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Brian Dew

Department Chair    Associate Professor    

Ph.D. in Counseling & Counselor Education, UNC-Greensboro, 2000
M.A. in Agency Counseling, Appalachian State University, 1995
B.A. in History, Furman University, 1989


Additive/Compulsive Behaviors
Substance Use and Epidemiology
Sexual Minority Mental Health
Group Counseling


Brian Dew currently serves as chair of the Department of Counseling and Psychological Services at the College of Education & Human Development (CEHD), Georgia State University (GSU). Prior to moving into his current position, Dew coordinated the masters and Ed.S. programs in Mental Health Counseling at CEHD.

Dew’s research on addictive disorders earned him the 2007 Outstanding Faculty Research Award from Georgia State University’s College of Education & Human Development, the 2007 Outstanding Addictions and Offender Professional Award by the Association of Addictions and Offender Counseling, and the 2009 Courtland Lee Social Justice Award from the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (SACES).

Dew has held numerous leadership positions within the American Counseling Association, including serving as president of the Association of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues in Counseling. He is currently completing his fourth year as treasurer of the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES).

  • Wolf, E., & Dew, B. (2012). Alcohol and drug use among male to female transgender persons.
    Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling, 6 (4), 247-256.
  • Dew, B. (2011). Review of  ‘Gay men and substance abuse: A basic guide for addicts and those who care for them’. Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling, 6, 86-90.
  • Dew, B. (2010). Toward a better understanding of non-addicted, methamphetamine-using, men
    who have sex with men (MSM) in Atlanta. Open AIDS Journal, 7, 141-147.
  • Gnilka, P. & Dew, B. (2009). An Internet-based examination of sexual behaviors and marital
    adjustment among self-identified gay and bisexual heterosexually married male users of online chat rooms. Journal of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues in Counseling, 3 (1), 2-20.
  • Brubaker, M., Garrett, M., & Dew, B. (2009). Examining the relationship between internalized
    heterosexism and substance abuse among lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals: A critical review. Journal of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues in Counseling. 3 (1), 62-89.