“Reclaiming her Voice – Ending domestic violence”

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Dr. Shana D. Lewis attended the University of Houston-Central campus and received a Bachelor's degree in Psychology in 1998. From there, Dr. Lewis went on to earn her Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology with a clinical mental health focus from Troy State University-Holloman AFB, New Mexico campus in 2001. Dr. Lewis has over 13 years of experience working in the mental health field serving adult, child, and adolescent clients in schools, day programs, inpatient hospitals, outpatient community mental health facilities and church organizations. Dr. Lewis specializes in addressing women's issues including depression, anxiety, self esteem, relationship problems, domestic violence and stress. She also has a great amount of experience working with children and adolescent mental health issues and their families. Dr. Lewis has also been a faculty member at the University of Phoenix where she teaches at the Bachelors level. Dr. Lewis is the owner and clinical director of Living Well Professional Counseling Services, PLLC. In addition to this, she is a National Certified Counselor (NCC) and she is also a LPC supervisor. Dr. Lewis is a proud 2014 recipient of the NBCC Minority Fellowship Program award as well. 
Dr. Richard E. Watts, is the Director of the Ph.D. Program in Counselor Education at Sam Houston State University (SHSU) in Huntsville, Texas.  He is a Texas State University System Regents' Professor, Distinguished Professor of Counseling at SHSU, Fellow of the American Counseling Association, Diplomate in Adlerian Psychology, and a Past President of the North American Society for Adlerian Psychology.  Watts is a Licensed Professor Counselor (LPC) and LPC Board Approved Supervisor (LPC-S) in Texas.
Patricia Berry-Jones is a Licensed Professional Counselor in private practice with Living Well Professional Counseling Services, PLLC, Bellaire, TX. She is also a Licensed Chemical Dependent Counselor Intern, and a National Certificate Counselor. Ms. Berry-Jones received her M.A. and M.S. in School Counseling from Amberton University in Garland, TX.  She has been an educator over 30 years and worked with several school districts in several states. During her years in education some of her positions have been a class room teacher, reading specialist, program coordinator, teacher trainer, and (GT) Gifted and Talented teacher. Ms. Berry-Jones spent her last five years in primary education as a counselor with Dallas Independent School District, before relocating to Houston to be close to her children and grandchildren.  She started working in secondary education with Houston Community College as a counselor and academic advisor before going into private practice. Ms. Berry-Jones is very passionate about helping women define and obtain their goals.  Her role as a board member for her VOICE will allow her to do just that.

Sally Eisen Miller, PhD has worked with families since she received her  masters degree in social work 45 years ago and her doctorate in Family Science some years later.  Domestic abuse has been one of numerous symptoms Dr. Miller has encountered both personally and professionally.

Having lived all over the world, she has experience with numerous cultures, ethnic and religious groups as well as the military.  Along with her clinical practice, she has taught and supervised medical and social work students , psychiatrists, psychologists, and marriage and family interns.

She has a passion for social justice and holds leadership positions in numerous community organizations, including the Czech Center Museum Houston, Holocaust Museum Houston,  a congregational Justice and Peace Council, and the Houston Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. 


Jean E. Jordan  retired from AT&T after 35 years of service. Jean also worked in the Houston Independent School District at Hartman Middle School for seven years in the Special Education Department and later retired. Jean is very active in her community and in church. She works on various committees and ministries in her church. Jean volunteers at M.D. Anderson Hospital and volunteers at elementary and middle schools helping with daily activities. Jean is a travel agent, meeting planner, event planner and a coordinator of all.