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Jonathan Procter

Assistant Professor of Counseling and Development

B.S., Family Studies, Ohio University M.S. Behavior Analysis,Swansea University,Swansea, United KingdomPh.D., Counselor Education & Supervision,Ohio University

Description

Dr. Jonathan Procter earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Family Studies from Ohio University, his Master of Science in Behavior Analysis from Swansea University in Wales, and his Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from Ohio University.  His dissertation explored the impact Religious Fundamentalism plays within counselor trainee’s development of multicultural counseling competencies and empathy towards the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) communities in master level counseling students.
Dr. Procter is independently licensed as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) within the state of Texas, a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) in Ohio, and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) within the State of New York.  In addition to his licenses, he is certified nationally as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), a National Certified Counselor (NCC) through the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) and has met national professional supervision standards through the center for credentialing and education, which grants him the status as an Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS).  In addition, through the National Board of Certified Counselors International (NBCC-I), he is a mental health facilitator—most recently providing services in St. Lucia.  Dr. Procter has worked extensively with in-patient forensics crisis intervention populations and out-patient community mental health.  Most recently, he served as the Clinical Director at Lamar University providing supervision of counselor trainees and services to underserved populations facing multiple levels of oppression in Southeast Texas.  


Specialties

His research interests include multicultural counseling competency development in counselor trainees, psychiatric rehabilitation, Relational Frame Theory (RFT) as it applies to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and research across the lifespan for members identifying with the LGBT communities.  Dr. Procter’s most recent research explored Counselor Educator’s presence within the asynchronous classroom.  In edition, he contributed to nine book chapters, one textbook, and is currently co-authoring a book chapter exploring supervision within Rehabilitation Counseling.  Dr. Procter continually presents at the local, state, and national level.  As a Counselor Educator, he is dedicated to mentoring and developing a student’s professional identify as a Counselor.  As such, students are regularly included in current research and presentations.  Dr. Procter remains active within the American Counseling Association (ACA) and the subdivisions including the Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues in Counseling (ALGBTIC), the Association for Specialists in Group Work (ASGW), and the American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA).


Publications

Book Chapters:

Henry, J.S, Procter, J. & Robinson, M.C. (2017) A Debate: Are Leaders Born or Made?  In R.W. Summers (Ed.), Social Psychology: How Other People Influence Our Thoughts and Actions.  Santa Barbara, ABC-CLIO Publishers.

Erby, A, Henry, J., Lopez, C., Procter, J., & Robinson, M. (2017).  Social Issues in the Transgender Community.  In R.W. Summers (Ed.), Social Psychology: How Other People Influence Our Thoughts and Actions.  Santa Barbara, ABC-CLIO Publishers.

Procter, J. (2017). Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, The SAGE Encyclopedia of Psychology and Gender.

Procter, J., Sheperis, C., (2016). Gender and Culture Sensitive Therapies, SAGE Reference publication: Encyclopedia of Marriage, Family, and Couples Counseling.

Janson, G., Procter, J. (2016). Helping Students With Severe Behavioral Disorders., The professional school counselor’s handbook.

Procter, J. (2016). Homosexuality. We Did What!?! Offensive and Inappropriate Behavior in American History

Procter, J. (2016). Coming out of the closet. We Did What!?! Offensive and Inappropriate Behavior in American History

Procter, J. (2016). Homosexuality in the military. We Did What!?! Offensive and Inappropriate Behavior in American History

Procter, J. (2016 LGBT individuals in the military. We Did What!?! Offensive and Inappropriate Behavior in American History

Newsletters:

Procter, J., Stroh, S. (2015). The LGBT Communities and Counselor Trainees: How to Move from Knowledge and Awareness to Skills. Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision.

Lopez, C., & Procter, J. (2011). College advising for lgbt students. Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues in Counseling, 37(2), 10-13.

Articles:

Procter, J., Robinson, M. (In Progress). The Impact of Religious Fundamentalism and Empathy on Therapeutic Relationships in Counselor Trainees.

McHugh, L., Procter, J., Herzog, M., Schock, A., & Reed, P. (2012). The effect of mindfulness on extinction and behavioral resurgence. Learning and Behavior, 1-11.

