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Counseling

The Counseling & Testing Center's (CTC) staff of psychologists and supervised doctoral interns and graduate students offers students a wide range of counseling services, resources and referrals.

Schedule an Appointment

Schedule an appointment by calling 208-885-6716.

The CTC is located in Mary E. Forney Hall Room 306. View Map ยป

The CTC is committed to offering services that are inclusive and respectful of all students, regardless of race and/or ethnicity, sex, color, religion, spirituality, creed, national origin or ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability or veteran status.

EMERGENCY Crisis Intervention | Call 208-885-6716

Same-day appointments are available during normal business hours for students experiencing a crisis.

The Counseling & Testing Center is located in Mary E. Forney Hall Room 306. We are open from Monday to Friday 8 a.m to 5 p.m.

Crisis telephone counseling is available after hours and on weekends 365 days a year by calling 208-885-6716

Learning Disabilities/ADHD Assessment

We offer individualized personal assessments for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and other learning disabilities.

 

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University Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Offering diagnosis and medication management for mental health disorders.

 

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About Counseling

Many students experience difficulties including stress, depression, anxiety and relationship problems during their college years and find it's helpful to discuss concerns with a counselor. The CTC offers short-term counseling based on a brief treatment model to help students learn new skills to deal more effectively with problems interfering with their personal well-being and academic goals.

Undergraduate students enrolled in four or more credits are eligible for counseling, psychiatric services and psychoeducational assessment services. Students who do not meet the credit-hour requirements and prospective students are eligible for limited services.

Part-time graduate students completing research are eligible for services on a case-by-case basis.

Counseling services are free. A fee is charged for psychiatric and psychoeducational assessments and to cover the cost of some assessment services.

Yes. Counseling sessions are confidential.

Information cannot be released to anyone outside the CTC unless authorized by the student, faculty or staff member, or required by law. Idaho state law requires psychologists and graduate intern and practicum students to report limited information if there is reasonable suspicion that a minor, handicapped or elderly person is being abused, or if a person presents a serious danger of harming themselves or others.

Initial screening sessions usually last about 30 minutes. Individual appointments usually last 50 minutes.

Individual counseling is offered for students with personal concerns such as anxiety, stress, depression, relationship problems, suicidal thoughts or difficulties adjusting to college life

Career counseling is also available.

The demands of college can place strain on relationships. Counseling is available for couples who are experiencing difficulties or wish to improve the quality of their relationship. At least one member of the couple must be a student.

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
Autistim 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 (neurospych, 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/OCD
Depression
ADHD
PTSD
Sexual assault

Clint Emmett MSN, RN, APRN, PMHNP-BC
Title: Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
 
 
 

 

 


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

Dakota Mauzay, M.S. Washington State University

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

Map

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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