Educational Leadership and Human Development
Professor of Counselor Education
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 TaughtIntroduction 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: http://www.guidanceconsortium.com/pdf-files/MO-compguidance.pdf
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.
Contact Dr. Sesser at Sesser@ucmo.edu