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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.

Contact Details

  • 402 Aderhold Hall
    110 Carlton Street
    Athens, Georgia 30602

Department head: Brian A. Glaser

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Latest News

New book helps define trans-affirmative counseling practices

August 22, 2016
A new book introduces the concept of "affirmative counseling" with transgender and gender nonconforming clients.

'Outpace Parkinson's' race is one more link between CHDS, community

July 22, 2016
Faculty and friends in the College's Department of Counseling and Human Development Services are supporting the 5K run/walk to benefit the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's research.

Daigle elected to editorial review board of flagship counseling journal

July 13, 2016
Jolie Daigle was elected as an editorial review board member of the American Counseling Association's Journal of Counseling and Development.
Cover art for the Newsletter for Counseling and Student Personnel Services

Newsletter for Counseling and Student Personnel Services
An annual newsletter highlighting programming and events from the Counseling and Student Personnel Services PhD program.

Upcoming Events


9th Annual State of Education in Georgia Conference

This one-day conference will include keynotes, breakout sessions, and discussions on several timely topics related to the State of Education in Georgia.


Innovation in Teaching Conference

This one-day conference highlights innovative teaching and teachers across all departments in the College of Education at the University of Georgia.


Fall 2016 Graduation Convocation

Come celebrate the Fall 2016 graduating class!