Jeannie Clarkson is the researcher behind a grounbreaking study linking emotional intelligence and performance-based self-esteem with burnout among Christian pastors. She is founder of Christian Care Connection, a multi-staff professional counseling center in the greater Toledo, Ohio area.
She also authored the 2019 book, The Emotionally Intelligent Pastor: A Guide for Clergy and Other Church Leaders.
Jeannie is known as a counselor, entrepreneur and leader in the local Christian community. Christian Care Connection, launched in 2000, provides distinctively professional Christian counseling in the Toledo area. Jeannie's heart for pastors led her to join the South Monroe County Ministerial Association where he was elected President three years consecutively, 2005-2008.
Jeannie is a Licensed Psychologist and a Licensed Professional Counselor.
Her academic credentials include a Bachelor of Biblical Studies from East Coast Bible College (now Lee University), a Master of Arts in Counseling from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Walden University.