Evelyn Gould, PhD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Assistant Professor of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Keck School of Medicine of USC

Dr. Evelyn Gould (Evie) is a licensed psychologist and clinical behavior analyst from Belfast, N.Ireland. Evie completed her academic and clinical training in Ireland, U.K. and the USA, and was an international and nontraditional student.

Evie has specialized training in contextual-behavioral treatment approaches, including acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), exposure with response prevention (ERP), behavioral activation, and habit-reversal training (HRT). Her professional interests include autism, anxiety, OCD and related disorders (e.g., BFRBs, Tics, phobias), adjustment issues, LGBTQIA+ mental health, gender identity, psychological flexibility and resilience, self-compassion, parenting and parent mental health. In addition to clinical work, Evie is actively involved in dissemination and outreach, training and supervision, and applied research.

Evie is queer-identifying and is actively committed to practices of cultural humility and antiracism in her personal and professional life. Evie strives to provide compassionate, affirmative, and culturally responsive care that is individually tailored to each person’s needs. Evie would tell her college self, “Done is better than perfect” and “You are enough.”

Gould’s pronouns are she, her, they, them.