Juleen Buser
Assistant Professor I Email: jbuser@rider.edu
Phone Number: (609) 895-5486
Department Name:
Graduate Education
Office Location:
Memorial Hall 202L

Faculty Office Hours

Mailing Address:
2083 Lawrenceville Road Lawrenceville NJ 08648
Role: 
Faculty
Title: 
Assistant Professor I
Email: 
jbuser@rider.edu
Phone Number: 
(609) 895-5486
Department Name: 
Graduate Education
Mailing Address: 
2083 Lawrenceville Road Lawrenceville NJ 08648
Office Location: 
Memorial Hall 202L

Academic Background

  • Ph.D. in Counselor Education, Syracuse University
  • M.A. in Counseling, Wake Forest University
  • M.Div., Princeton Theological Seminary
  • B.A., Franklin and Marshall College

Professional Background

  • Certified School Counselor, K-12 (NJ)
  • Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC)
  • President of International Association of Addiction and Offender Counselors (IAAOC), 2010-2011

Research
My research focuses on both adaptive and maladaptive coping strategies. My scholarly interests include maladaptive coping strategies, such as eating disorder symptomatology and self-injury.  My research also addresses adaptive coping strategies, such as active coping methods and beneficial spiritual coping styles.

Selected Publications

  • Buser, J. K., Buser, T. J., & Peterson, C. H. (in press). Counselor training in the use of spiritual lifemaps:  Creative interventions for depicting spiritual/religious stories. Journal of Creativity in Mental Health.
  • Buser, J. K. & Gibson, S. (in press). Differentiation and eating disorder symptoms among males. The Family Journal.
  • Buser, J. K. & Gibson, S. (in press). Attachment to God/Higher Power and bulimic symptoms among college females. Journal of College Counseling.
  • Buser, J. K. (2013). Stress, spiritual coping, and bulimia: Feeling punished by God/Higher Power. Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 35(2), 154-171.
  • Buser, J. K., & Bernard, J. M. (2013). Religious coping, body dissatisfaction, and bulimic symptomatology. Counseling and Values, 58(2), 158-176.
  • Buser, T. J., & Buser, J. K. (2013). Conceptualizing nonsuicidal self-injury as a process addiction: Review of research and implications for counselor training and practice. Journal of Addictions and Offender Counseling. 34(1), 16-29.
  • Buser, T. J., & Buser, J. K.  (2013). Helping students with emotional abuse: A critical area of competence for school counselors. Journal of School Counseling, 11(9). Retrieved from http://www.jsc.montana.edu/articles/v11n9.pdf
  • Buser, T. J., & Buser, J. K. (2013). The HIRE model: A tool for the informal assessment of nonsuicidal self-injury. Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 35(3), 262-281.
  • Buser, J. K, & Parkins, R. A. (2013). “Made this way for a reason:” Body satisfaction and spirituality. Adultspan, 12(1), 24-37.
  • Buser, J. K. (2012). The school counselor’s role in addressing eating disorder
    symptomatology among adolescents. Ideas and research you can use: VISTAS 2012. Retrieved from http://counselingoutfitters.com/vistas/vistas12/Article_97.pdf
  • Buser, T. J., Buser, J. K., & Kearney, A. (2012). Justice in the family: The moderating role of social self-efficacy in the relationship between nonsuicidal self-injury and interactional justice from parents. The Family Journal, 20(2), 147-156.
  • Buser, T. J., Buser, J. K., Peterson, C. H., & Seraydarian, D. G. (2012). Influence of mindfulness practice on counseling skill effectiveness. The Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision, 4(1), 20-36.
  • Buser, J. K., Buser, T. J., Gladding, S. T., & Wilkerson, J. (2011). The creative counselor: Using the SCAMPER model in counselor training. Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, 6(4), 256-273.
  • Buser, J. K , Goodrich, K., Luke, M., & Buser, T. J. (2011). A narratology of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender clients’ experiences addressing religious and spiritual issues in counseling. The Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling, 5, 282-303.
  • Buser, J. K., & Saponara, E. (2011). School counseling prevention and intervention for child
    witnesses of intimate partner violence. Journal of School Counseling, 9(8). Retrieved from http://jsc.montana.edu/articles/v9n8.pdfBuser
  • Buser, J. K. (2011). The media, body dissatisfaction, and the thin-ideal: A group model for college females. In T. Fitch and J. Marshal (Eds.), Group work and outreach activity guide for college counselors: Group plans and resources (pp. 143-147). Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association.
  • Woodford, M., Buser, J. K., Riccobono, L., & Bartuska, R. A. (2011). Collegiate children of alcoholics/addicts psychoeducational group (6 Groups). Group and outreach activity guide for college counselors: Group plans and resources (pp. 161-169). Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association.
  • Buser, J. K., (2010). American Indian adolescents and disordered eating. Professional School
    Counseling, 14(2), 146-155.
  • Buser, J. K. (2009). Treatment seeking disparity between African Americans and Whites: Attitudes toward treatment, coping resources, and racism. Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development.
  • Buser, J. K., & Henderson, D. A. (2007). Play therapy. In C. L. Thomson & D. A. Henderson (Eds.), Counseling children (7th ed., pp. 414-456). Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole.
  • Buser, T. J., Buser, J. K., & Gladding, S. T. (2005). Good grief: The part of arts in healing loss and grief. Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, 1, 173-183. Reprinted in Duffey, T. H. (Ed.), Creative interventions in grief and loss therapy: When the music stops and a dream dies (pp. 173-183). Binghamton, NY: Haworth.

