Our Work

Pursuing novel ways to advance professional psychology and behavioral healthcare through research, education and service.

We approach our work in several ways:

Programs explore more efficient and effective psychological treatment approaches that are grounded in data-driven experimentation and disciplined innovation.


Continuing education supports healthcare professionals to provide high-quality treatment, advocate for patients and revolutionize the healthcare system.


Historical preservation allows us to understand the roots of the field of psychology, including its successes and its mistakes, so that we may better shape its future.


Ongoing Initiatives


Cummings Center for the History of Psychology

The Drs. Nicholas and Dorothy Cummings Center for the History of Psychology (CCHP), located at The University of Akron, Ohio, cares for, provides access to and interprets the historical record of psychology and related human sciences.

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Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies

The Cummings Graduate Institute (CGI) is dedicated to disrupting healthcare by preparing entrepreneurial integrated care professionals through innovative and affordable quality distance education programs.

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Police Wellness Program

The Police Wellness Program supports our law enforcement officers through evidence-based behavioral health programs tailored to individual departments, beginning with the Arlington County Police Department.

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