Dr. Daniel Williamson
Director, Graduate Counseling
Dr. Daniel Williamson is a professor and Department Chair for graduate counseling at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. He holds credentials and licenses as a Professional Counselor in both Kentucky and Texas, a Nationally Certified Counselor, and a Human Services Board Certified Practitioner. His research interests include international mental health counseling, attachment, military family reintegration (through the Attachment paradigm), Adlerian Psychology, and research in psychopathology. During his time at his former institution, Lindsey Wilson College, he designed the curriculum for the master-level psychopathology and diagnosis courses as well as the advanced clinical assessment and diagnosis course offered with the doctoral program in Counselor Education and Supervision. Daniel currently serves on the editorial board for the ACA Journal: Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, and is currently Co-editor of the Kentucky Counseling Association Journal. Daniel and his wife Jennifer are the recipients of the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES) 2015 Counseling Vision and Innovation Award. During his time in Kentucky he has worked with Fort Knox and has traveled across Europe and Uganda training mental health counselors in mental health facilitation, family reintegration, and psychopathology. He is recognized as a Fulbright Specialist in Mental Health and is a founding member of the Board of Directors for the Uganda Counseling and Support Services (a nonprofit NGO operating in the remote villages of Uganda). He is currently transitioning back to his home region in Central Texas from Glasgow, Kentucky, where he and his wife and colleague, Dr. Jennifer Williamson have lived for the past 11 years.