Scott Wickman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Counseling


Counseling, Adult and Higher Education (CAHE)

Scott A. Wickman, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor and has been a K-12 school counselor in Ramsey, Illinois and taught Spanish at Robinson High School, Charleston High School, and Lincoln Trail College. He also worked as a community support counselor, serving clients with serious and persistent mental illnesses while running court-mandated psychoeducational groups for perpetrators of violence and abuse.

Dr. Wickman has published articles in the Journal of Counseling and Development, Counselor Education and Supervision, the Journal of Media and Communication, Counseling and Values, and Vistas. Dr. Wickman has also presented workshops and keynote speeches related to counselor education, school counseling, advocacy, and linguistic analysis at numerous national, regional, and state professional conferences. Dr. Wickman also facilitates the internationally popular podcast Mental Illness in Pop Culture and organizes annual social justice through service learning trips to Guatemala.

Dr. Wickman has a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, M.S.Ed. in School Counseling from Eastern Illinois University, and B.A. in Journalism/Spanish from Northern Illinois University. Dr. Wickman is currently president of the Illinois Association for Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling. He is a former president of the Illinois Counseling Association, Illinois School Counselor Association, North Central Association of Counselor Education and Supervision, and Coalition of Illinois Counseling Organizations. Dr. Wickman has received the Beverly Brown Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Group Counseling, Illinois School Counselor Educator of the Year Award, and Northern Illinois University College of Exceptional Contributions to Teaching Award.

Scott Wickman


(815) 753-9324
Graham Hall 427C