Jacqueline Garza,



Clinical Social Worker

Jacqueline is a bilingual licensed clinical social worker with twelve years of clinical experience with children and adults in psychiatric, medical, and school settings. Jackie has specialized training in evidence-based assessments and treatments for trauma and grief. For seven years, Jackie provided psychosocial care to breast cancer patients at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center including therapeutic care to children experiencing anticipatory grief due to a parent’s illness. Additionally, she was the co-facilitator of the Circle of Hope/Life After Loss Bereavement Group for family members who lost a loved one to cancer. Jackie joined the Trauma and Grief Center in 2019 and delivered therapeutic trauma- and bereavement-informed care to adolescents and adults in Santa Fe, TX impacted by the school shooting in May 2018. 

Jackie completed both her Bachelor’s degree in History and Masters’ of Science in Social Work from The University of Texas at Austin.

Jackie lives in Houston with her husband and her cat. In her spare time, she enjoys playing music, crafting, and reading.