Michael Moyer, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Madla 365
Phone: 210-784-2589
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Michael Moyer, PhD, LPC-S is an associate professor in the Department of Counseling, Health & Kinesiology at Texas A&M University – San Antonio. He received his master’s in counseling and doctorate in counselor education and supervision from Texas A&M University– Corpus Christi. Dr. Moyer teaches a broad range of courses, however, most often enjoys teaching courses in ethics, practicum, and counseling techniques. Some of his primary research interests include ethical decision-making, non-suicidal self-injury and counselor education. Dr. Moyer has authored/co-authored over 20 professional/peer reviewed publications and delivered over 40 presentations at national, state, and local conferences. In additional to his teaching and research, Dr. Moyer supervises LPC interns and maintains a small private practice in San Antonio where he specializes in working with individuals who self-injure. Dr. Moyer is also heavily involved the Texas Counseling Association (TCA) and has been a part of TCA leadership for the past 12 years. Outside of work, Dr. Moyer enjoys exercising, playing golf, and spending time with his wife and three children.

  • Research Interests
    • Ethical Decision Making
    • Non-Suicidial Self-Injury

  • Courses
    • Professional Orientation and Ethics
    • Legal Issues in Counseling
    • Practicum

  • Publications
    • Moyer, M., Jennings, S., Jennings, L, Robinson, J., & Froeschle Hicks, J. (2018). Integrative Models. In Flamez, B. & Hicks, J. (Eds.), Marriage, Couple, and Family Therapy: Theory, Skills, Assessment, and Application (436-461). USA: Cognella.
    • Moyer, M. & Crews, C. (2016). Applied Ethics and Decision Making in Mental Health. Los Angeles: Sage Publications.
    • Lloyd-Hazlett, J., Moyer, M.S., & Sullivan, J.R. (2017). Adolescent Risk-Taking Behaviors: When Do Student Counselors Break Confidentiality? Journal of Child and Adolescent Counseling. 1-16.
    • Humphreys, K.D., Risner, W., Froeschle Hicks, J., & Moyer, M. (2016). Non-Suicidal Self-injury: Cutting through the pain. ACA VISTAS.

  • Awards
    • 2014 Chi Sigma Iota Outstanding Research Award

  • Community Involvement
    • President-Elect Texas Counseling Association (2018-2019)
    • TCA Ethics Committee (2017-2019)