Department of Educational Psychology
Counseling Psychology Doctoral Program
4225 TAMU
Texas A&M University
College Station TX 77843-4225
(979) 862-3095


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Tim Elliott is a Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology in the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University. 

  • Joined the TAMU faculty in the summer of 2006 
  • Training Director for the APA-approved Counseling Psychology doctoral program at TAMU, 2008 - 2011 
  • Obtained Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology at the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1987
  • Completed internship at the Seattle Veterans Administration Medical Center in Seattle, WA
  • Research has examined adjustment processes among persons living with chronic and disabling health conditions, with particular emphasis on the role of social problem-solving abilities in adjustment
  • Over 200 professional publications and continued federal funding for 15 years (including support for five randomized clinical trials)
  • Co-editor of the first edition of the Handbook of Rehabilitation Psychology (2000)
  • Current Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Clinical Psychology
  • Editor of Rehabilitation Psychology, published by the American Psychological Association, 2006 - 2011
  • Served as an Associate Editor for Rehabilitation Psychology, the Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, and the Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings
  • Fellow of three APA divisions and holds board certification (ABPP) in rehabilitation psychology
  • Member, APA Council of Representatives, elected 2010

Personal Information

Born: November 7, 1956 in Montgomery, Alabama

Married to Nancy Hampton Elliott

Children: Natalie Elliott and Victoria Elliott  


1987 – 1993

Assistant Professor    



Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University


Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Randolph-Macon College 1990 - 1992

1993 - 2003  

Associate Professor  



Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Alabama at Birmingham

2003 - 2006  




Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham





Department of Educational Psychology, Texas A&M University


Training Director, Counseling Psychology Doctoral Program


Adjunct Faculty



Department of Social and Health Behavior


School of Rural Public Health, TAMU Health Sciences Center