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Robert Earl Nelson

Robert Earl Nelson, American mental health counselor. Certified mental health counselor, Washington.


Nelson, Robert Earl was born on September 13, 1952 in Hardtnar, Kansas, United States. Son of Robert and Elsie (Brennon) Nelson.


Bachelor of Science, Brigham Young University, 1976. Master of Education, Brigham Young University, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy, California Coast University, 1994.


Financial manager Southwestern Investment Company, Amarillo, Texas, 1978-1980. Officer United States Marine Corps, 1980-1984. School counselor Elk Grove (California) High School, 1985.

Crisis counselor Sacramento (California) Community Mental Health, 1985-1987. Chaplain United States Army, 1987-1992. Mental health professional Columbia River Mental Health, Vancouver, Washington, since 1993.

Advisory board Parents Anonymous, Vancouver, 1993.


The hope of Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ and the purpose of life on this earth is to teach people and prepare them that everybody, along with their families, might live with Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ eternally.


Volunteer The Share House, Vancouver, since 1993. Mentor The Homeless Council, Vancouver, 1994. Chairman precinct committee Democratic Party, Vancouver, since 1993.

Participant Leadership Clark County Chamber of C. Program, Vancouver, 1994. Board trustees Cascade Disability Resources, Inc. Member American Counseling Association, International Brotherhood of Magicians, American Mental Health Counselors Association, Mazamas, National Eagle Scout Association, The Augustine Society, Toastmasters International (club president, area governor since 1992).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: genealogy, music, canoeing, camping, hiking.


Married Mary K. Burton, April 24, 1976. Children: Nathan, Heber, Rebekah, David.