Joan Biever, Ph.D.
Professor
Psychology
College of Professional Studies

Academic Background

  • Ph.D.   University of Notre Dame, 1981

Professional Certifications

  • Certified Trainer, Heart and Soul of Change Project, 2013 (2013-Present).

  • Registered Psychologist, 2006 (2006-2008), British Columbia.

  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, 1997 (1997-2002).

  • Licensed Psychologist, 2-4170, 1991 (1991-Present), Texas.

  • Certified Addictions Counselor, 1986 (1986-1990), Hawaii.

  • Licensed Psychologist, 1985 (1985-1988), Hawaii.

  • Licensed Psychologist, Health Service Provider Endorsement, 1981 (1981-2006), Indiana.

Professional Memberships

  • San Antonio Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Secretary

  • San Antonio Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, President

  • National Latino Psychological Association

  • Board of Directors, Indiana Division, American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

  • National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology

  • American Association for Marital & Family Therapy

  • American Psychological Association

Intellectual Contributions

Chapters

Biever, Joan., & Santos, Jeanette. "Ofreciendo terapia en el idioma de preferencia del cliente: El modelo de preparacion profesional calificada en dos idiomas de OLLU (Providing therapy in the client's preferred language: the OLLU model for professional competence in two language." Family therapy in global humanitarian contexts. Springer, 2016.

Biever, Joan., Bobele., M.., Solórzano, B.., & Blunter, L.. "Postmodern approaches to supervision." The complete systemic supervisor: Context, philosophy, and pragmatics, 2nd Edition. Wiley-Blackwell, 2014.

Presentations of Refereed Papers

Martin, Jessica., Vanburg, Regina., & Biever, Joan. (2015). Mindfulness-Based Interventions and Military Sexual Trauma: A Holistic Approach. Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada-Ontario.

Santos, Jeanette., Guerra, Martha., & Biever, Joan. (2016). Implementing PCOMS and Solution Focused Therapy to Provide Psychological Services to Latina/o Families. Southeastern Psychological Association, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Santos, Jeanette., Guerra, Martha., & Biever, Joan. (2016). Implementing PCOMS and Solution Focused Therapy to Provide Psychological Services to Latina/o Families. Southeastern Psychological Association, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Biever, Joan., Solorzano, Bernadette. Hassan., Levin, Sue., & Bohanon, Leonard. (2015). Making brief therapy better by using client feedback. Texas Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Austin, Texas.

Biever, Joan., & Solórzano, Bernadette. (2015). Using Client Feedback to Improve (and Document) Therapy Outcomes. Annual Convention of the Texas Psychological Association, San Antonio, Texas.

Biever, Joan., & Solórzano, Bernadette. (2014). PCOMS: Using client feedback to improve outcomes. Texas Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Sugarland, Texas.