General Southwest College Contact
General Department Email: SW.Counseling@hccs.edu
Please contact any SW College Counselor or SW Associate Dean Dr. Sonya Scott-King @ firstname.lastname@example.org.
Counselor (Stafford campus), Dana P. Denson, M.S., LPC
Dana P. Denson, M.S., LPC
10041 Cash Road
Stafford, TX 77477
Mrs. Dana Denson is a Licensed Professional Counselor and National Certified Counselor. She is also a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Qualified Supervisor in the State of Florida. She is originally from Orlando, Florida most popularly known as “The City Beautiful”. Mrs. Denson is passionate about using strengths-based and trauma-informed care approach for those who are seeking wellness and guidance. She specializes in anxiety, depression, trauma, academic, and career-related stressors.
For the past 10 years, she has worked in various therapeutic settings to include community-based care, residential treatment, juvenile detention, alternative school setting, managed care, and outpatient therapy.
Mrs. Denson strives to create a safe, compassionate, and confidential environment within Houston Community College’s Counseling Department here at the Southwest Campus. Her goals are to promote growth, wellness, and balance for students.
ADA Counselor (Stafford campus), Roxanne Francis M.A., LPC
Roxanne Francis M.A., LPC
10041 Cash Road
Stafford, TX 77477
Roxanne Francis has a master’s degree in Counseling and is a Texas Board certified Licensed Professional Counselor. Roxanne has over 16 years experience working in mental health with a strong emphasis on trauma-focused and person-centered care. Roxanne works and volunteers with diverse populations, including individuals with mental health and legal involvement. Roxanne has experience in partnership with the City of Houston, Harris County Juvenile Probation, and Harris County Sex Offenders programs.
Roxanne has provided professional leadership to bachelor’s level, master’s level, and licensed clinicians. Roxanne is committed to providing support to students in need to promote overall wellness.
Counselor (Westloop), Leila Rucker, M.A., LPC
Leila Rucker, M.A., LPC
5601 West Loop South, C136
Houston, TX 77081
Leila Rucker is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a native Houstonian, and has over 10 years of experience in mental health services and case management. Leila has worked in an expanse of therapeutic settings including serving as a college counselor, mental health specialist in public schools, recovery counselor with drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers, and a vocational rehabilitation counselor.
Leila is passionate about serving students in the areas of transition, assisting with trauma-informed care, anxiety, depression, grief, career, and academic pressures.
ADA Counselor (West Loop campus), Becky Hauri, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist
Becky A. Hauri, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist
Dr. Becky Hauri completed a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education and a Master of Arts Degree in Counseling Psychology from Western Michigan University. She completed a Doctorate of Philosophy Degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Houston. Dr. Hauri has been a licensed psychologist in Texas since 1992. She has worked as a Substance Abuse Counselor in inpatient and outpatient services, served as a Coordinator of the evaluation unit department, and finally was an Outpatient Clinical Supervisor of 5 outpatient clinics prior to joining HCC. Based on her clinical background in substance abuse, she wrote a FIPSE (Funds for the improvement of Post-Secondary Education Grant) for substance abuse prevention at HCC and was a member of the Gulf Coast Consortium Grant. She has served as an Outreach/Recruitment Coordinator, an Academic Advisor as well as an ADA Counselor. She is frequently called upon for crisis intervention and has presented crisis prevention programs at local, state, national, and international conferences. She supervises Master level practicum students from Houston Baptist University. Dr. Hauri has expertise in dealing with depression, anxiety, cross-cultural issues, crisis intervention, family issues, and sports psychology. She has helped thousands of individuals from 8 to 80 overcome obstacles allowing them to reach goals which lay the foundation to create the life they want to live.