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Meet the Staff

The Baylor University Counseling Center staff is comprised of psychologists, professional counselors, graduate student counselors, and outreach graduate assistants. All clinical staff are licensed and certified by the State of Texas. The training and areas of expertise for the clinical staff vary, yet are consistent with the training and approaches generally utilized in the fields of clinical and counseling psychology. Graduate assistant counselors are Baylor University students in the doctoral program for clinical psychology and are closely supervised by the BUCC staff.

Jim Marsh Jim Marsh, Ph.D.

Job Title: Director of Counseling Services
Degree/Training: Ph.D. Counseling Psychology, University of Tennessee
Licensed Psychologist
At Baylor Since: 1999
Areas of Interest: College Student Mental Health, Ethical and Legal Issues in University Counseling Centers, Anxiety Disorders, facilitate the Social Confidence Group
Responsibilities: Adjunct Faculty in the Baylor Interdisciplinary Core
Professional Affiliations: Texas University and College Counseling Center Directors Association, American Psychological Association, and Texas Psychological Association, Association for University and College Counseling Center Directors

Randal Boldt Randal W. Boldt, PsyD

Job Title: Assistant Director & Coordinator of Training
Degree/Training: Psy.D. Clinical Psychology, Baylor University
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
At Baylor Since: 2007
Areas of Interest: Creative Arts in Therapy, Couples Therapy, Group Therapy, Men's Issues
ProfessionalAffiliations: Texas Psychological Association (TPA)
Association of Counseling Center Training Agencies (ACCTA)
Texas University & College Counseling Center Professionals Association (TUCCCPA)
American Group Psychotherapy Association (AGPA)

Don Arterburn Don Arterburn, Ph.D., LMFT

Job Title: Addictive Behavioral Specialist
Degree/Training: PhD in Marriage and Family Therapy from Texas Tech University
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Certified Multiple Addictions Therapist
Certified Sex Addiction Therapist
At Baylor Since: 1991 -1996: Student Outreach Coordinator
2009 - 2011: Adjunct Professor/Contract Therapist
2011 - present: Addictive Behavior Specialist in Counseling Center & Wellness Department
Areas of Interest: Men's Issues, Addiction Recovery, Relational Attachment and Satisfaction, Spiritual Attachment and Development
Professional Affilitaion: American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
International Institute of Trauma and Addiction Professionals
Association of Recovery in Higher Education (Board Member)

Yoshiko Hall Yoshiko Hall, Psy.D.

Job Title: Post-Doctoral Psychology Fellow
Degrees /Training: M.S. Educational Psychology, Northeastern University
M.A. Clinical Psychology, Wheaton College
Psy.D. Clinical Psychology, Wheaton College
At Baylor Since: 2012
Responsibilities: Facilitating Mindfulness Meditation group and Seeking Safety group
Liaison with Center for International Education
Professional Affiliation: American Psychological Association
Texas Psychological Association
Strengths: Intellection, Input, Maximizer, Learner, Individuation

Monique Marsh-Bell Monique Marsh-Bell, Psy.D.

Job Title: Psychologist and Coordinator of Multicultural Services
Degree/Training: B.S. Psychology, Southern University A&M College
M.S. Clinical Psychology, Nova Southeastern University
Psy.D. Clinical Psychology, Nova Southeastern University
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
At Baylor Since: November 2011
Areas of Interest: Family of Origin, Multiculturalism, Relationships, Identity Development, Social Justice
Hometown: Garland, TX
Favorite Quote: "I am faithful therefore not fearful because fear erases faith" Unknown

Regina Mastin, RD, LD

Job Title: Clinical Dietitian
Degree/Training: B.S. Dietetics, Baylor
Graduate work in Nutrition, Texas Women's University
Internship: Houston VA Medical Center
At Baylor Since: 2006
Areas of Interest: Eating Disorders
Professional Affilitation: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals
Favorite verse: "Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or discouraged. For the Lord your God will go with you wherever you go."Joshua 1:9

Lauri Rogers, Psy.D.

Job Title: Senior Psychologist/Coordinator of Clinical Services
Degree/Training: Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology, Rosemead School of Psychology, Biola University.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
At Baylor Since: February 2013
Areas of Interest: I love to work with Baylor Students in walking alongside them through their journey of self-discovery, growth and learning. To equip students in establishing healthy relationships, empowering them to gain confidence in their abilities and to aid them to reach their future goals. I have training in multiple areas, including trauma of various kinds (physical and sexual assault, witness to a crime, death of a loved one), families of substance abuse, student’s dealing with self-esteem issues, depression, families of divorce, grief and loss.
Home Town:Los Gatos, California

Emma-Wood Emma Wood, Psy.D.

