UT Tyler

Psychology & Counseling

Karl Witt, Ph.D., LPC-S, NCC, CSC

Title: Assistant Professor of Counseling; Interim Director of School Counseling
Department: Psychology & Counseling
Building: HPR 112
Email: kwitt@uttyler.edu
Phone: 903.565.5899


  • Ph.D. in Counselor Education, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
  • M.S. in Counseling, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
  • B.A. in Physics, Texas A&M University


Research and Professional Interests

  • Programmatic development
  • Exploring the use of multi-user virtual environments and other technology pertaining to counselor education and practice
  • Human growth and development, especially psycholinguistic development and strengths-based approaches among teens and toddlers
  • Career development among high school students, including technology use
  • Career turnover among societies worldwide
  • Early college high schools achievement motivation; hope theory, success factors, and resiliency; parental attachment; development of work values
  • School counselors and the use of therapeutic skills
  • Gender bias in supervision selection
  • Counseling and economic trends

Courses Taught at UT Tyler

  • COUN 5324 – Cultural Diversity & Advocacy
  • COUN 5334 – Foundations & Ethics of School Counseling
  • COUN 5344 – Advanced Principles of School Counseling
  • COUN 5386 – Supervised Internship in School Counseling
  • COUN 5396 – Internship I
  • COUN 5397 – Internship II
  • PSYC 5399 – Independent Study (Advanced School Counseling)

Curriculum Vita

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