Ann Garland, PhD

Ann F. Garland, PhD. was a 2022 Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Mental Health and Societal Well Being. She has been a Professor and Chair of Counseling and MFT at the University of San Diego and Professor of Psychiatry at U.C.S.D. Over the past 30 years, her teaching and research has been devoted to improving community-based mental health care by strengthening the integration of scientifically and practically derived knowledge. She has also trained hundreds of mental health professionals from multiple disciplines for research and/or clinical practice careers. Drawing on this experience, she recently published the book, Pursuing a Career in Mental Health: A Comprehensive Guide for Aspiring Professionals (2022, Oxford University Press).  
Dr. Garland has received numerous mentorship and research awards, earned over $13 million in research and training grants, and published over 120 articles and book chapters addressing topics such as barriers in access to mental health care, racial and ethnic disparities in care, academic-community partnership, and delivery of evidence-based practices in local and global settings.  
She earned her PhD in Clinical Psychology from Yale University as well as a Master’s degree in Human Development from Teacher’s College, Columbia University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from U.C. Berkeley.