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Several programs in the department train counselors to work in a variety of community and mental health settings. These include the M.Ed. in Professional Counseling/Community Counseling, the Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, and the Ph.D. in Counseling and Student Personnel Services/Counselor Education (Gwinnett campus). Depending on the degree program and internship setting, graduates are prepared to serve as counselors in settings such as the following:

  • Community mental health agencies
  • Hospitals
  • Juvenile justice facilities
  • Outdoor therapeutic programs
  • Drug and alcohol treatment facilities
  • College and university counseling centers
  • Private practice

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    110 Carlton Street
    Athens, Georgia 30602
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Assistant professor selected as ACPA Emerging Scholar Designee

February 15, 2017
Darris Means was recently selected as an Emerging Scholar Designee by the American College Personnel Association to pursue research initiatives that align with the mission, interests and strategic goals of the organization.

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.

Professor receives career award, named president-elect of professional association

April 27, 2016
Rosemary Phelps received the 2016 Career Achievement Award from OSU for her outstanding contributions to the field of counseling psychology.

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