Dr. Marisa Franco is a new assistant professor in the Department of Counseling and Psychological Services at Georgia State University. After attending New York University and receiving her B.A. in Applied Psychology, she received her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Counseling Psychology from the University of Maryland. Dr. Franco’s research focuses on the experiences of… more »
After spending six years as a PE teacher in Ohio, I suffered a spinal cord injury. My wife and I moved to Atlanta in order for me to rehabilitate at the Shepherd Center.
Six graduate students in the Department of Counseling and Psychological Services have been named 2017 National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) Minority Fellows.
After receiving my bachelor’s degree, I worked as a high school teacher for two years. Although my heart was in education, I didn’t want to remain in the classroom 100 percent of the time, so I researched different careers within the field.
After completing my bachelor’s degree, I worked as a college advisor for two years at a national program that placed recent college graduates in metro Atlanta schools.
Several CEHD students, faculty and alumni are recipients of 2016 awards from the American Counseling Association and Chi Sigma Iota, the international honor society of professional counseling.
The Stress, Trauma and Resilience Speaker Series returns Feb. 12 with Anneliese Singh, CEHD alumnus and co-founder of the Georgia Safe Schools Coalition and Trans Resilience Project.
Students affiliated with Dennis Gilbride, Franco Dispenza and Cirleen DeBlaere’s recent grant gain an acute understanding of how best to assist people with mental illnesses and other disabilities.
Assistant Professor Don Davis is part of a team that was awarded a $1.8 million grant to study spiritual and psychological growth following natural disasters.
Professor Jeff Ashby was awarded a Project AWARE-Community grant to help local agencies train adults who work with teenagers to detect mental illness in youth.