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David U. Burkholder, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Professional Counseling
Graduate Center 112

David U. Burkholder, Ph.D.

Specialization in mental health counseling with children and adolescents. Areas of interest include career counseling, student retention, legal and ethical issues in therapy, men’s issues, and multicultural issues.


Ph.D., Kent State University


Scholarly Articles

Burkholder, J., Burkholder, D., & Gavin, M. (in press). The role of decision-making models and reflection in navigating ethical dilemmas. Counseling and Values.

Hall, S., Burkholder, J., & Burkholder, D. (2019). Group Work: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Clients. In Gross, D. R. & Stauffer, M. D. (Eds.). Foundations of Group Counseling, New York: Pearson Publishing.

Burkholder, D., Hall, S., & Burkholder, J. (2014). Ward v. Wilbanks: Counselor educators respond. Counselor Education and Supervision, 53, 267-283. doi: 10.1002/j.1556-6978.2014.00062.x

Presentations/Invited Talks

Burkholder, J., Burkholder, D., & Hall, S. (2018). Using Ethical Decision Making Models to Navigate Dilemmas in Clinical Practice. EB-ACA, Athens, Greece.

Burkholder, D., Hall, S., & Burkholder, J. (2016). Ward v. Wilbanks: Counselor Educators Respond. The American Counseling Association, Montreal, Canada.


Frequently Taught Classes

  • Career Counseling (PC 570)
  • Professional Counseling Practicum (PC 595)
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