Speaker Series: Gina Davis, PsyD - Healthy mindsets and emotional health for college students
August 12, 2021
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This event is free for current and past AIS clients, and registration is required. Our hope is that this event will specifically benefit rising and current college students, but all are welcome.

Dr. Gina Davis is a licensed clinical psychologist in the San Francisco Bay Area. She previously worked at Mount St. Mary’s University’s Counseling & Psychological Services in Los Angeles as a Postdoctoral Fellow and as an Accessibility Specialist at the San Francisco Art Institute. Dr. Davis wrote her doctoral dissertation on the relationship between African American father involvement and the success of their college-age children, which she also presented at the Organization of Counseling Center Directors in Higher Education (OCCDHE) conference. She identifies as African American and Chinese American and as a person who stutters. Visit her online at

Dr. Davis recently published the book, "After the Acceptance Letter: Seven Healthy Mindsets for Emotional Wellness in College." She will spend some time talking about the topic of her book as well as her own journey with stuttering, and working as a psychologist. Questions will be encouraged by the audience! 

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After the Acceptance Letter

After the Acceptance Letter is a self-help guide aimed at supporting college and high school students in learning how to manage their mental health during the college years. Readers are encouraged to reflect on the relationship between their personal values and undergraduate goals, set realistic expectations, and practice self-compassion. Book contents include a list of mental health and crisis resources, interactive exercises for self-reflection, and information for college students on how to utilize student support services on campus. After the Acceptance Letter shows young adults how to manage their mental health needs in addition to their academic responsibilities.

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