Houston Graduate School of Theology

Steven Simon

Steven Simon


Houston Graduate School of Theology

Adjunct Professor of Counseling

PhD, Prairie View A & M University, 2011

MA, Texas Southern University, 2006


About Dr. Simon

Dr. Simon, from Chicago, Illinois, relocated to Houston, Texas, after completing his BS in Chemistry at Eastern Michigan University. He earned a BS in Pharmacy from Texas Southern University, and a Master of Arts degree in Counseling and a PhD in Juvenile Justice from Prairie View A&M University.

Dr. Simon worked as a drug counselor at various levels of care, including residential rehabilitation, intensive outpatient, and outpatient care. He was the Program Director for an Outpatient HIV program in the mid-1990's, then went on to become the Director of Operations at Bread of Life, a program whose aim is to help the homeless, for nine years. As a licensed therapist, Dr. Simon has worked with hospital programs and in private practice.

At this time, Dr. Simon has a private practice and works as a consultant, lecturer, presenter, and researcher, and a volunteer therapist at a local church.

Dr. Simon is married to Cheryl Gail, a wonderful elementary school teacher, and has three children and three grandchildren. He enjoys gardening, listening to jazz, juicing, reading, and encouraging hope.

Courses Taught

Addictive Behaviors

Statistics and Research

Criminal Justice

Publications & Presentations

Dissertation: Examining the Relationship Among Psychosocial Stressors, Substance Abuse, and Delinquency: An Approach Informed by General Strain Theory (2011)

Simon, S. (2010). Boot Camps Offer Promise When Done Right. Caribbean Diaspora Crime Prevention Gazette, 1 (1) 1-4

Contact Information

Email: sasimon2030@earthlink.net

Phone: 281-323-1916