Agnes Ye Luo is an Assistant Professor of Counseling in the Department of Counseling and Higher Education. She received her Ph.D. degree in Counselor Education from Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi in 2019. Her research agenda includes technology use in counseling and counselor education, social media identity distress, and trauma. Luo has prepared and published manuscripts using quantitative research approaches such as the meta-analysis, multiple regression, and measurement validation.
As a bilingual English/Mandarin practitioner, Luo has worked with children, adolescents, adults, families, and groups in the college campus, community-based agency, and private practice counseling settings. She has implemented various therapy modalities in clinical practice, such as Gottman Method Couples Therapy, Wellness approach, and Expressive Art techniques. She is especially interested in implementing technology into counseling and exploring the impact of social media among adolescent and young adult clients. Luo has supervised counseling trainees from different specialty tracks, including clinical mental health, school counseling, and marriage and family counseling. She utilizes a combination of the Solution-Focused Theory and the Integrated Developmental Model in a nonjudgmental and collaborative supervision style.
Luo is an active member of the Research Committee of Texas Counseling Association and the Awards Committee of Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling. She has served as the program reviewer for multiple counseling conferences. In addition, she has presented multiple times at national, state, and local professional conferences. She loves learning different cultures, creating novice recipes, and exploring new places.