B. Thomas Haygood, Ph.D., LPC-S

Associate Professor of Psychology

thaygood.jpgI am licensed as a professional counselor, professional counselor supervisor, and marriage and family therapist in Texas, and I had maintained a private practice in Tyler, Texas, since 1982.  The emphasis of my counseling practice has been in marriage and family therapy, but I have also performed life coaching and consulting as well.  I have also served previously as an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Union University and Executive Director of Grace Counseling Center in San Antonio, Texas.  I have also served for three years as a Miltary and Family Life Consultant for the United States' Army and Air Force.   Previously, I have served as an Intentional Interim Pastor and Leadership Consultant with the United Methodist Church.

I currently live in Marshall, Texas, with my wife, Nan.  We've been married 45 years with two grown sons and three cats.

"For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love, and self-discipline." (2 Timothy 1:7)

Education/Degrees/Years of attainment:

  • Ph.D. in Educational Psychology (1974)
    Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
  • M.A. in Sociology (1970) 
    Texas A&M University, Commerce, Texas  
  • B.A. in English (1967)
    Stephen F. Austin University, Nacogdoches, Texas

Counseling/Research/Teaching Interests:

  • Couple communication, conflict management, transformational leadership, and ethics.

 Professional Memberships:

  • Member of the Texas Counseling Association
  • President-Elect of the Piney Woods Counseling Association

Community/Public Service:

  • Walk to Emmaus teams

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