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Nicole Young, LCSW
Director of University Counseling Center

Loyd Auditorium 203A

Nicole Young has been the Director of the University Counseling Center since Fall 2007 and is an Assistant Professor of Graduate Studies in Counseling and in the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Family Studies.

She obtained a B.S.W. from Freed-Hardeman University and an M.S.S.W. from the University of Tennessee. Mrs. Young became a C.M.S.W. in 2000 and then an L.C.S.W. in 2005. Mrs. Young joined the Behavioral Sciences Department in the Fall of 2005 as a Child Welfare Trainer for the Department of Children Services, as part of a Child Welfare Grant through FHU. She serves as an Adjunct Instructor in the Masters of Science in Counseling program teaching Psychopathology II and in the Social Work program teaching Intervention with Populations at Risk. Professional memberships include American Association of Christian Counselors, and American College Counselors Association. In the field, she has worked with geriatrics, adults, and adolescents in the mental health field and has been a public speaker on mental illness and mental health.

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Jonathan Harrison, MS, LPC/MHSP, NCC
Mental Health Counselor

Loyd Auditorium 203D

Jonathan Harrison is a Mental Health Counselor for the UCC. Mr. Harrison has earned degrees from Jackson State Community College (A.S. in Psychology-2001) and Freed-Hardeman University (B.S. in Psychology-2003, Master of Ministry-2005, M.S. in Counseling-2007).

He is recognized as a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Mental Health Service Provider designation (LPC/MHSP) by the state of Tennessee and as a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) by the National Board of Certified Counselors. For over 10 years now Mr. Harrison has worked in the field of mental health serving children, adolescents, and adults. He has experience conducting individual, pre-marital, marital, family, and group counseling. Mr. Harrison worked part-time for the UCC in the Spring of 2008 and was later hired on full-time in November of 2008. Professional memberships over the years have included the American Association of Christian Counselors, American Counseling Association and American College Counselors Association.

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