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Joshua Chad Watson Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, USA, Mississippi State University, USA

Joshua C. Watson, Ph.D., LPC, NCC, ACS is a professor and chair in the department of counseling and educational psychology at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Dr. Watson has over 18 years of clinical experience working in a variety of community mental health and private practice settings and has been active in various professional organizations. In addition to being a Past-President of the Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling (AARC) and former member of the American Counseling Association (ACA) Governing Council, he currently serves as Editor for the Journal of College Counseling and is an elected member of the Texas Counseling Association Board of Directors. A renowned scholar, Dr. Watson has authored over 90 publications and presented at state, national, and international professional counseling conferences. In recognition of his contributions to the profession, Dr. Watson has received numerous awards including the David K. Brooks Jr. Distinguished Mentor Award, Arthur A. Hitchcock Distinguished Professional Service Award, American College Counseling Association (ACCA) Outstanding Contribution to Professional Knowledge Award, and the Ralph F. Berdie Memorial Research Award. In 2018 he was named an ACA Fellow, an honor bestowed upon less than one percent of the ACA membership. Dr. Watson currently resides in Corpus Christi, TX.