Jimmy Myers, Ph.D., LPC-S, CSAT


B.A., Theology, Howard Payne University, Brownwood, TX

M.A., Professional Counseling, Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA

Ph.D., Professional Counseling, Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA


Dr. Jimmy Myers served on staff at 2 Southern Baptist Churches for over 20 years in Youth Ministry, prior to founding The Timothy Center in 2001.  As a licensed professional counselor and Owner/Executive Director of The Timothy Center, his daily focus is on helping others find God’s solutions to life challenges.  In the many years of ministry to teens and their families, Dr. Myers’ experience has shown him that it is never too late to turn a family around.  Dr. Myers has spent more than 25 years writing, ministering, and speaking nationwide on the subjects of discipleship, teenage life, and Christian parenting.  He and his wife, Beth, are the parents of 3 children and their spouses, and proud grandparents to 7 grandchildren.

Dr. Myers also keeps busy in other pursuits, such as:

  • Appointed by the Governor as a member of the Texas State Juvenile Advisory Board

  • Adjunct Professor in the Youth Ministry Master’s Program at Howard Payne University

  • Former Family Pastor, LifeAustin Church, Austin, TX

  • Author and Co-Author of Numerous Books and Articles for Youth and Parents.  Most recently:

    • Toe To Toe With Your Teen: Successfully Parenting A Defiant Teen, Without Giving Up or Giving In, Second Edition,  2019

  • Co-Author with George Barna

In Dr. Myers’ spare time, he enjoys traveling with his wife and family, scuba, hunting/fishing, and golf.