Kutsukos, Jo Ann

Assistant Professor of Counseling




(561) 803-2355


The School of Education and Behavioral Studies

Dr. Kutsukos holds a doctorate in counselor education supervision with research interests in addiction and trauma. She is currently certified as an addiction and trauma specialist and maintains membership with the Emdria Organization where she meets the highest clinical standards of being currently licensed in Florida as a mental health professional and has held a certification in eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) since 2017. Dr. Kutsukos as a subject matter expert in addiction and trauma has been in the field of mental health since 2009, and she has been in the field of addiction since 2011. She has been a qualified supervisor since 2016 and since that time she has been instrumental in training counselors become licensed in the state of Florida. She has presented globally at the EMDRAA (EMDR Association of Australia) 2021, and locally at state universities. Dr. Kutsukos has experience in the field of counseling in addiction treatment settings including supervisory roles, counseling, research, training, supervision of counselors, and family therapy at various mental health and addiction facilities. 



B.S., University of Nevada – Reno; M.S., Palm Beach Atlantic University ’10; Ed.D., National Louis University.

Joined PBA in



Counselor Education (GR)