Dr. Nicholas Cornett

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Dr. Nicholas Cornett

Dr. Nicholas Cornett

Associate Professor of Counseling

Ph.D., University of North Texas
M.S., B.S., John Brown University 

NCornett@jbu.edu

Dr. Nick Cornett holds licenses as a marriage and family therapist and professional counselor in the state of Arkansas. He is also a registered play therapist with the Association for Play Therapy and a certified facilitator of the premarital and marriage enrichment program, PREPARE/ENRICH.

Dr. Cornett has practiced individual, couple, family, and group therapy in a variety of settings, including community counseling clinics serving children, adolescents, adults, and their families; residential treatment and day-treatment centers for children and adolescents; public schools; student counseling centers for university students; a shelter for runaway and homeless adolescents; and a clinic serving children and families court-ordered to receive therapeutic services.  In addition, he has significant training and experience in conducting psychoeducational assessments with children in order to identify possible mental, emotional, behavioral, and social issues that may be interfering with their functioning.  Dr. Cornett also has a passion for educating professional helpers and the general public on topics related to children, couples, and families and the importance of building and enriching our relationships with others.  He aspires to engage others through teaching that is practical and meaningful, incorporating real-life stories, illustrations, exercises, and the latest research in order to inform and to inspire.

Dr. Cornett is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Counseling Association, the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapists, the Association for Play Therapy, and the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision.