Students in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences learn to apply psychological theories and methods to solve urgent problems facing individuals, communities and society. Our faculty members are active in mentoring student research, and several have been recognized for their prolific contributions to their fields of study.
Surrounded by the esteemed research and health centers that Washington, D.C., and GW have to offer, psychology students integrate practical experience and research into their coursework, preparing them for a wide range of successful careers.
GW Clinical Psychology alumni Dr. Nicole Cammack, Dr. Danielle Busby, Dr. Jessica Henry and their partner Dr. Dana Cunningham are breaking down the stigma of Black mental health services with their new company, Black Mental Wellness.
For many aspiring entertainers, visions of stardom can fade into struggles with homelessness and depression. Former psychology major Caroline Adegun, BA ’12, MA ’16, launched a nonprofit to support their work and their lives.
From remote learning to virtual club meetings, Columbian College students are approaching an unprecedented semester with optimism, determination and a commitment to making the most of new experiences. Psychology students like Liam Searcy and Isabella Guastaferro share their stories of how they are approaching the challenges that COVID-19 brings.
For more than 45 years, Dr. Bill Goldman, BA ’72, MD ’75, has brought care and kindness to his patients. After retiring from his pediatric practice, he found a new home for his passion: volunteering as a health care provider in Tanzania.