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Bernadette C. Piñon, MA, LPC-S

Bernadette C. Piñon, MA, LPC-S

School of Undergraduate Studies
Division of Housing

Master of Arts in Professional Counseling (MA), Texas State University
Licensed Professional Counselor – Board Approved Supervisor (LPC-S), Texas

Bernadette Piñon (pronouns: she/her) is a Counselor in 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 to the School of Undergraduate Studies and Division of Housing. Bernadette is available to provide consultation to staff and prevention services.

Areas of professional interest include providing strength-based, solution-focused support regarding life transitions, intuitive eating and body positivity, and emotional management.

CARE Clinical Services

  • Students may be referred by a staff or faculty member and they may also self-refer by contacting Bernadette.
  • Bernadette will assess student needs and offer appropriate services such as short-term counseling, case management and crisis intervention, and groups.

Trainings and Workshops

  • Offered to students and staff
  • Topics vary (e.g. stress management, test anxiety, assisting student in distress)


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

School of Undergraduate Studies

Division of Housing
(512) 471-2992
Please leave a message.
Office Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 1-2p

For more information about mental health services on campus:

CARE Staff

Click on the links below to access more information about our team.

Laura Dannenmaier, LCSW
CMHC Assistant Director for CARE
School of Architecture

Mike Andorka, PhD
Dell Medical School
School of Nursing
School of Social Work

Aaron Evans, LPC
College of Liberal Arts

Toby Leblanc, LPC-S
College of Education
McCombs School of Business

Bernadette Pinon, LPC-S
School of Undergraduate Studies
Division of Housing and Food Service

Abby Simpson, LCSW
College of Fine Arts
Moody College of Communication

Jeni Wade, LCSW
Cockrell College of Engineering

Amy Tao-Foster, LPC
College of Natural Sciences

For more information about the CARE Program contact:
Laura Dannenmaier, LCSW (512) 471-3115

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