Brett Gleason, Ph.D.
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Brett Gleason, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services
CEB 221
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Brett Gleason is an assistant professor in the human services program at UNLV. Previously, he was an assistant professor in the counseling program at Eastern New Mexico University. Gleason graduated with his Ph.D. in counseling from Old Dominion University, serving as a graduate teaching assistant for the human services program throughout his doctoral program. His dissertation was titled A Phenomenological Investigation of Wellness and Wellness Promotion within Counselor Education Programs. During his time at his previous positions, Gleason has helped with preparing for CACREP accreditation, served as faculty advisor for student organizations, advising students, serving as assistant editor for the Journal of Human Services, in addition to teaching several courses in both human services and counseling programs.

Research Expertise

Counselor/client wellness and self-care, burnout, counselor education, human services education, adolescent counseling, crisis counseling, social justice and advocacy, mental health issues in foster care, and social media