Lubbock Christian University
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Carlos Perez, Ph.D.

Chair, Department of Behavioral Sciences; Associate Professor of Behavioral Sciences

  • B.A. (Lubbock Christian University)
  • M.M.F.T. (Abilene Christian University)
  • Ph.D. (Texas Tech University)


Dr. Perez received his PhD from Texas Tech University in Marriage and Family Therapy. Research interests and areas of preference include couple interaction and dynamics in therapy, post-affair relationship maintenance, emotional intelligence in relationships, and influence of religious faith in marital forgiveness. Dr. Perez is a Licensed Professional Counselor Intern and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate. Currently, Dr. Perez is an assistant professor of Family Studies in the Behavioral Science department of LCU.

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Research Interests: 

  • Men's Issues/Toxic Masculinity
  • Recovery from marital infidelity
  • Qualitative Methods
  • Deconstruction in therapy