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Brian Hutchison

Core Faculty

College of Social and Behavioral Health

School of Counseling

Degree Program M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Dr. Brian Hutchison is a Licensed Professional Counselor (MO), a Certified Career Counselor Educator (NCDA), and was formerly a Certified School Counselor (PA). He earned his Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision and his M.Ed. in College Student Affairs/ College Counseling from Pennsylvania State University. His scholarship, leadership, and practice focuses on the intersection of career development with mental health, wellness, and school engagement.

Dr. Hutchison has served on numerous professional boards in the United States and Asia and has received the National Career Development Association's Merit Award in 2020 and the Association for Humanistic Counseling's Advocate & Social Justice Award in 2015. He has more than 50 publications including one book. He is a frequent keynote speaker, podcast/webinar guest, and professional trainer particularly in North America and the Asia Pacific region.

Dr. Hutchison is a Core Faculty focused on Clinical Mental Health in the School of Counseling.


PhD, Pennsylvania State University - State College, PA United States

MEd, Pennsylvania State University - State College, PA United States

Public Service

Asia Pacific Career Development Association, President

National Career Development Association, Board Member - , United States

Awards / Honors

Merit Award, National Career Development Association, 2020

Humanistic Advocate & Social Justice Award, Association for Humanistic Counseling, 2015

Gitner Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of Missouri-St. Louis, 2011


Yoon, H., Hutchison, B. L., Mazw, M., Pritchard, C., Reiss, A. (2017). International Practices of Career Services, Credentials, and Training.

Leigh-Osroosh, K. T., Hutchison, B. L. (2019). Cultural Identity Silencing of Native Americans in Education. Race and Pedagogy Journal: Teaching and Learning for Justice.

Hutchison, B. L. (2019). SOS: A Simple Trauma Informed Strategy for Teachers. Young Children.

Hussmann, M. D., Hutchison, B. L., Thaier, C. (2019). A Class Culture of Liberation.

Hutchison, B. L., Chavez, T. A. (2018). School Counseling from an Existential Perspective.

Chun, M., Hwang, M., Brian, H. (2018). Development and Validation of the Career Development Sentence Completion Test for Elementary School Career Counseling. The Institute for Education and Research Gyeongin National University of Education.

Simons, J. D., Brian, H., Bahr, M. W. (2017). School Counselor Advocacy for Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Students: Intentions and Practice. Professional School Counseling.

Wambu, G., Hutchison, B. L., Pietrantoni, Z. (2017). Career Decision-making and Career Access Among Recent African Immigrant Students. Journal of College Access.

Hutchison, B. L., Thaier, C., Stauffer, M. D. (2018). Using Information and Technology.

Hutchison, B. L. (2015). Advocating Workers-Within-Environment: A Critical Perspective for Addressing Career Concerns. The Journal of Humanistic Counseling.


Hutchison, B. L., Barclay, K., Glickman, D., Spears, M. (2020). Bridging career and mental health in clinical supervision. CERIC.

Hutchison, B. L. (2019). Career Work is Justice Work. National Career Development Association.

Hutchison, B. L. (2019). Building Your Personal Brand. Asia Pacific Career Development Association.

Hutchison, B. L. (2019). Career Work is Justice Work. Oregon Career Development Association.

Hutchison, B. L. (2019). Coping with Industry 4.0. Asia Pacific Career Development Association.

Hutchison, B. L. (2019). Preparing Workers for Industry 4.0. Asia Pacific Career Development Association.

Maze, M., Hutchison, B. L., Neault, R., Abbas, R., Ismayil, G. (2018). Decent Jobs for Youth: Winning Strategies from Around the World. International Association for Educational and Vocational Guidance.

Hutchison, B. L. (2020). Growing Your Advocacy: Working with Marginalized College Students. National Career Development Association.

Hutchison, B. L. (2018). Reframe Your Career Game. Career Development Association of Singapore .

Kuttunen, J., Hutchison, B. L. (2019). Youtube, Instagram, and 21st Century Career Practitioner. National Career Development Association.