Dr. John Eric Swenson III
Dr. John Eric Swenson III is an associate professor of
psychology at Hardin-Simmons University. He joined the faculty in the fall of
2012. Dr. Swenson is married and has two children. He grew up in Spur, Texas, a
ranching community approximately 90 miles northwest of Abilene.
Prior to teaching at Hardin-Simmons, Dr. Swenson was Chair of
the Department of Psychology at McMurry University. He also previously taught
as an adjunct professor at Texas State University. In addition to his teaching
responsibilities, Dr. Swenson is a licensed psychologist in the state of Texas and
maintains a private practice at the Ministry of Counseling and Enrichment in
Abilene. Previously, he had a private practice in New Braunfels, Texas.
Dr. Swenson remains actively involved in the
Christian Association for Psychological Studies, where he served as a board
member for six years and for two years was Chairman of the Board. His research
and writing interests include the integration of Christian faith and psychology
and professional ethics.
- Bachelor of Science, Agricultural Business, Abilene Christian University, 1989
- Master of Science, Counseling/Clinical Psychology, Abilene Christian University, 1998
- Doctor of Philosophy, Counseling Psychology, The University of Memphis, 2002
- American Psychological Association-Accredited, Residency, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 2002
- Post-doctoral Fellowship, Child Guidance Center of San Antonio, 2003