Dr. Mary Nichter

Dr. Mary Nichter

Chair, Professor

Mary Nichter

Research Interests:

  • Admission criteria for entry into counseling programs
  • Transforming the role of the school counselor
  • Impact of domestic violence on children's behavior
  • Crisis response plans in public schools

Courses Taught:

  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Theories of Supervision
  • College Teaching
  • Field Practicum
  • School Counseling


Nichter, M., & Nelson, J. (2006). Educating administrators. School Counselor. 44(2), 14-20.

Nichter, M., & Edmonson, S. (2006). Counseling services for special education students. Journal of Professional Counseling: Practice,Theory, & Research. 33(2), 50-62.

Nelson, J., & Nichter, M. (2006). Administrators: The transformers part I. Texas Study of Secondary Education. 16(1), 6-8.

Nelson, J., & Nichter, M. (2006). Administrators: The transformers part II. Texas Study of Secondary Education. 16(1), 6-8.

Jodry, E. O., Robles-Pina, R. A., & Nichter, M. S.  (2005). Hispanic academic advancement theory: An ethnographic study of urban students participating in a high school advanced diploma program. The High School Journal. 23-31.

Robles-Pina, R. A., Nichter, M., & Campbell-Bishop, C. (2004). Assessment of counselors' and teachers' perceptions about bullying in schools. Journal of At-Risk Behaviors. 10(1), 11-10.

Nichter, M., & DeTrude, J. A. (2003). Giving voice to school counselors in Texas. Texas Study of Secondary Education. 12(2), 23-29.

DeTrude J. A. and Nichter, M. S. (2003). The current climate: What does it mean for counselor educators and supervisors?
Greensboro, NC: Counseling and Student Services Clearinghouse. (ERIC Document #CG032091)

Nichter, M. S. (2002).  Families that fight.  School Counselor, 40(1),  24-27.

Nichter, M., & Hunsville ISD School Counselors. (2002). Guidance and counseling curriculum for Huntsville Independent School District.Huntsville, TX.

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