Meet the Counselors

Counselors at the SD Mines Counseling Center offer support to students and assist with a variety of personal, academic, and relationship concerns. Our approach is collaborative, goal-oriented, and multiculturally sensitive.  The Counseling Center is located in the Surbeck Center, upper level.

Kettie Rindelaub

  • A Licensed Professional Counselor – Mental Health; (LPC - MH) spent the majority of professional life, spanning two decades, in the field of Human Services working with individuals of varying degrees of intellectual functioning, socio-economic backgrounds, cultures and behavioral concerns
  • Theoretical foundation of Counseling is primarily Solution Focused/Brief Therapy
  • Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) in the State of South Dakota


  • Life-long South Dakotan, attended Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota and completed undergraduate degree in Psychology and graduate degrees in Education with an emphasis on both Agency and School Counseling
  • History of service, serving on both local and state boards, committees and coalitions including South Dakota Counselors Association – current Ethics Committee Chair, Spink County Coalition, Area Health Education and Volunteers of America
  • Passionate advocate and ally in promoting Human Rights and Social Justice
  • Staunch supporter of the development of Autonomy through continual growth and learning


  • Spending time with family and friends
  • Reading
  • Exploring the beautiful Black Hills
  • Traveling

Jayme Davis

  • A licensed Professional Counselor; (LPC) with experience in working with college aged students.
  • Theoretic approach to counseling involves a combination of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapeutic Techniques and Solution-Focused Techniques.
  • Areas of interest include the treatment of anxiety-based disorders, peer relations, drug and alcohol concerns and academic stressors.
  • Pronouns: she, her, hers


  • Jayme was born in Nebraska and completed degrees in Psychology and Community Counseling from the University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK).
  • She has experience in various counseling settings in Nebraska including in-patient mental health treatment, rehabilitation and treatment centers, out-patient counseling as well as previous higher-learning counseling experience at the UNK.
  • Jayme moved to South Dakota in 2018 when she became a Military & Family Life Counselor for the DoD where she served the Ellsworth Air Force Base Installation, prior to coming to Mines.
  • Co-Chair of the Wellness Committee at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.
  • Currently applying to receive her Ed.D. in Adult and Higher Education and Administration.


  • Spending time with her family, being outside, hiking, playing games, drinking coffee and being crafty.
  • Avid F.R.I.E.N.D.S. freak.