Mackenzie Suttles is a current student in our Counselor Education & Practice Doctoral Program. She received her Master’s Degree in Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling in 2016 from CPS. Mackenzie also serves as the Program Coordinator for our IDEAL Program. Q: First, please tell us about what led you to CPS and why did you choose… more »
As a CPS graduate student there are many opportunities to create custom experiences. That is exactly what two of our clinical mental health students were able to do.
Last summer a group of students and faculty traveled abroad for a clinical outreach experience. Janelle Jones* and Jasmaine Ataga** were among that group. Before the… more »
Laronica Partee graduated in May of 2017 from Georgia State University’s School Counseling program and she’s already done great things as a school counselor in Henry County. Check out her achievements below!
Q: What has your path to school counseling been? What initially sparked your interest in the field?
I knew early on that I… more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Dr. Brian Dew currently serves as chair of the Department of Counseling and Psychological Services at the College of Education & Human Development at Georgia State University. Prior to moving into his current position, Dew coordinated the masters and Ed.S. programs in Mental Health Counseling at… more »
Leah van der Kooy is an alumna of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling at GSU. After working in Atlanta as a crisis counselor, Leah transitioned to working as a school counselor at Rotterdam International Secondary School in the Netherlands. We had the chance to catch up with Leah on her… more »
Spenser Norris is a second-year student in the Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling M.S. program. She balances coursework along with institutional research, dual internships at the Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency and the Center for Leadership in Disability, as well as spearheads community initiatives as President of the Rehabilitation Counseling Association. How does… more »