Terri L. Jashinsky, Ph.D.

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Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling Program Director
Certified Rehabilitation Counselor
Phone: (414) 930-3239
Office: Kostka Hall 340


Doctor of Philosophy, Educational Psychology, Counseling Psychology specialization (APA accredited)
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Minor: Clinical Psychology

Master of Science, Rehabilitation Psychology and Counseling (CORE accredited)
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Bachelor of Science, Kinesiology, Physiology emphasis
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Minors: Psychology and Coaching


  • Excellence in Teaching Award recipient (2016-2017)
  • NCACES 2016 Innovative Counselor Education Program of the Year
    • Awarded to Mount Mary University Counseling Department
  • Nominated and selected to represent Mount Mary University as a Faculty Fellow at 2016 Collegium
  • Excellence in Teaching Award nominee (2013-2014; 2014-2015; 2015-2016)
  • Selected to present PedTalk on innovative teaching practice (October 2014)

Research Interests

  • Career development
  • Counseling students' self-efficacy and skill development
  • Attitudes towards individuals with addictions

Recent Presentations

Smothers, M.K., & Jashinsky, T.L. (2018). Understanding the parallel dynamics in treating co-occurring trauma and addiction. Presentation at the Wisconsin Art Therapy Association Spring Art Therapy Symposium, Milwaukee, WI.

Jashinsky, T.L. (2017). Experiential activities in counselor education: When students learn more from a horse than their professorPresentation at the Wisconsin Counseling Association's Annual Summit, Wisconsin Dells, WI.

Jashinsky, T.L. (2017). Assessing counseling students' attitudes toward people with alcohol use concerns. Presentation at the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision National Conference, Chicago, IL.

Jashinsky, T.L. (2017). Utilizing a strengths-based, holistic approach in substance use treatment: Practical strategies for helpers. Presentation at Marquette University's Department of Counselor Education & Counseling Psychology Colloquium Series, Milwaukee, WI.

Meier, E. & Jashinsky, T.L. (2016). Converging challenges in counseling: When medical concerns and substance use issues collide. Presentation at the Wisconsin Counseling Association 2016 Annual Summit, Milwaukee, WI.

Smothers, M.K., Ong, L., Sepulveda, V., & Jashinsky, T.L. (2016). Assessment of counselor trainees' skills and self-efficacy. Presentation at the North Central Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Annual Conference, Bloomington, MN.

Jashinsky, T.L. (2016). Utilizing a strengths-based, whole person approach in addiction treatment. Presentation at the Wisconsin Art Therapy Association Spring Symposium, Milwaukee, WI. 

Ong, L. & Jashinsky, T.L. (2016). Understanding and applying ethical principles of rehabilitation assessment. Invited presentation at the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals - Wisconsin Chapter Spring Seminar, Milwaukee, WI.

Jashinsky, T.L. (2016). Substance use and abuse treatment strategies. Presentation at the Aurora Health Care 2016 Behavioral Health Workshop Series, Milwaukee, WI.

Recent Publications (Peer Reviewed)

Jashinsky, T.L. & Scherer, J. (2016). A pilot measure of prejudice toward people with alcoholism. The Wisconsin Counseling Journal, 29, 16-34.

Jashinsky, T.L. (2016). Gambling, compulsive. In J. Carlson & S. Dermer (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Marriage, Family, and Couples Counseling. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.

Jashinsky, T.L. (2016). Compulsive sexual behavior. In J Carlson & S. Dermer (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Marriage, Family, and Couples Counseling. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.

Professional Affiliations:

American Counseling Association, professional member
American Rehabilitation Counselors Association
Association for Counselor Education & Supervision (ACES), professional member
The Wisconsin Counseling Journal, editorial board member
Legal Options for Trafficked and Underserved Survivors (LOTUS) Clinic, advisory council member
Wisconsin Counseling Association, professional member