Jeanne Booth, PhD

Associate Professor


Prior to joining the Lynchburg College faculty in 2000, Dr. Booth worked with the Lynchburg City School system as an English teacher, professional school counselor, and guidance director.

A proud Lynchburg College alumna, Dr. Booth is an assistant professor of education and human development. In addition to teaching at the graduate level, Dr. Booth teaches undergraduates enrolled in the College’s teacher preparation program. A nationally certified parent education facilitator, Dr. Booth also serves on the staff of the College’s Center for Family Studies and Educational Advancement. She has made presentations at the national, state, and local levels on issues related to counseling, human development, parenting issues, and family dynamics. Dr. Booth also provides consulting services and workshops for school divisions and public and private organizations throughout the commonwealth.


  • PhD School Counseling and Related Educational Services: Capella University
  • MEd School Guidance and Counseling: Lynchburg College
  • BA English: Lynchburg College

Professional Affiliations

  • American Counseling Association
  • American School Counselors Association
  • Virginia Association of Counselor Educators and Supervisors
  • Virginia Counselors Association
  • Virginia School Counselors Association
  • Lynchburg Area Counselors Association
  • Chi Sigma Iota
  • Kappa Delta Pi


  • Child and Adolescent Functional Assessment Survey Administration
  • Substance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory Administration
  • Mediation/Peer Mediation Trainer
  • Active Parenting Parent Education Facilitator National Certification

International and National Professional Presentations

  • "Obesity and Compulsive Overeating: The Addictions Treatment Model as a Recipe for Change" Learning Institute, (with S. Nielsen, M. Perryman, & P. Aronson) American Counseling Association National Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii; March 2008
  • "The Emerging Challenge of Food Addiction: Retooling Treatment for the Overweight/Obese Client" (with S. Nielsen), American and Canadian Counseling Associations International Conference, Montreal, Canada; April 2005
  • "Primarily Inattentive Type: Finding the Lost Child" (with S. Nielsen & E. Blevins) American Counseling Association National Conference, New Orleans, La.; March 2002
  • "Building Better Families through Parent Education" National Child Welfare Institute, Radford University, May 2001
Jeanne Booth
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