Director of the Counseling Center
The Director is responsible for the overall administration and coordination of resources and activities of the Counseling Center including individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, outreach, consultation and other preventative mental health activities. We work collaboratively with various other areas on campus to creatively and aggressively enhance the overall wellness of the student and their academic experience.
Mooseheart Child Care Facility, Coordinator of Counseling, 1994 to 1997
Kankakee Community College/JTPA Program, Life Skills Instructor, 1991 to 1993
Harbor House, Coordinator of Child and Adolescent Counseling, 1990 to 1993
Masters of Science, Educational Psychology and Counseling, Eastern Illinois University, 1994
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Eastern Illinois University, 1989
American Association of Suicidology
American Counseling Association
International Association of Suicidology
Association of University Counseling Center Directors
Professional Leadership Positions:
Member of the Governors Illinois Suicide Prevention Coalition
Special area of interest is Suicide Prevention in Higher Education. I have presented at various national and international (New Zealand, Australia, Switzerland)conferences on this subject area.