Amanda Giordano, Ph.D., LPC, is an associate professor of counseling at the University of Georgia. She specializes in addiction counseling and has clinical, instructional, and scholarly experience related to both chemical and behavioral addictions. Dr. Giordano is the sole author of a clinical reference book titled, A Clinical Guide to Treating Behavioral Addictions and co-author of a textbook titled, Addiction Counseling: A Practical Approach. Dr. Giordano works to advance the counseling field with rigorous research and has published over 50 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. She regularly teaches addiction counseling courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level. In 2018, Amanda was awarded the Addictions/Offender Educator Excellence Award from the International Association of Addictions & Offender Counselors.
Ph.D., Counseling & Counselor Education
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Honors & Awards
IAAOC Addictions/Offender Educator Excellence Award
Counselor Education Alumni Professional Excellence Award