Kyle A. McCall joined Tania Glenn & Associates, P.A. to provide evidence-based counseling services and professional training to first responders and their family. When Kyle came across the practice, Kyle knew it aligned with his professional, academic, and personal interests. Kyle holds a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and is completing a Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology with a Forensic Concentration. Kyle is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate (supervised by Michelle Whetstone, LPC-S), Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor, a National Certified Counselor (Board Certified), Certified Trauma Professional, and Board Certified Telehealth Practitioner who has a passion for working with first responders and those who experienced single-incident and complex trauma. Kyle is trained in EMDR and is completing an Advanced EMDR Certification in Complex Trauma and Dissociation through the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation. Kyle also is trained in treatment modalities such as CBT, CAMS-care, Motivational Interviewing, Brief Solution-Focused Therapy, and is working on CPT training to address a variety of presenting mental health concerns in children, adolescents, and adults. Kyle is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion ensuring clients feel safe and welcome in session.
Kyle works for Integral Care, the Local Mental Health Authority for Travis County, on the Expanded Mobile Crisis Outreach Team (EMCOT). EMCOT works with local law enforcement and emergency medical services partners to assist them in responding to those in crisis. EMCOT provides professional consultation for emergency detention considerations, how to engage with those in crisis or experiencing persistent, severe mental illness. EMCOT also answers 911 calls at the CTECC 911 call center and assists police and EMS call takers/dispatchers diverting mental health calls from first responder response when it is not indicated, provide screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment. EMCOT also conferences in on escalated and mental health calls when police//EMS response is indicated to assist in de-escalation. Kyle’s work with EMCOT gives Kyle a unique understanding of working with first responders in the field and emergency communications personnel. Within the agency, Kyle also teaches Mental Health First Aid courses to first responders and the community. Kyle has received extensive training in disaster response, crisis intervention, and psychological first aid.
Kyle is engaged with many professional associations and organizations where he volunteers his time to serve the community and engage in professional advocacy. Kyle recently completed his term on the Board of Trustees for the Texas Psychological Association where he received the President’s Award and is currently on the Executive Board for the Capital Area Psychological Association.
Kyle is originally from Michigan and grew up with a family of law enforcement. In his free time, Kyle enjoys staying active through working out, running and bike riding. Kyle has one dog (who is basically his child) who he spoils.Email Kyle