Dr. Michael Kiener

Maryville University

Dr. Michael Kiener
Director, Rehabilitation Counseling Program

Michael Kiener is a professor and director of the Maryville University of St. Louis’ Rehabilitation Counseling program. He has developed numerous trainings for community rehabilitation providers, vocational rehabilitation counselors, and for supervisors of state agencies.

Michael has a Ph.D. in counselor education and is currently a certified rehabilitation counselor. He is a member of the National Rehabilitation Association, American Counseling Association, and immediate past president of the Missouri Rehabilitation Association, Eastern Chapter. Dr. Kiener has over 30 publications, including a co-authored book on strength-based counseling and journal articles on career decision making, action research, counseling pedagogy, and active and dynamic learning strategies.