George S. Everly, Jr., PhD, ABPP, FACLP

Academic Rank

Professor

Department/Institute Affiliation(s)

Department of International Health

George S. Everly, Jr., PhD, ABPP, FACLP, is an award-winning author and researcher. He holds faculty appointments in the Department of International Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and in Psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. In addition, he has served on the adjunct faculty of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the FBI’s National Academy at Quantico, Virginia. Dr. Everly holds Honorary Professorships at the Universidad de Flores, Buenos Aires, Argentina and Universidad de Weiner, Lima, Peru. He was a member of the CDC Mental Health Collaboration Committee  (having chaired the mental health competency development sub-committee), the Infrastructure Expert Team within the US Department of Homeland Security, and the NVOAD Early Psychological Intervention sub-committee. He was an advisor to the Hospital Authority of Hong Kong and served as Senior Advisor on research in human resilience to the Office of His Highness the Amir of Kuwait.  Dr. Everly is co-founder of, and served as a non-governmental representative to the United Nations for, the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, a non-profit United Nations-affiliated public health and safety organization. Prior to these appointments, Dr. Everly was a visiting Fellow at Harvard University, a Harvard Scholar, visiting in psychology, Harvard University; and a Visiting Lecturer in Medicine, Harvard Medical School. He was formerly Chief Psychologist and Director of Behavioral Medicine for the Johns Hopkins' Homewood Hospital Center.

He is the author, co-author, or editor of 20 textbooks and over 100 professional papers.  Among his texts are THE JOHNS HOPKINS GUIDE TO PSYCHOLOGICAL FIRST AID (Johns Hopkins Press, 2017), THE RESILIENT CHILD (DiaMedica, 2009, Foreword Magazine Gold Medal Winner),  PERSONALITY GUIDED THERAPY OF POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER (APA, 2004), and A CLINICAL GUIDE TO THE TREATMENT OF THE HUMAN STRESS RESPONSE, 3rd EDITION (Springer, 2013).  He has given invited lectures in 26 countries on 6 continents.  His works have been translated into Russian, Arabic, Swedish, Polish, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese, German, Korean, and Spanish. His biography appears in Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the World and Wikipedia.


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