Jeanni Bonine MS, OTR/L, HPCS

Jeanni Bonine
Title: Instructor
Division: Interdisciplinary Health Professions
Unit: Rehabilitation Counseling
Office Location: Wirtz Hall 323
Office Phone: 815-753-5118
Office Fax: 815-753-9123

Courses Taught

  • AHRS 327: Introduction to Rehab Services
  • AHRS 472: Introduction to Occupational Therapy and the Rehabilitation Process


  • B.S., Western Michigan University, Occupational Therapy (2003)
  • M.S., Complementary and Alternative Medicine (2017)


  • Board certified hippotherapy clinical specialist
  • Board certified occupational therapist
  • Certified in Sensory Integration (SIPT)
  • Certified Advanced Therapeutic Listening provider
  • Early Intervention Specialist and Evaluator
  • Eligible to sit for National Association of Nutrition Professionals (NANP) board exam in holistic nutrition


  • Licensed and Registered Occupational Therapist 

Research Interests

  • Sensory integration
  • Treatment incorporating hippotherapy
  • Therapeutic nutritional interventions

Published works

  • AHA magazine
    Co-Author of Dynamic Treatments for the Hippotherapy Client

Additional Information

  • Contributing editor for Hippotherapy magazine, AHA, Inc. publication
  • IL state liason for American Hippotherapy Association, Inc