Dr. Gullick graduated with honors from Furman University. She received both her Masters Degree and her Doctor of Philosophy Degree from the Clinical Psychology Program at the University of Georgia. She then completed a clinical internship at the University of Mississippi Medical School. Following the receipt of her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, Dr. Gullick served on the faculty of the Department of Psychiatry at the Medical College of Virginia. During her tenure at that institution, she was the Director of the Institute of Family Living, and a consultant to the departments of Obstetrics-Gynecology, Family Medicine, Oncology, and Rehabilitation Medicine. She also designed, introduced, and led the first offering of a Human Sexuality curriculum to the medical students and residents in training at the Medical College.
Dr. Gullick left the Medical College of Virginia to join the faculty of the Department of Psychiatry at the Medical College of Wisconsin. While there, she designed and conducted a system-wide intervention with the Chronic Care Division of the Milwaukee County Mental Health Center. This intervention resulted in the institution's first approval by the Joint Commission of Accreditation of Hospitals. She was also active in research and treatment of marital and sexual difficulties, as well as the application of behavioral therapy to medical illnesses.
During her academic career, Dr. Gullick had numerous professional publications and invited presentations, in the United States and abroad. Her areas of specialty involved the integration of behavioral psychological approaches to challenges in medical education and physical illness.
Note that Dr. Gullick is a member of the American Psychhological Association, the North Carolina Psychological Association and the American Association for Reproductive Medicine