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Our graduate programs are among the best in the country thanks to our unique combination of academic, clinical and practical experiences, and the expertise of our faculty. We have a rich history of serving, for more than 50 years, as a primary state, regional, and national training site for students who pursue careers in counseling and student affairs. Our graduates go on to work in diverse settings, such as K-12 schools, colleges and universities, hospitals, clinics, community agencies, and state/federal government agencies.

The Department of Counseling and Human Development Services has active and dynamic research teams that investigate issues including social justice, underserved populations, and access and inclusion.

Our faculty are recognized nationally and internationally for their research and professional leadership. We are committed to collaborative, interdisciplinary research.

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    Athens, Georgia 30602

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Professor featured in latest podcast from American Psychological Association

Our programs prepare counseling and student affairs professionals for a changing and increasingly complex world.

Heckman named to counseling journal's editorial board

Bernadette D. Heckman, an associate professor in the department of counseling and human development services, has been named to the editorial board of The Counseling Psychologist.

Daigle selected to serve on mental health board by Mayor Denson

Jolie Daigle was recently selected to serve on the Region 2 Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Addictive Diseases Regional Planning Board by Mayor Nancy Denson and the Athens-Clarke County Commission.

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