Glenn Huston – Director

John Cathey – Coordinator

John is a double TMU alum, holding a BA in Music Performance and a Masters in Professional Counseling. John has over a decade of experience in the field of education & has been counseling since 2019. In his personal time, John enjoys reading, hiking, and playing music. His passion for becoming a Counselor is motivated by a desire to help people find balance, explore their gifts and passions, and embrace a positive outlook rooted in the Love of God. Areas of focus include men’s issues, relationships, communication, identity formation, and multicultural contexts. He is a member of the American Counseling Association (ACA), American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC), & the Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia (LPCGA).

Dr. Rick Fowler – Faculty Liaison

Dr. Richard Fowler came to Truett McConnell University in the fall of 2017 to help launch a brand new program which trains graduate students to become professional counselors with a biblical world view. Prior to his joining the graduate faculty at TMU, Dr. Fowler taught psychology and counseling at Toccoa Falls College, LeTourneau University, and Dallas Baptist University.  In his 30 years in Dallas, Texas, he designed and directed a counseling center for the largest Southern Baptist Church in Dallas, authored or coauthored eleven books, and  was a guest on Dr. Dobson’s Focus on the Family radio broadcast and the 700 Club. In addition, he is a national and international speaker and has accumulated over 25,000 hours in direct counseling experience.  Dr. Fowler is married to Jerilyn, and they have two grown children and eight grandchildren.

Stephanie Tolbert

Stephanie is currently pursuing her Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Truett McConnell University, with plans to graduate in 2023. She was previously the Associate Director at Circle of Hope for 12+ years, a domestic violence service provider helping victims of intimate partner violence in the north Georgia area. In that role, she oversaw the shelter and housing programs, as well provided staff supervision and managed federal and state grants.

Her return to school is fulfilling a lifelong dream to assist others through counseling, especially young adults facing anxiety, depression, relationship or family conflict, or struggling with life stage transitions. She is married with two sons and attends Bethlehem Baptist Church in Clarkesville.

Stephanie is currently under the supervision of Glenn Huston, LPC, CPCS.