Skip to Content

Julius Austin

Contributing Faculty

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

School of Counseling

Degree Program M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Julius A. Austin, PhD, LPC, NCC is a former collegiate and professional soccer player who earned a M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor and a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from the University of Wyoming. Dr. Austin has been in the helping profession for 10+ years, serving as a clinician and educator. He currently serves as a Clinical Director of a community based private practice, a full-time Faculty member in the Counseling Program at Grand Canyon University, a Contributing Faculty member at Walden University, and an Adjunct Professor at Southeastern Louisiana University. His research focuses on counselor development and training. He is also the coauthor of the books (1) Counselor Self-Care, (2) Surviving and Thriving in your Counseling Program, (3) The Counselor Educator’s Guide: Practical In-Class Strategies and Activities, (4) Cultural diversity: A Primer for the Human Services and is currently completing (5) A Guide to Doing Counseling published by the American Counseling Association.

Courses Taught

COUN 6682A 6682A - Internship I


PhD, University of Wyoming - Laramie, WY United States

Public Service

Louisiana Counseling Association, Board Member

Association for Specialist in Group Work, Committee Member


Corey, G., Muratori, M., Austin, J. T., Austin, J. A. (2018). Counselor Self-Care.

Austin, J. A., Austin, J. T. (2020). Surviving and Thriving in Your Counselor Program.

Austin, J. A., Austin, J. T. (2020). The Counselor Educator’s Guide: Practical In-Class Strategies and Activities.


Austin, J. A., Corey, G., Austin, J. T., Muratori, M. (2021). Counselor Self-Care. American Counseling Association .

Austin, J. A. (2018). Counselor Self-Care.

Austin, J. A. (2018). Managing multiple relationships in counselor education.