Texas Behavioral Health Associates, PLLC

Texas Behavioral Health Associates, PLLC

Dr. Roger Vazquez

1860 FM 359 #172 Richmond, TX 77406

About the Expert

Dr. Roger Vazquez holds a bachelors in psychology from The University of Texas, a masters in clinical psychology from Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi, and a Ph.D. in counselor education and supervision from Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi. Dr. Vazquez is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor in the state of Texas, a Certified Anger Resolution Therapist, and is nationally certified as a Human Services - Board Certified Practitioner. Dr. Vazquez has worked in various mental health and substance abuse settings and completed his doctoral dissertation on substance abuse treatment. In academia, Dr. Vazquez has taught psychology and mental health counseling courses at the undergraduate and graduate level, including teaching masters-level courses in alcohol and drug addiction, psychopathology, psychodiagnosis and treatment, psychometrics, marriage and family systems and treatment, group counseilng, and multicultural counseling. Dr. Vazquez has served as an expert witness in civil and criminal cases, on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants, and in both state and federal courts. Dr. Vazquez has experience in general litigation consultation, psychological interviewing and evaluation, expert witness report writing (including Rule 26 reports), and courtroom testimony. Uniquely, Dr. Vazquez served as the jury foreman on a complex double homicide trail, giving him the added perspective a juror and jury foreman.

Areas of Expertise

Alcohol Abuse
Behavioral Health
Behavioral Sciences
Drug Abuse
Mental Health
Psychology
Social Services
Suicide

Personal Achievements

Education

  • Ph.D. - Counselor Education & Supervision: Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
  • Master of Arts - Clinical Psychology: Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
  • Bachelor of Arts - Psychology: The University of Texas at Austin

Licenses

  • Licensed Professional Counselor - Texas #69149
  • Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor - Texas #11649
  • Human Services - Board Certified Practitioner - #2405
  • Certified Anger Resolution Therapist

Special Training

  • Matrix Model - Matrix Institute of Addictions
  • Clinical Hypnotherapist - American Society of Clinical Hypnosis
  • Emotional Transformation Therapy
  • Expert Witness & Forensic Evaluation Training - Institute on Violence, Abuse, & Trauma
  • Psychological Autopsy Investigation - American Association of Suicidology

Organizations

  • American Counseling Association
  • International Association for Addiction & Offender Counseling
  • Association for Assessment & Research in Counseling
  • Texas Counseling Association
  • National Association for Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors
  • Texas Association of Addiction Professionals

Honors

  • 40 Under 40 Award Recipient
  • Mental Health & Substance Abuse Policy Advisor to U.S. Congressman Beto O'Rourke
  • Former Editorial Assistant - Journal of Professional Counseling

Publications

  • Evaluating Overall Success and Relative Influence of Different Treatment Services in Substance Use Treatment

Prior assignments

  • United States District Court - Southern District of Texas
  • Aransas County Court-at-Law
  • Hayes County Court-at-Law
  • United States District Court - Western District of Texas
  • United States District Court - Eastern District of Texas
  • Harris County Court-at-Law

Listed in the Following States

Texas Behavioral Health Associates, PLLC is listed with ExpertPages in the following jurisdictions: Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas