Jonathan Hunn, M.A., LPC started his education in counseling here at Lindenwood before moving to Texas where he received his master’s degree in Counseling from Webster University while his wife was on Active Duty in the United States Army in El Paso, Texas. His years in the social services profession has been spent helping marginalized populations. Before coming to Lindenwood University, Jonathan worked for Saint Charles Community College as a Mental Health Therapist on campus and as a Faculty Counselor at Saint Louis Community College. He also served as an adjunct, teaching multiple courses in Psychology at Harris Stowe State University, Saint Louis Community College, Vatterott College, and Saint Charles Community College.
Additionally, Jonathan has worked with children and young adults on a range of topics and issues. Jonathan has presented at conferences and workshops on a variety of topics such as suicide prevention, spirituality and counseling, and African-American academic achievement. Jonathan has reviewed peer-reviewed literature on disproportionate graduation rates of African-American Male Students.
During his tenure, Jonathan has provided support to various companies through their EAP program. He has provided crisis counseling as a behavioral therapist to many of these companies. Jonathan has also provided counseling and support to individuals from diverse ethnicities, nationalities, and geographic locations. He has provided online and telephonic counseling for several national crisis lines while working for Behavioral Health Response (BHR). He has worked extensively with individuals and families that struggle with substance abuse, child abuse, disabled, and those with mental health issues.
As Director of Student Counseling and Resource Center Jonathan utilizes his vast knowledge of crisis work as well as his knowledge of counseling in higher education. Jonathan’s goal is to use his knowledge and education in counseling and educational leadership to promote student mental health and wellness and to help educate the community on mental health issues.