Casie Clay Branson is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate and serves as the Intake Coordinator for the Cohen Clinic at Hope For The Warriors. In her role, she welcomes each prospective client with a clinically informed background to complete the initial assessments as their first step toward receiving services.

Born and raised in Texas, Casie received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology with Honors from The University of Texas at Austin. During her time as a Longhorn, Casie worked as an intern researching exposure therapy in the Laboratory for the Study of Anxiety Disorders. She then went on to receive her Master of Social Work and Military Social Work Certificate from The University of Southern California.

She has been trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Problem-Solving Therapy, and Cognitive Processing Therapy. Casie has experience working with wide variety of populations, including active-duty service members and veterans in an inpatient psychiatric hospital, as well as an outpatient community clinic.

She plans to obtain her full licensure over the next two years and become a clinician working with veterans and their families. Casie would also like to give back to the mental health community by teaching military social work courses. She also has an interest in combat trauma, traumatic brain injury and neuropsychology.

Casie grew up in a military family as her father and brother were Marines. She has been a military spouse for five years in the Camp Lejeune area. In her free time, she enjoys shooting firearms competitively, camping with her family and traveling.