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Harriet A. Bachner, Ph.D., LCPC, LCMFT


Associate Professor of Psychology and Counseling

205F Whitesitt Hall | 235-4633 |


  • Teaches graduate and undergraduate psychology and counseling courses
  • Advises undergraduate psychology students

Course Links

  • PSYCH 736 Psychology of Family Development
  • PSYCH 748 Career Development
  • PSYCH 817 Theories and Techniques of Family Counseling and Therapy
  • PSYCH 819 Techniques of Counseling and Psychotherapy
  • PSYCH 822 Practicum in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • PSYCH 895 Internship in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • PSYCH 844 Diversity Issues in Counseling
  • Seminar Courses in Couples Counseling and Sexuality Issues in Counseling

Current Research Interests

  • Grandparents who are raising their grandchildren: their mental health needs
  • Developmental impact on children (now adults) who were raised by grandparents
  • Developmental impact of trauma
  • Strategies in teaching diversity


  • Ph.D., University of North Texas
  • M.Ed., University of North Texas
  • B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania


  • Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist (LCMFT)
  • Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in Kansas