Professor of Christian Counselling
Clarence Duff was born in the beautiful island of Jamaica and came to Canada in 1980. Originally trained in electronics engineering technology at DeVry Institute of Technology and Humber College, he later pursued and obtained undergraduate and graduate degrees in theology at Canada Christian College and School of Graduate Theological Studies, where he currently serves as a faculty member in the department of counselling and psychology. He has taught courses which include, but not limited to, research methods, introduction to psychology, social psychology, theories of counselling and psychotherapy, and advanced research and writing. Clarence has over 25 years of postsecondary teaching experience and have taught psychology courses at both the diploma and undergraduate levels at several colleges in the Toronto area.
Clarence completed his bachelor of science in psychology as well as a masters’ degree in Counselling and Human Relations at Liberty University. He also completed a master’s of science degree and a PhD degree in Educational Psychology at Capella University. He is presently pursuing the PhD in Social Psychology at Liberty University. His research interests span both educational and social psychology and lie in the areas of older adult learning, social cognition, spirituality in counselling, social perception, social neuroscience, male/female attraction, and social influence on self-concept.
He has authored several published books and is currently in the process of completing his fourth, to be published in early 2021. Clarence is also an ordained pastor and serves as the senior pastor of a local congregation in the City of Brampton.
Clarence enjoys watching basketball and taking long walks with his wife, Anne. He also enjoys reading academic literature and playing chess against the computer.
Favourite Bible Verse
“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” – Phil. 4:13