Huey Hawkins, M.S.W., Ph.D., LCSW

Adjunct Assistant Professor


Huey Hawkins smiles at the camera.

B.S., Southern Nazarene University
M.S.W., Washington University in St. Louis 
Ph.D., Institute for Clinical Social Work


Huey Hawkins, Jr. is a psychodynamic psychotherapist in private practice. He earned his doctorate degree in clinical social work from the Institute for Clinical Social Work where his research and clinical interests focus on the intersection of culture, race and the mind. His dissertation explored unconscious messages of endangerment by mothers to their African American sons.

As an experienced clinician, Hawkins has a long history of providing psychotherapy services in multiple public and private settings, including his own psychotherapy practice in St Louis and Oklahoma City. He teaches clinical social work courses at Smith College, George Mason University and the Institute for Clinical Social Work, where he also serves as the Academic Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator. Additionally, Hawkins is a candidate in adult psychoanalysis at the St. Louis Psychoanalytic Institute.