Books:
Procter, J. E. (2016). Ethical Decision Making for the 21st Century Counselor, First Edition 
            Instructor’s Manual. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.

Lectures and Presentations

INVITED GUEST PRESENTATIONS

Procter, J (2015, February). Promoting Wellness Among LGBT Students.  Presented to the Faculty Plenary at Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY.

Procter, J (2013, October). Chi-Square—An Introduction. Presented at Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY.

Procter, J. (2013, July). LGBT Affirming Counseling. Presented at Monmouth University, Monmouth, NJ.

Procter, J. (2013, March). Developing Multicultural Competencies Within Counselor Trainees.  Presented at Hunter College, New York, NY.

STATE, NATIONAL, AND INTERNATIONAL PRESENTATIONS


Procter, J., Dispenza, F. (2016, September). Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) with LGBT Clients, Presented at the Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues in Counseling (ALGBTIC) San Antonio, TX. (Refereed, National)

Dispenza, F., Procter, J., Robinson, M (2016, April). Competencies with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Individuals in Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling Practices, Presented at the National Council on Rehabilitation Education (NCRE) Newport Beach, CA (Refereed, National).

Lopez, C., Procter, J (2016, February). Flipping Counselor Education: From Lecturer to group Facilitator, Presented at the Association for Specialists in Group Work (ASGW) Washington, D.C. (Refereed, National)

Procter, J., Robinson, M. (2015, October). Religious Fundamentalism: The Impact of Counselor Trainees Attitudes Toward Sexual Minorities. Presented at the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES) Philadelphia, PA (Refereed, National).

Procter, J., Geigle, D, Stroh, S. (2015, July). Praying the Gay Away: How Religious Fundamentalism Predicts Counselor Trainees’ Attitudes toward the LGBT Communities. Presenting at the Association for Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling, (ASERVIC) New York, NY (Refereed, National). 

Procter, J., Robinson, M (2015, April). Religious Fundamentalism: How Does It Impact Counselor Trainees Attitudes Toward Sexual Minorities. Presented at National Council on Rehabilitation Education (NCRE), Newport Beach, CA (Refereed, National).

Procter, J., Robinson, M (2014, September). Praying the gay away versus best practices: the impact of religious fundamentalism and empathy on therapeutic relationships. Presented at inaugural ALGBTIC National Conference, New Orleans, LA (Refereed, National).

Reed, J., Stevens, R., Procter, J., Robinson, M. (2014, May) Developing Ethical Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling Programs: Step-by-Step Approach. Presented at Ohio Rehabilitation Association, Columbus, OH (Refereed, State). 

Geigle, D., Lopez, C., Reed A., Procter, J (2012, Nov). Responding to the Cultural and Psychosocial Needs of Latino Gay Males Presenting with Substance Abuse: A Holistic Perspective. Presented at All Ohio Counselor’s Conference, Columbus, Ohio (Refereed, State).

Williams, N., Procter, J. & Robinson, M. (2011, Nov).  Lesson Learned: Sex Education for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities. Presented at Ohio Rehabilitation Association, Columbus, OH (Refereed, State).

Geigle, D., Notestine, T., Beeson, E., Procter, J. (2011, Oct). Maxing Out Your Experiential Credit Card: A Pilot Study of Parallel Learning Processes in Counseling Education Programs, Presented at Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Nashville, TN (Refereed, National).

McHugh, L., Procter, J., Herzog, M., Schock, A., Reed, P., (2011, Jul). The Effect of Mindfulness on Extinction and Behavioral Resurgence. Presented at the Association for Contextual Behavioral Sciences (ACBS) Parma, Italy (Refereed, International).

Williams, N., Procter, J. (2011, Jul). Lesson Learned: Sex Education for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities.  Presented at National Association for Multicultural Rehabilitation Concerns, Atlanta, GA (Refereed, National)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Counseling Association 
  • New York Mental Health Counseling Association
  • Association for Counselor Education and Supervision
  • Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues in Counseling
  • Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development
  • Association for Specialist in Group Work
  • National Rehabilitation Association
  • National Council on Rehabilitation Education
  • Association for Contextual Behavioral Science
  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
  • Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC)
  • Mental Health Facilitator Certification 
  • National Certified Counselor (NCC)   Certification 
  • Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS)     
  • Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC)