Overview

  • Born and raised in New York City, Dr. Ed Neukrug obtained his B.A. in psychology from SUNY Binghamton, his M.S. in counseling from Miami University of Ohio, and his doctorate in counselor education from the University of Cincinnati. After teaching and directing a graduate program in counseling at Notre Dame College in New Hampshire, he accepted a position at Old Dominion University, in Norfolk, Virginia where he currently is a Professor of Counseling and former Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership and Counseling. In addition to teaching, Dr. Neukrug has worked as a counselor at a crisis center, an outpatient therapist at a mental health center, an associate school psychologist, a school counselor, and as a private practice psychologist and licensed professional counselor.Dr. Neukrug has held a variety of positions in local, regional, and national professional associations in counseling and human services. In addition, he has published numerous articles and has received a number of grants and contracts with school systems and professional associations. Dr. Neukrug has written over 70 articles and chapters in books and has published 10 books, including: (1) Counseling Theory and Practice (2nd ed) (2) The World of the Counselor (5th. ed.), (3) Experiencing the World of the Counselor: A Workbook for Counselor Educators and Students (4th ed.), (4) Theory, Practice and Trends in Human Services: An Introduction to An Emerging Profession (6th ed.), (5) Skills and Techniques for Human Service Professionals (2nd ed), (6) Skills and Tools for Today's Counselor's and Psychotherapists, (7) Essentials of Testing and Assessment for Counselors, Social Workers, and Psychologists (3rd ed.), (8) Brief Orientation to Counseling: Professional Identity, History, and Standards (2nd ed), and (9) the Dictionary of Counseling and Human Services. He is also General Editor of the two volume Encyclopedia of Theory in Counseling and Psychotherapy. In addition to his books, Dr. Neukrug has been developing an interactive and animated website entitled Great Therapists of the Twentieth Century. If you get a chance, visit the site which can be accessed at his home page: www.odu.edu/~eneukrug.
  • Selected Publications

