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Cynthia O’Connell

Specialist Professor

Educational Counseling

MEd, Masters in Education, The College of New Jersey

B.S., Dance, Health & Physical Education, Douglas College

Office
McAllan Hall, 104
Phone
732-263-5765
Email
coconnel@monmouth.edu
Courses this Semester
EDC-600
EDC-555
Regularly Taught Courses
EDC-555
EDC-500
EDC-600
EDC-545
About

Professor O’Connell has taught at the secondary level and has school counseling experience at the high school level. She was the Supervisor of Counseling Services K-12 in an urban school district and the District Test Coordinator and is certified as a SAC in New Jersey. Her career encompasses implementation of prevention, intervention, and secondary school counseling and bullying programs. She is the clinical coordinator for all school counseling, SACC, and SAC internships. She is a certified RYT Yoga teacher and a Trainer for Yoga Calm for Children. Her research interests include mindfulness and yoga in the classroom for all ages and mindfulness based stressed reduction. She is a member of ACA, NJSCA, PSA, ASCA, and MCSCA.

Research Interests

Mindfulness and Yoga in the classroom and for all ages.

Publications
Presentations/Invited Talks
  • Talks: NJSCA – Yoga Calm for Children
  • Talks: MCSCA – Yoga Calm for Children
  • Talks: ASAP – Yoga Calm for Children
Professional Associations

ACA, NJSCA, PSA, ASCA