Job Title: Psychologist and Coordinator of Outreach
Degree/Training: Psy.D. Clinical Psychology, Wheaton University
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
At Baylor Since: 2010
Areas of Interest: Women and Gender Issues, self-esteem, identity development, multicultural therapy, relational issues
Hometown: Auckland, New Zealand
Favorite Quote: Our own experience with loneliness, depression, and fear can become a gift for others, especially when we have received good care. As long as our wounds are open and bleeding, we scare others away. But after someone has carefully tended to our wounds, they no longer frighten us or others. When we experience the healing presence of another person, we can discover our own gifts of healing. Then our wounds allow us to enter into a deep solidarity with our wounded brothers and sisters.-Henri Nouwen

Cheryl Wooten Cheryl Wooten, Psy.D.

Job Title: Psychologist and Coordinator of Sexual Assault Prevention.
Degrees/Training: Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D), Wheaton College
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
At Baylor Since: 2011
Clinical Orientation: I am very integrative in therapy and like to employ elements from multiple orientations in order to tailor therapy to the size and shape that is the best fit for my clients. Some of the cloth I cut from is: Attachment Theory, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems Theory, Interpersonal Process Therapy, Object Relations Theory, Psychodynamic Therapy, and Narrative Processing Therapy.
Areas of Interest: I enjoy working with 99.9% of the Baylor students who come to the Counseling Center and helping them on their journey to healing no matter what the problem is that they are facing. I also have a special interest in helping students who are recovering from traumatic experiences, whether this is a sexual assault, the loss of a home, a car accident, the death of a friend or family member, or any other life-threatening experience. I also like working with students struggling with anxiety as sometimes I think that can feel "life-threatening" as well.
Responsibilities: I provide individual and group therapy, help coordinate our sexual assault prevention programming, and provide educational presentations about the psychological impact of trauma and how to best aid the healing process for trauma survivors.
Professional Affiliation: International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies(ISTSS).
Hometown: North Carolina, but Waco is home now.
Strengths: Positivity, Responsibility, Input, Learner, and Belief.
Advice to BU Students: Asking for help is a sign of strength, not of weakness, and there is a caring Christian community here that wants to help you whenever you face difficult circumstances.
In Her Spare Time: I usually spend my free time with friends and family members, riding horses, walking my dogs, playing my guitar, writing, or engaging in “chainsaw therapy (I will be interested to see if anyone asks me about that form of therapy)."
Favorite Quote: "There is no pit so deep that God’s Love is not deeper still." From Holocaust survivor Corrie Ten Boom

Teran Yaklin Teran Yaklin, LCSW

Job Title: Clinical Case Manager
Degree/Training: B.S. Social Work, Texas A&M Kingsville
M.S. Social Work, Baylor University
At Baylor Since: November 2013
Areas of Interest: Have been an addiction counselor in the community for the last 7 years, currently facilitating the Family and addiction group at the Counseling Center

Administrative Staff

Tenesha-Ward Tanesha Ward

Job Title: Office Manager
At Baylor Since: September 2013
Degree/Training: AAS McLennan Community College
BBA Management, Tarleton State University
Strengths: Futuristic, Discipline, Includer, Restorative, Relator
Hometown: Cincinnati Ohio
Interest: I love the theatre, music, dance, and art
Favorite Quote: "Nothing worth having was ever achieved without effort" Theodore Roosevelt


Lacy Walker, CNA Job Title: Medical Assistant

At Baylor Since: November 2014
Strengths: Relator, Responsibility, Strategic, Learner, Achiever
In Her Spare Time: I usually spend my free time with my other half Garett, my niece and nephews, and my baby (miniature dachshund) Vienna. I spend as much time as possible with friends and family. I also support Garett’s hobby of racing at local dirt tracks in Texas. I enjoy sewing, painting, building things, making jewelry, various arts and crafts, and renewing old things.
Favorite Quote:"You can’t start building a better tomorrow if you wait until tomorrow to start building" - Marie Freeman; "It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all - in which case, you fail by default." - JK Rowling

Ashley-Wheeler Ashley Wheeler

Job Title: Mental Health Billing & Appointment Clerk
At Baylor Since: April 2015
Degree: AAS McLennan Community College; BBA Business Administration Tarleton State University
Interest: Family Time, Travel and Loving on my Chihuahua's Jett Lee, Tilly Belle, Cesar Chavez, and Kobi Jones.

