Lori Copeland-Professor of Psychology and Counseling
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Lori A Copeland

Professor of Psychology and Counseling Cynthia Ann Parker College of Liberal Arts


  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Houston Baptist University, 1981
  • Master of Arts, Marriage and Family Counseling, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1984
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Child Development, Texas Woman's University, 2002

Prior to joining the HSU faculty in 1999, Dr. Lori Ann Copeland, professor of psychology and head of the HSU Department of Psychology & Counseling, was a professional counselor, working with couples, families, individuals, and children. Her research interests include resilience in children and adolescents, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder, and marital satisfaction.

Copeland is the author of Hunter and His Amazing Remote Control and Hunter and The Amazing Game, comprehensive programs that include books and curriculum for counselors in both school and private settings.

She enjoys her position in the HSU Psychology Department because it enables her to help undergraduate and graduate students to develop skills in research, counseling, and working with children and adolescents.

Professional Licensure:

  • Licensed Professional Counselor, Texas
  • Texas Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors Approved LPC Supervisor
  • Registered Play Therapist
  • Registered Play Therapist Supervisor

Courses Taught:

  • PSYC 1301 Introduction to Psychology
  • PSYC 2300 Life Span Development
  • PSYC 3306 Child and Adolescent Psychology
  • PSYC 3308 Introduction to Research
  • PSYC 3309 Advanced Research
  • PSYC 3314 Risk and Resilience in Children and Adolescents
  • PSYC 4101, 4102, & 4103 Directed Research I, II, & III
  • PSYC 6354 Child and Adolescent Therapy
  • PSYC 6363 Advanced Play Therapy
  • PSYC 6370 Clinical Supervision
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