Holly Gursslin

Holly Gursslin

Senior Project Coordinator

Holly Gursslin is a senior program coordinator with the


Holly Gursslin received her master of education counseling and guidance from the University of Hawaii at Mañoa and bachelor of arts music and education degree from State University of New York College at Potsdam Crane School of Music. Holly is a licensed professional counselor – clinical supervisor who received her clinical licensure in 2011. She is dedicated and passionate about working with initiatives that improve the lives and mental well-being of children and their families within local and state programs.

Holly is now serving as the state lead on Texas LAUNCH early childhood initiative, as well as the child training and technical assistance coordinator for Southwest Mental Health Technical Transfer Center project at the Steve Hicks School of Social Work’s Texas Institute for Excellence in Mental Health. Previously, Holly moved across the United States working with mental health organizations to improve their quality of services . She spent several years with the Austin nonprofit Any Baby Can as their family health programs director and agency compliance director, and has worked in a variety of for/nonprofit organizations addressing community and state level mental health needs of children and families.

Holly enjoys all outdoor/water activities, spending time with loved ones and animals, riding motorcycles and traveling.


  • M.Ed., The University of Hawaii at Mañoa
  • B.A. SUNY Potsdam Crane School of Music


John W. Hargis Hall (JHH)


Mailing Address

The University of Texas at Austin
Steve Hicks School of Social Work
1823 Red River St. 2.212
STOP R5300
Austin, TX 78712