A Seventh-day Adventist Organization

Douglas Huenergardt, PhD, MA

Douglas Huenergardt, PhD

Associate Chair, Counseling and Family Sciences
Professor, Counseling and Family Sciences

Contact Information

Email dhuenergardt@llu.edu
Phone 909-558-4547, ext. 47006
Fax 909-558-0417

Department of Counseling and Family Sciences
Loma Linda University, Griggs Hall, Office 208
11065 Campus St., Loma Linda, CA  92350

Degrees and Certifications

  • PhD, Commmunication and Social Influence - Northwestern University, 1967
  • MA, Communication and Social Influence - Northwestern University, 1964

Areas of Specialization

  • Working with gender and power in couples therapy
  • Systemic program design and evaluation
  • Family and community systemic practice
  • Competency-based family therapy
  • Therapeutic use of self

Professional Memberships and Licenses

  • American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)
  • AAMFT Approved Supervisor
  • Florida Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Recent Publications

  • Knudson-Martin, C., Huenergardt, D., Lafontant, K., Bishop, L., Schaepper, J., & Wells, M. (2015). Competencies for addressing gender and power in couple therapy: A socio-emotional approach. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy. Advance online publication. Doi: 10.111/jmft.12068.
  • Knudson-Martin, C. & Huenergardt, D. (2015). Bridging emotion, societal discourse, and couple interaction in clinical practice. In C. Knudson-Martin, M.A. Wells, & Samman (Eds.), Socio-emotional relationship therapy: Bridging emotional societal context, and couple interaction. NY: Springer, 1-13.
  • Pandit, M. L., Chen-Feng, J., Kang, Y. J., Knudson-Martin, C, & Huenergardt, D. (2014). Practicing socio-cultural attunement: A study of couple therapists. Contemporary Family Therapy, 36, 518-528. doi: 10.1007/s10591-014-9318-2.
  • Williams, K., Galick, A., Knudson-Martin, C., & Huenergardt, D. (Accepted for publication May 8, 2012) Toward Mutual Support: A Task Analysis of the Relational Justice Approach to Infidelity. Journal of Marriage and Family Therapy, doi: 10.1111/j.1752-0606.2012.00324.x.

Recent Presentations

  • Knudson-Martin, C., Huenergardt, D., Galick, A., & Williams, K. (2012, October). Addressing the balance of care in intimate relationships: A socio-emotional approach. Workshop presented at the annual conference of National Council on Family Relations, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Knudson-Martin, C., Jonathan, N., Huenergardt, D., Williams, K., Wells, M., & Kang, Y. J. (2012, September). Creating emotional connection through gender equality. Workshop presented at the annual conference of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, Charlotte, NC.
  • Williams, K., Galick, A., Knudson-Martin, C., & Huenergardt, D. (2012, September). A gendered approach to infidelity ethics, women, and affairs. Workshop presented at the annual conference of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, Charlotte, NC.

Community Engagement

  • Riverside County Office of Education, transitional support services for at-risk youth (2007-present)
  • Riverside County Office of Education, evaluation of foster youth services (2005-present)