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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.

Faculty Theoretical Orientation Clinical Interests

Greg Lambeth, Ph.D.
University of Texas at Austin
Director, U of I CTC
Licensed Psychologist

Integrative: Cognitive-Behavioral; Interpersonal; Psychodynamic
  • Attention-Deficit Disorder
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Autistic Spectrum
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Violence Risk Assessment
  • Academic Issues 

Karla Blanco, Ph.D.
Washington State University
Coordinator of Consultation%
Coordinator of Diversity Training
Psychologist/ Assistant Professor 

Integrative: Multicultural, interpersonal, and humanistic
  • Latinx Population
  • First Generation Students
  • Diversity
  • Identity Development
  • Relationships
  • Consultation 
Sharon Fritz, Ph.D.
University of Idaho
Licensed Psychologist / Professor
Coordinator of Outreach, Consultation, 
Alcohol & Drug Services.
Integrative: Humanistic; CBT;
Motivational Interviewing,
Feminist
  • Alcohol & Drug Use
  • Suicidal Behavior
  • Disabilities
  • Outreach
  • Women’s Issues
Brian Hopper, Psy.D.
George Fox University
Licensed Psychologist / Associate Professor
Coordinator of Practicum Training
WAMMI Liaison

Integrative: Interpersonal & CBT

 

  • Gender Issues
  • Men & Masculinity
  • LGBT Issues
  • Relationships
Martha Kitzrow, Ph.D.
Oregon State University
Licensed Psychologist / Professor
Training Director
Integrative: Humanistic-Existential; Feminist: Adlerian; CBT, DBT
  • Training & Supervision
  • Spirituality
  • Women's Issues
  • Sexual Abuse / Trauma
  • Life Transitions
  • Adult Learners
Nhu Mai, Ph.D.
Washington State University
Licensed Psychologist / Assistant Professor
Coordinator of Group Counseling Programs
Integrative: Interpersonal, CBT, DBT, ACT. Mindfulness
  • Group Therapy
  • Identity
  • Substance Abuse
  • Grief
  • Complex Trauma 
  • Existentialism & Spirituality 
  • Multicultural & International Students
  • Suicide prevention 
Steve Saladin, Ph.D.
University of Idaho
Licensed Psychologist / Professor
Director of Testing
 
  • Testing & Psychological Assessment
  • Learning Disabilities; ADD
  • Intelligence & Cognitive Processing
  • Computer Technology

 

Jennifer Wilkinson D.NP
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

 

 

 

Alex Hughes, Ph.D
Fuller Theological Seminary
Post Doctoral Resident

 

 Integrative: Humanistic- Existential; Psychodynamic
  • Men & Masculinity 
  • Religion & Spirituality 
  • Stress Reduction / Mindfulness

 

Laena Huffaker, Ph.D
Washington State University
Post Doctoral Resident
Veterans Liaison

 

 
  • Alcohol & Drug Assessment & Prevention
  • LGBT Issues 
  • Veterans

Candi Bailey Administrative Coordinator

Jenn Urhausen B.S., Administrative Coordinator

Cynthia Mignano B.S., Testing Coordinator

Kristina Ogden Testing Coordinator

Thomas "Craig" Foster M.Ed. West Virginia University

Olesya Mikheeva, M.S. Washington State University

Alexandra Nichols, M.S. Palo Alto University

Calle Pierson, M.A. Pacific University

Nicholas Davey, M.A. Washington State University

Michael Schacter, B.S. Washington State University

Munir Shah, M.A.Washington State University

Nicholas Davey, M.A. Washington State University

Michael Schacter, B.S. Washington State University

Julie Kirkpatrick

Cynthia Mignano

Kristina Ogden

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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