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Department of
Counselor Education


James Costello, Ph.D., CRC, Associate Professor


Dr. Costello earned his doctorate in Rehabilitation Services from the Florida State University in 1999. He also earned a B.S. and M.S. in Vocational Rehabilitation from the University of Wisconsin-Stout in 1976 and 1981 respectively. Dr. Costello holds a national certification as a Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC). He has been teaching at ESU since 2000, and has published on topics including Psychopharmacology, Addiction Treatment Programs; and Vocational Rehabilitation Services. Currently, he teaches a variety of courses in both the graduate and undergraduate programs. 


Phone: 620-341-5220


Office Location: The Earl Center, Ofc 218