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Gabriel Lomas, Ph.D.
Coordinator of Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Professor
B.A., University of Texas at San Antonio;
M.A., Gallaudet University
Ph.D., Sam Houston State University
West Side Classroom Building, Suite 515
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Dr. Gabriel I. Lomas, teaches in both the school and clinical counselor training programs. He holds an undergraduate degree in History and Special Education from the University of Texas at San Antonio, a graduate teaching certificate in deaf education from Lamar University, an M.A. in counseling from Gallaudet University, and a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and School Psychology from Sam Houston State University. Lomas has published widely in books and journals in the combined fields of counseling and deaf people. His research interests include crisis counseling, play therapy, forensics, child welfare, psychological testing, and many topics related to psychology and with deaf and hard of hearing people. He has served at the local, state, and national levels for a number of professional associations in his field. He was formerly the co-editor of the Journal of the American Deafness and Rehabilitation Association, and currently serves on the editorial boards of Child Abuse and Neglect, Counseling Outcome Research and Evaluation, Play Therapy Magazine, and Counselor Preparation and Supervision. Lomas has lectured nationally and internationally, primarily on topics related to mental health and deaf people. He is a professional member of the American Psychological Association, American Counseling Association, American School Counseling Association, the Association for Play Therapy, and other professional organizations. He maintains a small clinical practice and continues to serve as a forensic consultant to attorneys, courts, and state governments. He and his wife have two children who enjoy outdoor activities, playing and watching basketball, and spending time with extended family.