Primary areas of interest and research include:

  • racial identity

  • multicultural competence

  • behavioral addictions (technology, eating disorders, video games)

  • creativity in counseling

  • worth

  • spiritual trauma

  • counselor education

  • technology in counseling education and practice



  • Booth, C. S., & Phipps, G. S. (2013) Eating disorders on college campuses.  In S. Degges-White & C. Borzumato-Gainey (Eds.), College counseling: A developmental approach (p. 155-183). New York: Springer Publishing.


  • Phipps, G. S. (2018). Exploring the relationship between White racial identity development and multicultural counseling competence of counselors-in-training at predominantly White Institutions and historically Black colleges and universities. (Unpublished doctoral dissertation). North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Greensboro, NC.

  • Whittaker, T., Phipps, G. S., Washington, J., White, N., Evans, C., & Euring, M. (2018) Temporary minority: Exploring the lived experiences of White students in HBCU counseling programs. Manuscript in preparation.

  • Phipps, G. S., & Brooks, M. (2018). Beginning counseling practicum student worries at an HBCU. Manuscript in preparation.


  • Culver, S., & Phipps, G. S. (2018). According to faculty, the most important reasons for doing assessment at an HBCU. Manuscript submitted for publication.

  • Brooks, M., & Phipps, G. S. (2019) [Editorial]. Police brutality and Black clients: Implications for the counseling profession. Journal of Multicultural Counseling & Development, 47, 146-148.


  • Phipps, G. S., (2018, June). Breaking down barriers: Cultivating effective assessment through old-fashioned trial and error. Presentation at the Watermark Engage Conference in Austin, TX.

  • Culver, S., & Phipps, G. S., (2018, February). According to faculty, the most important reasons for doing assessment at an HBCU. Presentation at the Eastern Educational Research Association Conference in Clearwater, FL.

  • Phipps, G. S., & Evans, C. (2017, October). Temporary minorities in a majority world:  Exploring the lived experiences of Caucasian graduate counseling students at a Historically Black College and University. Poster presented at the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference. Chicago, IL.

  • Whittaker, T., Washington, J., Phipps, G. S. (2016, April). Mirror mirror: Exploring lived experiences of Caucasian students at HBCU counseling programs. Poster presented at the annual National Council on Rehabilitation Education Conference. Newport Beach, CA.

  • Phipps, G. S. (2014, April). Efficacy of technology training in a counseling education program. Poster presented at the Rehabilitation of Ethnic Minorities with Behavioral Addictions (REMBA) Conference. “Building a Network of Recovery in Communities” in Greensboro, NC.

  • Booth, C. S., & Phipps, G. S. (2013, April). Compulsive overeating: An addiction epidemic. Presentation at the Rehabilitation of Ethnic Minorities with Behavioral Addictions (REMBA) Conference - “Moving Outside the Box of Trauma and Addiction: Fostering Resilience, Hope, and Recovery in Communities of Color” in Greensboro, NC.


Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE): Performance Partnership Pilots (P3) CFDA Number 84.420A Grant - Develop STAREE (Students That Are Ready for Employment and Education) Program (2016). Participated in writing a grant to fund a special program for increasing post-secondary education and employment of Guilford County, North Carolina high school graduates. This $330,000 grant was created as part of a workshop on grant writing and was not funded. It was a learning experience and not an actual grant submission. (Co-Principal Investigator)


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