Jane E. Rheineck PhD

Associate Professor in the department of Counseling, Adult and Higher Education, Northern Illinois University

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, counseling ethics, and lesbian, gay, bisexual issues (LGBT). Dr. Rheineck has an ongoing program of research and scholarship that focuses on a variety of LGBT issues. Dr. Rheineck is the author or co-author of several articles published in the Journal of Mental Health Counseling, ADULTSPAN, and the Wisconsin Counseling Journal. She has also published several book chapters with her work on Lesbian Health Issues being nationally recognized in the field of LGBT counseling practices. Dr. Rheineck’s scholarly work also includes over 30 presentations, most of which are at the national level. Dr. Rheineck’s service is broad. She is the CACREP Liaison, serves on college and university committees as well as having a presence at the national level. Her 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. She is the Past President of the Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues in Counseling (An ACA division) as well previously holding executive office terms as treasurer and president of the Association for Adult Development and Aging. Dr. Rheineck is currently serving the American Counseling Association as Treasurer where she serves on the ACA Executive Committee, a non-voting member of ACA’s Governing Council, and as the chair of the ACA Financial Affairs Committee.