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Jonathan Lent

Contributing Faculty

College of Social and Behavioral Health

School of Counseling

Degree Program M.S. School Counseling

Dr. Jonathan Lent received his Ph.D in Counselor Education and Supervision from The University of Akron. He is a licensed professional counselor in the state of Ohio and a certified school counselor. Dr. Lent has been a Contributing Faculty member at Walden University for 8 years. He began teaching courses in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program and now teaches in the School Counseling program. Dr. Lent teaches a variety of courses in the program as well as serves as a residency instructor.

Dr. Lent's primary areas of research interest are focused on wellness, burnout, and counselor longevity.

Courses Taught

COUN 6311S - Leadership, Advocacy, and Consultation in Schools

CPLB 601L - CMHC Pre-Practicum

COUN 6111S - Intro to School Counseling


PhD, The University of Akron

MEd, California University of PA

BA, California University of PA


Lent, J., Burton, L. (2016). The use of vision boards ad a therapeutic intervention. Journal of Creativity in Mental Health.

Schwartz, R. C., Lent, J., Geihsler, J. (2011). Gender and diagnosis of mental disorders: Implications for mental health counseling. Journal of Mental Health Counseling.

Lent, J. (2018). Post secondary career and technical education students' career development.


Lent, J., Burton, L., Burck, A., Ellison, L. (2014). A counselor educator's guide to use of technology in counselor education. SACES.

Lent, J. (2018). Self-care for the Professional. WVLPCA.

Lent, J., Hermon, D. A. (2013). Career to retirement: A psychoeducational transition group. ACA.