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About Us

The Counseling & Testing Center (CTC), a unit of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management, offers students access to a wide range of counseling and testing services and resources. There is no fee for counseling services.

Students come to the Counseling Center with a broad range of concerns ranging from adjustment and developmental issues to complex psychological problems. Students vary in age from late adolescence to mid-life and beyond. The clinical orientation of the Counseling Center is based on a developmental and humanistic model and emphasizes personal development, coping skills, prevention, and wellness within a brief treatment framework.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Counseling & Testing Center is to advance the academic mission of the university by facilitating students' educational, personal, social and cultural development in order to promote success and persistence within the university. We are committed to fostering a positive campus climate by promoting mutual respect and supporting cultural diversity within our community.

Services

The CTC strives to provide equal access to the following programs and services in an environment of mutual respect and understanding of diversity based on the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS) Guidelines:

  • Counseling services to assist students who may be experiencing psychological, behavioral, or learning difficulties.
  • Outreach Programs focused on the developmental needs of college students designed to maximize the ability of students to benefit from the academic environment and experience.
  • Assessment services to identify student needs and appropriate services and referrals.
  • Teaching, training and supervision for graduate students in counseling or psychology.

CTC Staff

Faculty Theoretical Orientation Clinical Interests
Karla Blanco, Ph.D.
Washington State University
Title: Psychologist
Interim Coordinator of Consultation & Outreach
Coordinator of Diversity Training
Liaison to Office of Multicultural Affairs
Academic Rank: Assistant Professor
Integrative
Multicultural
Interpersonal
Humanistic
Latinx population
First Generation Students
Diversity
Identity development
Relationships
Consultation
Keith Hansen, Psy.D.
George Fox University
Title: Licensed Psychologist
Coordinator of Alcohol & Other Drugs Prevention & Training.
Liaison to Veterans Office and Athletics
Academic Rank: Assistant Professor
Integrative
Existential
Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Assessment
Biofeedback
Substance Abuse  
Laena Huffaker, Ph.D.
Washington State University
Title: Licensed Psychologist
Liaison to WWAMI Program & LGBTQIA Office
Academic Rank: Assistant Professor
Integrative
Interpersonal
Psychodynamic
CBT, DBT
Trauma Informed
Diversity & Social Justice
Identity Development
LGBTQIA Issues
Stress Reduction/Mindfulness
ComplexTrauma & Phobias
Grief & Loss
Rheanna Kaley Ph.D.
Tennessee State University
Liaison to Fraternity & Sorority Life
Title: Psychologist
Academic Rank: Assistant Professor
Integrative
Emotion-Focused
Interpersonal
Feminist
Multicultural
Assessment
Women’s Issues
Relationship Issues
Social Justice/Diversity
Identity Development
Martha Kitzrow, Ph.D.
Oregon State University
Title: Licensed Psychologist
Training Director
Academic Rank: Professor
Integrative
Humanistic-Existential
Feminist
Adlerian
CBT, DBT
Training & Supervision
Spirituality
Women's Issues
Sexual Abuse/ Trauma
Grief
Greg Lambeth, Ph.D.
University of Texas, Austin
Title: Licensed Psychologist
Executive Director, Counseling, Access and Testing
Academic Rank: Professor
Integrative
CBT
Interpersonal
Psychodynamic
Attention Deficit Disorder
Learning Disabilities
Autism Spectrum
Sleep Disorders
Mood Disorders
Violence & Risk Assessment
Academic Issues
Nhu Mai, Ph.D.
Washington State University
Title: Licensed Psychologist
Coordinator of Group Counseling Programs
Academic Rank: Assistant Professor
Integrative
Interpersonal
CBT, DBT, ACT
Mindfulness
Group Therapy, Family of Origin Issues
Identity
Grief
Complex Trauma
Existentialism & Spirituality
Multicultural & International Students
Suicide prevention
Trish Nash Ph.D.
University of Memphis
Title: Licensed Psychologist
Co-Liaison to Athletics & Women's Center
Academic Rank: Assistant Professor
Integrative
Humanistic/Existential
Personal Construct Theories
Training
Sport Psychology
Assessment (neuropsych, learning, ADHD, psychodiagnostic),
Research & Evaluation of needs/services
LGBTQIA related concerns Mindfulness & self-compassion
Steve Saladin, Ph.D.
University of Idaho
Title: Licensed Psychologist
Interim Director of the Testing Center
Academic Rank: Professor Emeritus
Integrative
CBT, DBT
Testing & Psychological Assessment
Learning Disabilities; ADD
Intelligence & Cognitive Processing
Computer Technology
Lahde Forbes LMSW
Boise State University
Title: Licensed Master Social Worker
Integrative
CBT, DBT
Motivational Interviewing, Trauma Informed Therapy/EMDR
Internal Family Systems
Diversity & Social Justice
Identity Development
LGBTQ Issues
Stress Reduction/Mindfulness
Complex Trauma & Phobias
Substance Abuse
Grief & Loss
Maureen Marchant, LMSW
Our Lady of the Lake University
Title: Licensed Master Social Worker
Case Manager
Liaison to Vandal Health
Integrative
CBT
ACT Trauma-Informed
Mindfulness
Multicultural
Neuro developmental Disabilities
Anxiety
Depression
ADHD
PTSD
Sexual assault
Clint Emmett MSN, RN, APRN, PMHNP-BC
Title: Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
   

Jenn Urhausen B.S., Administrative Coordinator

Kristina Ogden, Administrative Coordinator

Holly McFarland, MA
Hawaii School of Professional Psychology

David Miller, MA
University of Denver

David Murphy, MA
Florida State University

Genine Schwartz, MA
Wright Institute

Julie Kirkpatrick

Kristina Ogden

Denessy Rodriguez, B.S.

Contact Us

Mary Forney Hall Room 306

Physical Address:
1210 Blake Avenue
Moscow, ID 83844-3140

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3140
Moscow, ID 83844-3140

Phone: 208-885-6716

Fax: 208-885-4354

Email: ctc@uidaho.edu

Web: Counseling & Testing Center

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Mary Forney Hall Room 301

Physical Address:
1210 Blake Avenue
Moscow, ID 83844-3140

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3140
Moscow, ID 83844-3140

Phone: Testing: 208-885-5138

Fax: 208-885-4354

Email: ctctest@uidaho.edu

Web: Strategic Plan

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