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Brian has over 15 years of counseling experience.
Director of Counseling and Testing Center
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd. #11024
Bowling Green, KY 42101-11024
WKU Phone:
(270) 745-3159 WKU Email: brian.vanbrunt@wku.edu 
Personal Phone: (603) 491-3215 Personal Email: brian@vanbrunts.com

Gordon College, BA
Salem State University,
MS University of Sarasota/Argosy, Ed.D.
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), KY #925

National Certified Forensic Counselor (CFC), #F19951

He is available to give presentations, trainings and lectures on:
• Campus Threat Management, Mandated Assessment, Mandated Educational Programming
• Aggression Management for Higher Education
• Program Evaluation and Assessment
• College Mental Health, Suicide Identification and Management
• Managing Classroom Disruptions and Difficult Students
• Motivating and Encouraging Non-Traditional Students
• Alcohol Education Programs, Motivational Interviewing and Change Theory
• Compassion Fatigue and Staff Burnout
• Resident Advisor / Director Training

Dr. Van Brunt has worked in the counseling field for over fifteen years. He served as Director of Counseling at New England College from 2001-2007 and currently serves as Director of Counseling and Testing at Western Kentucky University. His counseling style draws from a variety of approaches, though primarily from the humanistic/person-centered style of treatment with its emphasis on warmth, compassion, empathy, unconditional positive regard, individual choice and personal responsibility. He is a certified QPR suicide prevention trainer and trained in BASICS alcohol intervention. Brian is also a senior trainer in John Byrne's Aggression Management program.

Brian currently serves as the president of the American College Counseling Association. He has presented nationally on counseling ethics, mandated counseling, and testing and assessment for the American College Counseling Association (ACCA), Association of College and University Counseling Center Directors (AUCCCD), American College Personnel Association (ACPA) and the National Association of Forensic Counselors (NAFC). He has presented on web site design at the Georgia College Counseling Association (GCCA) conference in 2007 and was awarded the American College Health Association Innovation Grant for his work on New England College’s website. He has taught graduate classes in counseling theory, ethics, testing and assessment and program evaluation. He has taught undergraduate classes in adjustment and personal growth, deviance and counseling theory.
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