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Corinne Zupko

Corinne Zupko is an Adjunct Faculty member at The College of New Jersey in the Department of Counselor Education and the Liberal Learning Program.  She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from The College of New Jersey, her Master’s degree in Counseling from The College of New Jersey, and her Educational Specialist’s (Ed.S) degree in Counseling, with a concentration in meditation, from Rider University.

While in graduate school at the College of New Jersey, Ms. Zupko received the Community Counseling Student of the Year award, was inducted into the Chi Sigma Iota Honor Society, and was a Chi Sigma Iota Scholarship recipient.   While in Rider University’s Ed.S. program, she received formal training in supervision (3-credit class), and graduated with honors.

Ms. Zupko is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of New Jersey (since 2006), a National Certified Counselor (since 2002), and is a Board Certified Coach through the Center for Credentialing and Education (since 2011).

While completing her Master’s degree, Ms. Zupko was an intern at Rider University’s Counseling Center, and upon her graduation, she was hired as a full-time staff counselor (2001-2010).  Ms. Zupko’s responsibilities included conducting individual counseling for issues including but not limited to anxiety, depression, stress management, academic performance, and time management.  She managed crisis situations as needed. Ms. Zupko provided outreach programs for students on various topics, including but not limited to body image, self-care, wellness, and stress reduction.  She facilitated a weekly mindfulness meditation group and served as the biofeedback specialist. Ms. Zupko also provided supervision for interns and graduate assistants during her tenure at Rider, many of who were TCNJ students.

While in this position, Ms. Zupko received numerous awards and recognitions including being a Mazzotti Award for Women in Leadership recipient, the Coordinator of the Westminster Counseling Center, a Presidential Task Force member, and a Rider University “Distinguished Employee.”

Ms. Zupko currently owns a coaching business and teaches “Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction” classes (2009-present).  She has developed and taught classes at TCNJ (2006-present) focusing on wellness and mindfulness, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and she has also taught “Community Agency Counseling”, independent studies, and has provided supervision to practicum students.

Ms. Zupko’s professional activities include recent presentations on mindfulness at the New Jersey Counseling Association’s 2011 annual conference, and she was the keynote speaker at the New Jersey Association for Multicultural Counseling’s 2011 annual conference.  Ms. Zupko is a member of the American Counseling Association (2001-present) as well as the New Jersey Counseling Association (2002-present).