Julaine Field, Ph.D.

Juliane Field portrait

Julaine Field, Ph.D.

Professor, Coordinator of the Clinical Mental Health Track Department of Counseling and Human Services
College of Education

1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80918

Biographical Information

Julaine E. Field, PhD, LPC, NCC is a professor for the University of Colorado Colorado Springs College of Education, Department of Counseling and Human Services. She has been employed as a counseling practitioner since 1992, which includes working as a school counselor, mental health counselor, college counselor, and in private practice. Currently, she consults with school districts, administrators, teachers, parents and students on bullying interventions and anti-bullying efforts in schools. She has also worked extensively with victims (adults and children) of domestic violence and sexual assault and has conducted crisis response trainings in these areas for educators, counselors, police officers, mental health workers and crisis responders. She has worked as a counselor educator since 2002, teaching a range of graduate courses including crisis counseling, human sexuality, group counseling and courses related to school counseling. Finally, Dr. Field has authored publications on the topics of bullying, relational and social aggression, counselor advocacy and gender identity. She has also presented at international, national, and state conferences on these topics.


Ph.D., Counselor Education
North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC - May 2002

M.A., Counseling Focus: Secondary Guidance
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA - December 1992

B.A., Speech/Language Pathology
Edinboro University of PA, Edinboro, PA - May 1991


COUN 5020 Laboratory in Individual Counseling: Provide basic interviewing, assessment and counseling skills and characteristics of counselors and counseles that impact the counseling and consulting process. Students engage in self-examination of characteristics that may affect them as professional counselors. Core counseling/consultation skills are practiced and refined.

COUN 5100 Theories and Techniques of Group Counseling: This course includes studies that provide a broad understanding of group development, group dynamics, group leadership styles and group counseling theories. Core group counseling skills and techniques will be studied in this course and practiced in COUN 511, a small group laboratory experience taken concurrently.

COUN 5120 School Counseling Practicum: Provides students with experience in counseling and consultation. Introduces the counselor and client characteristics that may affect the counseling process. Students complete 100 clock hours of supervised field experience of which 40 hours must be in direct service to clients.

COUN 5190 Psychology of the College Student: An orientation to developmental studies in personality, social and health domains of the college students. Focus is on age-related stresses and coping skills.

COUN 5300 Laboratory in Systems Counseling: Provides students with skills in rapport building; information gathering and giving; structuring the session; reflecting and summarizing content and feeling; self disclosure; confrontation; and session closure for use in professional counseling.

COUN 5550 Practice of Crisis Counseling, Trauma and Disaster Work: Builds on the basic concepts presented in Intro to Play Therapy and includes using play to help children and families communicate through symbols, metaphors and stories. Puppet play, the hero/heroine's journey, family art and games are highlighted.

COUN 5580 Sexuality in Counseling: This course will examine human sexuality from historical, political, religious, economic, social, and cultural perspectives. Sexual norms, roles and behaviors will be discussed, analyzed, and deconstructed to enhance the awareness, knowledge and skills of counseling professionals.


