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Dr. Joel Muro, LPC, RPT, NCC
Counseling and Development
(University of North Texas, 2004)


  • Supervision (2002)
  • Counselor Portability (2001, 2002)
  • College Counseling (2002)
  • Play Therapy (2004)

Research Interests

  • Play
  • Music and counseling
  • Anxiety
  • College counseling
  • Multicultural issues 


Texas Woman’s University

Mary Mason Lyon Awards for Distinguished Junior Faculty

Named for the founder of Mount Holyoke, the first (1837) woman’s college in the U.S.,  two MARY MASON LYON AWARDS are presented annually to recognize those individuals among the TWU junior faculty who are developing excellent records of teaching, research, and service and who evidence dedication to their careers and promise for success in the future.  Recipients receive a $750 cash award and the option of presenting an academic paper to the faculty.

Eligibility for this distinguished award includes service on the TWU faculty for three to seven years, be junior to the profession, be able to provide evidence of commitment to the teaching profession and to TWU, be able to provide a written explanation of how the nominee facilitates learning and develops his/her excellence in teaching, and must be developing a record of outstanding scholarship, teaching, and service.

The Department of Family Sciences and Chair, Dr. Larry LeFlore wish to congratulate Dr. Joel Muro for his receipt of this award presented on Thursday, April 23, 2009 by TWU Chancellor and President Dr. Ann Stuart at the annual Honors Convocation ceremony in the Margo Jones Performance Hall on the TWU Denton campus.

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