Hillary Haspel Hustana, LCSW

Preferred Name: Hillary

EMDR Certified Therapist

About Me

Hillary Hustana grew up in New Orleans, LA, with a strong sense of community and the need to empower those who have historically and systematically been disempowered. She worked as a Teaching Fellow in the Breakthrough Collaborative for four Summers and served as a board member for six years. She attended the University of Texas, at Austin, and graduated with a BA in psychology. During her time at UT, Hillary was a Research Assistant in the Imagination and Cognition Laboratory, running and analyzing studies that examined children's understanding of various concepts including whether Robots have feelings, and understanding fossils. Hillary attended the University of Denver to pursue a Master of Social Work, and received her MSW in 2017, concentrating in Child Welfare and completing the Social Work with Latinx Certificate. Upon graduating, Hillary participated in the PASEO program, a month long summer practicum in Huanchaco, Peru, for Spanish speaking mental health professionals. Hillary spent 4 years as a Child and Family Therapist at Skyline Academy at the WellPower, a day treatment program for students' whose mental health impacts their ability to function in a traditional public school setting. Hillary currently works as a Lifespan clinician in Child and Family outpatient services through WellPower. I utilize an eclectic approach to therapy, utilizing EMDR, art, play, IFS and CBT based interventions.

Education & Experience

WellPower Child and Family Clinician (2017-2021) Lifespan clinician (2021-present) MSW, Social Work with Latinx, University of Denver, 2017 BA, Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, 2015

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Children (4-12)


  • English
  • Spanish


  • Medicaid