Robert C. Duckworth
Director of Counseling Services; Adjunct Professor of Counseling Ministries
Robert Duckworth is a licensed professional counselor and a board approved supervisor in the State of Texas, and he serves as the Director of Counseling Services at DTS and an adjunct faculty member in the Counseling Ministries department. In addition to the leadership he provides to Seminary wellness initiatives, he also enjoys launching new counselors when teaching practicum courses for at DTS. Robert has as vast amount of experience working with youth in the juvenile justice system who have been challenged with delinquency, behavioral concerns, family crisis, and substance use. He is enthusiastic about the restoration of families negatively impacted by socioeconomic challenges and the criminal justice system. Specifically, his clinical approach encompasses narrative and cognitive behavioral therapies. He enjoys presenting pertinent content related to mental health and wellness at state and national conferences. Robert is a member of the American Counseling Association, Association for Counselor Education & Supervision (ACES), and the Christian Association for Psychological Studies (CAPS). Robert and his family are active members of North Dallas Community Bible Fellowship. He is married to Asara, and they have three children: Asher, Leah, and Jack.
Fruetel, K., Duckworth, R., Fenderson, E., & Scott, S., (2021). Exploring the experiences of counselors responding to crisis in rural communities. Journal of Rural Mental Health. https://doi.org/10.1037/rmh0000148