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Educational Leadership and Human Development

Lovinger Building, Room 4101
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660-543-4341
Office Manager: Barb Hicks


Sesser, George

Professor of Counselor EducationDr. George Sesser


Psy.D.—Clinical Psychology, 1989, Forest Institute of Professional Psychology (Cum Laude), Springfield, Missouri
M.A.—Psychology, Counseling and Guidance, 1981, University
of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colorado
B.A.—Psychology/Chemistry, Little Rock University, 1969, Little Rock, Arkansas

Classes Regularly Taught

Introduction to Group Work
Advanced Group Work
Practicum in Counseling
Mental Health Issues in Counseling
Introduction to Assessment
Analysis of the Individual


Missouri Licensed Professional Counselor
Missouri Licensed Psychologist/Health Service Provider
National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology

Recent Publications / Research

Gysbers, N. C., Sesser, G. R. & Stanley, B. (2009). The Missouri comprehensive guidance program: An introduction for administrators. An e-Learning program for administrators. Available online at:

Sesser, G. R., Forth, N. L., Cowles, J., & McHenry, B. (2007). Documentation of ethical practice by graduate students temporarily authorized to work in Missouri school counselor positions. The Counseling Interviewer. 39 (2) 27-34.

McHenry, B., Whitman, T., Sesser, G.R., & Cowles, J. (2007). The role of the professional school counselor in supporting psychotropic therapies. The Counseling Interviewer. 39 (2) 14-19.

McHenry, B., Sesser, G., Cowles, J. (2006). Comprehensive guidance curriculum: What school counselors do to promote student growth through classroom lessons. Transescent. 30 (4) 5-8.

McHenry, B., Sesser, G., Cowles, J., & Whitman, T. (2005). Responsive services: What school counselors do to respond to student mental health concerns. Transescent. 30 (2), 5-7.

McHenry, B., Sesser, G., Cowles, J., & McHenry, J. (2005). The Missouri comprehensive guidance program: What educators need to know (part 1). Transescent. 30 (1), 9-11.

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