Governor Abbott Appoints Three To Texas State Board Of Examiners Of Psychologists

September 19, 2018 | Austin, Texas | Appointment

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Herman Adler, Ryan Bridges, and Andoni Zagouris to the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists for terms set to expire on October 31, 2023. The board regulates the practice of psychology in the state of Texas.

Herman Adler of Houston is a psychometrician and researcher with The Menninger Clinic. As a licensed psychological associate, he works with inpatient adults and adolescents, performs cognitive and diagnostic assessments, and contributes to psychological reports. He previously served as a psychological intern at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston as part of his clinical training. He is an associate member of the American Psychological Association and a member of the Texas Association of Psychological Associates. Adler received a Bachelor of Science in psychology from Texas A&M University and a Master of Arts in clinical psychology from the University of Houston-Clear Lake.

Ryan Bridges of Houston is a crewmember of Vineyard Vines. He previously worked as the director of recruiting for the Fitzpatrick Group, and as a financial representative with AIG Financial Network. He is an Eagle Scout with the Boy Scouts of America and a Master Mason with the Freemasons – Grand Lodge of Texas. He is also a former student regent for the Texas State University System and a former student representative for the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Bridges received a Bachelor of Business Administration in general business from Sam Houston State University and a Master of Business Administration from Sam Houston State University.

Andoni Zagouris of Kingsland is a retired school psychologist. He spent a number of years as a school psychologist in the Rio Grande Valley region providing assessments and counseling services for adolescent students dealing with mental health needs. Prior to serving as a school psychologist, he worked with various rehabilitation groups. Zagouris received a Bachelor of Science in secondary education and a Master of Arts in psychology and education from Texas A&M University – Kingsville.