Adjunct Faculty, Counseling & Development, Lamar University (2004-2006)
Counseling in Ministry Contexts
Human and Family Development
Marriage & Family Therapy
Lifestyle Development and Career Counseling
Group Dynamics in Counseling
Deacon, First Baptist New Orleans, Edgewater Baptist Church, New Orleans (past chair), FBC Beaumont, TX
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 Provisional LPC's, 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)
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).
Graduate Certificate in Teaching in the Twenty-First Century, NOBTS, July 2013
PREP (Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program)
EMDR Trained Clinician
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