Jonathan Wiley


Dr. Jonathan  Wiley


Assistant Professor


Counseling & Psychology

Email Address:




Matthews-Daniel 331


Jonathan Wiley, Ph.D., LPC (VA), NCC, is an assistant professor of counseling in the Department of Counseling & Psychology at Tennessee Tech. Wiley earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology from Bridgewater College, Master of Science degree in Counseling & Human Development from Radford University (CACREP-accredited), and Doctor of Philosophy degree from Virginia Tech (CACREP-accredited). Before becoming a counselor educator and faculty member, Dr. Wiley worked as a professional counselor and supervisor in various counseling practice contexts, including individual, group, and family counseling, crisis counseling, school-based mental health counseling, and residential treatment.

Dr. Wiley's research agenda focuses on three distinct areas: 1) expanding the accessibility, affordability, availability, and acceptability of counseling in rural communities, 2) advancing teaching and learning scholarship in counselor education, and 3) implementing humanistic models of counseling and supervision. With a specialization in qualitative phenomenological research methodologies, Dr. Wiley has published in national and international peer-reviewed publications such as The Clinical Supervisor, Journal of Counseling & Development, Journal of Mental Health Counseling, and Journal of Rural Mental Health. Dr. Wiley's professional affiliations include the American Counseling Association, National Board for Certified Counselors, Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Association for Humanistic Counseling, and Chi Sigma Iota.

Degrees and Certifications

  • PhD, Counselor Education, Virginia Tech
  • MS, Counseling & Human Development, Redford University
  • BS, Sociology, Bridgewater College