Roxanne (Roxy) Riefkohl, PhD

Roxanne (Roxy) Riefkohl


Office Address: HNTN 346B
Phone: (281) 649-3036
Assistant Professor of Education


  • BA in Education, Sam Houston State University
  • MA in Counseling, Prairie View A&M University
  • PhD in Counselor Education, Sam Houston State University

Courses Taught

  • Theories of Counseling & Psychotherapy
  • School Counseling: Leadership, Advocacy, & Accountability
  • School Counseling: Consultation, Coordination, & Counseling
  • Practicum in Counseling Psychology
  • Methods of Group Process
  • Psychology of Death, Dying & Bereavement
  • Psychology of Learning
  • Research Techniques & Procedures
  • Principles of Guidance
  • Human Growth & Development across the Lifespan
  • Career Information & Counseling
  • Methods & Techniques in Counseling
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Ethical & Professional Issues in Psychology & Counseling
  • Child & Adolescent Counseling
  • Individual Psychological Evaluation

Teaching Focus

Teaching graduate courses in the school of education and behavioral sciences.

“I am an advocate for helping others achieve their “whole” potential.  Helping students socially and academically is my calling.”

Additional Information

Dr. Riefkohl has worked in public education for 18 years as an elementary and junior high teacher, a school counselor and in higher education at the University level. She is also a private practitioner. Her experience includes conducting research and presenting locally, nationally, and internationally on extensive topics related to mental health. She is a member of TCA and TACES and is a volunteer for Santa Maria Hostel, chemical dependency treatment center for women and women with children in Houston, TX and Krause Center, a children’s residential treatment center in Katy, TX.