Texas Tech University

Loretta Bradley, Ph.D.

Horn Professor
Counselor Education Program

Email: Loretta.Bradley@ttu.edu

Phone: 806-834-1031

Office: Education 210


Dr. Loretta Bradley holds a Paul Whitfield Horn Professorship in Counselor Education and is Coordinator of the Counselor Education Program at Texas Tech University Prior to her affiliation with Texas Tech University, she was an Associate Professor of Human Development Counseling at Peabody College of Vanderbilt University and an Assistant Dean, College of Education at Temple University.  Dr. Bradley earned her PhD at Purdue University.  Dr. Bradley is a Former President of the American Counseling Association (ACA), the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES), The International Association for Marriage and Family Counselors (IAMFC), and the Texas Association for Adult Development and Aging (TAADA).  She has served as Treasurer of ACA and IAMFC.  She is an ACA Fellow and the 2013 recipient of the Texas Counseling Association (TCA) Truax Award (highest award given by TCA). She is the recipient of the Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award and the recipient of the President's Excellence in Teaching Award at Texas Tech University.  She is the recipient of three national/international research awards from the American Counseling Association, Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, and the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Dr. Bradley is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), a Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor (LPC-S), a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), and a LMFT supervisor. Dr. Bradley has served as a member of the Editorial Boards of the American Counselor (Chair), Journal of Counseling and Development, Journal of Humanistic Education and Development,Counseling and Human Development, and The Professional Counselor.  Dr. Bradley is a National Board Certified Counselor (NCC), a National Certified Career Counselor (NCCC), and a National Board Certified Supervisor (NCCS). She has certification as a School Counselor (K-12) and teacher.

Dr. Bradley enjoys traveling, collecting antiques, reading popular books, and spending time with her family.

Loretta Bradley


  • PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision, Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana   

Areas of Expertise

  • Ethics
  • Diversity
  • Counselor Supervision
  • Counseling Women Across the Life Span
  • Adolescent and Adult Development
  • Professional Leadership

Selected Publications

Bradley, L. J., Hendricks, B., & Kabell, D. R. (2012). The professional will: An ethical responsibility. The Family Journal, 20, 309-314.

Bradley, L. J., Hendricks, B., & Kabell, D. R. (2011). Postmortem confidentiality: An ethical issue. The Family Journal, 19, 417-420.

Bradley, L., Hendricks, B., & Kabell, D. R. (2011). Email communication with clients: Some ethical concerns. Retrieved from http://counselingoutfitters.com/vistas/ vistas11/article_62.pdf 

Bradley, L., Hendricks, B., Lock, R., Whiting, P., & Parr, J. (2011). Email communication issues for mental health counselors. Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 33, 67-79.

Ladaney, N., & Bradley, L. (2010). Counselor supervision (4th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Taylor and Frances.

Bradley, L., & Hendricks, B. (2009). Email and ethical issues. The Family Journal, 17, 267-271.