Director: Terry Mason, Ph.D.
Associate Director: Michelle P. Clark, Ph.D.
Professional Staff: Patricia G. Andersen, Ed.D.; Lenore
M. Biden, Ph.D.; Jonathan H. Brandon, Ph.D.; Janet S. Croyle, M.Ed.;
Marty I. Martinez, Ph.D.; Michelle M.Hall, M.Ed.; Martha S. Norton,
M.S.; Jennifer L. Sikute, Ph.D.; Suzanne Zilber, Ph.D.
The Student Counseling Service (SCS) assists students
in enhancing their academic and personal well-being with a staff
of professional psychologists and counselors. Services are available
to help students sort through their feelings, strengths, and options
to develop new perspectives and coping skills.
Available services include individual counseling,
relationship/couples counseling, career counseling and exploration,
substance abuse assessment, and learning disabilities screening.
Group counseling is also available for a variety of issues including
adult children of alcoholics, depression, eating disorders, self-esteem
and relationships, problem solving, and relaxation/stress management.
SCS also offers a number of outreach programs and workshops.
Counseling services are offered at no cost to ISU
students. However, a nominal fee for testing may be required. Counseling
is strictly confidential. SCS staff will not release any information
to anyone outside of the Student Counseling Service without the
written permission of the client, unless an imminent harm condition
In addition to providing counseling and outreach services
to students, SCS provides training and consultation to faculty and
staff to assist them in addressing the psychological needs of students.
SCS hours are Monday through Friday 8 a.m.-5
p.m. The Student Counseling Service phone number is 515-294-5056.