Staff

Adam Robinson
Interim Executive Director

Adam Robinson

 Adam walked through the doors of RCA in 2014 and has been committed to its vision ever since. Through his work as a volunteer, Certified Peer Specialist, Administrative Assistant, and Executive Assistant, Adam has become familiar with all aspects of River City Advocacy’s operation. He is grateful to continue serving RCA as Interim Executive Director.


Susan Tjernagel
Director of Peer Programs

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Susan Tjernagel has called New Braunfels home for over 30 years. Originally from Dallas, her path was laid out for her at age 16 when she began volunteering at Angels, Inc. working with mentally and emotionally disabled children. A proud graduate of the University of Texas with a degree in Elementary Education, Susan has spent the last 28 years raising a family, teaching 1st graders, and mentoring women.

She enjoys reading, writing, spending time with her 3 adult children and their families, and giving back to the community she loves through volunteering.


Hannah Nelson, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor

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Do you feel like no one understands? Are you resentful and angry or frustrated with emotional pain that seems to keep coming back? Does it seem like a never-ending cycle that leaves you tired and exhausted at the end of each and every day? Your pain, frustration, and sorrow are all very real. This emotional turmoil can be suffocating, often separating you from the ones that you love. If you feel lonely, or your thoughts don’t always make sense, I encourage you to call me. I would love the opportunity to hear your story. Together we will work through the turmoil to find clarity and meaning in your life. I work with adults as well as children. As a compassionate counselor with a heart for youth, I recognize the difficulties the young mind faces. My clinical focus is adults and children with OCD and other anxiety disorders. I also have experience working with grief and loss. Everyone deserves to be heard and therein lies my passion for counseling.


Sean Hannon, LMFT
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

seanbiophotoSean Hannon is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate in the state of Texas. Sean practices individual, family and couples therapy, specializing in couples therapy. Sean uses a collaborative and solution-oriented approach to therapy, working with clients to identify strengths and strategies that foster health and growth.
Sean enjoys working with people of any gender identity and orientation.


Renee White, LPC-I
Licensed Professional Counselor – Intern