Dr. Howard is a Texas native and Baylor graduate who moved to San Antonio in 2009 for her Pre-Doctoral Internship. After many years of working with at-risk and adjudicated youth, she began her transition to specialize in eating disorders and completed her Postdoctoral residency at the Eating Disorder Center at San Antonio. Dr. Howard has been intensively trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Interpersonal Therapy. She has developed several group curriculums, including a seminar designed to promote a healthy body image in young females and an educational support group for spouses and significant others of those who suffer from mental illness. Dr. Howard served as MAL-Early Career Representative and President of the Bexar County Psychological Association. She has also taught at Trinity University and is passionate about promoting the field of psychology.
In December of 2016, she created a program called Innova- which is a unique video software system that allows patients to receive therapeutic treatment from the comfort of their own home. The programs specializes in helping veterans with PTSD and victims of domestic and/or emotional abuse. From an early age, Dr. Howard has always dedicated her life to helping those who are facing some of their darkest moments and is breaking new ground with her new program- we love her for that! For more information on Innova, visit her website at https://www.innovarecoverycenter.com.