Jake Wheatley, PhD, NCC, LPC, CCLS

Core Faculty, Clinical Training Director

Dr. Jake Wheatley, PhD, LPC, NCC, CCLS is a core faculty member in the Counseling@Northwestern master’s program at The Family Institute at Northwestern University. Jake earned his PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision from Waynesburg University, his Master’s of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from California University of Pennsylvania, and his undergrad degree in Music Therapy from Seton Hill University. Jake’s clinical experiences includes working with individuals, couples, and families within outpatient, inpatient, and medical settings with specialization in the areas of coping with chronic and critical illness and working with those who are members of the LGBTQIA+ community. Jake’s has spoken on an international, national, and local level on various topics including counselor education and supervision, health-induced mental stress/anxiety and coping, as well as LGBTQIA+ mental health and thriving.

Jake is a member of the American Counseling Association (ACA), Association for Counselor Educators and Supervisors (ACES), Association of Child Life Professionals (ACLP), and the Society for Sexual, Affectional, Intersex, and Gender Expansive Identities (SAIGE).

Recent Presentations and Publications:

Wheatley, J. (2022). Hermeneutic Phenomenology: Applying a Classic Method to Contemporary Counseling Research. Presentation at the British Association of Counseling and Psychotherapy. Dundee, Scotland.

Wheatley, J. (2022) Queer Existentialism: Beyond the Closet and Toward Actualization. Presentation at the Association of Counseling and Psychotherapy. Dundee, Scotland.

Wheatley, J. (2021). Defining Values and Biases in Multicultural Counseling Supervision. Presented at the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision. Atlanta, Georgia.

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