PhD, University of South Dakota; MS, Minnesota State University, Mankato; BS, Iowa State University
Existential therapy, theoretical orientation of counselors and counselors in training, disparities among diverse groups in health care, philosophical counseling, technology use in counselor education, strengths-based group leadership
For nearly 20 years, Dr. Halbur has clinically served individuals, children, adolescents, couples, and families as they work through life and career transitions as well as those struggling with mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, addictions, and attention deficit issues. During this time, he has consistently taught in face-to-face, hybrid, and online settings as a counselor educator. Dr. Halbur has been recognized by such organizations as the North Central Association for Counselor Education and Supervision for his mentoring of counseling students as well as by civic groups, such as Easter Seals, for his work in advancing mental health services to underserved populations. He enjoys writing and publishing, with his most recent publication being Developing Your Theoretical Orientation of Counseling and Psychotherapy (3rd Edition).