Burt is an Associate Professor who received his Ph.D. from the University of Central Florida in Counselor Education. He has twenty years’ experience in schools, mental health agencies, and community centers, which included counseling international populations from the Caribbean, Africa, Latin America, Bosnia, and clients born in the United States, specifically Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC), and LGQBT+. His research interests are in integrating scientific principles with Africana counseling, combining neuroscience concepts (flow state) with multiculturalism, groupwork and social justice for historically marginalized populations, and creative/contemporary techniques in counseling. Burt has numerous publications that explore how counselor educators and counselors alike should rethink policies and approaches when providing therapy to multicultural populations. Specifically, he has thirty-three peer-reviewed publications, with twenty-five as first author in some of the flagship/top tier journals in counselor education. Burt also has over sixty presentations on the international and national level.