Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Director of Mental Health / Substance Abuse Services
Grady Ponce de Leon Center, Infectious Disease Program
Director of Psychology Intership Training
Emory University School of Medicine / Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences/
Eugene W. Farber, PhD, ABPP, is a licensed psychologist with board certification in clinical psychology. In his role as Director of Mental Health/Substance Abuse Services at the Grady Infectious Disease Program, Dr. Farber oversees an interdisciplinary behavioral health service that is integrated within an HIV primary care setting. He also serves as Training Director for the American Psychological Association accredited predoctoral psychology internship program in the School of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. His clinical interests include a focus on culturally responsive mental health intervention for underserved populations and integrative behavioral health services for those living with medical illness. His research activities include investigations of resilience factors influencing psychological adaptation to HIV disease and clinical outcomes of HIV mental health services provided in community-based primary care settings. He also is interested in research focusing on behavioral health pathways for reducing health disparities and promoting health equity. His teaching activities are focused primarily on training in behavioral health intervention within integrated health care settings along with teaching and supervision in the theory, research, and practice of integrative, relational psychodynamic, and experiential psychotherapies. Dr. Farber is active in national professional organizations, having served as a past chair of the American Psychological Association’s Committee on Psychology and AIDS, past chair of the Education and Training Committee of the Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy (Division 29, American Psychological Association), and member of an American Psychological Association Presidential Task Force on the role of psychology in Patient-Centered Medical Homes.