    Articles In Academic Journals

    Year Title
    2018 Is counseling for you?Social Work Helper.
    2017 Barriers to counseling among human service professionals: The development and fit, stigma, & value (FSV) ScaleJournal of Human Services. 27-40.
    2017 Creative and novel approaches to empathyCounseling Today.
    2017 Eight characteristics of the effective person. Social Worker Helper
    2017 The Holland Code of members of the National Organization for Human Services: A preliminary study of human services professionalsJournal of Employment Counseling. 146-156.
    2017 The Holland Code of members of the National Organization of Human Services: A preliminary study of human service professionalsJournal of Employment Counseling. 146-155.
    2016 Inclusion of “human service professional” in the standard occupational classification systemJournal of Human Services. 71-74.
    2014 Assessment use by counselors in the United States: Implications for policy and practiceJournal of Counseling and Development. 90-98.
    2014 Perceptions of the HS—BCP credential: A survey of human service professionalsJournal of Human Services. 24-37.
    2013 A comprehensive model for optimizing empathy in person-centered carePatient Education and Counseling. 209-215.
    2013 A national survey of assessment instruments taught by counselor educatorsCounselor Education and Supervision. 207-221.
    2013 Common health-related concerns of men and their implications for counselorsJournal of Counseling and Development. 290-397.
    2012 Creative and novel approaches to empathy: A neo-Rogerian perspectiveJournal of Mental Health Counseling. 29-42.
    2010 An introduction to the special section on professional standards in human servicesJournal of Human Services. 5-7.
    2010 Standards in human services. An introduction to the special section on standards in the Journal of Human ServicesJournal of Human Services. 5-7.
    2010 The efficacy of computer mediated communication technologies to augment and support effective online helping profession education.Journal of Technology in Human Services. 161-177.
    2009 A Content Analysis of CESNET-L E-mail MessagesJournal of Computing in Higher Education. 60-72.
    2009 Perceptions of ethical behaviors: A survey of human service professionalsHuman Service Education. 35-48.
    2008 Activities to enhance the cultural competence of human services studentsHuman Service Education. 17-28.
    2008 Activities to enhance the cultural competence of studentsHuman Service Education. 17-28.
    2008 Perceptions of ethically correct behaviors of human services professionalsThe Link, National Organization of Human Services Newsletter.
    2001 Community social disorganization theory applied to adolescent academic achievementERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED453301. Report NO. UD034167.
    2001 Counselor seeking behaviors of NOHSE practitioners, educators, and traineesHuman Service Education. 45-58.
    2001 Ethical practices of credentialed counselors: An updated survey licensing boardsCounselor Education and Supervision. 57-70.
    2001 Ethical practices of credentialed counselors: An updated survey of state licensing boardsCounselor Education and Supervision. 57-70.
    1996 A developmental approach to teaching ethical decision makingHuman Service Education. 19-36.
    1996 Employing ethical codes and decision making models: A developmental processCounseling and Values. 98-106.
    1996 Review of Perlstein's, & Thrall's ready-to-use conflict resolution activities for secondary studentsThe Virginia Counselors Journal.
    1994 A survey of counselor educators' values on ethical concernsCounseling and Values. 42-55.
    1994 Understanding diversity in a pluralistic worldThe Journal of Intergroup Relations. 3-12.
    1993 Cognitive development and human service educationHuman Service Education. 13-26.
    1993 Counseling counselors: A survey of valuesCounseling and Values. 51-62.
    1993 Developmental counseling and guidance: A model for use in your schoolThe School Counselor. 356-362.
    1992 Congruence between personality traits and chosen occupation as a predictor of job satisfaction for people with disabilitiesRehabilitation Counseling Bulletin. 53-60.
    1992 Ethical practices of licensed professional counselors: An updated survey of State licensing boardsCounselor Education and Supervision. 130-141.
    1992 The counselor's counselor: Frequency of attendance in counseling of VCA counselorsVirginia Counselors Journal. 20-31.
    1992 The supervisor's dilemma: Allegiance to counselor or client?New Hampshire Journal for Counseling and Development. 11-12.
    1991 Computer-assisted live supervision in counselor skills trainingCounselor Education and Supervision. 132-139.
    1991 Elementary school counseling: History, current status in Virginia, and a look toward the futureThe Virginia Counselors Journal. 27-33.
    1991 The status of elementary school counseling in VirginiaEducation. 178-180.
    1990 Adult cognitive development: Implications for counselor training and counselor growthNew Hampshire Journal for Counseling. 5-8.
    1988 The effect of aerobic exercise on anxiety, depression, and self-actualizing valuesNew Hampshire Journal for Counseling and Development. 11-14.
    1987 The brief training of paraprofessional counselors in empathic respondingNew Hampshire Journal for Counseling and Development. 15-19.
    1985 A model for counselor transformationThe School Counselor. 190-194.
    1985 A professional development survey of New Hampshire school counselorsNew Hampshire Journal for Counseling and Development. 9-14.
    1985 Life as a function of death: Where do we go from here?New Hampshire Journal for Counseling and Development. 29-33.
    1982 An historical review of empathy in the 20th centuryNew Hampshire Personnel and Guidance Journal. 6-9.

    Books

    Year Title
    2019 Counseling and helping skills: Critical Techniques to becoming a counselor.  Sorrento Valley, CA: Cognella Academic Publishing.
    2018 Counseling theory and practice.  Sorrento Valley, CA: Cognella Academic Publishing.
    2017 Dictionary of counseling and human services.  Norfolk, VA: Counseling Books Etc.
    2017 Skills and techniques for human service professionals: Counseling environment, helping skills, treatment issues.  Norfolk, VA: Counseling Books Etc.
    2016 A brief orientation to counseling: Professional identity, history, and standards.  Belmont, CA: Cengage Learning.
    2016 The world of the counselor.  Belmont, CA: Cengage Learning.
    2016 Theory, practice, and trends in human services: An introduction.  Belmont, CA: Cengage Learning.
    2015 Essentials of testing and assessment: A practical guide for counselors, social workers, and psychologists.  Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole.
    2015 The Sage encyclopedia of theory in counseling and psychotherapy (Vol 1. and Vol. 2).  Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publishing.
    2012 Experiencing the world of the counselor: A workbook for counselor educators and students.  Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole.
    2006 Skills and tools for today's professional counselors and psychotherapists: From Natural Helping to Professional Counseling.  Belmont, CA: Brooks/ Cole.

