K. Baumgartner, Ph.D.
Timothy Baumgartner is a licensed psychologist who has been providing
counseling services for over 30 years. He joined the Rice Counseling Center in
2005. He has a Ph.D. in Counseling and Educational Psychology from the
University of Mississippi. He completed his pre-doctoral internship at Deer
Park Hospital. Dr. Baumgartner holds a Certificate of Proficiency in the
treatment of Alcohol and Other Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders awarded by
the American Psychological Association Practice Organization College of
Professional Psychology and he is listed in the National Register of Health
Service Psychologists. For many years prior to Rice, Dr. Baumgartner worked in
his private practice here in the Houston area. He has also provided inpatient
services and directed clinical programs at Baywood Hospital and Raleigh Hills
Hospital, and later served as a clinical administrator for Comprehensive
Psychiatric Programs of America developing and implementing programs in
hospitals in Texas, Colorado, and Arkansas. He was an instructor at the
University of Houston’s Center for Addiction Studies. Dr. Baumgartner is also a
trained mediator and Challenge/Ropes Course facilitator. Dr. Baumgartner enjoys
spending time with his family, getting away to the Hill Country, fly-fishing,
guitar picking, and cooking - preferably all rolled in together.
Conaway, LCSW, BCD
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Conaway joined Rice University in 2011. She is a Clinical Social Worker and the
Rice Counseling Center’s Hospitalization Coordinator. Elizabeth is a graduate
of Smith College with an MSW in Social Work. She completed her BA in Psychology
at Southwestern University. Elizabeth completed her clinical social work
internships at the Baylor College of Medicine and the VA Clinic in San Antonio.
Prior to joining Rice, she worked at The Menninger Clinic, Homes of St. Mark,
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, and the Montrose Counseling Center. Elizabeth is a
Board Certified Diplomat of Social Work and a member of the National
Association of Social Workers. Elizabeth has been involved in various research
projects studying topics that include confronting sexism and treating suicide.
She was a research therapist for the DSM V field trials. Elizabeth has been
involved in fighting the stigma of mental illness by authoring posts for mental
health and parenting blogs. In her free time, Elizabeth enjoys cooking, spending
time with her family, and volunteering.
Deirdre Markum has been with Rice University since 1994. She is a graduate
of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, with a doctorate in
Clinical Psychology. She completed a clinical internship and post-doctoral
fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine. In her academic career she has
achieved the distinction of making the Dean’s List at the University of
Rochester and being listed in Who’s Who Among American University and
College Students. She is a member of the Houston Psychological Association
and she has previously worked in private practice and as a consultant to
school districts, law enforcement, community agencies and child protective
services. She is an Associate at Will Rice College, and enjoys working with
students to develop their self-awareness and emotional growth and wellbeing.
She enjoys listening to jazz, dancing, and raising her family.
Salimah Khan joined Rice University in 2000. She is a licensed psychologist
and has a Doctor of Psychology degree in Clinical Psychology from the
Florida Institute of Technology. She completed an internship and a
post-doctoral fellowship in multicultural counseling at the University of
Houston. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Emory University with a Bachelor of
Science in psychology and a concentration in education. Dr. Khan coordinates
the practicum-training program and oversees outreach programs at the Rice
Counseling Center. She serves on Rice University's Diversity and Inclusion
Council. She is a member of the American Psychological Association and Houston
Psychological Association. Dr. Khan enjoys the simple things in life, such as
going for walks, reading, and spending time with friends and family.
Licensed Master Social Worker
Golub is from Portland, Oregon and joined the Rice Counseling Center in 2011.
Hannah earned a Master of Social Work degree from Smith College. She completed
her training at the Baylor College of Medicine Psychiatry Clinic and Texas
Children's Hospital. She was a post-MSW fellow at the Menninger Clinic. Hannah
earned her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Redlands in Philosophy and
History and an MA from the University of Southern California's School of
Policy, Planning, and Development. Hannah has had significant careers in public
policy and administration, and later in private therapy. She has consulted on
race-based conflict throughout the country, designed and implemented national
policies, lobbied on Capitol Hill, and managed an $85 million Federal housing
program. As a therapist, she has worked with families and individuals of all
ages from young children to adults in both outpatient and inpatient settings.
Prior to Rice, Hannah spent 3 years at Bo's Place, a community agency. In her
spare time, Hannah enjoys being with her family, traveling, and health and
Kerry Park, LMSW
Licensed Master Social Worker
Park has been the Care Coordinator at the Rice Counseling Center since 2010.
Kerry graduated with her Master's degree in Social Work from the University of
Texas at Austin. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations from St.
Joseph’s College in New York. Kerry completed her social work internships at
Communities in Schools in Austin and at the Houston VA Medical Center. Prior to
joining Rice, Kerry worked at Baylor College of Medicine’s Teen Clinic. In her
role as Care Coordinator for the Rice Counseling Center, Kerry helps students
to find longer term and specialized providers for counseling and psychiatric
services. Kerry feels very fortunate to have the opportunity to assist Rice
students in locating the type of mental health treatment they need. In her
spare time, Kerry enjoys cooking and spending time with her family and friends.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Frankel joined the Rice University Counseling staff in August 2012.
Elaine is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She graduated from Hunter
College School of Social Work and holds an advanced Certificate in
Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis from the Postgraduate Center for Mental
Health. All of her education was completed in New York. Prior to
coming to Rice, Elaine worked as a Psychotherapist in a group practice in
Houston. She was also an adjunct faculty at Baylor College of Medicine
where she taught a seminar to Social Work students and fellows in Psychodynamic
Psychotherapy. Elaine also holds certificates in Life and
Wellness Coaching as well as Rewriting Your Life Story. When not working,
Elaine loves to spend time with her family and small dog. Cooking and
tennis are favorite pastimes.