Dr. Michael Moyer is a licensed professional counselor and board approved supervisor; he has been in practice since 2004. Dr. Moyer earned his Masters degree in Counseling in 2002 and his doctoral degree in Counselor Education and Supervision in 2005, both from Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi. Dr. Moyer’s areas of expertise include anxiety, depression, grief, shame, relationships, career, life/work balance, and stress management. Additionally, he specializes in working with non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI). Dr. Moyer uses an integrative perspective; utilizing cognitive behavioral, solution-focused, reality, and client-centered theories to best serve clients.
In addition to his private practice, Dr. Moyer is highly involved in state and national professional counseling organizations. Dr. Moyer was elected and will serve as president of the Texas Counseling Association (TCA) in 2019. He was also a founding trustee of the Association of Child and Adolescent Counseling (ACAC), a division of the American Counseling Association.
Dr. Moyer is also an Associate Professor at Texas A&M University – San Antonio. He teaches various courses and most enjoys teaching ethics, counseling practicum, and development of counseling skills. Some of Dr. Moyer’s primary research interests include ethical decision making and non-suicidal self-injury. He has authored/co-authored over 20 articles in state and national peer reviewed journals and has presented at over 50 regional, state and national conferences on the aforementioned topics. Dr. Moyer has authored/co-authored book chapters related to integrating solution-focused techniques into career counseling and integrated theories for couples and marriage counseling. In 2016, Dr. Moyer authored his first textbook, Applied Ethics and Decision Making in Mental Health, a SAGE publication.