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2800 University Blvd N
Jacksonville, FL 32211

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Dr. Whitney George

Dr. Whitney George

Department Chair and Associate Professor, Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Email address  wgeorge@ju.edu
Telephone number  (904) 256-7620
Resume or CV  CV
Office location  HSC 2206
Office hours  By appointment.

Areas of Specialization

Aging and mental health and adult development.

Education

  • Ph.D., Counselor Education, University of Florida
  • Ed.S., Counselor Education, University of Florida
  • M.Ed., Counselor Education, University of Florida
  • MA, Counseling Psychology, Boston College
  • BA, Psychology, Tulane University

Professional Information

Dr. Whitney George i​s Department Chair and Associate Professor in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program. Dr. George holds her Ph.D. from the University of Florida in Counselor Education and her M.Ed. & Ed.S. from UF as well. Her M.A is from Boston College ​and her B.A. from Tulane University, both in Psychology. Dr. George is a member of the Northeast Florida Mental Health Counseling Association, American Counseling Association, Association of Counselor Education and Supervision and Association of Adult Development and Aging. She serves on local and state boards for Aging True, Changing Homelessness, Florida Legal Assistance, and the University of Florida College of Education (EduGators) Young Alumni Board.  She is a licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor and Qualified Supervisor in the State of Florida.  Dr. George was named a Jacksonville Business Journal 40 under 40 Professional in 2019, serves at the co-chair for the Jacksonville University Strategic Plan, and will serve as the inaugural JU Provost Fellow in 2021.