Dr. Craig Garrett

Dr. Craig GarrettAssistant Professor of Psychology & Counseling
Dean of Students


Office: 101 HSC
Office Phone: 504-282-4455, ext. 3283
Fax: 504-816-8437
Home Phone:
E-Mail: cgarrett@nobts.edu

Education

  • Ph.D., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (2013)
  • Th.M., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (2010)
  • M.Ed., Lamar University (2000)
  • B.A., Texas A&M University (1991)

Teaching Experience

  • Assistant Professor of Psychology & Counseling (2013 - present)
  • Instructor of Psychology & Counseling, NOBTS (2012-2012)
  • Adjunct Faculty, Psychology & Counseling, NOBTS (2007-2012)
  • Adjunct Faculty, Counseling & Development, Lamar University (2004-2006)

Teaching Specializations

  • Counseling in Ministry Contexts
  • Human and Family Development
  • Marriage & Family Therapy
  • Lifestyle Development and Career Counseling
  • Group Dynamics in Counseling

Ministry Experience

  • Christian Counselor
  • Hospice Chaplain
  • Healthcare Chaplain
  • Deacon, FBC Beaumont, TX & Edgewater Baptist Church, New Orleans (past chair)
  • Ordained, First Baptist Church, Beaumont, TX (2001)
  • Licensed, First Baptist Church, Beaumont, TX (2000)

Professional Licenses, Certifications, Memberships

  • Licensed Professional Counselor, Louisiana
  • Board Approved Supervisor of Counselor Interns, Louisiana
  • National Certified Counselor (NCC)
  • Licensed Professional Counselor, Texas (inactive status)
  • Member, American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC)
  • Member, Christian Association for Psychological Studies (CAPS)

Publications

  • Garrett, J.C. (2014). Stress, coping, and relationships in ministry. Transformation, 7(4), 1-3.
  • Garrett, J.C. (2013). Coping strategies of evangelical ministers: Self-report of coping behaviors as related to internalized shame. (Doctoral Dissertation). Available from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database. (Order No. 3581257).

Additional Training

  • Graduate Certificate in Teaching in the Twenty-First Century, NOBTS, July 2013
  • PREP (Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program)
  • Prepare-Enrich

Presentations

  • Presenter, “Ethics: Considerations for Counseling and Supervision,” Ouachita Baptist University, Conference on Issues in Christian Counseling, Feb. 2015, Arkadelphia, AR
  • Presenter: “Soul Care and Ministry to Seniors,” Association of Baptist Ministries for the Aging, National Conference, Feb. 2015, New Orleans, LA
  • Presenter, "Anxiety: Clinical Practice, Community Interventions, and the Spiritual Factor," Ouachita Baptist University, Conference on Issues in Christian Counseling, February 2014.
  • Presenter, "Sexual Abuse in the Church: Offering an Appropriate Ministry Response," Ouachita Baptist University, Conference on Issues in Christian Counseling, February 2013.
  • Presenter, "Ministers and Coping: Issues Facing the Shepherd," Ouachita Baptist University, Conference on Issues in Christian Counseling, Feb. 2012
  • Presenter, "The Impact of the Internet and Internet Addiction on Marriages and Congregational Life," Ouachita Baptist University, Conference on Issues in Christian Counseling, Feb. 2011
  • Presenter, “Grief, Death, and Loss: Nursing and the Dying Patient," William Carey University College of Nursing, 2007
  • Presenter, "Grief, Loss, and Dying: Implications for the Lay Chaplain," Community of Hope Training, Episcopal Diocese of Beaumont, TX 2006
  • Presenter, “Soul Care and Ministry to Senior Adults,” Social Worker and Recreation Director Training, Buckner Baptist Benevolences, 2005