Jeannie Clarkson is a licensed psychologist, professional counselor and the founder of Christian Care Connection, a multi-staff professional counseling center in the greater Toledo, Ohio area. Her research includes a major study linking emotional intelligence and performance-based self-esteem with burnout among Christian pastors. She received a bachelor’s degree in biblical studies from East Coast Bible College (now Lee University), a master’s degree in counseling from University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and a doctorate in counseling psychology from Walden University. She is the author of, The Emotionally Intelligent Pastor: A Guide for Clergy and Other Church Leaders. Jeannie and her husband, Bud, live in Ohio.