David E. Jenkins, Psy.D.

Director, M.A. in Addiction Counseling

Email: djenkins@liberty.edu

Education

  • Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology, George Fox College
  • M.A. in Clinical Psychology, Western Conservative Baptist Seminary
  • M.A. in Clinical Psychology, Appalachian State University
  • B.A. in Psychology, Covenant College
  • A.S. in Recreational Leadership, Montreat Anderson College

Qualifications or Other Experience

Previous Experience

  • Licensed Psychologist, Samaritan Counseling Services, Statesville, North Carolina, 1998-2003
  • Licensed Psychologist, Carolina Psych Group, P.A., Statesville, North Carolina, 1996-1997
  • Licensed Psychologist and Owner, David E. Jenkins, Psy.D., Statesville, North Carolina, 1994-1996
  • Predoctoral Intern & Staff Psychologist II, Piedmont Mental Health Services, Concord, North Carolina, 1992-1994

Publications

  • Dumont, K., Jenkins, D.E., Hinson, V.D., & Sibcy, G.A. (2012). God’s shield: The relationship between God attachment, relationship satisfaction, and adult child of an alcoholic (ACOA) status in a sample of evangelical graduate counseling students. Journal of Psychology & Christianity, 31, 3-16.
  • Strategic Design: The Image of God in Men, Women, and Marriage. Available in video and audio formats, with Participant's Manual and Leader's Guide. 

Certification & Licensure

  • Licensed Psychologist
  • Health Services Provider-Psychologist

Biography

Dr. Jenkins is Professor of Counseling and the Director of the M.A. in Addiction Counseling program in the Department of Counselor Education and Family Studies. He has served as Clinical Director of the International Board of Christian Counselors of the American Association of Christian Counselors and is on the Executive Board of the Society for Christian Psychology. Dr. Jenkins also recently served on the Executive Draft Committee for 2014 update to the AACC's Code of Ethics for Christian Counselors. 

With over 25 years of clinical experience as a clinical psychologist, Dr. Jenkins specializes in the integration of Christian faith and clinical practice. He has worked extensively with addictive, mood, and anxiety disorders in the context of individual, marital, group, and family therapy. Dr. Jenkins has provided education, consultation, supervision and training for a variety of churches, ministries, and professionals. He is also an author and speaker at conferences, seminars, and retreats.