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, Ed.D.

Mark Griffin
Psychological Science



Dr. Griffin served the University of North Georgia (UNG) as a full-time faculty member for one year after teaching for fourteen years at Georgia Perimeter College (now Perimeter College at Georgia State University) where he was associate professor of Psychology. He retired in 2015 and now teaches part-time. In addition to his faculty responsibilities at GPC, Mark served the college as executive director for Distance Education, social sciences coordinator for GPC Online, and assistant department chair for Social Sciences. He has also taught undergraduate psychology classes and graduate counseling classes as an adjunct at several other institutions. Prior to beginning his full-time teaching career Mark worked for twenty-nine years as a practitioner, program director, and agency administrator in child welfare, juvenile justice and mental health agencies in Florida and Georgia.  Mark has been a licensed counselor since 1982 and is retired from the private practice of counseling.

Courses Taught


Introduction to Psychology

Abnormal Psychology

Abnormal Psychology Lab

Introduction to Human Development

Psychology of Adjustment

Careers and Professional Issues in Psychology

Research Methods

History and Systems of Psychology

Interviewing Techniques


Clinical Theories and Interventions


Abnormal Psychology

Etiology of Mental Illness

Tests and Measurements

Personality Theories and Individual Counseling

Counseling Techniques

Counseling Practicum


  • Ed.D., Counseling Psychology, Argosy University, 2005
  • M.A., Clinical and Community Psychology, University of South Florida, 1978
  • M.A., Theological Studies, Columbia Theological Seminary, 1998
  • , Postgraduate Studies in Counselor Education, University of Florida and University of Central Florida
  • B.S., Psychology, University of Central Florida, 1973

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