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John Hilton Ferguson

John Hilton Ferguson, American counselor.


  • Ferguson, John Hilton was born on July 16, 1946 in Bernice, Louisiana, United States. Son of John Doyle and Ellen Key Ferguson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of General Studies, Louisiana State University, 1969. Master of Arts in English, Northwestern State University, 1972. Master of Arts in Counseling, Louisiana Technology University, 1974.

      Doctor of Education in Counseling and Psychology, East Texas State University, 1980.


    • Intern Terrel State Mental Hospital Outreach Center, Greenville, Texas, 1978-1979. Director Margaret Roane Center, Ruston, Louisiana, 1974-1978. Group facilitator, therapist Woodland Hills Hospital, West Monroe, 1987-1988.

      Owner Professional Counseling Services, Ruston, since 1974. Educational specialist II State of Louisiana Department Education, 1980-1986.


    • Author: (with others) Substance Abuse Prevention Education, 1981.


    Member North Louisiana Prevention Coalition Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Monroe, 1986-1988, Lincoln Chamber of Commerce. Member advisory council I Care Prevention Against Drug & Alcohol, Monroe, 1986-1988. Sergeant United States Air Force, 1970-1974.

    Member American Counseling Association, Louisiana Association Counseling and Development, Louisiana Association Substance Abuse Counselors and Trainers, Rotary (president Ruston chapter 1989-1990), Psi Chi.


    • Married Magdalen Besenbach, March 8, 1969. Children: Hilton, Emily.
    • father: John Doyle
    • mother: Ellen Key Ferguson
    • spouse: Magdalen Besenbach
    • children: Hilton Ferguson
    • Emily Ferguson
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    Born July 16, 1946
    (age 71)