Associate Professor and Director, Counseling Research and Training Clinic
Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Michigan State University
M.A., Sports Psychology
Dr. Kathleen Buchko is an associate professor in the Department of Education, Counseling and Leadership. She also is the director of the Counseling Research and Training Clinic at Bradley University. Dr. Buchko joined the faculty full time in 1998, having been a part-time instructor in the department since 1994.
Dr. Buchko teaches graduate courses in group counseling, clinical mental health counseling, psychopathology and psychopharmacology, and counseling and aging, as well as an undergraduate course in professional-patient relationships and communication.
Dr. Buchko has published in several academic and professional journals in the areas of sports psychology, spirituality and trauma.
Dr. Buchko regularly works with clients in private practice. She also has seven years of professional counseling experience in university counseling centers.
Licensures and Certifications
Dr. Buchko is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in Illinois.