Douglas Huenergardt, PhD

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

Contact Information

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.

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)