College of Professional Studies

Assistant Professor Brett Wilkinson

Wilkinson-Brett-JW-03Brett Wilkinson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

  • Office: Neff Hall, 250M
  • Phone:  260-481-6528
  • Fax: 260-481-5408
  • E-mail:


Professional Background

Dr. Brett Wilkinson is an Assistant Professor of Counselor Education. He obtained a B.A. in both psychology and philosophy from the University of Kentucky and an M.A. in Mental Health Counseling from Eastern Kentucky University. He earned his Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from the University of Northern Colorado, where he was awarded the Dean’s Citation of Excellence for Outstanding Dissertation of the Year. He received advanced doctoral training in marriage, couples, and family counseling, as well as applied statistics and research methods. His research interests include the development of humanistic methods and models for clinical training and practice, the exploration of phenomenological pedagogies, and the advancement of metacognitive supervision strategies for practicum and internship. Dr. Wilkinson actively presents at state, regional, and national conferences, serves on the editorial board for a national counseling journal, and is coauthor of the textbook Educational Psychology for Learners: Connecting Theory, Research, and Application. He is a member of the American Counseling Association, the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, and the Association for Humanistic Counseling.