Gilberte Bastien, Ph.D.

Gilberte (Gigi) Bastien, Ph.D. 

Assistant Professor

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Location: NCPC 214
Phone: (404) 752-1919


University of Mississippi
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology

University of Mississippi
Degree: Master of Arts in Psychology

Xavier University of Louisiana
Degree: Bachelor of Science in Psychology-Premed


Bastien, G., Johnson, L. R., Seifen-Adkins, T. (2018). Striving for success: Academic adjustment of international students in the U.S. Journal of International Students (in press).

Cooke, T. Bastien, G., Xu, J., Owen, J., Cunningham, K., & Rust, G. (2016). Major Depressive Disorder and Condom Use in Young Adult Females. Journal of Psychiatry, Depression, & Anxiety 2:006.

Scott, V. C., Kenworthy, T., Godly-Reynolds, E., Bastien, G., Scaccia, J., McMickens, C., Rachel, S., Cooper, S., Wrenn, G., & Wandersman, A. (2017, April 10). The Readiness for Integrated Care Questionnaire (RICQ): An Instrument to Assess Readiness to Integrate Behavioral Health and Primary Care. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry. Advance online publication.

Book chapters
Johnson, L. R., Bastien, G., & Hirschel, M. J. (2009). Psychotherapy in a culturally diverse world. In S. Eshun & R. A. R. Gurung (Eds.), Culture and Mental Health (pp.115-148). United Kingdom: Wiley Blackwell.

Honors and Awards

2016 - NIH Fogarty Global Mental Health Program. Selected to be a part of the 2016-2017 fellowship class. Project title: Resilience in the Face of Tragedy: Examining Psychosocial Health and Resiliency in Individuals and Communities Recovering from Ebola in Liberia.
2015 - present - Chair of Satcher Health Leadership Institute Global Health Committee
2012-2013 - Multicultural and Diversity Committee, VA Psychology Training Council. Selected from applicants around the country to be a part of this committee.
2011 - Caribbean Regional Conference of Psychology Student Registration Scholarship
2011 - Student Development Travel Grant – University of Mississippi
2011 - APA Advanced Training Institute Travel Grant
2011 - Graduate Student Travel Award – University of Mississippi
2006 - Graduate Student Council Graduate Research Grant Recipient - University of Mississippi
2005 - Cum Laude, Xavier University of Louisiana
2005 - Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Undergraduate Scholarship (awarded to member with highest GPA in the South Central Region)
2002-2005 - Alpha Epsilon Delta Honor Society
2001-2005 - Dean’s List, Xavier University of Louisiana
2001-2005 - Academic Scholarship, Xavier University of Louisiana
2001-2005 - Gates Millennium Scholar & Scholarship Recipient
2001-2005 - Psi Chi Honor Society

Professional Societies:
2017-present - International Council of Psychologists
2016-present - Caribbean Alliance of National Psychological Associations (CANPA)
2016-present - Society for the Study of Psychiatry and Culture
2014-present - American Public Health Association
2013-present - Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association
2010-present - Association for Contextual Behavioral Science
2005-present - American Psychological Association