Counseling Professor, University Alumna Receives ‘Clinician of the Year’ Award

Published: March 09, 2015

Counseling Professor, University Alumna Receives ‘Clinician of the Year’ Award

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Dr. Kathy Jones-Trebatoski, Adjunct Professor of Counseling and Educational Psychology at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, has been honored with the Clinician of the Year Award by the Association for Humanistic Counseling (AHC). Jones-Trebatoski, who is a Texas A&M-Corpus Christi alumna, received her Master of Arts in Psychology in 1991 and a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology and Counseling in 2009 from Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.

Jones-Trebatoski is a licensed professional counselor and supervisor (LPC-S) with a private practice in Corpus Christi since 1996.                                                     

She will be announced as the overall award winner at the American Counseling Association conference to be held from Thursday, March 12, through Sunday, March 15, in Orlando, Fla.

To be nominated for this award, the nominee’s humanistic philosophy of counseling must have had a positive impact on the community or clients. The nomination may be made by colleagues, clients, or oneself. The nomination is then reviewed by the awards committee.                           

The AHC, formerly C-AHEAD, a founding association of American Counseling Association, provides a forum for the exchange of information about humanistically-oriented counseling practices and promotes changes that reflect the growing body of knowledge about humanistic principles applied to human development and potential.