Beverly Echols, MA, LBSW, LPCAdministrative Director of Mental Health Services

Echols,BeverlyBeverly Echols received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology in 1984 and Master of Arts degree in Counseling in 2004 from Prairie View A&M University. She attained licensure as a social worker (1991) and professional counselor (2006). She began her career with TDCJ, in 1988, as a Clinical Social Worker at what was then the Mentally Retarded Offender Program (MROP), currently the Developmentally Disabled Program (DDP) at the Beto Facility.

After working for DDP (formerly MROP), Ms. Echols moved in to the Ellis II Psychiatric Center, Huntsville Unit Outpatient MH Services and the Sex Offender Treatment Program at Goree, Beverly moved in to an administrative position in 1995. She was named the Administrative Director of Mental Health Services in 2010.