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Education
D. Min 1973-1976 Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, NC
M.A. 1976-1977 Pepperdine University, Los Angeles, CA
Counseling Psychology
M. Div. 1971-1973 Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, NC
B.S. 1967-1971 Campbell University, Buies Creek, NC
Psychology
Licensure
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Licensed Professional Counselor (Mental Health Service Provider)
Certifications
Clinical Member and Authorized Supervisor, American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
Certified Group Psychotherapist, American Group Psychotherapy Association
Certified Diplomate in Sex Therapy, American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists
Employment
1978-Present Private practice of marriage and family therapy in Cleveland, TN. Satellite offices in Chattanooga (1979-1983) and Atlanta (1980-1981). This full-time practice focuses on marriage, family, sex, pre-marital, divorce and group therapy. Supervision of practitioners in marital, family, sex and group therapy. Conduct marriage enrichment retreats (Association of Couples for Marriage Enrichment Leader Couple) and lead team building workshops
2002- Present Online adjunct professor for Saint Leo University’s Distant Learning program using WebCT and Blackboard

Online adjunct professor for Keiser University’s online program using ecollege

Developed and taught online classes in Psychology and Theology, including Psychology, Health Psychology, Critical Thinking, Death and The Meaning of Life.

1982-2001 Regular adjunct professor of graduate level classes in Marital and Family Therapy at Church of God Theological Seminary in Cleveland, TN. Developed and taught: Theories of Marital and Family Therapy; Marital and Family Therapy; Pastoral Counseling; Marriage Enrichment; Sexuality: Clinical Issues in Human Sexuality; Group Dynamics and Therapy.
1998 Counselor and consultant for Bachman Home serving adolescent boys.
1979-1982 Adjunct professor at Lee University in Cleveland , TN
1973-1975 Professor, Tomlinson College , Cleveland , TN
Community Involvement
Chairman of Board of Directors for the past twenty-seven years of Bradley Cleveland Services, a private agency with a 13 million dollar annual budget which serves the mentally challenged citizens of our community.
Military Experience
1996-2003
  • Wing Chaplain, 116 th Bomb Wing (Air Combat Command), Robins AFB, GA
  • Supervised a staff of three chaplains and three chaplain assistants
  • Lead the overall chaplain program for the wing
1980-1996 Senior Chaplain, 116 th Tactical Fighter Wing (Air Combat Command), Dobbins AFB, GA

  • Supervised a staff of three chaplains and three chaplain assistants
  • Led the overall chaplain program for the wing
1976-1978 Staff Chaplain, Shaw AFB (Tactical Air Command), SC

  • Developed a single airman program which ministered regularly to over two hundred personnel each month
  • Implemented a young married couples program which ministered regularly to over one hundred personnel each month
  • Taught a parenting program which ministered to twenty-four parents each quarter
  • *Facilitated a couples’ communication program which taught communication skills for healthier marriages
  • Planned and coordinated a Clergy Day with special training on marriage enrichment with special guest speaker Jim Simmons, M.D., from the medical school in Charleston, SC
  • Chaplain assigned to the regional hospital for visitation and coordination
  • Led a contemporary Sunday night worship service
  • Conducted unit visitation
  • Led Protestant education program
1975-1976 Staff Chaplain, Loring AFB (Strategic Air Command), ME

  • Led Protestant Parish Council
  • Led a contemporary Sunday night worship service
Military Education
  • Air War College-Correspondence, completed 2000
  • Air Command and Staff College (ACSC)-Correspondence, completed 1985
  • Chaplain Orientation Course
  • Chaplain Middle Management Course
  • Chaplain Senior Leadership Course
  • Installation Staff Chaplain Course
  • Academic Instructor School
  • Combat Ministry Course
  • ACSC Adjunct Course
  • Reserve Components National Security Course
  • ACSC Reserve Forces Course
  • Chaplain Career Development Course on Couple Communication
  • Crisis Intervention Stress Management Training
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Diversity Training Workshops
Military Deployments
2003 Georgia Deployed to Robins AFB, GA during war with Iraq
2001-2002 Georgia Sky Guard, Dobbins ARB, GA assigned to the Joint Exercise Operations Center
2000 Dugway, Utah Senior Chaplain for joint exercise
1998 Dugway, Utah Senior Chaplain for joint exercise
1996 Atlanta, GA Summer Olympics, Senior Air National Guard Chaplain responsible for assigning, coordinating and supervising thirty Air National Guard Chaplains to all Olympic sites throughout the Atlanta area
1995 Singapore Chaplain assigned with the 116th Tactical Fighter Wing
1990 Macon, GA Chaplain to the Air and Army Guard personnel assigned to the Georgia Flood Relief Program
1989 Turkey Chaplain assigned with the 116 th Tactical Fighter Wing
1988 Kunsan AB, Korea Chaplain assigned in support of Joint Task Force Exercise
1986 Germany Chaplain assigned with the 116 th Tactical Fighter Wing
1984 Denmark Chaplain assigned with ANG Tactical Communication Squadron
1980 Turkey Chaplain assigned with the 116th Tactical Fighter Wing
1976 Eglin AFB, FL Chaplain assigned to Army Tactical Communication Group in support of joint exercise