Texas Tech University

Bret Hendricks, Ed.D.

Professor and Clinical Director of Counselor Education
Educational Psychology and Leadership

Email: bret.hendricks@ttu.edu

Phone: 806-834-1744

Office: Education 215

Bret Hendricks serves as Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs and is Professor and Coordinator in the Counselor Education Program in the Texas Tech University College of Education.

His experience includes community agency counseling, private practice, special education counseling and treatment center administration. Dr. Hendrick's research interests involve counseling ethics, adolescent depression and using creative techniques, especially music techniques, in counseling. He has published research articles in national and international journals and is a frequent speaker at regional, national and international conferences.

A Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor (LPCS) in Texas, Dr. Hendricks is a former president of the International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors (IAMFC) and the Texas Counseling Association (TCA). He also serves on the editorial board of The Family Journal: Counseling and Therapy for Couples and Families, the official academic journal of IAMFC.

Dr. Hendricks has received numerous outstanding service awards from counseling associations and is recognized for his advocacy work for the counseling profession. In 2014, he was inducted into the Texas Tech Teaching Academy in recognition of his excellence in teaching.

Vita

Education

  • Ed.D., Counselor Education, 2001, Texas Tech University
  • M.Ed., Counselor Education, 1991, Texas Tech University
  • B.S., Human Development and Family Studies, 1989
    • Substance Abuse Studies (Minor)

Areas of Expertise

  • Professional Counseling Ethics
  • Counselor Wellness
  • Counseling Advocacy and Leadership
  • Substance Abuse Treatment and Recovery

Selected Publications

Hendricks, C.B., Bradley, L. J., Robertson, D. (2015). Implementing multicultural ethics: Issues for family counselors. Family Journal, 23 (2), 190-194.

Hendricks, C.B., Bradley, L. J., Robertson, D. (2015). Implementing multicultural ethics: Issues for family counselors. Family Journal, 23 (2), 190-194.

Hendricks, C. B., & Bradley, L. J. (2009). The case of Ruth: Using music to treat Geriatric depression. Accepted for publication in L.B Golden (Ed.), Case studies in counseling older adults.Upper Saddle River, NJ: Merrill Prentice Hall.

Hendricks, C., Bradley, L. (2009). In L. Golden (Ed.), The music memory (pp. 157-167). Upper   Saddle River, NJ: Merrill/Pearson.

Hendricks, C., Bradley, L., Lewis, J. A. (2010). In M. J. Ratts, R. L. Toporek, & J. A. Lewis (Eds.), ACA advocacy competencies: A social justice framework for counselors (Ed.), ACA advocacy competencies in family counseling (ed., pp. 185-194). Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association.