James Deegear Bio
As a psychologist at the SCS, working with Texas A&M University students is a true privilege for me. I respect students' willingness to face the challenges encountered during this time of their lives. I believe in each person's capacity to utilize known and perhaps untapped strengths in adapting and creating change as she or he strives towards personal goals and potentials. I value student diversity and believe in our mission to create an environment that celebrates the uniqueness we all possess. I enjoy working with students' academic, career, and personal concerns in individual and group contexts. Away from work, I enjoy spending meaningful time with my wife, two children and our rescued dog.
Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Texas A&M University
M.A., School Psychology, Trinity University
B.A., Philosophy, Washington and Lee University
Student Counseling Service, Texas A&M University
Licensed Psychologist, Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists, No. 32907
Areas of Special Interest:
Conceptualizing the change process; identity development; interpersonal dynamics; developing and utilizing potential and intention; career and academic concerns; and supervision and training.
Constructivism incorporating Existential concepts within a Humanistic-centered counseling relationship.