Bonni A. Behrend


Counseling Leadership and Special Ed

Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

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Missouri State University
Counseling Leadership and Special Ed
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897



  • PhD, Counselor Education, 2016 University of Arkansas
  • MS, Counseling, 2013, University of Arkansas
  • MS, Educational Statistics and Research Methods, 2011, University of Arkansas
  • Post-Master Certificate, Educational Psychology, 2013, University of Arkansas
  • BS, Psychology, Communication minor, 2002, Missouri State University


  • Professional Orientation and Ethical Practice of School and Mental Health Counseling
  • School Counseling Practicum and Internship
  • Play Therapy
  • Helping Relationships

Research and professional interests

  • Trauma informed school counseling
  • Play therapy and trauma
  • Self-care for professional counselors

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