Christine Simon

Counselor, Psychology Instructor


Department

Social Sciences

Contact Information

Courses Taught
  • PSYC 2301, General Psychology. A survey of the major psychological topics, theories and approaches to the scientific study of behavior and mental processes.
  • PSYC 2314, Lifespan Development. A survey of research in the major topics of human development throughout the lifespan.
  • PSYC 2308, Child Psychology. Addresses psychological development from conception through early and middle childhood, and adolescence. 
Education
  • Liberty University, Ph.D., Higher Education
  • Tarleton State University, M.S., Educational Psychology
  • University of Central Texas, B.S., Psychology
Previous Teaching Experience
  • Temple College, Faculty, 2015 - 2020
  • Temple College, Adjunct Faculty, 2004 - 2014
  • Central Texas College, Adjunct Faculty, 2003 - 2005
Previous Professional Experience
  • Temple College, Mental Health Counselor, 2015 - 2020
  • Private Practice, Clinical Mental Health Counselor, 2009 - 2015
  • Cedar Crest Hospital & Clinic, Clinical Therapist, 2003 - 2009
  • Heart of Texas MHMR, Mental Health Counselor, 2001 - 2003
Professional Presentations
  • CTHRMA, Annual Conference, Mental Health Awareness in the Workplace
  • KPD, Crisis Assistance Training, Vicarious Trauma and Compassion Fatigue
  • TPD, Crisis Assistance Training, Professional Boundaries for Crisis Workers
  • Bell County Domestic Violence Task Force, Violence in Intimate Relationships
Research Interests
  • Student Mothers at Community College, Reducing Barriers and Promoting Persistence
  • Vicarious Trauma and Compassion Fatigue in Mental Health Professionals