Vergel L. Lattimore, III PhD

Dr. Lattimore is President and Professor of Pastoral Psychology and Counseling, Hood Theological Seminary, Salisbury, North Carolina. He is a native of Charlotte, NC, and received his primary and secondary education in the Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools. He received the B.A. (with high honors) in Social Welfare from Livingstone College, Salisbury, NC, and was awarded the M. Div. from Duke University Divinity School), Durham, NC.  He holds a Ph.D. in Pastoral Psychology and Counseling from Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

Dr. Lattimore is Professor Emeritus of Pastoral Care and Counseling and former Director of the M.A. in Counseling Ministries, Methodist Theological School in Ohio (1990-2012).  He served as Director of Counseling, Addiction and Psychological Services (CAPS), Syracuse Community Health Center, Inc. (1988-90).  He also worked as a Core Staff Pastoral Counselor/Area Coordinator, Onondaga Pastoral Counseling Center (1983-88), Syracuse, NY.  He was Assistant Dean, Office of Minority Affairs, Duke University (1977-79).