Tracy O. Garrett, PhD

Core Faculty

Teaching Philosophy

My teaching philosophy definitely involves meeting students where they are in their personal and professional development. I utilize transparency and authenticity to join into the learning process with my students. I endeavor to learn as much from my students as they learn from me in a way that mutually respectful and collaborative.


PhD (Dual) in Clinical and Industrial/Organizational Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology
MA in Organizational Development, California School of Professional Psychology
MA in School Psychology, Towson State University
BA in Psychology, Shepherd University

Areas of Expertise

  • African Centered Approaches to Health and Healing

Pronouns: She/Her

Meaningful Action in the World

I have integrated academic work in the world by becoming a community and environmental activist and by becoming involved in a mental health endeavor in the Bogyawe Village in Ghana, West Africa.

Affiliation BA Psychology
MA Psychology

Important Announcement

The Board of Directors for Goddard College have made the difficult decision to close the college at the end of the 2024 Spring term.  


Current Goddard students will have the opportunity to complete their degrees at the same tuition rate through a teach-out with like-minded institution, Prescott College. Updates and scholarship funds will be available in the coming weeks and months. Information will be posted to

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