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Britney Brinkman, PhD
Britney Brinkman, PhD
Associate professor of psychology, Point Park University, Pennsylvania, US
“I am passionate about helping girls and women as they navigate the joys and challenges of life. I am inspired by the people I work with and am honored to be part of their journeys of growth and development.”
Career Highlights
  • Mental health 
  • Adolescent girls 
  • Healthy relationships
  • Coping with stress
  • Mindfulness 
  • Self-care 
  • Comprehensive sexuality education
“I’m driven to design, implement, and evaluate prevention and early intervention programs for adolescent girls to give them valuable mental health resources as they transition toward adulthood.”
— Britney Brinkman, PhD
  • Point Park University – Associate professor of clinical psychology
  • BGB Consulting – Licensed psychologist
  • Point Park University – Director of clinical training for the PsyD in clinical psychology program
  • Social Justice Psychology Research Team – Director
  • Chatham University – Associate professor of counseling psychology
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the University of Utah, and Colorado State University – Teaching appointments 
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation – Research Leaders Fellowship, 2017
  • Licensed psychologist in the state of Pennsylvania
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – Internship at the counseling center
  • Colorado State University – Doctor of Philosophy in counseling psychology, 2009
  • Master of Science in counseling psychology
  • University of Utah – Bachelor of Science in honors psychology
  • Graduate certificate in women’s studies
Academic memberships
  • American Psychological Association 
  • Association for Women in Psychology
  • Society for Counseling Psychology
  • Society for the Psychology of Women
  • American Psychological Association
  • Black Girls Equity Alliance
Awards and achievements
  • See the Best in Me Equity Award, Gwen’s Girls, 2021
  • Christine Ladd-Franklin Award, Association for Women in Psychology, 2020
  • Excellence in Community Engagement Award, Point Park University, 2020
  • Partnership of Distinction Community Engagement Award, University of Pittsburgh, 2019
  • American Psychological Association Presidential Citation as a Citizen Psychologist, 2018
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