Richard Cozart, PhD

College of Education and Behavioral Sciences
  • Associate Professor of Counseling
  • Program Coordinator, Marriage & Family Therapy (MA)


  • PhD, Counselor Education, Liberty University
  • PhD, Biblical and Theological Studies, University of Wales
  • ThM, Bible Exposition, Dallas Theological Seminary
  • MTh, Biblical and Theological Studies, University of Wales
  • MA, Professional Counseling, Liberty University

Courses Taught

  • Psychological and Theological Foundations
  • Professional Orientation and Ethics
  • Advanced Ethics and Practice Management
  • Counseling Theories
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Counseling Methods and Techniques
  • Couples, Marriage, and Family
  • Lifestyle and Career Development
  • Social and Cultural Issues
  • Research Methods and Statistics
  • Appraisal and Assessment Techniques
  • Abnormal Human Behavior
  • Addictions and Compulsive Behaviors
  • Clinical Psychopathology

Teaching Focus

  • The integration of faith and mental health
  • Treating anxiety and depression

Research Interests and Publications

  • This Present Triumph: An Investigation into the Significance of the Promise of a New Exodus of Israel in the Letter to the Ephesians (Wipf and Stock, 2013), is an academic treatment of Ephesians.

Additional Information

  • Certification with the National Board of Certified Counselors
  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Member of Chi Sigma Iota