Jill Bryant

Contributing Faculty
College of Social and Behavioral Health
School of Counseling
M.S. School Counseling

Dr. Bryant has been working at Walden University since 2012 teaching in the mental health and school counseling graduate programs. She has experience working as a school counselor and currently works in private practice as a mental health counselor. Dr. Bryant has previously served on the editorial board for Professional School Counseling and as a CACREP accreditation team member.

Courses Taught

COUN 6316 - Techniques of Counseling

COUN 6250 - Group Process and Dynamics


BA, University of Northern Iowa

MA, University of Northern Iowa

PhD, University of Iowa

Public Service

United Way of Eastern Iowa, Committee Member - Cedar Rapids

Awards / Honors

Certificate of Excellence in Teaching, Walden School of Counseling, 2022


Bryant, J. K. (2009). School counselors and child abuse reporting: A national survey. Professional School Counseling

Bryant, J. K., Strabavy, D. J. (2015). Section 504 considerations for students with internalizing disorders experiencing academic difficulties.. Ideas and Research You Can Use VISTAS 2015

Kottman, T., Bryant, J. K., Alexander, J., Kroger, S. (2009). Partners in the schools: Adlerian school counseling.

Bryant, J. K., Joanna, N. (2011). Supporting and preparing first-generation college students in the high school environment: Implications for school counselors.. Michigan Journal of Counseling Research, Theory and Practice

Bryant, J. K. (2010). The benefits of using art therapy in group counseling. Tennessee Counseling Asociation Journal

Bryant, J., KRISTEN, M. L. (2020). Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs): Implications for Counselors. Wisconsin Counseling Journal

Bryant, J. K., Mark, D., Dana, S. J. (2013). Gatekeeping in counselor educaiton programs: An examination of current trends. VISTAS 2013

Bryant, J. K. (2023). Emotional Abuse: Strategies for Identifying and Reporting. Journal of Counseling Research and Practice

Bryant, J. K., Milsom, A. (2005). Child Abuse Reporting by School Counselors. Professional School Counseling

Milsom, A., Bryant, J. (2006). School counseling departmental websites: What message do we send?. Professional School Counseling

Bryant, J. K., Baldwin, P. A. (2009). School counsellors' perceptions of mandatory reporte training and mandatory reporting. Child Abuse Review


Bryant, J. (2010). Gatekeeping Procedures for Counselor Educators: Legal, Ethical and Programmatic Considerations. American Counseling Association