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Lisa Burton

Marshall University
Associate Professor
Fort Pierce, Florida Area
Dr. Lisa Burton has been a Licensed Professional Counselor and Approved Licensed Professional Supervisor since 1998, a National Certified Counselor since 2000, and a Certified School Counselor since 1992. In addition, Dr. Burton holds a Ph.D. in Professional Education from Capella University as well as an Ed.S. in School Counseling from Marshall University, a M.A. in School Counseling K-12 from Marshall University.
She is currently a full-time Associate Professor for Marshall University in the Counseling Department and has been in this position since 2009. However, she was an adjunct professor for Marshall University for thirteen years before joining them full-time. In addition, she has been an Adjunct Professor for American Public University since 2009. Prior to her position at Marshall University full-time, Dr. Burton was a Coordinator for the West Virginia Department of Education for ten years. She was responsible for School Counselors, Attendance Directors, Student Assistance Programs, Ethics in the Workplace, Character Education, Homeless Education and Dropout Prevention. In addition, she has been employed as a school counselor on the elementary, junior high and high school level. In 1999 she started her own private practice, Crossroads Counseling & Consulting, Ltd., which specializes in working with teens, adults and couples as it relates to conflict, transitions, loss, relationship issues, mediation,, death and loss, coping skills, and school related concerns. She is grounded in a Solution Focused approach in counseling and uses creative interventions with her clients. Dr. Burton has presented at national, regional and state conferences as it relates to school counseling programs, implementing and integrating effective character education in the schools, ethics in the workplace, effective teams and groups, teen dating violence, creative techniques in counseling, ethics, bullying and mediation.

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Saturday, October 13