Giovanni Billings, Psy.D.

Assistant Professor of Clinical

giovanni.m.billings@vanderbilt.edu
Faculty Appointments
Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology
Education
Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, Wheaton College , Wheaton, IllinoisM.A., Clinical Psychology, Wheaton College , Wheaton, IllinoisB.A., Psychology, Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Clinical Description
Dr. Billings has been a member of the faculty since 2015. He is a licensed clinical psychologist and trained at Children’s Hospital Colorado as well as University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Dr. Billings has experience delivering evidence-based, trauma-focused interventions to children and families. He has particular interest in working with children ages 0-6 who have experienced trauma. This includes parent-child relational assessment, relationship-based therapeutic interventions, and training/consultation in the court and child welfare systems on the needs of young children.
Research Keywords
Impact of traumatic/adverse experiences on health and relational functioning across the lifespan
Clinical Research Keywords
Early childhood and attachment; trauma, stress, coping, and health; mental health consultation in multi-disciplinary settings; supervision of clinical trainees