The American Counseling Association defines counseling as a professional relationship that empowers diverse individuals, families and groups to accomplish mental health, wellness, education and career goals. Counselors can make a difference in the lives of others by improving health, careers and relationships.
At Kean our student-centered master's degree programs in counseling provide several options to pursue your career interests in a humanistic, multicultural program. Core content provides preparation through theory skill development and practical application in coursework and supervised practicum and internships.
After working with nationally-recognized, highly skilled faculty members in a vibrant, diverse community, graduates excel as counseling leaders, advocates and practitioners who make a positive contribution to society.
A new Ph.D. in Counseling and Supervision welcomed its first cohort in Fall 2018.
Dr. Mascari and the whole faculty were a tremendous help to me. Now I also get to apply what I learned at Kean in a really practical way. It’s very satisfying and rewarding to be able to help someone acclimate to a sober life."
At Kean we believe learning and professional growth extend far beyond the walls of our classrooms. That's why we encourage you to take advantage of a variety of research opportunities, internships and more that we offer to advance your career and set the stage for continued success.
New book stresses the importance of compassion
J. Barry Mascari, Ed.D., LPC, LCADC, and Jane Webber, Ph.D., LPC, were featured in Counseling Today magazine for their latest book, Disaster Mental Health Counseling: A Guide to Preparing and Responding.
The program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs.
CACREP maintains collaborative relationships with other groups that focus on accreditation, licensing, certification, and the professional development of counselors and related practitioners.
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