Charles Barrett is a multi-faceted artist who thinks deeply about the world and the myriad issues facing people through the lens of psychology, faith, and education. Whether as a psychologist, teacher, writer, or musician, his purpose remains the same: communicating and facilitating hope and wholeness.
As president of CAB Publishing Company, LLC, Charles produces literary and music projects for adults, children, families, educators, psychologists, religious organizations, and academic institutions. A teacher at heart, his writing can be described as thought provoking yet encouraging, inspiring, and uplifting.
Charles frequently presents at state and national conferences and has published in peer-reviewed and other periodicals. In September 2016, he received the Virginia Academy of School Psychologists’ Best Practices Award (School Psychologist of the Year) in recognition of his service to the Commonwealth’s families and students.
A nationally certified school psychologist (NCSP) with Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS), Charles is actively involved in the training and development of future psychologists through his roles as assistant director, internship supervisor, and chair of the Committee on Diversity for LCPS’ APA-Accredited Doctoral Internship in Health Services Psychology. He also holds various leadership positions within the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), including chair of the Multicultural Affairs Committee; member of the Social Justice, Publications, and Nominations and Elections Committees; and Virginia Delegate to the NASP Leadership Assembly. Charles currently serves as adjunct faculty in the Department of Psychology at Northern Virginia Community College; the Graduate School of Education at Howard University; and the College of Education and Human Development at George Mason University.
Breakout and Peer to Peer Session: Socially Just School Communities