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A Transnational Mission

Dr. Trevor Stokes, a faculty member in the Department of Graduate Psychology and Director of the Alvin Baird Attention and Learning Disabilities Center, traveled to the Country of Georgia (Sakartvelo) this past summer for his fifth visit endeavoring to complete unfinished work.

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PHOTO: Bob HarmisonSport Psychologist Provides Assistance to Student Athletes

Macrh 16, 2015

As the old sports adage goes, practice makes perfect. However, this often refers more to the physical than mental side of the spectrum. Until recently, the JMU Athletics program had no specific mental training for its athletes.

PHOTO: Dr. Bernice MarcopulosDr. Bernice Marcopulos Receives Award

January 21, 2015

The American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology (AACN), announced that Dr. Bernice A. Marcopulos is the 2015 recipient of the Distinguished Neuropsychologist Award.

PHOTO:Chad_DoerrGraduate Student Earns Travel Award

December 9, 2014

Chad Doerr earned the 2014 Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) Student Travel Award for the annual AASP conference in Las Vegas, NV.

PHOTO: Michael HallFaculty Members Win Award for Innovative Invention

December 9, 2014

Michael Hall is being recognized along with College of Educationís adjunct faculty member Thomas Wilcox. Their innovation of 'Band-Pass Filter Designs for Acoustic Musical Instrumentsí is one of the top five innovations in the IP Disclosure Incentive Program for 2013-14.


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Welcome from Graduate Psychology

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Welcome to the Department of Graduate Psychology and Counseling! Our department offers eight graduate programs designed for individuals who want to pursue advanced study in psychology or counseling. These programs share the goals of academic enrichment, development of research and applied skills, and personal and professional growth. More >