Jessica Reno Burkholder

Associate Professor Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Dr. Jessica Burkholder is a licensed professional counselor in Virginia and New Jersey. Her research has focused on the ethical development and multicultural training of counselors. She is a National Certified Counselor (NCC) and an Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS). 


  • Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, Ph.D. Counselor Education and Supervision
  • Denver Seminary, Denver, Colorado, M.A. Community Counseling
  • Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, B.S. Organization Behavior Management and Human Resources Management


Dr. Burkholder was a full time faculty member at Georgian Court University from 2011-2016 and Monmouth University from 2016-2021. 

Professional Experience

Dr. Burkholder has 18 years of experience as a counselor and has worked in various settings including community mental health agencies, college counseling centers, hospitals, schools and in private practice. Her clinical expertise is in trauma counseling and she is trained in EMDR.

Contact Info

Emory & Henry College

School of Health Sciences

565 Radio Hill Rd.

Marion, VA 24354



Emory & Henry College Health Sciences Campus