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Mabe, P. Alex, PhD

Pediatric Psychology
Office 706-721-8812
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Faculty Title

  • Professor and Chief of Psychology, Director of Psychology Internship Program

Medical Degree

  • Florida State University, 1982


  • Parenting issues
  • Patient/family activation in pediatric practice
  • Recovery model of psychiatric care


  • English

Board Info

  • American Board of Psychology - Certified

Dr. P. Alex Mabe received his doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida. Currently, he is professor, Director of Psychology Residency and Postdoctoral Training, and Chief of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior at Augusta University. Dr. Mabe is currently the principal investigator for the MCG-VAMC Consortium-Psychology Workforce Development program, Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Graduate Psychology Education Program, having successfully obtained grant awards on this project since 2002.

His publications include over 60 articles in the areas of clinical child and pediatric psychology as well as other mental health care issues. He is a member of the American Psychological Association and a Fellow of the Georgia Psychological Association. He has been a reviewer for 13 professional journals and has made numerous presentations at national and international professional meetings on topics related to children's mental health, family and parent management training, and the recovery model of mental health services. Dr. Mabe is licensed as a psychologist in Georgia and South Carolina and has been providing clinical psychology services to children and their families in the Central Savannah River Area for 30 years including extensive work with military families on assignment at Fort Gordon, Georgia. His current research interests include parenting and child treatment services. In addition he is the team leader of Project GREAT (Georgia Recovery-Based Educational Approach to Treatment) that has been developing innovative approaches to transforming an academic psychiatry department to a Recovery model of care. Project GREAT was the recipient of the American College of Psychiatrists' annual award for Creativity in Psychiatric Education in 2012.

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