John Buckner, M.S. LMFT

Advisor

John Buckner grew up in Colorado Springs, Colorado. John has worked in the helping profession for over a decade. He has worked as front line staff at therapeutic boarding schools, volunteered at a crisis center as a psychosocial rehabilitation specialist for the state of Idaho, as a milieu director in residential care, and as a therapist at a residential treatment center. He received his Associate’s degree at Snow College and his Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Southern Utah University (SUU). While at SUU, he was honored by his professors with the Applied Psychology award which he was given for his research and volunteer service at a local crisis center.

John went on to get his Master's degree from the University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM) in Marriage and Family Therapy. At ULM he was elected by his fellow classmates to be president of Delta Kappa honor society, and also won several awards for his research. In his free time John loves spending time with his wife and five kids; and playing in the great outdoors where he reminisces of his days as an Eagle Scout. He loves to workout but more particularly delights in the challenge and personal growth aspects that CrossFit provides. Furthermore, John enjoys reading great books, and having intellectual conversations.