Dr. Sue Lucas


Dr. Sue W. Lucas, associate professor of psychology and director of the Family Psychology Master’s Program, received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas, majoring in psychology. She attended the University of Texas at Austin, where she received her M.A. and Ph.D. in counseling psychology. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at Texas A&M University in College Station, where she was on the staff of the student counseling service.

Prior to coming to HSU in 2001, Lucas held counseling and teaching positions at Texas A&M University, College Station, and was the director of the counseling center at the University of Hartford, Hartford, Conn., for nine years.

Her current professional interests include: adult development and aging; clinical supervision and training; family dynamics that impact one’s development, including abuse and other dysfunctions; and the use of the MBTI in counseling and training.

Degrees Earned

  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Southwestern University, 1980
  • Master of Arts, Counseling Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, 1983
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Counseling Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, 1986
  • A Princeton Review Best Western College
  • Council for Christian Colleges & Universities
  • Center for Student Opportunity: Promoting a College-Bound Culture
  • US News Best Colleges
  • Military Friendly
  • Colleges of Distinction
  • University and College Accountability Network