Yesim Giresunlu

Assistant Professor

JWU Faculty Since 2018

Social Sciences Assistant Professor Yesim Giresunlu

Contact Info


Yesim Giresunlu completed her Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and her Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision at Old Dominion University. Her clinical counseling and supervision experience includes providing counseling services and clinical supervision in various medical settings. During her doctoral studies, she was the advisor for an interprofessional care clinic addressing social determinants of health needs for the local community.

Her research interests include counselor and supervisor development and practices in integrated behavioral health settings.


  • B.S. Old Dominion University
  • M.S.Ed Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Old Dominion University
  • Ph.D. Counselor Education and Supervision, Old Dominion University

As an instructor, I like to utilize reflective and reflexive practices to complement experiential learning.

Teaching Interests

Counseling Skills
Integrated Behavioral Health

Scholarly Interests

Counselor Development
Supervisor Development
Integrated Behavioral Health


  • CSLG5100: Advanced Career Counseling
  • CSLG5300: Advanced Individual Counseling Theories and Techniques
  • CSLG6150: Advanced Individual Mental Health Counseling

Extra Curricular Roles

Journal Reviewer for Journal of Human Services


Professional Affiliations

American Counseling Association
Association for Counselor Education and Supervision
North Atlantic Region Association for Counselor Education and Supervision



  • Kemer G., Rocha, J., Reiter, A., Dominguez, V. & Giresunlu, Y. (2021) A Structured Peer Feedback Exchange Intervention in Group Supervision of Beginning Doctoral Supervisors. Counselor Education and Supervision

Honors And Awards

  • Chi Sigma Iota - Delta Omega Outstanding Doctoral Student Award 2020
  • Chi Sigma Iota - Delta Omega Outstanding Research Award, 2019
  • Chi Sigma Iota - Omega Delta Chapter Outstanding Service to Chapter Award, 2018