Ashley-Wheeler Katy Grissom

Job Title: Mental Health Billing & Appointment Clerk
At Baylor Since: January 2015
Strengths: Relator, Communication, Achiever, Adaptabillity
Hometown: Weatherford, TX
Interest: Spending as much time with my husband and son as possible, family game night, being crafty, and experiencing new things.

Psychology Interns

Scott Harvey Scott Harvey, M.S.

Job Title: Doctoral Intern
Degree/Training: M. S. in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University
Hometown: Stuart, FL
In my spare time: I like to spend time with my significant other, read, cook, and explore my new home.
Favorite quote: “Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start.” – Nibo Qubein

Jamie Lopez Jamie Lopez, M.S.

Job Title: Doctoral Intern
Degree/Training: M.S. in clinical Psychology & B.A in Mental Health Psychology
Hometown: Ponce, Puerto Rico
In my spare time: Spending time with family and friends, going to the beach, and learning new things.
Favorite quote: “We can let the circumstances of our lives harden us so that we become increasingly resentful and afraid; or we can let them soften us and make us kinder and more open to what scares us. We always have this choice. “– Pema Chodron

PSY.D Practicum Students

Ashley Augustino Ashley Augustino

Title: Doctoral Trainee
Degree: Psychology, B.A. (Child &Family Studies minor)
At Baylor Since: 2010 (undergraduate and Graduate studies)
Hometown: Houston, TX
In Spare time: You can find me running and strength training , spending time with my significant other and other close friends, reading young adult fiction, trying out new recipes, getting outdoors , or watching Netflix.
Favorite Quote: “For beautiful lips, speak words of kindness; for lovely eyes, seek out the good in people; for a slim figure, share your food with the hungry; and for the poise, walk with knowledge that you are never alone." - Audrey Hepburn

Channing Cochran Channing Cochran

Title: Doctoral Trainee
Degree: Neuroscience
At Baylor Since: 2014 (2nd year PsyD student)
Hometown: Huntsville, AL
In Spare time: I am an advocate of a healthy, balanced lifestyle, so you can find me either at the gym, at a farmer's market, or outside walking and enjoying nature.
Favorite Quote: "It is never too late to be what you might have been." - George Eliot

Kaitlyn Egan Kaitlyn Egan

Title: Doctoral Trainee
Degree: B.A. in Psychology, minor in Italian
At Baylor Since: June 2014
Hometown: Carlsbad, CA
Favorite Quote: "The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen." - Elizabeth Kubler-Ross.

Priscilla Layman Priscilla Layman

Title: Doctoral Trainee
Degree: B.A.
At Baylor Since: June 2013
Hometown: San Antonio, Texas
In Spare time: Being outdoors with my husband Peter, especially if it involves being near water or hunting for geocaches, cuddling with Eve my 17-year-old American Cocker Spaniel, playing board games, having long conversations on a variety of cultural and intellectual topics, and cooking tasty food to share with friends and family.

Hyeji Na Hyeji Na

Title: Doctoral Trainee
At Baylor Since: 2013
Hometown: Killeen, Texas
In Spare time: Hanging out with family or friends

Graduate Apprentice for Outreach

Lillie Davis

Job Title: Graduate Apprentice for Outreach
At Baylor Since: August 2015
Degree: B.A. Cross-Cultural Studies, Howard Payne University
Hometown: Lampasas, Texas
Strengths: Positivity, Developer, Input, Adaptability, Connectedness
Interests: kayaking, traveling, spending time with loved ones, reading, keeping up with favorite shows, learning people’s stories.
Favorite Quote: "A person is a person, no matter how small." - Horton the Elephant.

Graduate Assistant Social Worker

Megan Levers

Degree: B.A. in History with a Minor in Social Work from the University of Arkansas
Hometown:Atlanta, Georgia> Dallas, Tx > Fayetteville, AR > Waco for now!
Interests:road trips, camping, reading, spending time with friends, eating (not cooking), and getting to know Waco.
Favorite Quote: "Be of love a little more careful than anything." EE Cummings

McLane Student Life Center
2nd Floor
Phone: 254.710.2467
Fax: 254.710.2460

Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.