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Jane Rheineck, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Counseling

Department:

Counseling, Adult and Higher Education (CAHE)

Research Interests:

Jane E. Rheineck, Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from The University of Arkansas, is an associate professor in the department of Counseling, Adult and Higher Education at NIU, where she has taught classes in clinical skills, counselor identity, counseling ethics, counseling theories, and counseling lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues.

Dr. Rheineck has an ongoing program of research and scholarship that focuses on a variety of LGBT issues as well as mentoring and women’s issues. Dr. Rheineck has authored or co-authored several articles published in the Journal of Mental Health CounselingADULTSPAN, and the Wisconsin Counseling Journal. She has also published several book chapters including one addressing lesbian health issues and counseling, that has been nationally recognized within the field of LGBT counseling practices. 

Dr. Rheineck’s scholarly work also includes over 30 presentations, most of which are at the national level. The scope of Dr. Rheineck’s service is broad. She is the current Counselor Education and Supervision program coordinator, CACREP liaison, serves on college and university committees, and has a presence and holds leadership roles at the national level. Her most recent position is President of the Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues in Counseling, a division of the American Counseling Association. Other national contributions include but are not limited to organizing career network services for the Association for Counselor Education & Supervision and the Southern Association for Counselor Education & Supervision.

Education:

Ph.D., University of Arkansas


Journal Articles

Rheineck, J.E., Wise, S., & Gregory, A. (In progress). The Effectiveness of a semester long Immersion Course in Counseling Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Clients, NIU IRB # HS13-0161

Rheineck, J.E., Moe, J., & Roland, C. (Eds.). (2016). Developmental transitions: Considerations for the LGBTQ community across the lifespan. [Special section]. Journal for LGBT Issues in Counseling.

Steinkuller, A., & Rheineck. J.E. (2009). Evidence based therapeutic interventions for bipolar disorder. The Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 31(4), 338-351.

Rheineck, J.E., & Roland, C. (2008). The developmental mentoring relationship between academic women. Adultspan Journal, 9(2), 80-93.


Book Chapters

Rheineck, J.E., & Peed, T. (2017). Exploring Values in Career Exploration with Adolescent LGBTQ Clients. In J.S. Whitman & C.J. Boyd (Eds.), The Therapist’s Notebook for Sexual and Gender Identity Diverse Clients: Homework, Handouts, and Activities for Use in Counseling, Training, and Psychotherapy         (2nd ed.). New York: Harrington Park Press.

Rheineck, J.E. Wise, S, & Williams, J. (2016). Career counseling with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender clients. In W. Killam, S. Degges-White, & R. Michel (Eds.), Career Counseling Interventions: Practice with Diverse Client. New York: Springer.

Rheineck, J.E., & Lugo, M.M. (2014). Cross-cultural counseling: Engaging ethnic diversity, In D. Capuzzi & M.D. Stauffer (Eds.), Foundations of addictions counseling (3rd ed.). Boston: Allyn and Bacon.

Rheineck, J.E., & Roland, C. (2012). Lesbian health issues. In M.L. Pope & S. Dworkin (Eds.). Case Studies in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Counseling. Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association.

 

Dr. Rheineck’s scholarly work also includes over 40 presentations, most of which are at the national level. The scope of Dr. Rheineck’s service is broad. She is the current Counselor Education and Supervision program coordinator, CACREP liaison, serves on college and university committees, and has a presence and holds leadership roles at the national level including ACA Treasurer in 2016-2017. Previously, Dr. Rheineck served as the President of the Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues in Counseling, a division of the American Counseling Association. Other national contributions include but are not limited to organizing career network services for the Association for Counselor Education & Supervision and the Southern Association for Counselor Education & Supervision.

Jane Rheineck

Contact

(815) 753-8722
jrheineck@niu.edu
Gabel Hall 201J
Curriculum Vita