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Counselor Education Faculty — Dr. Bev Burnell

Associate Professor
Coordinator, Student Affairs Professional Practice Program


  • Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision, 1999, Syracuse University.
  • M.S. in College and Agency Counseling, 1983, SUNY Plattsburgh.
  • B.S. in Secondary Mathematics, 1976, SUNY Plattsburgh.

Courses Taught

  • Student Affairs Practice.
  • College Students and Environments.
  • Career Development Counseling.
  • Professional Orientation to Counseling.
  • Counseling Practicum.
  • Counseling Internship.
  • Counseling Relationships and Skills.
  • Group Counseling.
  • Research Design and Methods.
  • Consultation Procedures in Counseling.
  • Counseling Pre-Practicum.
  • Cultural Contexts in Counseling.
  • Facilitating College Student Development.

Professional Experience

  • Counselor Educator: SUNY Plattsburgh, Fall 1998 - present.
  • SUNY Oneonta, 1997-1998.
  • Adjunct: Syracuse University, 1995-1997.
  • Counselor: Fairmount Children's Day Treatment Center, Syracuse, 1995-1996.
  • Peer Education Coordinator: Syracuse University, 1994-1995.
  • College Counselor: Syracuse University, 1992-1994.
  • Career Development Coordinator: University of Wisconsin - Parkside, 1984-1992.
  • Academic, Career, and Student Support Services Counselor: SUNY Plattsburgh - 1982-1984.

Professional Memberships

  • American Counseling Association.
  • American College Personnel Association.
  • National Career Development Association.
  • Association of Counselor Education and Supervision.
  • North Atlantic Region Association of Counselor Education and Supervision.

Scholarly Interests

Rural counseling, career development, college student development, gender issues in counseling, counselor education, accreditation.

Counseling Approach

Integrated - based in existential philosophy, person-centered relationship building, and cognitive-behavioral techniques.

Contact Dr. Bev Burnell, N.C.C.

Office: Ward Hall, 106C
Office Phone: (518) 564-4177