Counseling Faculty Profiles

Kathleen Buchko

Ph.D., LCPC Associate Professor Director, Counseling Research and Training Clinic

Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Michigan State University
M.A., Sports Psychology
M.A., Counseling

Biography
Dr. Kathleen Buchko is an associate professor in the Department of Leadership in Education, Nonprofits and Counseling. 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.

Teaching
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.

Scholarship
Dr. Buchko has published in several academic and professional journals in the areas of sports psychology, spirituality and trauma.

Service
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.