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PHOTO: Mina Attia

Mina Attia awarded counseling fellowship from NBCC and affiliates

April 25, 2017

Mina Attia, a doctoral student in the counseling and supervision program, received a fellowship award from the NBCC Foundation, a nonprofit affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors. Through this fellowship, Attia will further his work in serving minority populations - particularly refugees and immigrants.

PHOTO: Agnes CarbrayAgnes Carbrey ‘Making the unconscious conscious’ through art and counseling

March 29, 2017

Established artist Agnes Carbrey, student in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at JMU, finds common ground between arts and counseling.

LOGO: Journey Around the WorldJourney Around the World

March 29, 2017

Since beginning four years ago as an after school program for six children, the Journey Around the World program has blossomed into a year-long global and prosocial education curriculum.

PHOTO:dogwoodsPsychology Graduate Student Council (PGSC) 2017 Faculty award nominations

March 27,2017

Do you know a faculty member that goes above and beyond? Take a moment to nominate them for a PGSC Faculty Award!

PHOTO: practitioners at Free ClinicGraduate Psychology students partner with Harrisonburg-Rockingham Free Clinic

November 17, 2016

The partnership between JMU’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and the Harrisonburg Rockingham Free Clinic is just one example of students reaching out to the local community. Through this partnership, graduate students from CAPS have brought behavioral services to patients of the Free Clinic each week.

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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.
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