Raquel joined PRN as the program’s director in 2021. Born and raised in Laredo, Texas, she received her BA in psychology in 2009 and an MFT in marriage and family therapy with a concentration on general counseling from St. Mary’s University in 2012. (Go Rattlers!) Her clinical approach utilizes a combination of cognitive behavioral therapy and a solutions-focused model. Raquel has five years of experience working with adolescents at an inpatient behavioral health facility where she led daily support groups focused on establishing and maintaining healthy coping skills, as well as providing individual and family therapy. Prior to this, Raquel was a case manager in San Antonio at the Center for Health Care services, which provided services to adults recently discharged from a crisis situation in order to prevent crisis relapse. These services included skills training, medication management and referrals to health programs as needed. Raquel strives to excel in providing assistance and support to people in a personalized and clinical manner.
Abby Coronado, LMSW
Abby Coronado strongly believes in the PRN program’s non-punitive, rehabilitative model. She earned both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in clinical social work from The University of Texas at Austin, where she was named an Integrated Behavioral Health Scholar and a St. David’s Bilingual Social Work Scholar. Prior to joining the PRN staff in 2023, she spent three years as a clinician in the admissions department of an acute psychiatric hospital. She aims to provide supportive services with compassion, respect, and strict confidentiality.
Marina Lichtenberger, LMSW
Marina is a compassionate social worker committed to supporting and empowering clients in overcoming life’s most difficult challenges. She earned her bachelor’s degree in history and Mexican American Studies from The University of Texas and a master’s degree in social work from Texas State University. Marina has experience providing mental health and behavioral health services to adolescents and families in Texas and is skilled in counseling, crisis intervention, case management, and advocacy. Marina believes in the power of authentic connection in helping clients achieve healing, growth, and wellness.
Will Turney, LMSW
Will earned his bachelor’s in psychology and master’s in social work from The University of Texas at Austin. He has experience in case management with a diverse population of clients experiencing substance use and mental health issues. He has a passion for advocating for his clients and focusing on a strengths-based and solution focused-approach. Will hopes to reduce the stigma around mental health and substance use issues with our clients and with the community at large.