Dr. Allison Buller

Assistant Professor, Counseling and Psychology

Ph.D. Western Michigan University, 2013
M.S. Mental Health Counseling, University of Louisiana, 2005
B.S. Psychology, University of Louisiana, 2002

Office Location: Bates Hall, Room 304
Telephone: (203) 576-4173

Dr. Buller is an Assistant Professor of Counseling and Psychology at the University of Bridgeport. Allison comes to us from Western Michigan University where she received her Ph.D. in Counselor Education. She received several grants to support her dissertation study, “Exploring the Experiences of Counselor Educators Recognized for Their Excellence in Teaching.” Her research interests include best practices counselor education and teaching counseling, Naturopathic Medicine, and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT).

Professional Interests

  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Counseling and Diagnosis
  • Group Therapy



  • Western Michigan University, College of Education: Outstanding Doctoral Student, 2012-2013
  • Robert and Diane Betz Award for Doctoral Studies in Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology ($938.00), 2010-2011



Buller, A. (2016). Exploring the experiences of counselor educators recognized for their excellence in teaching. The Online Journal of Counseling and Education.

Kohli, E. & Buller, A. (2013). Factors influencing consumer purchasing patterns of generic versus brand-name drugs. Southern Medical Journal, vol (106), 2.

Buller, A. & Kohli, E. (2012). From textbook to touch: The healing presence of health professionals. The New Physician, vol (61), 5.

Kiracofe, N. & Buller, A. (2008). Mandated disciplinary counseling: Working effectively with challenging clients. Journal of College Counseling, vol (10), (2).

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