Robert K. Eschenauer, Ph.D.

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Associate Professor

Human Services and Counseling
The School of Education

St. John's University

Dr. Eschenauer has dedicated his career toward ideals embodied by the Vincentian philosophy in educational counseling and evaluation for over 40 years. A licensed mental health counselor, he has practiced and taught in a variety of venues. Dr. Eschenauer has conducted numerous seminars and group sessions for priests and religious and is an annual presenter in the Acculturation Seminar for International Priests conducted by the Vincentian Center. He holds a Ph.D. in Counselor Education from St. John's University and an advanced certificate in school psychology from City College of CUNY. His research is focused on accountability (therapeutic outcomes), psychotherapy and therapeutic language.

Academic Background

Ph.D., Counselor Education, St. John's University
Advanced Certificate in School Psychology, City College of CUNY

Research Interests

Accountability and best practices in counseling, linking research and practice, closing achievement and opportunity gaps for all students, outcome research in counseling and literacy, use of therapeutic communication skills to improve counseling outcomes.

Affiliation with the Center

Vincentian Research Fellow,
Class of 2011

Food for Thought

Catholic universities will be particularly attentive to the poorest and to those who suffer economic, social, cultural or religious injustice. This responsibility begins within the academic community but it also finds application beyond it.

Pope John Paul II, Ex Corde Ecclesiae (40)