Dr. Tracy O. Garrett – Biographical Sketch

Dr. Tracy O. Garrett holds a dual doctorate in Clinical and Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology.  Dr. Garrett is the former the Chair of the Psychology and Counseling Program and is the BA/MA Psychology and Counseling program coordinator.  Dr. Garrett has been a member of the Goddard Community since July 2001 and has served as Faculty Council Chair and has been a participant in various college-wide committees.  In terms of interests, Dr. Garrett is a part of the Human and Animal Interaction Concentration and is a Queen Mother in the Bogyawe Village in Ghana West Africa where she serves as the Development Chair and is focused on Global Mental Health.  Dr. Garrett also works at a human services firm in Washington, D.C. where she is responsible for Clinical and Organizational Development and Performance and Quality Improvement. Dr. Garrett is a licensed psychologist who has over 30 years of experience in the field of mental health.  She has worked in a variety of clinical, school, government and community settings.  She has been an independent consultant in the Washington Metropolitan Area for more than 20 years where she has provided training in schools, government agencies, non-profits, for profits, churches and professional organizations.     

Dr. Garrett’s community activism began in earnest a decade ago when it was clear that the neighborhood where she lives was being inundated with zoning practices that were incompatible with a rural community. She has taken her work with community activism in a direction that will empower ordinary citizens to be empowered to fight for the right to environmental justice and equity. Dr. Garrett is a Life Member of the Association of Black Psychologists, The National Association For The Advancement of Colored People, Tuskegee Airmen Incorporated, and the American Association For Retired Persons.  In her spare time, Dr. Garrett enjoys traveling, reading, playing tennis, singing on the church choir, signing in the Signs of Praise Choir and being with family and friends.

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