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Michael Garza Ph.D.

Associate Director of Clinical Operations and Student Advancement

Department: Counseling Services

Phone: 318.257.2488

Fax: 318.257.2936


Office: Keeny Hall 310

Michael (originally from Fresno, California) completed his PhD in Counseling Psychology from Louisiana Tech University in 2020. He completed his APA-accredited internship training at Kaiser Permanente in Fresno, California and received post-doctoral training at Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas. Michael’s clinical interest include anxiety and related disorders, interpersonal issues, insight, personal growth, identity development, and depressive disorders. Michael enjoys supervision and clinical work, and also has a passion for research. Michael’s theoretical orientation is integrative, primarily consisting of psychodynamic and cognitive psychotherapies. Michael loves to spend time with his wife and daughter. He is a self-proclaimed board game guru, and very rarely loses a game of CLUE.