About Our Staff

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Danie Eagleton, M. Ed., LMHC

CAPS Director

Danie Eagleton, M. Ed., is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and current adjunct professor in Seattle University’s Clinical Mental Health program. She received her Master of Education in Counseling Psychology from Howard University (1994), has been licensed as an LMHC in the State of Washington since 2001, and is an Approved Clinical Supervisor. Her approach to therapy is client and student centered, and she utilizes an eclectic clinical orientation that combines solution focus cognitive behavioral therapy that also incorporates the components of recovery in mental health. She has previously worked at both Lake Washington Technical College and Seattle Central Community College.

Danie is a leader in the fields of mental health and education and splits her time and interest between the fields. She has previously worked in Student Development at Seattle, Howard, and Tufts universities. Her time as an instructor includes 10 years of part-time work at Seattle Central Community. Danie is a graduate of the NCHB’s Addressing Health Disparities Leadership program, where her focus was workforce development, recruitment, and retention strategies. She has held leadership roles at Navos, Valley Cities, Seattle Counseling Services, and Wellspring Family Services. Her time is also spent volunteering as a board member for MultiCare Behavioral Health and as a board chair for Recovery Café.

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Randy Scott, PhD, LMHC, NCC

Associate Director

Dr. Randy Scott is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and a National Certified Counselor (NCC). He received his Masters of Arts in Education (MAEd) Counseling degree from Seattle University and his PhD Counselor Education and Supervision (CES) at Walden University. His doctoral research focused on the marginalization of first-generation college students. Before joining the CAPS counseling team, Randy worked in both private practice and higher education settings with students.  As a counselor, Randy incorporates narrative therapy and multicultural/social justice-focused approaches to working with people.

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Elizabeth Mulherron-Cayton, PsyD, LMHCA

Psychological Resident

Elizabeth Mulherron-Cayton graduated from the Rosemead School of Psychology at Biola University with her PsyD in Clinical Psychology in 2023. She is working to obtain her psychologist license. Previously, Elizabeth received a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from Northwest University (2018), and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Seattle Pacific University (2016). She has experience working in university counseling centers, community mental health centers, the justice system, and high school settings. She has training to address a wide range of mental health challenges and diagnoses faced by young people and their families. Elizabeth takes an integrated approach to therapy, focusing on time limited dynamic psychotherapy and cognitive behavioral therapy approaches to provide evidence informed treatment in a warm, compassionate, collaborative manner.

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Miguel Chávez, MA, LMHC, MHP

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Miguel Chávez is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and Mental Health Professional (MHP). He received his MA in counseling from Loyola Marymount University (2019) in Los Angeles, CA. Prior to joining Seattle University, Miguel worked in community mental health centers, group practice, non-profits and higher education. Miguel’s theoretical orientation is grounded in a humanistic approach with an anti-oppressive lens and an emphasis on the LGBTQI+ and BIPOC communities. Miguel utilizes solution-focused, cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, and multicultural approaches.

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Austin Sandford

Clinic Coordinator

Austin Sandford has a B.S. degree in Sociology from Texas Christian University. At CAPS, Austin is primarily responsible for operating our EHR software and registering new clients for services. In addition to years of customer service experience, he also brings administrative, website maintenance, and graphic design abilities to the CAPS team. 

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