Ms. Kristy Burton

Ms. Kristy Burton

Ms. Kristy Burton

Instructor of Counseling

M.S., John Brown University
B.S., Harding

KBurton@jbu.edu

Kristy Burton began her career working in law enforcement after earning an undergraduate degree in criminal justice in 2001. She spent over 15 years working as a law enforcement officer and instructor for both Arkansas Community Corrections and U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services. During this time, she also earned a master's degree in community counseling at John Brown University, graduating in 2013. She is currently working toward a PhD in counselor education and supervision with a specialization in addictions. She also co-owns Central Arkansas Group Counseling, a private practice in North Little Rock, AR. She has been an adjunct instructor at John Brown University in the graduate counseling program, since August 2018. She has taught Professional Development and Ethics, Addictions, and Intro to Clinical Mental Health. She is also the current Regional Vice-President of the newly formed Arkansas Addiction Professionals Association.