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Dr. Wen-Mei Chou

Professor
School of Health Professions - Master of Arts in Counseling Program
Office: Hardy 124
UMHB Mail Box:UMHB Box 8006A900 College St, Box 8006ABeltonTX76513
Phone: (254) 295-5432(254) 295-5432
Subjects Taught: Marriage and Family Theories in Counseling, Advanced Marriage and Family Techniques, Applied Counseling Techniques, Group Counseling, PrePracticum, Practicum, Internship I, Internship II, Couple Counseling, Brief Counseling Intervention, Counseling Children, Trauma and Crisis Counseling, Counseling Supervision, Research and Statistical Methods, Advanced Psychopathology, Diversity Issues, Ethic and Issues,Career Counseling
Degrees Earned: B.A. Soochow University, Taipei, Taiwan; M.S. California State University, Fresno, CA; Ph.D., St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, TX.
Bio

 

Dr. Wen-Mei Chou has a Ph.D. degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, and is licensed as Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), a Professional Counselor (LPC), and a State Board approved Clinical Supervisors for both Licensures. she is a trained hypno-therapist and a certified Integral Breath Therapy trainer.

Dr. Chou currently is a professor and the Coordinator of the Marriage and Family 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. Both Counseling tracks are accredited by the CACREP. The areas of Dr. Chou’s expertise include Clinical Skills Training and Supervision, Marriage and Family Therapy, Trauma and Grief issues, Body-Mind- Spirit holistic approach to counseling, Group Counseling, Research, and Social and Cultural diversity.

Dr. Chou was raised and completed her undergraduate degree in Taiwan. She received her graduate and doctoral training in the United States. 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 the Co-Chair of the Ethic Committee at the Texas Counseling Association (TCA) in 2021-2022. Chou is a member of American Counseling Association (ACA), Texas Counseling Association (TCA), Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES), and Association for Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious value in Counseling (ASERVIC). 

Award

Outstanding Teaching Award, the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES), 2020.

Excellent in Teaching Award, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, 2021.  

Research Interests

Integral Breath Therapy, Counselor's personal growth and self-care, spiritual issues in healing process, and cross-culture helping relationships.