Jeff E. Harris, Ph.D., ABPP
Department of Psychology and Philosophy
P.O. Box 425470
Denton, TX 76204-5470
Jeff Harris received his bachelor's degree from DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana. He decided to major in psychology after considering both religion and education. His master's degree was awarded by Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Jeff received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Ohio State University in 1990. In 2004, he was awarded board certification as a Specialist in Counseling Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology.
Jeff spent 18 years practicing psychotherapy full-time at counseling centers at Southern Illinois University (1990-1994) and the University of Hawaii (1994-2008). During this time, he supervised and trained graduate students and taught academic classes. Based on his clinical and training experience, he developed a new approach to integration that was published as Integrative Multitheoretical Psychotherapy (MTP)(Brooks-Harris, 2008).
Since 2008, Jeff has been working as a professor at Texas Woman's University. He teaches both graduate and undergraduate classes related to counseling and psychotherapy. He has initiated a program of research applying MTP to depression and addictions. His research is also testing the effectiveness of Key Strategies Training for Individual Psychotherapy (KST-IP), a streamlined introduction to MTP for beginning counselors.
Jeff is also the coauthor of co-author of Workshops: Designing and Facilitating Experiential Learning (Brooks-Harris & Stock-Ward, 1999, Sage).
Jeff lives in Denton, Texas with his daughter, Genevieve. He enjoys cycling, sailing, skiing, and traveling with his daughter.