Heather C. Robertson

Associate Professor
PhD, Counselor Education & Supervision, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University (Virginia Tech)MS, Counseling and Guidance, Texas A & M University at Corpus ChristiBA, Policy Studies, Syracuse University
Dr. Heather Robertson is an Associate Professor in the Department of Counselor Education with the School of Education at St. John’s University. Dr. Robertson served as a counseling practitioner and administrator for 12 years in College Student Affairs, during which she held positions in career counseling, advising, orientation, transition, and military services for universities such as Stony Brook University, American University, Old Dominion University, Trinity College and Coastal Carolina Community College. Her current clinical counseling practice includes working with special education students and adults with disabilities in a vocational rehabilitation setting. She earned a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from Virginia Tech, an M.S. in Counseling and Guidance from Texas A & M University at Corpus Christi, and a B.A. in Policy Studies from Syracuse University. Prior to joining St. John’s University, she held adjunct faculty appointments with Old Dominion University, Hofstra University, and the University of Bridgeport.

Teaching Interests

ED 6264 - Counseling Skills & Techniques
EDU 6301 - Career Development
EDU 6651 - Foundations of Mental Health Counseling
EDU 6301 - Practicum in MH Counseling

Research Interests

Dr. Robertson’s research interests include career development and planning, midlife career change, career transition, distance counseling, military/veteran issues, substance use disorders, college student success, and college parent involvement.

Courses Taught

EDU
6127
INTRO TO COUNSELING
EDU
6205
GROUP DYNAMICS
EDU
6207
DEVELOPMENTAL COUNSEL
EDU
6264
COUNSELING SKILLS & TECHS
EDU
6270
CASE CONCEPT TRT PLAN & PHARM
EDU
6301
CAREER DEVELOPMENT
EDU
6305
PRACT IN SCH
EDU
6310
PRACT MENTAL HLTH COUNSEL
EDU
6311
INTRN MNTL HLTH COUNSEL I
EDU
6312
INTRN MNTL HLTH COUNSL II
EDU
6364
COUNSEL THE SUBSTANCE ABUSER
EDU
6651
FNDATION MNTL HLTH COUNSELING