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Deborah K. Huerta

Dr. Debora K. Huerta
Assistant Professor
Behavioral Sciences



Dr. Huerta joined the faculty of the Behavioral Sciences Department in spring 2006. She received her B.A. from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas, her M.S. from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, and her Psy.D. from Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio. Prior to joining the faculty, Dr. Huerta was the director of the Counseling Center on the UTB campus. In addition to working in college counseling centers, Dr. Huerta has worked as a clinician in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Dr. Huerta is a licensed professional counselor and a provisionally licensed psychologist. Dr. Huerta teaches Introduction to Psychology, Lifespan Developmental Psychology, Child and Adolescent Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Behavior Modification and Management, and Health Psychology. Dr. Huerta’s research interests are in the area of dating and intimate relationships, and cultural definitions of psychopathology.


Psy.D. from Our Lady of the Lake University
MS from St. Mary’s University

CV/VITAE: Huerta Vitae


COUN 6316.60 7:15-10:00pm M EDBC 2.420

Classes Taught:

Lifespan Developmental
Abnormal Psychology
Health Psychology
Introduction to Psychology

Joined UTB:


Area of Specialty and Responsibility:

Clinical/Counseling Psychology

Previous Experience:

UTB Counseling Center Director

Office Hours
Spring 2015

Monday: By Appointment
Tuesday: By Appointment
Wednesday: By Appointment
Thursday: By Appointment
Friday: By Appointment

Office: MRCS 260
Voice: (956)882-3874
Fax: (956)882-8225

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