Barbara Landon

Barbara Landon, PsyD

Director of the Psychological Services Center

Barbara Landon, PsyD, is the director of SGU’s Psychological Services Center and a clinical psychologist and neuropsychologist. As director, she and the PSC staff of seven clinicians and two support staff are responsible for mental health and well-being among students, staff, faculty, and significant others within the SGU community.

Dr. Landon has been a part of the SGU family since 2008, serving as the Center’s clinical neuropsychologist for three years before moving to the School of Medicine’s Bioethics Department, where she taught until being appointed as director of PSC in 2017. Dr. Landon serves as a member of SGU’s Institutional Review Board and is a research scholar at the Windward Islands Research and Education Foundation (WINDREF).

She is a founding faculty member of the School of Graduate Studies’ Community-Clinical Psychology program, and faculty advisor for SGU’s Integrative Medicine Club. Her clinical interests and work are influenced by biological bases of behavior, trauma, stress, and neurodevelopment. She continues to do research and community work focusing on child neurodevelopmental issues and stress, as well as parent/teacher education in Grenada and the Caribbean region. She and her research partner, Dr. Randall Waechter, WINDREF’s director of research, have received funding from numerous international and regional partners for their neurodevelopmental intervention research entitled “Saving Brains Grenada.” She holds a master’s degree in community psychology, and is also a certified conscious discipline instructor, certified hypnotherapist, and long-time mindfulness practitioner.