Dean Jeffrey Milem

A Welcome Message from Dean Jeffrey Milem

Professor and Jules Zimmer Dean's Chair Jeffrey Milem introduces you to the Gevirtz School, a hub of educational innovation with world-class research produced by our distinguished faculty and exceptional graduate students.

Welcome to the Gevirtz School of Education

The Gevirtz School is guided by its unwavering commitment to improving the knowledge base about educational issues, providing professional development for the future leaders of public education, and ensuring high quality education for all of our nation’s children. 


The Gevirtz School offers degrees to prepare students for many exciting and rewarding careers in education and applied psychology. Come study with us to help build equitable communities locally and globally and transform school and community-based systems to better serve vulnerable populations.

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Clinical Services

Hosford Clinic Session

Hosford Clinic

The Hosford Counseling & Psychological Services Clinic is a university-based community clinic that is designed to provide culturally sensitive, low-cost individual, couple, family, and group psychological treatment to the entire Santa Barbara community.

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Koegel Autism Center

The Koegel Autism Center--internationally recognized for its innovative autism research and clinical training—focuses on the development and implementation of strength-based, motivational interventions and supports for individuals and families affected by autism spectrum disorders.

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McEnroe Reading & Language Arts Clinic

This clinic serves 1st through 6th grade school students who are experiencing reading and language difficulties. It offers a positive tutorial environment that nurtures students to become life-long readers while helping develop their skills to meet increased reading demands in secondary school, while providing university and research-based literacy and reading assessments and interventions.

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Here's What's Happening

Santa Barbara Psychology Internship Consortium Doctoral Intern Positions

Santa Barbara Psychology Internship Consortium Offers Doctoral Intern Positions

Santa Barbara Psychology Internship Consortium Offering 6 Doctoral School Psychology Intern Positions for 2024-2025


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F. Gregory Ashby and Heidi Zetzer present talk on neuropsychological theory of agency, cognition, mood and dopamine

UC Santa Barbara Psychologists Present "Just Do It: A Neuropsychological Theory of Agency, Cognition, Mood, and Dopamine"

UC Santa Barbara psychologists Dr. F. Gregory Ashby, Distinguished Professor Emeritus from the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences, and Dr. Heidi A. Zetzer, Teaching Professor and Director of the Carol Ackerman Positive Psychology Clinic at the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education, will be offering a presentation entitled, "Just Do It: A Neuropsychological Theory of Agency, Cognition, Mood, and Dopamine," as part of the University of Montana’s Presidential Lecture Series, on September 26, 2023.  

GGSE News > Dept. of Counseling, Clinical & School Psychology

the 2023-24 Hosford Memorial Research Fellows

Four students receive the 2023-24 Hosford Memorial Research Fellowship

GGSE News > Dept. of Counseling, Clinical & School Psychology

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Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

We embrace all identities related to race, ethnicity, gender, sex, sexual orientation, culture, national origin, spirituality, ability/disability, socioeconomic status and age. We embrace our responsibility as a Minority–Serving Institution (MSI) to catalyze the strengths of diversity and address the challenges of our complex world. We collaborate with interdisciplinary and community partners to conduct impactful, respectful, equity-serving and community-engaged service and research.


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The Gevirtz School faculty offers broad and deep knowledge about topics in education, teacher training, and counseling, clinical, and school psychology.

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Innovate, Inspire, Imagine

The Gevirtz School of Education will be a leader in addressing pressing social justice issues through interdisciplinary collaborations grounded in educational and applied psychological research, teaching, and service.