Atlanta Psychologist Dr. Betsy Gard - psychotherapy for children, adolescents, families, couples. Dr Gard is a licensed psychologist providing couples therapy, marriage counseling, clinical psychologist, family therapy and is a national speaker. Serving Dunwoody, Sandy Springs, Roswell, Norcross, Marietta, Smyrna, Vinings, Doraville, Decatur and Johns Creek areas of Atlanta Atlanta Psychologist Dr. Betsy Gard: couples therapy, marriage counseling, clinical psychologist, family therapy. Located at 7000 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, Sandy Springs GA 30328. Convenient to Dunwoody, Sandy Springs, Roswell, Norcross, Marietta, Smyrna, Vinings, Doraville, Decatur and Johns Creek areas of Atlanta

Atlanta Psychologist Dr. Betsy Gard - psychotherapy for children, adolescents, families, couples. Dr Gard is a licensed psychologist providing couples therapy, marriage counseling, clinical psychologist, family therapy and is a national speaker. Serving Dunwoody, Sandy Springs, Roswell, Norcross, Marietta, Smyrna, Vinings, Doraville, Decatur and Johns Creek areas of Atlanta

Atlanta Psychologist Dr. Betsy Gard - psychotherapy for children, adolescents, families, couples. Dr Gard is a licensed psychologist providing couples therapy, marriage counseling, clinical psychologist, family therapy and is a national speaker. Serving Dunwoody, Sandy Springs, Roswell, Norcross, Marietta, Smyrna, Vinings, Doraville, Decatur and Johns Creek areas of Atlanta
Atlanta Psychologist Dr. Betsy Gard - psychotherapy for children, adolescents, families, couples. Dr Gard is a licensed psychologist providing couples therapy, marriage counseling, clinical psychologist, family therapy and is a national speaker. Serving Dunwoody, Sandy Springs, Roswell, Norcross, Marietta, Smyrna, Vinings, Doraville, Decatur and Johns Creek areas of Atlanta

 

 

Dr. Gard has been a featured or keynote speaker and presenter for over 33 local, national and international meetings and conferences. Dr. Gard was one of the first weekly guest psychologists for Good Morning Atlanta. To schedule a speaking engagement or training for your organization or school, contact Dr. Gard by phone at 770-393-1880 ext. 108.


Atlanta Psychologist Dr. Betsy Gard - Georgia Psychological Association and American Psychological Association, instructor, faculty member, clinical psychologist, disaster response, national keynote speaker, writer, honored by many national organizationsHere is a list of Dr. Gard's presentations:

