Jeff E. Harris, Ph.D., ABPP

Jeff Harris portrait

Associate Professor, Core Counseling Psychology Faculty

Office: CFO 711
Phone: 940-898-2313
Fax: 940-898-2301


  • Ph.D., 1990, Counseling Psychology – The Ohio State University
  • M.S., 1987, Counseling Psychology – Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
  • B.A., 1984, Psychology – DePauw University

Courses Taught

Theory and Practice of Counseling & Psychotherapy, Abnormal Psychology, Couples Counseling,  Group Therapy, Supervised Practicum

Research Interests

Psychotherapy integration and psychotherapy training

Recent Publications

  • Harris, J. E. (in press). Individual therapy.  In A. Wenzel (Ed.), The SAGE encyclopedia of abnormal and clinical psychology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Harris, J. E., Stretcher, A. L., & Maddoux, J. A. (in press). Testing the impact of key strategies training for individual psychotherapy on knowledge, confidence, and intention to use skills in practice.  Journal of Psychotherapy Integration.
  • Harris, J. E. (2016). Integrative theories of psychotherapy.  In H. E. A. Tinsley, S. H. Lease, & N. S. G. Wiersma (Eds.), Contemporary theory and practice of counseling and psychotherapy.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Harris, J. E. (2015). Multitheoretical psychotherapy. In E. Neukrug (Ed.), Encyclopedia of theory in counseling and psychotherapy. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Harris, J. E., Kelley, L. J., & Shepard, L. M. (2015).  Multitheoretical psychotherapy for depression: Integrating strategies from evidence-based practices.  Journal of Psychotherapy Integration, 25, 353-367. doi: 10.1037/a0039565
  • Harris, J. E. (2014). Moving between majority and multicultural environments: Impact on identity and practice. In M. E. Gallardo (Ed.), Developing cultural humility: Embracing race, privilege and power (pp. 67-85). Thousand Oaks, CA; Sage.
  • Harris, J. E., Kelley, L. J., Campbell, E. L., & Hammond, E. S. (2014). Key strategies training for individual psychotherapy: An introduction to multitheoretical practice. Journal of Psychotherapy Integration, 24, 138-152. doi:10.1037/a0037056.
  • Harris, J. E. (2012). Multicultural counseling in a multitheoretical context: New applications for practice. In M. Gallardo, T. Parham, C. Yeh, & J. Trimble (Eds.), A Culturally adaptive counseling skills.  Thousand Oaks, CA; Sage.
  • Brooks-Harris, J. E. (2008). Integrative multitheoretical psychotherapy. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
  • Brooks-Harris, J, E. (2008). Integrative / eclectic therapy. In F. T. L. Leong (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Counseling(Vol. 1). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Brooks-Harris, J, E. (2008). Ivey, Allen, E. In F. T. L. Leong (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Counseling (Vol. 4). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Ivey, A. E. & Brooks-Harris, J. E. (2005). Integrative psychotherapy with culturally diverse clients. In J. C. Norcross & M. R. Goldfried (Eds.), Handbook of Psychotherapy Integration (2nd ed.). New York: Oxford University Press.


  • Counseling Psychology Practicum Coordinator
  • Texas Woman’s University Favorite Faculty Member, Nominee (2009, 2013)
  • Outstanding Teacher of Psychology– Hawaii Psychological Association (2006)
  • Specialist in Counseling Psychology – American Board of Professional Psychology (2004)