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Counseling Mission

Our mission is to serve the NNU campus community by providing mental health counseling in a Christian context of love and acceptance regardless of who the person is, their lifestyle, or what they believe. Our goal is to help community members to pursue wholeness, healing, and growth within a safe environment. Our services are confidential. Therefore, if individuals are in violation of school lifestyle policy, penalties will not result from the counseling situation.  

The Counseling Center is located at 518 E Dewey St. (across from Wiley Learning Center, next to the Alumni House). 

Exceptions to Confidentiality:  If it is believed that an individual may harm him/herself or someone else, or if there is current abuse of someone who is underage or elderly, or if required by a court of law to do so; then confidentiality would be compromised to protect those involved or to meet legal requirements.

Confidentiality and Ethics

The Wellness Center counselors and interns adhere to legal and ethical standards set forth by their governing bodies. 

The following link supplies access to the American Counseling Association code of ethics.

 http://counseling.org/Resources/CodeOfEthics/TP/Home/CT2.aspx

Reasons Students Come to Counseling

Some of the reasons students come to counseling include...

  • Assertiveness
  • Lack of  Motivation
  • Self-Esteem
  • Loneliness 
  • Depression
  • Stress / Anxiety
  • Eating Issues, 
  • Relationships (roommates, dating, marriage, pre-marital)
  • Sexual Identity
  • Sexual Assault / Date Rape
  • Grief / Loss
  • Anger Management
  • Addictions
  • Drug / Alcohol Use
  • Trauma Resolution

The Counseling Center also provides referrals to the community, groups, and classes on pertinent issues.

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To Make An Appointment

If you have questions or would like to make an appointment,  contact the front desk at 467-8466.  Calling the front desk is the easiest and quickest way to get a counseling appointment.

  • Stephanie Stuck, L.P.C. 467-8674
  • Jeff Edmiston, L.P.C. 467-8766
  • Kylee Ball, Clinical Intern 467-8455
  • Malinda Poe, Clinical Intern 467-8342

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Additional Resources

For more information about the NNU Counseling Center and additional resources reference the links on the left hand menu. 

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Peer Mentors

NNU's Peer Mentors are made up of a variety of students who are selected with the purpose of providing a peer outreach to our students. Peer Mentors are trained to keep things confidential, reach out to others, make appropriate referrals, and to be good listeners.

Visit the Peer Mentor webpage here.