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PHOTO: Mariafe PanizoCI doctoral student receives award

May 23, 2018

Third year CI doctoral student, Mariafe Panizo was selected by the Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy and the Student Development Committee as the winner of the APA Division 29 Student Excellence in Practice Award. The award will be presented at the Awards Ceremony, taking place August 10, during the APA annual convention in San Francisco, CA. This award is accompanied by a $500 prize.

PHOTO:Beth Perkins and Dr. Jie ChenA&M first year student Beth Perkins receives award for best paper

April 23, 2018

Beth Perkins, who completed her first year in the Assessment & Measurement PhD program, was presented with the Best Presentation Award from JMUís Graduate School.

PHOTO: dogwood treesVCA chapter honors counselors

April 23, 2018

Congratulations to the Counseling Program for winning so many awards at the 2018 Central Valley Counselors Awards.  Awards were presented on April 13th at a breakfast held at the Village Inn.

PHOTO: SatkusQuantitative psychology student wins national research award

February 13, 2018

Paulius Satkus, a first year student in the quantitative psychology concentration in the psychological sciences master's program, received the “Best Student Paper Award” from the American Educational Research Association’s (AERA) Measurement and Assessment in Higher Education Special Interest Group (SIG).

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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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