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Dr. Wen-Mei Chou

Associate Professor
Office: Hardy 115
UMHB Mail Box:UMHB Box 8006A900 College St, Box 8006ABeltonTX76513
Phone: (254) 295-5432(254) 295-5432
Subjects Taught: Career Counseling,Research and Statistical Methods, Marriage and Family Therapy, Advanced Psychopathology,Diversity Issues, Ethic and Issues, Applied Counseling Techniques, Advanced Marriage and Family Therapy Techniques, Group Counseling, PrePracticum, Practicum, Internship I, Internship II, Couple Counseling
Degrees Earned: B.A. Soochow University, Taipei, Taiwan; M.S. California State University, Fresno, Ph.D., St. Mary’s University

Dr. Wen-Mei Chou has a Ph.D. degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, and is licensed as a LMFT, a LPC, and a State Board approved Clinical Supervisors for both Licensures. In addition, she is an AAMFT approved clinical supervisor, a trained hypno-therapist and a certified Integral Breath Therapy trainer.

Dr. Chou currently is an associate professor and the Coordinator of the Marriage, Family, and Child Counseling (MFCC) program at the University of Mary Hardin Baylor (UMHB), and concurrently,Dr. Chou also served as a major faculty member in the Clinical Mental Health Program, which is accredited by the CACREP. The areas of Dr. Chou’s expertise include: group counseling, theory-based advance counseling techniques and supervision,research, social and cultural diversity, career counseling, DSM IV Assessment, and Marriage and Family Therapy.

Dr. Chou was raised and completed her undergraduate degree in Taiwan. She received her graduate and doctoral training in the United States.  She is married to Harris Ty Leonard and has a 6-years-old son. She enjoys being part of an interracial and international family. Her unique cultural background and education has enriched her teaching and clinical practice. Dr. Chou is able to work and relate to clients and students from a variety of ethnic and cultural experiences, who may have limited resources or language skills. She has also developed positive networking resources in both East and West counseling communities.  

Dr Chou is a clinical member of AAMFT, a member of TAMFT, ACA, TCA, ACES, TACES,
and a CSI chapter advisor.


Research Interests

Integral Breath Therapy, Counselor's personal growth and self-care, Therapeutic interventions transform lives, spiritual issues in healing process. 

Dr. Wen-Mei Chou