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Peter Boccone

Contributing Faculty

College of Social and Behavioral Health

School of Counseling

Degree Program M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Dr. Peter J. Boccone has a doctorate in Counselor Education from Southern Illinois University. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor (NJ, PA), an Approved Clinical Supervisor, and a Nationally Certified Counselor. His professional interests revolve around legal and ethical issues in counseling. When not counseling or teaching counseling, Dr. Boccone enjoys cooking, reading, playing guitar, and exploring the outdoors.

Courses Taught

COUN 6100 - Intro to Mental Health Counseling

COUN 6743 - Psychopharmacology

COUN 6306 - Ethics and Legal Issues

COUN 6626 - Research Methods and Program Evaluation

COUN 6250 - Group Process and Dynamics

COUN 6215 - Lifespan Development

COUN 6316 - Techniques of Counseling


PhD, Southern Illinois University

Educational Specialist (EdS), Rider University

MA, Rider University

BA, Rider University


Boccone, P. J. (2012). "I saw you on Facebook!" Social networking, professional boundaries, and the implications for counselors-in-training.

Stevens, H., Boccone, P. J., Campbell, J. (2011). BASIC collaboration: Creating an environment of community in schools and agencies.

Asner-Self, K., Boccone, P. J., Zyromski, B. (2011). Counseling modalities for the future: Online counseling on college campuses.

Boccone, P. J., Campbell, J. A. (2011). Developing unified international ethical standards: Current issues, challenges, and implications for counselor educators.

Boccone, P. J. (2012). Effective Gatekeeping: Challenges and Preadmission Screening Techniques.

Boccone, P. J. (2011). Law & Ethics in Illinois: A three-year analysis of common issues for licensed counselors.