Dr. Jerry Kiser

Dr. Jerry Kiser is Professor of Counseling at JSU. He attended Thomas Nelson Community College, Christopher Newport College, Old Dominion University, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and completed his Doctorate in Counseling at the College of William and Mary. After working in private practice providing individual, marriage, and family counseling, Jerry joined the Commonwealth Attorney's Office providing counseling services to individuals who became involved with the criminal justice system as a result of domestic violence, child sexual abuse, and/or rape.  Over the last twenty plus years, Jerry has dedicated his life to the training of professional counselors.


Kiser, J.D. (2015). C.S. Lewis Theory of Counseling: A Primer of Counseling and Spirituality. Scottsdale, Arizona. The Book Patch

Kiser, J.D., Turner, T.E., and Jenkins, M.C. (2013). Counseling and Spirituality: Christian Biblical principles within daily mediations/reflections for the journey/adventure Anniston, Alabama. Sleepy Town Press

Turner, T.E., and Kiser, J.D. (2012) Pay it Forward: Faculty Mentoring Faculty Mentoring Faculty. In N. Dominguez (Ed.) 5th Annual Mentoring Conference Proceedings. Albuquerque, New Mexico. Mentoring Institute - University of New Mexico.

Turner, T.E., Fox, N.J., and Kiser, J.D. (2007). Uniting Spirituality and Sexual Counseling: Semitic Traditions The Family Journal: Counseling and Therapy for Couples and Families, 15(3), 294-297.

Professional Memberships:

Member of the American Counseling Association (ACA)

Member of the Association for Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling (ASERVIC)

Member of the Alabama Counseling Association (ALCA)

Member of the Alabama Association of Spiritual, Ethical and Religious Values in Counseling (AASERVIC)

Member of the Alabama Counseling Association - Chapter V (ALCA-CH V)