1400 Southlawn Pl.
Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
To schedule an appointment, please feel free to email a staff member directly.
|Marcie Wiseman, PhD
Director of Counseling Services
Dr. Wiseman received her doctorate in Counseling Psychology at the University of Florida in 2009. Dr. Wiseman is passionate about working with college students and has tailored her training and prior professional experiences to the field of higher education and college counseling. Her professional interests include working with trauma, relationship concerns, gender/sexual orientation, diversity/multiculturalism, and first generation college students.
|Cathi Hendricks, MSW, LCSW, Staff Social Worker
Cathi received a Master's in social work from Aurora University. She provides direct clinical service to students with a variety of concerns, some of which include stress, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, school issues, family and relationships issues, grief and loss, domestic violence, sexuality, personal growth and adjustment issues, as well as current and past trauma. Cathi also provides tailored services to meet the needs of students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (Asperger's Syndrome), including a support group, case management and collaboration with other university offices to ensure student success.
|Toyah Wilson, Psy.D, Staff Psychologist/Training Coordinator
Dr. Wilson is a licensed Clinical Psychologist. She received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology. Throughout her training and professional career, Dr. Wilson has worked in university counseling centers and private practice. Dr. Wilson has special interest and expertise in the areas of trauma, women’s issues, relationship concerns, life transitions, grief, depression, anxiety and diversity. As the training coordinator, Dr. Wilson oversees the clinical training program and provides supervision for doctoral graduate student interns.
|Lauren Sbarbaro, MA, LADC
Lauren Sbarbaro is in her second year as a doctoral intern for Counseling Services. She graduated with a Master's in clinical psychology from Midwestern University and is currently still working on her doctorate. She also has a Master's in Addiction Counseling from The Hazelden Graduate School of Addiction Studies and is a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor in the state of Minnesota. She worked as an addictions counselor at an inpatient drug and alcohol treatment center for adolescents and young adults prior to her relocation to Illinois. Lauren has experience and special interests in working with young adults struggling with addiction, anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, stress, transitional issues and personal growth.
Amanda Harris is a first year doctoral intern for Counseling Services. She graduated with a Master's in clinical psychology from Midwestern University and is currently working on her doctorate. Amanda has experience in providing services to young adults struggling with anxiety, depression, and Autism Spectrum Disorder. She also has special interests in working with women’s issues, trauma, stress, and chronic pain. In addition to providing clinical services, Amanda enjoys interacting with students through campus outreach programs.
Our individual services are designed to be short-term. Often a few individual meetings can help you better identify, understand, and resolve the barriers that may be interfering with your sense of personal well being and/or academic success. These confidential services are for AU students in both undergraduate and graduate programs.
All services are free and confidential.