Anneliese A. Singh, PhD, Awarded 2014 APA Presidential Citation

Anneliese A. Singh, PhD, was awarded a Presidential Citaton for her knowledge and dedication to positive identity development for multiply marginalized youth.

A dedicated and prolific early career psychologist, Singh models multicultural competence as a psychologist committed to social change and advocacy for the needs of marginalized youth. Currently associate professor at the University of Georgia in the department of counseling and human development services, Singh involves her students as community partners with grassroots organizations and schools. She is an international expert on queer, transgender and questioning youth and the intersection of racial, ethnic and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) identity development. The co-author of the proposed "Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Transgender and Gender Non-conforming Clients," she publishes and presents internationally on LGBTQ youth and adults, traumatology, Asian-American/Pacific Islander counseling and psychology, social justice training and supervision, fostering resilience and qualitative methodology. She has already received numerous awards as an outstanding teacher, researcher, group practitioner and social advocate.