Dr. Tracie Hitter

Assistant Professor

Counseling & Educational Psychology

(575) 646-3755

Hitter CV 2017

Research Interests:

Dr. Hitter’s research interests include identity and self-concept, as well as sexuality and sexual satisfaction. She also has an interest in supervision and training, particularly as it relates to the use of experiential techniques, such as mindfulness and sand tray, to increase counselor effectiveness. Prior to her employment at New Mexico State University in Fall 2013, Dr. Hitter completed her doctoral internship at Iowa State University’s Student Counseling Service and she spent a year as a staff psychologist at Idaho State University’s Counseling and Testing Service.

Recent Publications:

Haley-Bailey, M., Adams, E. M., Dickson, G., Hitter, T. L., & Luna, L. (2012). Dismantling the birdcage: Preventing heterosexism. In E. Vera (Ed.), Oxford Handbook of Prevention in Counseling Psychology. New York: Oxford University Press, Inc.

Academic Background:

Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, New Mexico State University, 2012.

M.S., Counseling, with an emphasis in Marriage & Family Therapy, San Diego State University, 2007

M.A., Education and Multicultural Counseling, Community Based Block Program, San Diego State University, 2005