Dr Amir Abbassi
Doctoral Program Coordinator
Dr. Amir Abbassi, joined the faculty in 2001. Dr. Abbassi's clinical background includes work with adolescents, adults, couples, and families and he was a college counselor for 15 years before joining the Department. Dr. Abbassi is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and a Board-Approved Supervisor in Texas. He is currently member of American Counseling Association, clinical member of American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy and member of the Texas Counseling Association (TCA). He is the past president of Texas College Counseling Association and currently is serving as member of Communication Committee of TCA and as the secretary for Texas Association for Counselor Educator and Supervisor (TACES). His primary research interests include family violence, communication in marriage, anxiety, depression and suicide. In the department he frequently teaches the clinical courses, introduction to the counseling profession, marriage and family counseling, group counseling, advanced theories, and research.