  • Field, J.E.,(2013). Relational aggression in the workplace. In L.M. Crothers & J. Lipinsky (Eds.), Bullying in the Workplace: Causes, symptoms, and remedies. (pp. 179-191).
  • Comstock, L.A., Crothers, L.M., Schreiber, J.B., Schmitt, A.J., Field, J.E., Hughes, T.L., Kolbert, J.B., & Lipinski, J. (2013). Relational, social, and overt aggression among aggressive and nonaggressive female adolescents. Journal of Child & Adolescent Trauma, 6(2), 106-117.
  • Wehrman, J.,& Field, J. E.(2013). Play-based activities in family counseling. American Journal of Family Therapy. 41:4, 341-352.doi.org/10.1080/01926187.2012.704838
  • Kolbert, J.B., Crothers, L.M., & Field, J.E.,(2013). Clinical Interventions with Adolescents Using a Family Systems Approach. The Family Journal, 21,87-94.
  • Field, J. E.(2012). Understanding and managing behaviors of children involved with relational and social aggression. In J. B. Kolbert, and L. M. Crothers’s (Eds).,Understanding and managing behaviors of children with psychological disorders: A reference for classroom teachers (pp. 309-332). New York: Continuum.
  • Wehrman, J. D., Williams, R., Field, J., Schroeder, S. D. (2011). Accountability through documentation: What are best practices for school counselors? In M. A. Hermann, T. P. Remley, Jr., & W. C. Huey, Ethical and legal issues in school counseling (3rd ed., pp. 141-153). Alexandria, VA: American School Counselor Association. (invited reprint)
  • Field, J. E., Kolbert, J. B., Crothers, L. M., Gibbs, Y. K., & Albright, C. (2011). The relationship between hyperfemininity and achievement of ego identity among college females. Identity: An International Journal of Theory and Research, 11, 181-187.
  • Caton, M., Field, J. E., & Kolbert, J. B. (2010). Fostering healthy development among middle school females: A summer program. Journal of School Counseling, 8(39). Retrieved from http://www.jsc.montana.edu/articles/v8n39.pdf
  • Kolbert, J. B., Field, J. E., Crothers, L. M., & Schreiber, J. (2010). Femininity and depression mediated 
    by social and relational aggression in late adolescence. Journal of School Violence, 9. 289-302.
  • Wehrman, J. D., Williams, R., Field, J., & Schroeder, S. D. (2010). Accountability through 
    documentation: What are best practices for school counselors? Journal of School Counseling, 8(38).
  • Field, J. E., Kolbert, J. B., Crothers, L. C., & Hughes, T. (2009). Understanding Girl Bullying and 
    What to Do About it: Strategies to Help Heal the Divide. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.
  • Crothers, L. M., Field, J. E., Kolbert, J. B., Lipinski, J., Kanyongo, G. Y., Kachmar, S. P., & Koch, G. 
    (2009). A new look at teachers’ job stress and locus of control using a multidimensional measure of stress. The School Psychologist, 63, 11-15.
  • Crothers, L. M., Shreiber, J., Field, J. E., Kolbert, J. B. (2009). Development and measurement 
    through confirmatory factory analysis of the Young Adult Social Behavior Scale (YASB): An assessment of relational aggression in adolescence and young adulthood, Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 27, 17-28.
  • Crothers, L. M., Field, J. E., Kolbert, J. B., Bell, G. R., Blasik, J., Camic, L., Greisler, M. J., & Keener, D. 
    (2007). Relational aggression in childhood and adolescence: Etiology, characteristics, diagnostic assessment, and treatment. Counseling and Human Development, 39(5), 1-24.
  • Field, J. E., Crothers, L. M., & Kolbert, J. B. (2007) Adolescent female gender identity and attraction to 
    male bullies and victims. Journal Emotional Abuse, 7 (1), 1–15.
  • Field, J. E., Crothers, L. M., & Kolbert, J. B. (2006). Fragile friendships: Exploring the use and 
    effects of indirect aggression among adolescent girls. Journal of School Counseling, 4(5). http://www.jsc.montana.edu/articles/v4n5.pdf.
  • Kolbert, J. B., Crothers, L., & Field, J. (2006). Adolescent females’ attraction to victims of bullying. 
    Journal of School Violence, 5 (1), 81-91.
  • Field, J., & Kolbert, J. (2005) Enhancing emotional intelligence in parents: The professional
    school counselor’s role. In J. Pelitteri, R. Stern, C. Shelton, & B. Ackerman (Eds.),
    Emotionally intelligent school counseling (167-181). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
  • Crothers, L.M., Field, J. E., & Kolbert, J. B. (2005) Navigating power, control, and being nice: 
    Aggression in female adolescent friendships. Journal of Counseling and Development, 83 (3), 354 – 359.
  • Field, J. E., & Baker, S. B. (2004) Defining and Examining School Counselor Advocacy. Professional School 
    Counselor, 8 (1), 56 – 63.
  • Kolbert, J. B., & Field, J.E. (2004). The Steps of Mediation for School Counselors. The Pennsylvania 
    Counselor, L1 (5).
  • Field, J. E., & Kolbert, J. B. (2003) Embracing warm and fuzzy 2: How do we measure student 
    success? The Pennsylvania Counselor, M (2).
  • Kolbert, J. B., & Field, J. E. (2003) Embracing warm and fuzzy. The Pennsylvania Counselor, M (1).

