College of Social and Behavioral Health
School of Counseling
M.S. School Counseling
Dr. James McMullen received his Ph.D in Counseling from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He is a licensed school counselor in the state of Virginia and National Certified Counselor (NCC). Dr. McMullen is a Contributing Faculty member with Walden University and a School Counselor fpr Virginia Beach City Public Schools. Previously, he was an Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Stout where he also served as program director of the MS in School Counseling Program. Prior to that, he has worked in the public school, college, and hospital settings. Dr. McMullen serves as Chair of the Chapter Development Committee for Chi Sigma Iota International Counseling Honor Society and Co-Chair of the Mentoring Work Group of the ACES School Counseling Interest Network.
COUN 6111 - Introduction to School Counseling
PhD, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
MSEd, Old Dominion University
BS, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)
Chapter Development Committee, Chi Sigma Iota International, Chair
Mentoring Work Group, School Counseling Interest Network, Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Chair
Wellness Counseling Practice & Research Committee, Chi Sigma Iota International, Committee Member
Journal of Counselor Leadership and Advocacy, Ad-hoc Reviewer
Awards / Honors
Leadership Fellow, Chi Sigma Iota International, 2016
Outstanding Service to the Chapter Award, Chi Sigma Iota International, 2014
Outstanding Chapter Award (Large Chapter), Chi Sigma Iota International, 2014
Outstanding Individual Program (Large Chapter), Chi Sigma Iota International, 2013
MacLeod, B., McMullen, J. W., Veach, L. (2018). Diversity within unity: A pilot study of issues in professional identity. . The North Carolina Counseling Journal.
MacLeod, B., McMullen, J. W. (2016). Raising public awareness of the counseling profession. . Counseling Today.
MacLeod, B., McMullen, J. W., Teague-Palmieri, E., Veach, L. (2016). What does the public know about professional counseling? A study of public knowledge and perception of professional counselors. Journal of Counselor Leadership and Advocacy.
McMullen, J. W. (2020). Spring 2020 online regional summit: Chapter collaborations. Chi Sigma Iota International.
McMullen, J. W. (2019). Resources for enhancing chapter productivity & organization. Chi Sigma Iota International.
McMullen, J. W. (2020). Supporting leadership and engagement for online/hybrid counselor education programs. . Chi Sigma Iota.
Whisenhunt, J., Adams, C., Teeling, S., McMullen, J. W. (2019). Supporting the next generation: Innovative chapter mentoring strategies. Chi Sigma Iota International .
Ermis, H., McMullen, J. W. (2019). Advocate for Muslim Students.
Ermis, H., McMullen, J. W. (2019). Elementary Student Career Counseling.
McMullen, J. W. (2017). They are the future: Master's students and professional identity..
Clarke, P., Glowiak, M., Johnson, G., McMullen, J. W., Wisenhunt, J., Elston, N. (2017). Chapter leaders training: Fundraise your way to a thriving CSI chapter.. Chi Sigma Iota International .
Upton, A., Greene, J., Eakin, G., McMullen, J. W. (2017). CACREP school counseling - the shift to 60..
Clarke, P., Castillo, J., Glowiak, M., McMullen, J. W., Morajelo, J. (2017). Chapter Leaders Training.