Structure of the Organisation
A fully staffed secretariat headed by Mrs. Maureen Lue-Bailey gives administrative support. Their role includes providing backup services to the counsellors and to the management teams runnng conferences, seminars and workshops.
Dr. Barry Davidson, the noted fanily Psychologist, serves as Chief Executive Officer. He provides leadership to a team of approximately forty counsellors qualified at the Masters level in clinical and counselling psychology. These counsellors have entered into contractual arrangements with the organization to provide services to the clients. Dr. Barrington Davidson acquired a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Trinity College in Deerfield, Illinois. He then obtained Master Degrees in Theology and Psychology as well as a Doctorate in Family Psychology, majoring in Marriage and Family Therapy, from The Fuller Graduate School of Psychology, Pasadena, California.
Since 1981, Dr. Davidson has been counseling with couples, adults, adolescents, and families, and assisting them in resolving personal and relational problems. In May of 1989 and 1990 respectively, he received the Jeff Balswick Memorial Award, and the Faculty Award for academic performance in Marriage and Family Therapy at Fuller Graduate School Awards Convocation, culminating his outstanding work with Project Family Outreach, an agency for ethnic minorities living with multiple or severe social, emotional, and spiritual problems in Pasadena, California.
His contributions to academia have been numerous, as a visiting lecturer at Azuza Pacific College in California, lecturer at the Caribbean Graduate School of Theology and a part-time lecturer in the Department of Sociology and Social Work at the University of the West Indies, Mona.
Dr. Davidson, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Family Life Ministries, has served this Organization since 1983 in the capacities of Executive Director, Director of Counselling, and Chairman. He is a consultant to the Executive Team of the Jamaica Psychological Society and sits on the Board of the 'Back to the Bible Broadcast'. He authored the well-known pre-marital counselling manual Before They Say "I Do", and co-authored "Healthy Families A Caribbean Perspective," with Ms. Maureen Watson.