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Maria Timm, PhD

Maria Timm, PhD

School of Law
College of Fine Arts

PhD (Counseling Psychology), University of British Columbia, Canada

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Maria Timm (pronouns: she/her) is a Counselor Coordinator 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 in the School of Law and the College of Fine Arts. Maria is available to provide consultation to staff and prevention services. Maria completed her academic training in Vancouver, British Columbia, where she grew up, and completed both her internship and her post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Texas at Austin. She enjoys all that Austin has to offer and loves being outside when it's not too hot!

Areas of professional interest include stress management, conflict resolution, depression, anxiety, crisis intervention, substance use, narrative therapy, and supporting first-generation and international students.

CARE Clinical Services

  • Students may be referred by a staff or faculty member. They may also self-refer by coming by to chat about services.
  • Maria 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. stress management, perfectionism, adjustment to college, test anxiety, assisting students in distress)


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

School of Law

TNH 3.121
(512) 232-2295
Please leave a message.

College of Fine Arts

DFA 1.204B
(512) 471-0392
Please leave a message.

For more information about mental health services on campus:

CARE Staff

Nic Dahlberg, LPC
College of Natural Sciences

Laura Dupuis, LCSW
CMHC Assistant Director for CARE
Steve Hicks School of Social work

Toby Leblanc, LPC-S
McCombs School of Business
Jackson School of Geosciences

Cassandra Moreno, LPC
College of Liberal Arts

Andrea Ortega, LCSW-S
College of Natural Sciences

Gretchen Rees, LCSW-S
School of Nursing
Dell Medical School
College of Pharmacy

Laura Sandoval-Sweeney, LCSW
College of Liberal Arts

Abby Simpson, LCSW
School of Architecture
Moody College of Communication

Maria Timm, PhD
College of Fine Arts
School of Law

Jeni Wade, LCSW
Currently on leave. For assistance contact Laura Dupuis.
Cockrell College of Engineering

Danie White, LPC, LMFT
Currently on leave. For assistance contact Laura Dupuis.
School of Undergraduate Studies
College of Education
University Housing and Dining

For more information about the CARE Program contact:
Laura Dupuis, LCSW (512) 475-6914

CARE main page

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