Catherine Perz

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Catherine Perz, Ph.D.
Director of the Counseling Psychology Program and the Undergraduate Psychology Program
Associate Professor of Psychology
Associate Chair, Social & Behavioral Sciences Division
Phone: (361) 570-4223

Dr. Catherine A. Perz is the Director of the Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Sciences programs in Psychology and the Counseling Psychology M.A. Program at the University of Houston-Victoria. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses, including courses in abnormal psychology, psychotherapy methods, and human sexuality.

Dr. Perz, a licensed psychologist, trained at centers including the Palo Alto (CA) Veteran’s Affairs Hospital, the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, and the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

She earned her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Houston-Central Campus, where she also completed an M.A. in Clinical Psychology. Her B.A. in Psychology is from California State University, Northridge. Her research interests include behavioral medicine/health psychology, mindfulness, and methods of behavior change.