Dr. Gena Minnix Director of the Loise Henderson Wessendorff Center for Christian Ministry and Vocation and Assistant Professor of Counselor Education

Dr. Gena Minnix is a licensed professional counselor and marriage and family therapist and has trained in systemic therapies, EMDR, play therapy, relational cultural theory, the Enneagram, and spirituality. After interning with the Department of Veterans Affairs, Minnix completed her licenses and then served as clinical director for community mental health agencies before receiving her PhD in counselor education and supervision. Gena has published and presented at national and international conferences on topics such as the reconciliation of LGBT affirmation with Christian beliefs, family therapy, attachment, and trauma. In 2013, Gena helped co-found The Human Empathy Project, a nonprofit in Austin that exists to foster empathic connection with members of faith and LGBT communities.

BA, The University of Texas at Austin
MA, George Fox University, Portland, Oregon
PhD, St. Mary's University, San Antonio, TX


Tuesday of Holy Week 2016