Dr. Gothard, a licensed psychologist in Georgia, received his doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the Georgia School of Professional Psychology (GSPP) after graduating Summa Cum Laude from Georgia State University (GSU).
Dr. Gothard has over 25 years of psychotherapy and assessment experience in a range of settings including community mental health centers, psychiatric hospitals, inpatient adolescent treatment facilities, outpatient drug and alcohol treatment centers, a forensic treatment unit, a wilderness-based treatment facility, a private boarding/day school, and private practice. He also has extensive experience in program development and management, practice administration and marketing, and forensic consultation.
Dr. Gothard has served as adjunct faculty for GSPP’s Professional Counseling program and as a guest lecturer for GSPP’s Master of Arts Psychology program, GSPP’s Clinical Psychology Doctoral program, GSU’s undergraduate psychology program, and John Marshall Law School. He has also been a frequent lecturer in substance abuse and recovery, anger management, stress management, communication skills, and custody evaluations.