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7/16/97 NOBTS trustees release name of new psychology professor

NEW ORLEANS (BP)–During their July 15 special called meeting, trustees and seminary administrators released the name of a professor elected June 3, Charles Jeffrey Terrell, following notification of his employer.
Terrell will be assistant professor of pastoral counseling, occupying the new Baptist Community Ministries Chair of Pastoral Care and Counseling, established in December 1996 with a gift of $1 million from Baptist Community Ministries of New Orleans.
A licensed psychologist, Terrell most recently has been staff psychologist at the Federal Correctional Institute in Yazoo City, Miss., since February. He previously was in private practice in Atlanta, 1995-97, specializing in clinical health psychology and adult attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD). Also during that time he was assistant professor and coordinator of clinical training at Psychological Studies Institute in Atlanta, a graduate-level Christian counseling training program, teaching academic and clinical courses. In 1994-95 he was chief resident, specializing in pain management, at Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center, Biloxi, Miss. From 1991-94 he was a counselor and then coordinator for the Behavioral Medicine Clinic of the University of Southern Mississippi’s Health Services Center.
He has made numerous presentations for meetings of the Mississippi and Louisiana Psychological associations and written articles for the Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, the Journal of Cognitive Psychology and the Journal of Constructivist Psychology.
Originally from Atlanta, Terrell, 33, completed the bachelor of arts degree at Samford University, Birmingham, Ala., in 1985, the master of divinity degree at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in 1989 and two graduate degrees in counseling psychology at the University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, the master of science in 1992 and the doctor of philosophy in 1995.
Terrell’s wife, the former DeAnne Jones of Birmingham, Ala., will be the seminary’s director of student counseling and director of testing. She completed the bachelor of arts degree in psychology at Samford, the master of science degree in community counseling at Georgia State University and a doctor of philosophy degree in psychology at the University of Southern Mississippi.
The Terrells have two children, Natalie, 8, and Nathan, 5.

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