General Coleman College Contact
General Department Email: Coleman.Counseling@hccs.edu
Counselor / ADA Counselor, Brandy Lerman, MEd, LPC
Ms. Lerman brings 13 years of higher education experience to HCC. Previous to education, she provided five years of clinical work in a private practice setting, where therapy focused on children and adolescents struggling with learning and developmental disabilities, behavioral regulation, test anxiety, and confidence-building.
As an adjunct faculty member at the University of Houston, College of Education, Ms. Lerman taught Introduction to Psychological Careers, and Development of Social Relations in the Family. She also served for three years as a Co-Lead Academic Advisor over the University's School of Communication.
In her time at UH, she became the primary Academic Advisor for probation, suspension, and readmission students, students in crisis, student veterans, students with disabilities, and FTIC freshmen. Her services were also sought for hiring committees across campus, most often for new Counselors in the Office of Career Services.
Ms. Lerman’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and a Master of Education in Counseling Psychology both from the University of Houston. Ms. Lerman brings with her a wealth of knowledge about serving diverse students, and a passion for serving students in need.