Scott Floyd

Professor of Psychology and Counseling Director of Master of Arts in Counseling Program
Having served as a counseling professor for more than 25 years, Dr. Scott Floyd is a Licensed Counselor (Texas LPC-S) and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Dr. Floyd has degrees from Oklahoma Baptist University (BA/Honors in Psychology), and from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (MA in Marriage and Family Counseling and PhD in Psychology/Counseling). Dr. Floyd is an author (Crisis Counseling: A Guide for Pastors and Professionals) and seminar speaker. He specializes in trauma counseling and in working with couples and families. He currently directs the Counseling Ministry at Travis Avenue Baptist Church.
phone:  (972) 580-7600 , ext. 39

Scott Floyd is a graduate of Oklahoma Baptist University (Shawnee) where he earned a B.A. with Honors degree in Psychology. He also earned M.A.M.F.C. and Ph.D. degrees from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (Fort Worth, TX), with additional study toward the M.Div.B.L. degree.

Prior to his 2010 appointment to Carroll Institute, he taught for twenty years at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and was Professor of Psychology and Counseling (2008-2010). He also served as Assistant Professor of Psychology at Howard Payne University (1988-90). Dr. Floyd taught courses at the Canadian Southern Baptist Seminary, Cochrane, Alberta, Canada, in 1995, 1998, and 2003.

Dr. Floyd serves as Minister of Counseling, Travis Avenue Baptist Church, Fort Worth, and is a frequent speaker for marriage, family, and parenting seminars, conferences, and retreats. He holds licensures as a Licensed Professional Counselor (Approved Supervisor), and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. In addition to professional memberships in the American Association of Christian Counselors and the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, he authored Crisis Counseling: A Guide for Pastors and Professionals (Kregel Academic & Professional).

Dr. Floyd and his wife Molly have four children: Arie, Micah, Jilli, and Macy.

An online scholarship application form is available. If you have any questions regarding the scholarship, you may contact Dr. Scott Floyd at If you are interested in contributing to the Snider Scholarship for Women in Ministry, you may do so at our donation page. If you have questions about this scholarship opportunity, or about […]