    Chapters

    Year Title
    2018 Balancing my personal and professional life: My self-care “it factors"Counselor self-care. London: John Wiley & Sons.
    2017 Metaphors for empathy: Getting into characterMetaphors and therapy: Enhancing clinical supervision and education. Baton Rouge, LA: Independent Therapy Ink, LLC.
    2015 Albert EllisThe Sage encyclopedia of theory in counseling and psychotherapy. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publishing.
    2015 Cautious, Dangers, and/or illegal practices: OverviewThe Sage encyclopedia of theory in counseling and psychotherapy. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publishing.
    2015 Existential-humanistic therapies: OverviewThe Sage encyclopedia of theory in counseling and psychotherapy. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publishing.
    2015 Foundational therapies: OverviewThe Sage encyclopedia of theory in counseling and psychotherapy. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publishing.
    2015 From the client's voice: A post-modern, social constructionist perspective on ethical decision-makingBoundary issues in counseling: Multiple roles and responsibilities. Boston, MA: Cengage.
    2015 IntroductionThe Sage encyclopedia of theory in counseling and psychotherapy. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publishing.
    2015 Making ethical decisions when faced with thorny boundary issuesBoundary issues in counseling: Multiple roles and responsibilities. Boston, MA: Cengage.
    2015 Person-centered counselingThe Sage encyclopedia of theory in counseling and psychotherapy. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publishing.
    2015 Poor supervising or impaired student?Ethical standards casebook. Alexandra, VA: American Counseling Association.
    2015 Prolonged exposure therapyThe Sage encyclopedia of theory in counseling and psychotherapy. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publishing.
    2015 School CounselingThe world of the counselor: An introduction to the counseling profession. Boston, MA: Cengage.
    2014 Heidi: Intervention involving possible homelessness, addiction, and abuseEncyclopedia of human services: Master review and tutorial for the human services-board certified practitioner examination (HS-BCPE). Routledge.
    2014 Henry: Responding to a schizophrenic clientEncyclopedia of human services: Master review and tutorial for the human services-board certified practitioner examination (HS-BCP). Routledge.
    2014 Psychiatric/psychological assessmentEncyclopedia of human services and diversity. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publishing.
    2011 Clinical mental health counselingThe World of the Counselor: An Introduction to the Counseling Profession. Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole.
    2011 Support and challenge: Use of metaphor as a higher level empathic responseFavorite counseling and therapy techniques. Taylor and Francis.
    2009 Aptitude TestingEncyclopedia of Counseling. Alexandra, VA: American Counseling Association.
    2009 Client-centered counselingEncyclopedia of Counseling. Alexandra, VA: American Counseling Association.
    2009 Key historical events in professional identity and ethicsEncyclopedia of Counseling. Alexandra, VA: American Counseling Association.
    2004 Challenging the leaderCritical incidents in group counseling. Alexandra, VA: American Counseling Association.
    2004 Hostile memberCritical incidents in group counseling. Alexandra, VA: American Counseling Association.
    2001 Medical breakthroughs: Genetic research and genetic counseling. Psychotropic medications, and the mind-body connectionHuman service challenges in the 21st century. Birmingham, AL: Ebsco Media.
    2001 Variety is the spice of life: A developmental and diagnostic approach to choosing homework assignmentsFavorite counseling and therapy homework assignments: Leading therapists share their most creative strategies. Brunner-Routledge.
    2000 Professional issues in counselingHome study materials for the licensed professional counselors exam and the national counselors exam.
    2000 Testing and appraisalHome study materials for the licensed professional counselors exam and the national counselors exam.
    1998 Support and challenge: Use of metaphor as a higher level empathic responseFavorite counseling and therapeutic techniques: 52 therapists share their most creative strategies. Washington, DC: Accelerated Development.
    1988 Program EvaluationNew Hampshire comprehensive guidance and counseling program: A guide to an approved model for program development. Plymouth, NH: Plymouth State College.

    Expertise Keywords

  • Assessment
  • Counseling Skills
  • Counseling Theory
  • Empathy
  • Ethics
  • Men's Issues
  • Professional Issues
  • Education And Training

  • Ed.D. in Counselor Education, University of Cincinnati 1980
  • M.S. in Counseling, Miami University 1974
  • B.A. in Psychology, State University of New York at Binghamton 1973
  • Full Name

  • Edward Neukrug