After working as a therapist with high risk HIV+ men, Guy returned to research full time, working at the Aaron T. Beck Center for Psychopathology Research’s Center for Suicide Prevention at the University of Pennsylvania as a research coordinator and psychiatric assessor working with armed forces veterans, active duty service members and patients in inpatient psychiatric units. 

As a Hillman Scholar at Penn Nursing, he intends to integrate his experience in psychology and counseling with nursing research focused on improving health positive behaviors in marginalized and vulnerable populations.

Guy is a native of Mississippi and earned a dual BA in Psychology and Religious studies from Rice University before pursuing a masters in counseling from the University of Pennsylvania.

During this graduate program, Guy worked as a school counselor and on research examining the relationship between heart failure, mental health and medication adherence with Dr. Barbara Riegel of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.