Andrew Garland-Forshee

Contributing Faculty
College of Psychology and Community Services
Ph.D. Human Services

Dr. Andrew Garland-Forshee (pronouns: he/him/his) holds over 25 years of experience in the fields of education, family services, and human/social services. Dr. Garland-Forshee's current research and teaching interests focus on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Queer/Questioning, (LGBTQ+) issues in human services, LGBTQ+ Behavioral Health, Mental Health Stigma Reduction among gay men, and contemplative practices in human service education.

Dr. Garland-Forshee is a Human Services Board Certified Practitioner (HS-BCP), a Nationally Certified Mental Health First Aid Instructor (Adult and Youth), a Nationally Certified QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Instructor, and a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT200). Since 2006, he has served as a contributing faculty member in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.

Courses Taught

HUMN 8150 - Helping Organizations, Individuals and Communities

HUMN 9001 - Dissertation

HUMN 6000 - Foundations of Graduate Study in Human Services


PhD, Walden University

MA, Pacific Oaks College

BA, The Evergreen State College

Awards / Honors

Faculty Excellence Award, National Institute for Student and Organizational Development at the University of Texas at Austin/Portland Community College, 2018

Social Justice Comrade Award, Portland Community College - Sylvania Multicultural Center, 2012


Reicherzer, S. L., Garland-Forshee, A. S., Patton, J. L., Kocet, M. (2014). Counseling in the Periphery of Queer Discourse: Transgender Children, Adolescents, Women and Men.

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Forshee, A. S., Garland-Forshee, A. S. (2008). Transgender men: A demographic snapshot. Journal of Gay and Lesbian Social Services

Forshee, A. S., Garland-Forshee, A. S. (2007). Turning off the gender autopilot: Meeting the human service needs of transgender men. Human Service Education