Auburn University Outstanding Educator Alumni Award 2017
Mitch Rosenthal Lectureship and Award for Lifetime Mentorship
Telehealth Counseling Clinic Open House 2013
Division 17 Dorothy Booz Black Award 2004
Award for Bob Frank, AASCIPSW Las Vegas 1997
With David Patterson, Jacksonville 2012
Division 22 Award Ceremony for David Patterson, Jacksonville 2012
Nags Head Personality and Health Conference 1988
Nags Head Personality and Health Conference 1988
Division 17 Awards 1994
Division 17 Awards 1994


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

  • Completed clinical internship at the Seattle Veterans Administration Medical Center in Seattle, WA, 1986 - 1987
  • Obtained Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology,  University of Missouri-Columbia ,1987
  • Joined the TAMU faculty in the summer of 2006 
  • Training Director for the APA-approved Counseling Psychology doctoral program at TAMU, 2008 - 2011 
  • 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, Council of Editors, American Psychological Association, 2005 – 2011
  • Member, Presidential Task Force on Family Caregivers, American Psychological Association, 2009-2011
  • Member, APA Council of Representatives, 2010 - 2013
  • Executive Director of the TAMU Telehealth Counseling Clinic
  • Member, Neurological/Behavioral Health Subcommittee, Defense Health Board, 2013 - 2017

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


Joint Appointment, Department of Health Promotion and Community Health Sciences

School of Public Health, TAMU Health Sciences Center



Named University Distinguished Professor