Heather Trepal, Ph.D., LPC-S is Professor and Coordinator of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program in the Department of Counseling at the University of Texas at San Antonio. She also serves as the Graduate Advisor of Record for the master’s programs in the Department of Counseling.  Dr. Trepal is the Immediate Past-President of the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES).  She has over 50 publications in the areas of self-injurious behavior, body image resilience, bilingual counselor supervision and training, relationships/relational development, gender issues in counseling, and counselor preparation and supervision.