Terry R. Tinsley, Ph.D.
LPC, LMFT, NCC, CSOTP
Director of Clinical Services
Dr. Tinsley joined Youth For Tomorrow in March of 1997. When he arrived YFT was using the counseling services of a part-time individual who came in a few days a week. Since Dr. Tinsley joined YFT, the Clinical Services Team has significantly increased its reach and impact. The Clinical Services Team consists of licensed clinical pyschologists, 2 registered nurses, case managers, and a psychiatrist.
Prior to joining YFT, Dr. Tinsley worked for the Dallas/Fort Worth Medical Center in dual diagnosis adolescent psychiatric unit. His other areas of service have included out-patient counseling centers, Charter Hospital, an in-patient substance abuse treatment program, and two with the Southern Baptist International Mission Board serving in Mali, West Africa.
Dr. Tinsley has served on the Prince William County Family Assessment and Planning Team (FAPT), Virginia Coalition of Private Provider Associations (VCOPPA), the Board of Directors for the Virginia Association of Children’s Homes (VACH), Leadership Prince William, as well as receiving a gubernatorial appointment to the Board of Counseling by Governor Bob McDonnell.
A Mississippi native, Dr. Tinsley graduated from William Carey College with a degree in Psychology, Southwestern Baptist Seminary with a degree in Marriage and Family Counseling. Dr. Tinsley is also credentialed as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT), and a Certified Sex Offender Treatment Provider (CSOTP).