Jon Reid, Ph.D., LPC, FT
Jon K. Reid, Ph.D., LPC, FT, is an experienced counselor and has conducted counseling in a variety of contexts, such as public schools, churches, counseling agencies, psychiatric hospitals and in private practice. For six years, he served as consultant and supervisor of grief counselors for Camp Strong Heart, a summer camp for grieving children. Jon has also consulted with earthquake survivors in Sichuan Province, China, and has made professional presentations in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore and Barbados.
A long-time member of the Association for Death Education and Counseling (ADEC), Jon served as president of the ADEC Board (2013-2014). He is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas and a National Certified Counselor. A native Texan, he earned a Ph.D. in family studies (1990) from Texas Woman’s University and has been a member of the faculty of the Department of Behavioral Sciences at Southeastern Oklahoma State University for over 20 years.
Jon has been published in several journals including “Death Studies,” “School Psychology International,” “Journal of Personal and Interpersonal Loss” Illness, Crises and Loss,” as well as a chapter in“The Handbook of Death and Dying” (2003) and the “Encyclopedia of Death and the Human Experience” (2009).