College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
School of Counseling
M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Dr. Duane Halbur has been training counselors and psychologists for 20 years. He has taught undergraduate, masters, specialists, and doctoral classes. At Walden University, Dr. Halbur has taught within the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program since 2014.
He has been an active researcher and has published several textbooks in the areas of cultural competence and choosing a theoretical orientation of counseling and psychotherapy. Additionally, he has written several book chapters and scholarly articles on topics of philosophical counseling, research methods and group work. Dr. Halbur has received recognition for his service in the counseling field and is most proud of being recognized as an outstanding mentor to counseling students.
Dr. Halbur has over twenty years clinical experience working with individuals, families, couples and children. He has worked variety of settings including community agencies, college counseling centers, and private practice. Additionally, he is trained in and has provided online counseling.
PhD, University of South Dakota - Vermillion, SD United States
MS, Minnesota State University, Mankota - Mankato, MN United States
BS, Iowa State University - Ames, IA United States
Awards / Honors
Easter Seals Board Member of the Year, Easter Seal, 2013
GMC Outstanding Teacher, GMC, 2012
ASGW Graduate Scholarship Recipient, Association of Specialists in Group Work, 1998
ASGW Peg Carroll Scholarship, Association of Specialists in Group Work, 1999
ASU Outstanding Teacher Nominee, Augusta State University, 2011
E. Gordon Poling Memorial Scholarship, University of South Dakota, 2000
ICA Emerging Leader Award, Iowa Counseling Association, 2004
Jaydene Vallette Memorial Scholarship, University of South Dakota, 2000
Outstanding Ph.D Graduate in Counseling, University of South Dakota, 2000
Halbur, D. A. (2018). Developing your theoretical orientation in counseling and psychotherapy (4th Ed).
Halbur, D. A. (2014). Developing your theoretical orientation in counseling and psychotherapy (3rd Ed).
Halbur, D. A., Halbur, K., Rossi, A. (2013). Cross-Cultural psychology.
Halbur, D. A. (2013). Medicine and ethnic diversity.
Halbur, D. A. (2013). Public health and ethnic diversity.
Bradbury, B., Halbur, K., Halbur, D. A. (2012). Authority and leadership via a multiple frames approach. Journal for the Philosophical Study of Education.
Johnson, R., Halbur, D. A. (2013). Strength of theoretical orientation among first year counseling students. NC Perspectives.
Halbur, K., Halbur, D. A. (2008). Essentials of cultural competencies in pharmacy practice.
Halbur, D. A., Halbur, K. (2008). Developing your theoretical orientation in counseling and psychotherapy.
Halbur, D. A. (2002). Ball in play.
Halbur, D. A. (2003). Philosophical counseling: A call to counselors. Professional Issues in Counseling.
Halbur, D. A., Nowparvar, J. (2002). Set my life to music.
Robinson, D. H., Funk, D. C., Halbur, D. A., O'Ryan, L. (2003). A common knowledge base in introductory graduate research courses. A common knowledge base in introductory graduate research courses.
Rob, D. H., Levin, J. R., O'Ryan, L., Halbur, D. A. (2001). Does statistical language constitute a "significant" roadblock to readers' interpretations of research results?. Journal of Educational Psychology .
Halbur, D. A., Halbur, K. (2000). The counselor education job search: Remaining holistic in unfamiliar environments. Proceedings of the Eighth International Counseling Conference.
Halbur, K., Halbur, D. A. (2000). Character education: A call to counselor educators. ERIC Diges.
Halbur, D. A. (2012). Connecting to the changing culture of our generation: Linking awareness to practice. South Carolina Counseling Association.
Halbur, D. A. (2012). Cyberbullying in High Schools. Richmond County School District.
Halbur, D. A., Alexander-Albriton, C., Nikels, H. J., Hanks, B. B., Portrie Bethke, T. L. (2015). Developing a counseling clinic in a department of counselor education. Association of Counselor Educators and Supervisors.
Halbur, D. A., Anderson-Wiley, M. J., Hudson, M., Simpson, M., Stroud, W. (2012). Exploring Ethics and Values in Counseling with LGBTQQIA Populations. Cross-Cultural Issues in Counseling and Education .
Halbur, D. A. (2017). Mental health and hope. Congregational Church of Geneseo, Illinois.
Halbur, D. A. (2017). Mental health: When to seek help. Kiwanis of Geneseo, Illinois.
Halbur, D. A., Nikels, H. J. (2015). Strengths-based practice: A group perspective. Association of Counselor Educators and Supervisors.
Halbur, D. A. (2012). Translating group process and dynamic into children’s language. South Carolina School Counselor Association.
Halbur, D. A. (2012). Working with diverse abilities: Emotional intell. Augusta Goodwill Industries.