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Counseling Psychology is a specialty emphasizing normal and optimal human functioning across the lifespan and a strength-based approach to facilitating change, multiculturalism, and social justice.

Our program prepares graduates to pursue careers as health service psychologists in teaching, research, and/or the provision of health services guided by an integrated biopsychosocial model of care. Our program emphasizes a strengths-based approach to understanding human and social experiences that can help prevent and/or solve the psychological problems of individuals, couples, families, groups, and organizations.

Academic Programs

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Contact Details

  • Address:
    402 Aderhold Hall
    110 Carlton Street
    Athens, Georgia 30602
  • Phone: 706-542-1812
  • Fax: 706-542-4130

Faculty and Staff

Georgia B. Calhoun

  • Professor

Linda Campbell

  • Professor

Edward Anthony Delgado-Romero

  • Associate Dean for Faculty and Staff Services
  • Professor

Brian A. Glaser

  • Professor and Department Head

Bernadette Davantes Heckman, PHD

  • Professor and Director of Clinical Training

Rosemary E. Phelps

  • Professor and Coordinator of Undergraduate Service Courses

Alan E. Stewart

  • Professor


Giving voice to unheard narratives

August 6, 2019
Two researchers with ties to the University of Georgia’s College of Education believe that amplifying the voices of underrepresented communities is the key to collective healing during times of disaster and traumatic stress.

David Stanley: 'I know I love working with people'

June 17, 2019
From mentoring local high school students to developing a diversity workshop series, David Stanley is passionate about helping others and has a clear career path to pass on his knowledge and experience.