Texas Tech University

Charles Crews, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Educational Psychology, Leadership, & Counseling

Email: charles.crews@ttu.edu

Phone: 806-834-4149

Office: Education 214

Charles Crews is an Associate Professor and School Counseling program coordinator at Texas Tech University. He is a former school counselor and specializes in child & adolescent issues including college and career readiness, addictions (substance/process), crisis, technology infusion, and risk management. He was recently awarded the President's Excellence in Teaching award at Texas Tech. He has served in leadership positions in Texas for the Texas Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (President), Texas School Counselor Association (Counselor Education Vice-President), West Texas Counseling Association (President). His most current research examines the current use of Web 2.0 technologies in school counseling, and in counselor supervision.


Charles Crews, Ph.D.


  • B.A., Texas Lutheran University, 1997
  • M.Ed., Texas (El Paso), 1999
  • Ph.D., Texas A&M (Commerce), 2006

Areas of Expertise

  • School Counseling
  • Child and Adolescent Counseling
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Legal and Ethical Issues

Selected Publications

Froeschle, J., Skoog, S., Crews, C. (2015). Empowering Cyberbullied Students. VISTAS 2015(Winter 2015).

Froeschle, J., Noble, N., Talbert, S., Berry, S., Crews, C., Li, J. (2014). An Ethics Quiz, Part 2. Journal of School Counseling.

Henningtion, C. S., Bradley, L., Crews, C., Hennington, E. A. (2013). The Halo Effect: Considerations for the Evaluation of Counselor Competency. VISTAS Online, 2013(Summer), Article 66.

Froeschle, J., Crews, C., Li, J. (2013). Ethically Assisting Students Via Social Media. VISTAS 2013/counseling Outfitters, LLC, American Counseling Association(January, 2013).

Crews, C., Froeschle, J., Li, J. (2012). Solution Focused Social Interest: A Targeted Approach to Treating Internet Addiction. VISTAS 2012/Counseling Outfitters.

Froeschle, J., Crews, C., Li, J. (2011). A School and Technology Based Program: Healing Families Affected By Cyber-bullying. Counseling Outfitters, Article 65(Vistas 2011), 8.

Froeschle, J., Crews, C. (2010). Examining teacher perspectives of creative relaxation. Journal of Creativity in Mental Healthy, 5(3), 290-304.

Froeschle, J., Crews, C. (2010). Assisting diverse female rape victims: A multi-cultural model for school counselors. New York State Counseling Journal, 7, 20-26.

Froeschle, J., Crews, C. (2010). The Efficacy of a Collaborative Stress Management Program for Teachers. VISTAS/American Counseling Association.

Froeschle, J., Crews, C. (2010). An ethics challenge for school counselors. Journal of School Counseling, 8(14).

Cochran, D. B., Wang, E., Stevenson, S., Johnson, L., Crews, C. (2011). Adolescent occupational aspirations: Test of the theory of circumscription and compromise. The Career Development Quarterly, 59, 412-427.

Bradley, L., Lewis, J., Hendricks, C., Crews, C. (2008). Advocacy: Implications for supervision training. Professional Counseling Digest, 13, 4.

Bradley, L., Hendricks, C., Crews, C. (2009). In A. Vernon (Ed.), Expressive techniques: Counseling interventions for children and adolescents (4th edition ed., pp. 83 - 123). Denver, CO: Love Publishers.

Crews, C., Froeschle, J. (2015) ROLFING. In Edward S. Neukrug (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Theory in Counseling and Psychotherapy (pp. 9). Washington, DC: SAGE.

Crews, C., Froeschle, J. Test Anxiety Reduction Groups. In Trey Fitch, Jennifer Marshal (Ed.), Group Work and Outreach Guide for College Counselors. Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association.