Faculty & Staff

Betty Gilmore, Psy.D.

Lecturer and Director

Dr. Gilmore teaches courses in both the Dispute Resolution and Masters in Counseling Programs.

She is the former training program director for the Center for Public Policy Dispute Resolution at the University of Texas School of Law where she provided a variety of alternative dispute resolution services including mediation, training, assessment and consultation to governmental agencies, policymakers, and others involved in public disputes. In addition, she has served as a visiting faculty member at Hiroshima University where she co-taught an international negotiation course.

Dr. Gilmore also is an online-lecturer for the Werner Institute for Negotiation and Dispute Resolution at Creighton University and is the co-chair for the Texas Mediation Trainer's Roundtable. She continues to provide consultation, training and crisis management services to private and governmental entities and is a board member for the Texas After Violence Project. 

As a licensed clinical psychologist, she has worked in clinical, teaching, training, supervisory and consulting roles in a wide variety of settings including academic, workplace, private practice, community and health care. Over the past 15 years, she has delivered training programs and professional presentations nationally and internationally. Her areas of specialization include trauma, crisis management, conflict resolution and cross cultural issues.

Dr. Gilmore earned her bachelor's degree in psychology from Southern Methodist University. In addition, she received her Master's and Doctoral degrees in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology in Los Angeles, California. She has received extensive training in dispute resolution through Harvard's Program on Negotiation, Pepperdine's Strauss Institute, CDR Associates, and the American Institute of Mediation.