Texas Tech University

Richard Lenox, Ph.D.

Director
Licensed Psychologist since 3/15/1996

Graduate Training: Counseling Psychology, University of Akron, 1994

Internship: Counseling & Psychological Services, Ball State University, 1993-94

Theoretical Orientation: Cognitive-Behavioral

Professional Interests: LGBT-related issues, Training/Supervision, Meditation/Mindfulness

Approach to Therapy: My therapy conceptualization is greatly influenced by the Buddhist concepts of ego and identity, attachment, and their relation to suffering. As a result, my approach to therapy leans toward the cognitive and behavioral, albeit in a fairly non-prescriptive manner. My hope is to create an environment in which clients can gain a different perspective on their difficulties, resulting in increased self-awareness and a decrease in suffering.

Approach to Supervision: Because there are so many different ways to conceptualize psychological difficulties, my hope is to help supervisees to fully hone their conceptualization and their subsequent treatment decisions. While direct guidance/suggestion is sometimes necessary, I tend to prefer an egalitarian atmosphere for supervision. I always take the developmental level of my supervisee into account and may shift my approach somewhat to accommodate this (e.g., moving toward less client/session review and more toward a consultative approach as the supervisee develops).

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