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Anita Garner

Director Ms. Garner is a retired Medical Case Manager and Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor. She has worked in many rehabilitation settings assisting those with disabilities including people who have mental illness. She advocates for those who need services in order to assist them improve their lives and maintain wellness. Ms. Garner has served on the PLANCTX […]

Natalia Leon, MPH

Board Secretary Ms. Leon has a Master of Public Health from Texas A&M University System Health Science Center and a Bachelor of Speech Communication from St. Mary’s University. She has several years of experience working as a Data Analyst, and currently is a Research Specialist for the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.

Jim Jackson, DD, M.S., LCDC

Care Manager, Therapist Dr. Jim Jackson grew up in Los Angeles and San Francisco and like many people in Austin migrated to Austin to attend UT’s LBJ School of Public Affairs. Dr. Jackson is both a pastoral and chemical dependency counselor who is now in his 27th year in community mental health. He is both […]

Stephanie Dowbusz, M.S.

Care Manager Ms. Dowbusz is a PLANCTX Care Manager who has provided case management services to PLANCTX consumers for the last 7 years. She is also the Lead Care Manager facilitating the peer socials that PLANCTX provides. She has concurrently worked at DARS as a vocational rehabilitation counselor for 7 years. Ms. Dowbusz has 14 […]

Philip Carolina, M.A.

Care Manager Mr. Carolina has a master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling with additional course work in educational psychology as well as statistics and counseling. He is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor and Qualified Mental Health Professional. His background includes positions as a rehabilitation specialist with knowledge about housing, employment, and benefits. He also has experience in […]

Debbie Webb, Ph.D., LCSW LPC, LCDC

Advisory Board Member Dr. Webb has over 40 years of experience in the fields of mental illness, chemical dependency and dual or multiple disorders, including 36 years in management positions and 22 years of experience providing clinical supervision to other professionals in the field. She has an earned doctorate in Social Work, as well as […]