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San Antonio Military Medical Center (SAMMC) and metro communities

Welcome to FOCUS-CI at SAMMC! 

Please feel free to explore our site to learn more about Who We AreSAMMC Supporters, Upcoming Events, and Local Resources.

Who We Are

Dr. Teresa Arata-Maiers is our site PI at SAMMC. Our FOCUS-CI Coordinators at SAMMC are Mary Rando, MA, NCC, LPCI, and Antonio Garcia, MA, NCC, LPCI.

You can reach our SAMMC FOCUS-CI Coordinators by email, text or phone!

Mary can be reached at 301-807-2743. Her email address is mary.rando.ctr@usuhs.edu.

Antonio can be reached at 240-383-5831. His email address is antonio.garcia.ctr@usuhs.edu

 

Dr. Teresa Arata-Maiers is the Chief of the Child Psychology Section at SAMMC, and the Child and Family Program Coordinator for the Warrior Resiliency Program.  She is a licensed clinical psychologist, and has been working with service members and their families at SAMMC for 15 years.

Mary Rando is an LPC Intern. She graduated with a BA in Psychology from Texas Lutheran University and a Masters in Counseling from The University of Texas at San Antonio.  Mary has years of individual and group counseling experience working with children, adolescents, and adults at The Children’s Bereavement Center of South Texas.  With strong ties to the military through family and friends, she is looking forward to working with veterans.  Mary's therapeutic goal is to enhance the community utilizing her training and education. 

Antonio García is an LPC Intern. He holds a BA in Sociology from Yale University and a Masters in Counseling from the University of Texas at San Antonio. He has worked for various non-profit agencies as a policy analyst. He has also worked at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio as a social science researcher. Prior to joining FOCUS-CI, Antonio worked for over a decade in a private business-consulting firm, and he has chosen the counseling field with great enthusiasm as a second career. His counseling experience includes a clinical internship at LifeWorks-Austin, where he counseled children, youth, and parents seeking to improve the quality of their family relationships and to courageously face important life challenges.

 

Community Supporters

We are grateful to have the support of the following clinics and providers at San Antonio Military Medical Center and surrounding communities:

Army Wounded Warrior Program (AW2)

Behavioral Health

Center for the Intrepid (CFI)

Child & Adolescent Psychology Department

Fisher House

Fort Sam Houston Clinic (FSH Clinic) – FSH Adolescent Clinic

Operation Homefront

Pediatrics

Soldier and Family Assistance Program (SFAC)

Warrior and Family Support Center (WFSC)

Warrior Resiliency Program (WRP)

Warrior Transition Battalion (WTB) – Social Work

Warrior Transition Unit (WTU) – Social Work