Show Summary: Darrel Spinks BHEC Executive Director, talks with Kathleen and Phillip about the impending launch of BHEC, the Behavioral Health Executive Council that will oversee the Psychology, LPC, LMFT, and SW boards beginning Sept 1 of 2020.
Darrel D. Spinks is the Executive Director of the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council. Mr. Spinks is a graduate of Howard Payne University in Brownwood, Texas, and Baylor Law School in Waco, Texas. After graduating from Baylor in 2001, Mr. Spinks practiced law in his hometown of San Saba for 10 years. Mr. Spinks’ has handled a wide variety of litigation in both state and federal courts involving real estate, probate, consumer, contract, and administrative cases, and represented individuals charged with major felony crimes.
Mr. Spinks began his career with the state by serving as the General Counsel and then Executive Director for the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists until March 1, 2020, when he assumed the position of Executive Director for the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council. Mr. Spinks is in charge of overseeing the formation and administration of all agency operations.
Phillip spent 20 years working with his parents in their restaurants, then another 25 in the printing and marketing industries. With a life-long interest in the workings of the human mind, starting PracticeMentors.us with Kathleen Mills was a no-brainer.
Phillip has been married to the same woman, Mary, for almost 40 years, has two grown sons, two fine daughter-in-laws, 6 grand-kids, and a dachshund named Buddy. What else do ya need?