College of Behavioral and Social Sciences | Counseling


Rick Boyes
Jeff Edmiston 
Lori Fairgrieve (Department Chair)
Beronica Salazar
Chandra Salisbury
Bethany Townsend


The mission of the NNU Counseling program is to prepare competent, compassionate, and spiritually grounded counselors to assist members of our diverse society as they face developmental transitions, life challenges, and mental health issues in non-metropolitan clinical mental health, marriage and family, and school settings.


The NNU Programs in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, School Counseling, and Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). The School Counseling Program is also accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.

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