  • Community Resiliency in the Face of Disaster, presentations at the Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
  • Guest Psychologist on WRFG; 2012- on Mayhem and Disaster- speaking on the impact of trauma
  • Guest Psychologist on WRFG 2012 on Broken Hearts and the Pain of a Break-up
  • Speaker at the 2012 Annual American Psychological Association in Orlando, Florida
  • The Georgia Psychological Association's Pro Bono Network, encouraging pro bono services.
  • Resiliency presentation to Savannah College of Arts and Design students. 2009
  • Disaster Resiliency through Community Preparedness, Education of the Disaster Worker and Self Care of the Responder presentation to Graduate Student at the Emory-Rollins School of Public Health. 2009
  • Emory Crisis Response Training a 2-day training at Emory and other selected colleges in Atlanta. 2009
  • Early Onset Bipolar Disorder, Diagnosis, Differentiating Bipolar From Other Disorders presentation to Fulton County educators, counselors and teaching personnel. 2009
  • The Role of Interpreters in Mental Health Settings and Disasters American Interpreters & Translators Annual Conference. Atlanta, 2008
  • Vicarious Traumatization-Caring For the Care Givers guest speaker Governor’s Emergency Management Association. Savannah, 2008
  • Vicarious Trauma – The Disaster Worker presentation to Faculty and Graduate Students Who Responded To the Sichuan Earthquake. Guilin University, China, 2008
  • Approaches for Trauma Survivors presentations to Clinical Graduate Students Group. Argosy University, 2008
  • Group Approaches For Supporting Recovery Workers presented to Argosy University Clinical Psychology grad students. 2007
  • Emory University Disaster Preparedness for the Responder – An Oxymoron? Training Lecture Series – Communitywide. 2007
  • Overview of Trauma –Working With Refugee Agencies consortium of Refugee Agencies in the Metro Atlanta Area. 2007
  • Crises Intervention/First Aide; What Can We Do To Help? Gwinnett County School Counselors. 2006
  • Pediatric Bipolar Disorder, presentation to licensed Psychologists, Georgia Psychological Association. 2005
  • International Adopted Children, clinical staff training to staff. Jewish Career and Family Services. 2005
  • Pediatric Bipolar Disorder presentation to Gwinnett school psychologists. 2005
  • Pediatric Bipolar Disorder Keynote Speaker at the Georgia Association of School Psychologists and the Georgia Psychological Association Division G. Laudermilk Center. 2005
  • Early Intervention for Trauma: the State of the Science and the Art community training for mental health professionals, Ridgeview Institute. 2005
  • Mental Health Disaster Kit presentation to the Rollins School of Public Health. 2003
  • Resiliency and Self Care, Normal Aging, Management and Treatment, Diagnosis and Disorders in Aging, presentation to Health Care Workers in Minsk, Belarus. 2003
  • Training of the Mental Health Impact of Terrorism, workshops given to physicians, hospital workers and public health workers through the Georgia Department of Human Resources Division of Public Health. Georgia statewide, 2002
  • The Effects of Disaster on Children – What the Schools Can Do, an audiovisual presentation developed from the Georgia Human Relations Commission Conference on Caring for Children and the Effect of Not Caring program. 1998
  • Georgia’s Disaster Response Team during the 1996 Centennial Olympics, APA approved continuing education workshop presented with Dr. Roberta Bayles, Division E Midwinter Conference. 1997
  • Unique Applications of Disaster Response Work presented at the Symposium; APA’s Disaster Response Network – Evolving and Adapting to New Model; Annual American Psychological Association. 1996
  • Trauma and Interventions for Victims and Communities a 1-day training for State of Georgia Mental Health Employees in preparation for the Centennial Olympics. 1995-1996
  • Disaster Response – An Important Role for Psychologists - Keynote speaker at the Spring Institute of the North Carolina Psychological Association. 1995
  • A Preventative Model for Working with Victims of Trauma and Disaster presented with Dr. Guy Seymour at the Atlanta Mental Health Association’s Third Annual Conference. 1993
  • Implementation of a Disaster Network in Georgia symposium presented at the APA Convention; Toronto. 1993
  • Crisis & Trauma Intervention of Survivors of Disasters, a 2-day workshop presented to mental health professionals in collaboration with Don Meichenbaum, Ph.D. 1993
  • Summary of the Organization of the Georgia Disaster Response Team presented at Symposium on the Implementation of the American Psychological Association Disaster Response Network Through State Collaboration. Washington, D.C., 1992
  • Disaster Response Training, a 2-day workshop organized and presented with John P. Wilson, Ph.D. Atlanta, 1991
  • Workshop on the Borderline Patient given with Darwin Dorr, Southeastern Psychological Association. Atlanta, 1983
  • Working With the Adolescent workshop given in conjunction with Robert Margolis, Ph.D. 1982
  • The “As If” Phenomena in the Borderline Patient paper presented at the APA Convention. Montreal, 1980

 

Atlanta Psychologist Dr. Betsy Gard - Georgia Psychological Association and American Psychological Association, instructor, faculty member, clinical psychologist, disaster response, national keynote speaker, writer, honored by many national organizations

Dr. Gard has had the privilege of doing public education throughout her career with numerous television, newspaper, and radio programs. These are a few of the examples of the programs she has had the honor of appearing on:

  • Frequent guest speaker for Connect with Kids - CWK Network, Inc. Connect with Kids is a multi-media, education company focused on helping educators and parents teach life skills, prevention, character, health, and wellness. Our belief is that parents and teachers are the greatest influence in the life of a child. Our mission is to connect kids with the adults who can help them using the power of real stories on video, television and the Internet.
  • Guest speaker on the Bill O'Reilly show after the NYC Black-Out
  • Guest Speaker on CNN on several of the programs after 9/11
  • Weekly psychologist for Good Morning Atlanta on topics regarding marriage, family and children.
  • Guest psychologist on the Star 94 Cindy and Ray in the Morning Atlanta Radio Show