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George S. Everly, PhD

  • Professor - Adjunct

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615 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21205


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PhD, University of Maryland, College Park, 1978
MA, University of Maryland, College Park, 1974


Crisis intervention. Resilience. Psychology of terrorism. Disaster mental health. Psychological first aid. Crisis leadership.

Honors and Awards

Susan Hamilton Award for building disaster relief coalitions, 2013.

Author 2008 Gold Medal Award Book of the Year, Foreword Magazine;

Fellow, American Psychological Association;

Honor Award, American Red Cross;

World Trade Center Medal, New York Police Department;

World Trade Center Response Recognition, Port Authority police of New York and New Jersey;

Council of Ministers Medal, State of Kuwait;

Leadership Award, American Red Cross;

Certificate of Honor, Baltimore City Police Department;

Honorary Professor, Universidad de Flores, Buenos Aires;

Professor's Medal, Weiner University, Lima Peru;

Fellow, Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine;

ABPP - American Brd Prof Psychology;

Past president, Maryland Psychological Association;

University of Maryland's 50th Anniversary Outstanding Alumni Award, School of Health and Human Performance (Public Health)

  • disaster mental health
  • resilience
  • crisis intervention
  • terrorism
  • psychological first aid

Recent books:

  • Everly, GS, Jr. & Lating, JM. (2017). Psychological First Aid: The Johns Hopkins Model. Balto: Johns Hopkins Press.
  • Everly, GS, Jr. & Lating, JM (2019) Clinical Guide toi the Treatment of the Human Stress Response (4th Ed). NY: Springer.
  • Everly, GS, Jr. Strouse, DA, & McCormack, D. (2015). Stronger - Keys to Resilience. NY: AMACOM.
  • Everly, GS, Jr. & Mitchell, JT. (2017). Critical Incident Stress Management. Ellicott City, MD: ICISF.
  • Everly, GS, Jr. (2008). The Resilient Child. NY: DiaMedica.