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Meet the Staff

The Baylor University Counseling Center staff is comprised of psychologists, professional counselors, social workers, interns, 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 & Training Director
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: Psychologist
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 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

Ed Rogers Ed Rogers, Psy.D.

Job Title: Post-Doctoral Psychology Fellow
Degree/Training: Masters in Clinical Psychology, Loyola University Maryland
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D), Baylor University
Provisionally Licensed Psychologist
At Baylor Since: 2015
Areas of Interest:I enjoy developing authentic relationships and accompanying people through the suffering that leads to growth. In therapy, I work to help students identify what is meaningful to them, tune in to their own experience, and choose to do what matters. I have a passion for relationship-oriented work, including work with couples, those with sexuality concerns, those who have experienced loss or trauma, and those developing their identity. I also enjoy discussing leadership and helping form future leaders.
Favorite Quotes: "The world is indeed full of peril, and in it there are many dark places; but still there is much that is fair, and though in all lands love is now mingled with grief, it grows perhaps the greater." J.R.R. Tolkien
"But there was no need to be ashamed of tears, for tears bore witness that a man had the greatest of courage, the courage to suffer." Viktor Frankl

  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



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

Vincent Walford Vincent Walford, Ph.D

Job Title: Post-Doctoral Psychology Fellow
Degree/Training: B.A. Psychology, Baylor University; MPH Health Education Health Promotion, Morehouse School of Medicine; Ph.D. Counseling Psychology, Howard University
Clinical Internship:
  University of Houston Counseling Center
Psychology Post-Doctoral Fellow (Trauma/Anxiety): Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
Areas of Interest:   I have over 7 years of experience conducting individual and group therapy with adults, children and veterans.  I have worked in a variety of settings including university counseling centers, VA hospitals, private practice and the court system.  I identify as a multicultural provider who has a great passion for social justice and working with marginalized groups.  My primary clinical interests are in using cognitive and behavioral techniques to treat anxiety, trauma and adjustment issues.  As far as research, my interests include men’s health issues and sexual trauma. 
Favorite Quotes: "We must never lose sight of the fact that we must take part in the development, not only of ourselves but of all humanity."Jewel Charles Henry Chapman

Administrative Staff

Tenesha-Ward Ta'Nesha  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: Music, art and dance!!!
Favorite Quote: "Nothing worth having was ever achieved without effort" Theodore Roosevelt

Ashley-Wheeler Katy Grissom

Job Title: Mental Health 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

Interns - 2016

Elias Barghash and Johanna Williams

PSY.D Practicum Students

Practicum Students - 2016

Lizzy Slonena, Jules Martowski, Laurie Russell and Adelyn Cohen

Social Work Interns

Social Work Interns - 2016

Jessica Deimler and Amber Harris

McLane Student Life Center
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Phone: 254.710.2467
Fax: 254.710.2460

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