Marylou Erbland

PhD Center for Success and Independence

Marylou Erbland, Ph. D. is the Executive Clinical Director and co-founder of the Center for Success and Independence, a residential and intensive outpatient treatment center for youth 12- 17 years of age with emotional, mental health, behavior, and addictive disorders since 1999.

Her love for children manifested itself early in her career. Working first as a special education teacher and then as a school psychologist, she helped children with behavioral and learning differences. She also has extensive experience working in inpatient hospital settings and treating clients with severe psychiatric and neuropsychological disorders.

She also serves as the Clinical Director for TCSI’s GIFT and Boost Programs at Harris County Juvenile Probation Department’s (HCJPD) Youth Village, HCJPD’s residential post-adjudication facility in Seabrook, TX. These mental health initiatives have made a tremendous difference on the outcomes of juvenile justice involved youth in Harris County.