Aaron Norton, Ph.D., LMFT

Family Therapy Programs Coordinator

Associate Professor

Human Development, Family Studies, and Counseling

Aaron Norton, Ph.D., LMFT


HDB 104-B


Dr. Aaron Norton is the program director for the family therapy programs, is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist-Supervisor (Texas), and an AAMFT Approved Supervisor. He has a private practice in Denton where he specializes in working with high conflict couples, couples on the brink of divorce, infidelity, and trauma.


Ph.D., Human Ecology with emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
M.S., Family Studies and Human Services with marriage and Family Therapy specialization, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
B.S., Human Development & Family Services, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
B.S., Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Associate Degree, General Studies, Weber State University, Ogden, UT

Research Interests

Telemental Health; Couples and Technology; Couples Relationships and Parenting; Couples and Military

Latest Articles

Bridging the gap between solution-focused brief therapy and interpersonal neurobiology: A combined approach for counseling families
Journal of Systemic Therapies (2020)
Emily Corbin, Aaron Norton

Video game use, acceptance, and relationship satisfaction: A moderated actor-partner interdependence model
CyberPsychology, Behavior and Social Networking (2020)
Aaron Norton, Cameron Brown, Rachel Falbo, Bernie Hogan

ComputerÔÇÉmediated communication in intimate relationships: Associations of boundary crossing, intrusion, relationship satisfaction, and partner responsiveness
Journal of Marital and Family Therapy (2018)
Aaron Norton, Joyce Baptist, Bernie Hogan

Impact of chaplain effectiveness and coping on satisfaction in Air Force soldiers: A four group nested multiple sample analysis
Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy (2017)
Bryan Cafferky, Aaron Norton, Marcie Lechtenberg

Officer, chaplain, therapy: A feminist perspective on the challenges of supervising U.S. Army chaplain-therapists
Journal of Feminist Family Therapy: An International Forum (2015)
Aaron Norton, K Soloski

Family-of-origin, relationships self-regulation, and attachment in marital relationships
Contemporary Family Therapy (2015)
D Knapp, Aaron Norton, J Sandberg

Internally Funded Projects

Impact of Telemental Health Training on Therapist Efficacy & Competence
Texas Woman's University Research and Sponsored Programs | $8,000.00 | 2021
Research Grant

Creative Arts and Humanities Grant
Texas Woman's University Research and Sponsored Programs | $5,000.00 | 2017
Research Grant

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Texas Association for Marriage and Family Therapy