2020 - Ph.D. Counseling Supervision and Student Personnel Services, University of Georgia, Athens, GA.
2010 - Walden University, Certificate in Multicultural and Diversity
2010 - Walden University, Certificate in Adult Learning and Leadership
2007 - Ed.S, Marriage and Family Therapy, The College of New Jersey
2003 - M.A, Counseling Education, The College of New Jersey
2000 - B.S., History Education, South Carolina State University
Professional School Counseling
Black Male School Counselors
Critical Race Theory
Diversity, Race, and Ethnic Minorities
Supervision and Counseling
Mentoring and Leadership
Bobby Bonwenyue Gueh is originally from Liberia, West Africa. He is a clinical assistant professor and director at Georgia State University College of Counseling and Psychological Services at the Alpharetta Campus. He has been a school counselor for 19 years and has worked at the elementary, middle and high school levels.
Gueh has dedicated his professional and personal work to mentoring and developing minoritized males within schools and the juvenile systems. He has also developed several programs for marginalized students, including mentoring and first-generation programs. Gueh has co-authored several articles and book chapters and is currently authoring “Talking to Children and Teens About Race and Racism.”
In addition, he has provided training and workshops for educators at the local, state, national and international levels on many topics, including race and racism, multiculturalism, Black male achievement, positive parenting, post-secondary options, social-emotional learning, and social justice, activism and crisis response.
Gueh has been a keynote speaker at many conferences, organizations, schools, and workshops and has a special gift of motivating and evoking a spirit of change in his audience. His research interest includes diversity within the school counseling profession, Black male success in the counseling profession, racial justice and equity. He has been recognized as Gwinnett County School counselor of the year, semifinalist Georgia School Counselor of the year, Advocacy Award for New Jersey Department of Juvenile Justice, New Jersey Douglas Boroughs Caring Award and many more.
His core principles as a counselor have been leadership, activism and mentorship. He believes that every counselor’s ultimate goal is to bridge ALL students to get over the raging waters of life to a place of self-harmony and self-actualization because every child has the potential to be great!
Gueh, B.B. 2020. (In progress) “School counselors as leaders: Best practices for developing postsecondary readiness programming.” In Equity-Based Career Development and Postsecondary Transitions: An American Imperative edited by Erik M. Hines and Laura Owen.
Bailey, F. D., Bailey, B. M, & Gueh, B.B. (2018). “Project gentlemen on the move: A model for creating a pipeline of African American male scholars.” Recruiting, Retaining, and Engaging African-American Males at Selective Public Research Universities: Challenges and Opportunities in Academics and Sports, edited by Louis A. Castenel, Tarek Grantham, Billy J. Hawkins.