International, National & State Peer-Reviewed Presentations/Publications


  • American Counseling Association, Cincinnati,Ohio,, "Whole-School Methods To Address Bullying", March 24,2013.
  • Colorado Counseling Association, Denver,Colorado,, "The Implications of Attachment in Counselor Preparation and Supervision",with Shannon Dunnan, Graduate Student, March 9,2013.
  • International Conference on Education, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya,, "Helping the Weeping, Worried and Weary: Psychological First Aid for Students", July 21, 2011.
  • American Counseling Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, , "Diagnosing and Treating Trauma in Military Families" March 26, 2011
  • American Counseling Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, , "Removing the Masks: Exploring the Self-Awareness, Personal Growth, Cognitive and Moral Development of Graduate Students" March 26, 2011
  • American Counseling Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, , "Individual & Familial Interventions with Perpetrators and Victims of School Bullying" March 27, 2011
  • Colorado University System, CU Women Succeeding Annual Symposium, , Colorado Springs, CO, "Managing Power at Work: Bullying Others or Building Relationships?", February 25, 2011.
  • Colorado School Counseling Association Annual Conference, Vail, CO, “Galvanizing Groups: Managing the Good, the Bad and the Ugly, November 11, 2010
  • Colorado School Counseling Association Annual Conference, Vail, CO, “Seeing Eye to Eye: Developing Positive Principal/School Counselor Relationships, November 11, 2010
  • American School Counseling Association Annual Conference, Boston, MA, "Seeing Eye to Eye: Building Trust, Understanding and Respect Between School Counselors and School Administrators, July 6, 2010.
  • American Counseling Association Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, "Untangling the Web: Prevention and Intervention for Bullying”, March 21, 2010.
  • Colorado University System, CU Women Succeeding Annual Symposium, Denver, CO, “Workplace Bullying”, February 26, 2010.
  • Colorado School Counseling Association Annual Conference, Denver, CO, “Girls Gone Wise”: The D.R.E.A.M. Girls Summer Leadership Camp, November 19, 2009
  • American Counseling Association Annual Conference, Charlotte, PA, "The girls--they go after each other": Prevention and Intervention for Girl Bullying”, April 22, 2009.
  • Pennsylvania School Counselor Association Annual Conference, Lancaster, PA, Healing the Divide: The Goodwill Girls, April 17, 2008.
  • Pennsylvania School Counselor Association Annual Conference, Lancaster, PA, Promising Possibilities: Exploring Race and Gender with Students April 20, 2007.
  • Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI, Centering Cinderella: Managing relational and social aggression among girls, January 7, 2007.
  • Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Pittsburgh, PA, Embracing Warm and Fuzzy: 
    School Counselors and Emotional Intelligence, October 20, 2005.
  •  Pennsylvania School Counselor Association, State College, PA, Unmasking Superwoman: Exploring Gender Roles of Middle and High School Females, April 22, 2005.
  • American Counseling Association, Atlanta, GA, Risky Business: School Counselors and Proactive Advocacy
    April 8, 2005.
  • Pennsylvania School Counselor Association Annual Conference, Penn State, PA, Girls are Sensitive to the Entire World: Gender Roles and Conflict Management, April 28, 2004.
  • Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI, Embracing Warm and Fuzzy
    January 6, 2004.
  • American School Counselor Association Annual Conference, St. Louis, MO, I Will Die Without 
    You: Healthy Dating Skills and the School Counselor’s Role, July 1, 2003.
  • Pennsylvania School Counselor Association Annual Conference, Penn State, PA, Stifling the 
    Spirit: Unhealthy Dating Practices Among Teens, April 4, 2003.
  • Pennsylvania Counseling Association, State College, PA, Examining Deliberate Advocacy 
    Behaviors of School Counselors, October 27, 2002.
  • North Carolina School Counselor Association Annual Conference, Greensboro, NC, Deliberate
    Advocacy in Counseling, November 10, 2000.
  • American Education and Research Association, New Orleans, LA, A Constructivist Approach to Career Development for Women, Paper presented and published, April 27, 2000.
  • Southern Regional Assoc. of Counselor Educators and Supervisors, Greensboro, NC, 
    Sounding the Alarm or Extinguishing the Fire: Deliberate Advocacy in Counseling, Oct. 27, 2000.
  • North Carolina School Counselor Association Conference, Winston Salem, NC, Workshop: Connections: An After School Program for Girls, November 12, 1998.
  • North Carolina Community College Instructor’s Conference, Greensboro, NC, Workshop: She Learns, He Learns: Implications of Gender in the Classroom, October 12, 1998.

