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Susan Gere

Interim Co-Chair, Professor, Counseling and Psychology

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Susan Gere, Professor and Interim Co-Chair of the Counseling and Psychology department, is Core Faculty and a clinician and consultant in the community. Dr. Gere’s research and teaching interests are in integrative approaches to trauma treatment; understanding the impact of adverse life experience on adult learning; and mental health consultation in clinical, educational, organizational, and community settings. “I am interested in the many ways in which psychosocial knowledge can inform our understanding of educational processes across settings.”


Selected Publications

Gere, S., Dass-Brailsford, P., and Hoshmand, L. T. (2009). Issues in integrating trauma curriculum into a graduate counseling psychology program.

Gere, S. and Hoshmand, L.T. (Eds.) (2009). Issues of training in counseling psychology (Special Issue). Asian Journal of Counseling, 16(1), 67-87.

Gere, S. (2009). Home: A sense of place and belonging. In: Llera, D., Cathcart, D. & Roffman, E. (Eds.) (2009). Crossing borders, making home: Stories of resilient women. Frederick, Md.: PublishAmerica.

Gere, S. (2009). Evidence-informed trauma treatment in an international context. Proceedings of: Promoting harmony and justice in a world of conflict. City University of Hong Kong.


Ph.D., Social Work, Simmons University
M.S.W., Simmons University
B.A., Oberlin College.  

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW).