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Gary Barnes

Dr. Barnes is an ordained minister and a licensed psychologist who specializes in marriage and family research, counseling, and training. After graduating from DTS he served as an assistant pastor for seven years. While in the New York area he was a research project coordinator at NYU Medical Center’s Family Studies Clinic and later completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship through Parkland Hospital (Dallas) and the Child Guidance Clinics of Dallas and Texoma. His great celebrations of life are his wife, four adult kids plus three more by marriage, nine grandkids, and bicycle racing.

Educational Background

  • BS, Cornell University, 1977
  • MS, Mankato State University, 1978
  • ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1983
  • EdM, Columbia University, 1991
  • MPhil, Columbia University, 1994
  • PhD, Columbia University, 1995

Courses Taught

  • BC5101 - Pastoral Counseling
  • BC5235 - Social & Cultural Foundations
  • BC5245 - Appraisal & Assessment Techniques
  • BC5270 - Family Systems
  • BC5280 - Group Counseling
  • BC5305 - Counseling and Ethics Practicum I
  • BC5505 - Family Research and Assessment
  • DM7103 - Applied Research Project
  • BC5621 - Sexual Educator Certification I
  • DM7605 - Select Topics of Nurture Issues in Today's Ministry
  • BC5622 - Sexual Educator Certification II
  • BC5623 - Sexual Educator Certification III
  • DM7645 - Biblical Conflict Resolution I