Welcoming Dr. Berens and Dr. Turner

The Counseling and Psychological Services Department is happy to announce that at the start of this Spring semester we will be welcoming two Permanent Part-time Clinical Faculty members to the team.  Dr. Debra Berens and Dr. Tamara Turner have started with us permanently this January.  Dr. Debra Berens will be a member of the Rehabilitation Counseling Program and… more »

Dr. Tiffany McNary and Two CEP Doctoral Students Presenting at the Southeastern Expressive Therapies Conference

The Southeastern Expressive Therapies Conference will take place at Georgia College & State University in Milledgeville, GA, on March 2-3, 2018.  The GSU Counseling and Psychological Services Department’s Play Therapy Training Institute is helping to sponsor the conference where there will be several presentations and activities.  CPS’s very own Dr. Tiffany McNary and two of… more »

Nikki Elston Awarded Provost’s Dissertation Fellowship

One of the Department of Counseling and Psychological Services very own CEP Doctoral student Nikki Elston was recently awarded the Provost’s Dissertation Fellowship.  This fellowship supports doctoral students from across the university as they complete their dissertations, which allows them to minimize other obligations. Applicants may apply for up to a year of… more »

Our Voices: Counseling Psychology Doctoral Student Selected As Member of APAGS Sub-Committee

Jhodi-Ann Bowie is a current student in the Counseling Psychology Doctoral Program within the Department of Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS) here at Georgia State University. While working on her studies she also strives for involvement opportunities in professional organizations. Recently, Jhodi has been selected to serve as a member of the American Psychological Association of Graduate… more »

Dr. JoAnna White Play Therapy Scholarship

The Georgia State University Play Therapy Training Institute in the Department of Counseling and Psychological Services is pleased to announce the application process and deadline for the Dr. JoAnna White Play Therapy Scholarship.

This $1000 scholarship will be awarded in the Spring of 2018 to a CPS student in good standing.  To apply for the… more »

Our Voices: Dr. Erin Mason

This summer, Dr. Erin Mason returned to Georgia State University where she received her Master’s, Ed.S. and Ph.D. She’s originally from Georgia and practiced here for 13 years before working towards her Ph.D. After that, she spent 9 years as a faculty member of DePaul University in Chicago. She’s passionate about counseling (middle school in… more »

Our Voices: Dr. Marisa Franco

Posted On October 17, 2017
Categories Our Voices

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 »

CPS in South Africa and Botswana

Dr. Laura Shannonhouse and Dr. Melissa Zeligman have traveled to South Africa and Botswana with a group of CPS students for a culturally immersive clinical outreach experience.  This blog chronicles their experiences abroad.  The first part of their trip is grounded in a cultural immersion in South Africa including the Apartheid Museum, SOWETO Township, and Safari… more »