David M. Gonzalez


Emeritus Faculty
Counseling Psychology
College of Education & Behavioral Sciences

Contact Information

248 McKee Hall, Campus Box 131
The University of Northern Colorado
Greeley, CO 80639
(970) 351-1639
(970) 351-2625 (fax)


  • PhD in Clinical Psychology; The University of Colorado, Boulder
  • Internship - Counseling & Psychological Services, Indiana University

Courses Taught

  • Psychopathology, Rorschach, Psychology of Prejudice, Supervision
  • Professional Development Seminar
  • Practicum

Research Areas/Interests

  • Multicultural Counseling/Psychology
  • Counseling Process/Supervision
  • Mind/Body/Spirit Health
  • Clinical Practice
  • Psychopathology

Theoretical Orientation

  • Humanistic

Sample of Publications

  • Juried Journal Articles
    • Richards, A. C. & Gonzalez, D. M. (2000). Arthur Wright Combs (1912-1999), American Psychologist Vol. 55. No. 10, American Psychological Association.
    • Welch, I. D. Gonzalez, D. M. (1993). "Tough and Tender" Therapy. New York Journal of Counseling and Development.
    • Gonzalez, D., and Welch, D. (1992)."The Role of Technique in Psychotherapy." Alabama Journal of Counseling and Development.
    • Welch, I. D. and Gonzalez, D. M. (1991) "Principles and Guidelines for the Use of Technique in Psychotherapy." New York Journal of Counseling and Development.
    • Welch, D., Craine, M., and Gonzalez, D. (1991). "Suicidal Ideation: Recognition and Prevention for Counselors." Awareness - Colorado Journal of Counseling & Development.
  • Books
    • Welch, D., and Gonzalez, D. (1999). The Process of Counseling and Psychotherapy: Matters of Skill. 1st edition, Brooks/Cole Publishing Company.
    • Combs, A. W., and Gonzalez, D. (1994). Helping Relationships: Basic Concepts for the Helping Professions. 4th Edition, Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
  • Book Chapters
    • Gonzalez, D. and Welch, D. (2003). Diversity and Multicultural Concerns, in I. D. Welch, The Therapeutic Relationship: Listening and Responding in a Multicultural World. Praeger Publishers.
    • Gonzalez, D. (2002). "Client Variables and Psychotherapy Outcomes" in D. J. Caine and J. Seeman (eds). Humanistic Psychotherapy: Handbook of Research and Practice. American Psychological Association.
    • Gonzalez, D. & Welch, I. D. (2001). The use of techniques in psychotherapy In S. L. Cullari (ed.) A Practical Guide to Psychotherapy, Boston: Allyn & Bacon.
    • Gonzalez, D. & Welch, I. D. (2001). Psychotherapy Process, In S. L. Cullari (ed.) A Practical Guide to Psychotherapy, Boston: Allyn & Bacon.