Films

  • Buser, T. J., Buser, J. K., & Binkley, E. (Producers and Directors). (2007). Counseling children: A developmental approach, companion video resource [Motion picture].  (Available from Thomson Learning, P.O. Box 6904, Florence, KY 41022-6904).
  • Buser, T. J., Buser, J. K., & Binkley, E. (Producers and Directors). (2007). Creativity in counseling: The SCAMPER model [Motion picture]. (Available from Microtraining Associates, 25 Burdette Avenue, Framingham, MA 01702). 

Selected Presentations

  • Buser, J. K, & Parkins, R. A. (2013, March). Body satisfaction and spirituality: A phenomenological inquiry. Program presented at the annual conference of the American Counseling Association, Cincinnati, OH.
  • Buser, J., K. Peterson, C. H., Buser, T. J., & Westburg, N. (2012, April). Spirituality in counseling:  The spiritual genogram as a clinical intervention. Program presented at the New Jersey Counseling Association Conference, Lincroft, NJ.
  • Buser, T. J., Buser, J., K. Peterson, C. H., & Westburg, N. (2011, April). Wellness and strength based counseling. Program presented at the New Jersey Counseling Association Conference, Lincroft, NJ.
  • Buser, T. J., & Buser, J. K. (2012, March). Addictive features of nonsuicidal self-injury. Poster session presented at the annual conference of American Counseling Association, San Fransciso, CA.
  • Buser, T. J., & Buser, J. K. (2009, October). Mindfulness in counselor education. Program presented at the annual conference of the Association of Counselor Education and Supervision, San Diego, California.
  • Buser, J. K., & Buser, T. J. (2008, March). Mental health treatment issues for African Americans: The barriers and supports to receiving care. Poster session presented at the annual conference of the American Counseling Association, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Buser, T. J., & Buser, J. K. (2006, April). Loosening the grip of eating disorders and addiction: Solution-focused methods. Poster session presented at the annual conference of the American Counseling Association, Montreal, Canada.
  • Buser, J.K., & Colangelo, K. (2008, September). Collecting data over the internet: Benefits and Limitations. Program presented at the North Atlantic Region of the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Portland, Maine.
  • Buser, J.K.  (2006, October).  The “Power of One”: Findings in resiliency and a new way to view the school counselor.  Poster session presented at the North Atlantic Region of the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Lake George, NY.

Professional Memberships

  • American Counseling Association (ACA)
  • International Association of Addictions and Offender Counseling (IAAOC)
  • American College Counseling Association (ACCA)
  • Chi Sigma Iota

Courses Taught

  • COUN 500: Introduction to Counseling
  • COUN 550: Counseling Techniques Lab
  • CNPY 502: Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy
  • COUN 515: Substance Abuse Counseling
  • COUN 508: Foundations of Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • COUN 580: Elementary School Counseling Practicum
  • EDSO 501: Foundations of School Counseling & Referral Sources for Clients and Students with Special Needs