenges and connect to their own internal and external resources. Her areas of professional interest include mindfulness, healing from trauma and grief, healthy boundaries, depression, anxiety and identity concerns. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, traveling, and spending time with her family.

CARE Clinical Services

  • Students may be referred by a staff or faculty member and may also self-refer by contacting Niki directly.
  • Niki is available to discuss students’ needs and offer appropriate services (e.g. short-term counseling, referral services, crisis intervention, and groups).

Trainings and Workshops

  • Offered to students and staff
  • Topics vary (e.g. self-care, test anxiety, mindfulness, assisting students in distress, self-compassion and setting healthy boundaries)


  • Available to consult one-on-one and in meetings/groups. Please contact Niki for more information.
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