Fredericka Vyvlecka, Ph.D., LPC-S


Fredericka Vyvlecka, Ph.D., LPC-S

Program Director, Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program

Assistant Professor


Ph.D., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
M.S., Our Lady of the Lake University
M.A., St. Mary’s University
B.S., St. Mary’s University



Dr. Vyvlecka is a counselor educator, has worked as a Licensed Professional Counselor for the state of Texas since 2006, and as Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor since 2013. She is also a Core Communication certified instructor. She specializes in working with addiction, trauma,  eating disorders,  spirituality,  communication training, and counselor training. She has a passion for training and supervising counselors.  A majority of her work as a clinician has been in residential treatment centers for substance abuse where she worked with those suffering from dual diagnoses. Her doctoral work emphasized supervision of counselors-in-training and implementing better models for group supervision. Dr. Vyvlecka has also taught Theology at the undergraduate level.
Current research interests are diverse and include group supervision, supervision of counselors-in-training, morality as it relates to decision-making and mental health, and clinical experiences of transference and countertransference. She provides peer consultation, as well as supervision for counselor-interns. She is a member of the American Counseling Association and the Texas Counseling Association.