Invited Lectures

  • Smart Girl, Inc., Denver, Colorado "Raising Resilient Kids and Fostering Ego Strength", Key Note Address April 20,2013.
  • Natrona School District, Casper, Wyoming, Implementation of the ASCA National Model,District Wide School Counselor Development, February 14-15,2013.
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, Colorado, Wellness, Resilience and Emotional Intelligence, Student Teacher Seminar, January 18,2013.
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo,Colorado, Understanding the Dynamics of Interpersonal Partner Violence,with Shannon Dunnan, Clinical Mental Health Candidate, October 30,2012.
  • Commonwealth of North Mariana Islands Public School System, Saipan, ASCA National Model Training, April 18 – 21, 2011.
  • Cheyenne Mountain School District, Colorado Springs, CO, Teacher Training on Bullying, , March 18, 2011.
  • Colorado House Committee on Education, Denver, CO, Testified on House Bill 1524 (Bullying), March 9, 2011.
  • Widefield School District,Colorado Springs, CO, Bullying Workshop, January 14, 2010.
  • Kids' Count Conference, Indianapolis, IN, Bullying and Cyberbullying, December 8, 2010.
  • Academic Management Institute, Denver, CO, Workplace Bullying, December 3, 2010.
  • University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, Workplace Bullying, November 16, 2010.
  • Cheyenne Mountain School District, Colorado Springs, CO, Key Note Address, Bullying, November 4, 2010.
  • Colorado University at Pueblo, Pueblo, CO, Exploring the Dynamics of Domestic Violence, April 19, 2010.
  • Denver Public Schools, Morey Middle School, Denver, CO, Parent Interventions for Relational and Social Aggression, January 26, 2010.
  • University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Residence Life, Colorado Springs, CO, Say What?: Rumors, Gossip and Backstabbing, November 11, 2009.
  • Cheyenne Mountain School District, Colorado Springs, CO, Relational and Social Aggression, November 5, 2009.
  • Department of Counseling and Human Services Supervisors’ Workshop, Colorado Springs, CO, Counselor Supervision: Winning or Wicked?, October 9, 2010.
  • Beaver County School Counselor Association, Monaca, PA, Girl Bullying, February 6, 2009.
  • Deer Lake School District, Russellton, PA, Are Relational and Social Aggression Really Bullying?,
    January 16, 2009.
  • Crisis Shelter of Lawrence County, Villa Maria, PA, Retreat, Relational and Social Aggression Among Women, October 31, 2008.
  • Montour School District, Montour, PA, Comprehensive Developmental School Counseling Programs
    December 8, 2006. (Consultation on going with school district)
  • Value Behavioral Health of Pennsylvania Staff Training, Monroeville, Pennsylvania, Ethics for Home and 
    Community Based Service Provision, December 10, 2003.
  • Wallace Community College Fall Staff DevelopmentSelma, Alabama, Implications of 
    Multiculturalism in Effectively Supporting, Teaching and Preparing College Students, August 24, 2001.
  • Sampson County Multidisciplinary Taskforce Annual Training for Community Members and Law Enforcement, Clinton, NC, Workshops: Interrupting the Cycle, May 31, 2000 and Seeing it Through Their Eyes: Psychological and Emotional Implications for Women and Children, June 27 and 29, 2000.
  • North Carolina Psychology Teachers Association Annual Conference, Southern Pines, NC, Workshop: Slapping the Soul: The Dynamics of Domestic Violence, November 6, 1999.
  • Domestic Violence/Community Awareness Training: Becoming Part of the Solution, Clinton, NC, Presentation: The Dynamics of Domestic Violence, Workshops: Violence Through the Eyes of a Child, A Community’s Response, June 3 and 4, 1999.
  • North Carolina State Chapter of the Southern Regional Association on Black American Affairs Annual Spring Conference, Raleigh, NC, Workshops:The Journey of a Career Development SpecialistConnections: An After School Program for Girls, March 14, 1998.
  • Julaine Field Book

    Dr. Julaine Field presented at the 2010 American Counseling Association national conference in Pittsburgh, Pa. Her ninety minute workshop was entitled “Untangling the Web: Prevention and Intervention for School Bullying”. This talk featured information from the book, “Understanding Girl Bullying and What to do about it: Strategies to Heal the Divide”. She was joined by Dr. Laura Crothers, Assistant Professor from Duquesne University and Dr. Jered Kolbert, Associate Professor from Slippery Rock University. Both are also authors for the featured book.

    2011 American Counseling Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA. Dr. Field presented on bullying, graduate student cognitive development and treating trauma in military families.