Educational Leadership and Counseling
Educational Leadership and Counseling

Dr. Jeffrey M. Warren - Research and Teaching

Dr. Jeffrey Warren - Counseling Programs

  Assistant Professor                                           Curriculum Vitae
  Office: Education Center, Room 346
  Phone: 910.775.4414


 Jeffrey M. Warren is an Assistant Professor and director of the Professional School Counseling Program at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.  He has published numerous articles in refereed counseling journals and offered chapters and other contributions to an assortment of counseling books.  Jeff has presented at state, national, and international conferences on a variety of counseling topics.  He is a member of theACA Public Policy and Legislation Committee, Senior Editor of the Chi Sigma Iota Counselors’ Bookshelf, serves on the editorial board of The Professional Counselor Journal, and co-chairs the Research Quality Task Force for the Transforming School Counseling and College Access Interest Network (TSCCAIN) of ACES.  Jeff is a National Certified Counselor (NCC), a National Certified School Counselor (NCSC) and is the past-president of the North Carolina Counseling Association.  He is licensed as a professional school counselor and Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor (LPCS).


  Educational Background

  • 2010     PhD., North Carolina State University     
  • 2005     M.S., East Carolina University
  • 2001     B.S., East Carolina University            


  Research Interest

  •  School Counselor Consultation
  • Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy
  • Counselor Preparation
  • Teacher Beliefs


  Teaching Areas

  • School Counseling
  • Groups in Counseling
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Practicum/Internship



  • 2014     “Campus Engagement” Recognition, School of Education, UNCP
  • 2013      Outstanding Scholar Award—Research Category, The Professional Counselor Journal, NBCC
  • 2004      Inducted Member, Chi Sigma Iota International Honor Society


  Selected Grants

  • Warren, J. M., & Zhang, X. (2014) Introduction to Interactive 3D Story Programming: Fostering Student Engagement, Cultural Identity, and Career Awareness. Best Buy Community Grant ($7500).
  • Warren, J. M. (2013). University of North Carolina at Pembroke—Harnessing Opportunities through Proactive Education and Services (HOPES) Program Grant ($3000).
  • Holman, A. R., Bryant, A., Mauk, G., Warren, J. M., Walter, G. (2011). Engaging students and the community through a counseling clinic and laboratory. University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Award for Engaged Learning and Regional Engagement ($7,500)


  Selected Professional Affiliations

  • American Counseling Association
  • American School Counselor Association
  • Association for Counselor Education and Supervision
  • North Carolina Counseling Association


  Selected Publications

Referred Publications

Warren, J. M., & Cottone, R. R. (in press). Detrimental association: An epistemological connection of dysfunction with-in and cross-paradigm.  Journal of Mental Health Counseling.

Buss, K. E.*, Warren, J. M., & Horton, E. (in press) Trauma and treatment in early childhood:  An historical and emerging review of the literature for counselors.  The Professional Counselor, 4(X). Retrieved from  

Dowden, A. R., Warren, J. M., Kambui, H. A. (2014). Three tiered model toward improved self-awareness and self-care.  In G. R. Walz & J. C. Bleuer (Eds.) Ideas and research you can use: VISTAS 2014. Retrieved from

Dowden, A. R., Decuir- Gunby, J., Warren, J. M., & Boston, Q. (2014). A phenomenological analysis of invisibility among African American males: Implications for clinical practice and client retention. The Professional Counselor, 4(1), 58-70. Retrieved from **

Warren, J. M., & Baker, S. B. (2013).  School counselor consultation: Enhancing teacher performance through rational emotive-social behavioral consultation. In G. R. Walz, J. C. Bleuer, & R. K. Yep (Eds.), Ideas and research you can use: VISTAS 2013. Retrieved from

Warren, J. M., & Gerler, E. R. (2013). Effects of cognitive behavioral consultation on irrational and efficacy beliefs of elementary school teachers.  The Professional Counselor, 3(1), 6-15. Retrieved from **

Warren, J. M. (2013).  School counselor consultation: Teachers' experiences withrational emotive behavior therapy. Journal of Rational-Emotive & Cognitive-Behavior Therapy. 31(1), 1-15. doi: 10.1007/s10942-011-0139-z **

Warren, J. M., & Dowden, A. R. (2012). Elementary school teachers’ beliefs and emotions: Implications for school counselors and counselor educators. Journal of School Counseling, 10(19). Retrieved from **

Warren, J. M. (2012).  Mobile mind mapping: Enhancing rational emotive behavior therapy through mobile technology. Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 34, 72-81.

Warren, J. M. (2011). Rational rhymes for addressing common childhood issues. Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, 6, 329-339. doi: 10.1080/15401383.2011.630607

Warren, J. M. (2010). The impact of rational emotive behavior therapy onteacher efficacy and student achievement. Journal of School Counseling, 8(11). Retrieved from 

Warren, J. M. (2010). School counselor system support using mental health interventions.  The New York State School Counseling Association Journal, 7, 30-39. **

Book Chapters

Warren, J. M. (in press). Rational living therapy.  In E. Neukrug (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Theory in Counseling and Psychotherapy. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Warren, J. M., & Warren, J. N. (2013).  Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) issues in school counseling. In R. Byrd, & B. T. Erford (Eds.), Applying Techniques to Common Encounters in School Counseling: A Case-based Approach (92-99). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

Johnson, S., & Warren, J. M. (2013).  Responsible use of technology (social networking).  In R. Byrd, & B. T. Erford (Eds.), Applying Techniques to Common Encounters in School Counseling: A Case-based Approach (333-340). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.