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Jonathan Harrison, MS, LPC/MHSP, CSAT-C
Director of University Counseling Center
Loyd Auditorium 203D
Jonathan Harrison has 13 years of experience in the field of Mental Health, the last 10 of those years being for the UCC. He has also provided Christian private practice counseling services to people in the community for over 8 years.
Jonathan is a Deacon for the Estes Church of Christ in Henderson, TN were he passionately helps lead their Men's Incite Ministry and serves on the Benevolence Committee.
Jonathan states, "I absolutely love working for the UCC where I feel blessed to get to minister to students' needs in the ways that I do. I truly believe this is what God has called me to do."
Jonathan 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. He is currently a Candidate to become a Certified Sexual Addiction Therapist (CSAT-C) by the International Institute for Trauma & Addiction Professionals (IITAP).
He 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).
Professional memberships over the years have included the American Association of Christian Counselors, American Counseling Association and American College Counselors Association.
Dr. Nicole Breeding Ed.D, LPC-MHSP (Candidate), NCC
Mental Health Counselor
Loyd Auditorium 203A
Dr. Breeding is a graduate of Freed-Hardeman University with a Bachelor of Social Work (1999) and Master of Science in Counseling (2006). She earned her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Argosy University in 2015. She anticipates being recognized as a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Mental Health Service Provider designation (LPC-MHSP) in early 2019.
With prior experience as an outpatient therapist for community mental health, Dr. Breeding has also been involved locally in working with WRAP and Youth Villages. In addition to domestic violence and family group work, she also has experience with the elderly population as well as military families and children.
Dr. Breeding currently holds memberships with the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) and the American College Counselors Association (ACCA).
Emily Boatwright LPC-MHSP, ACS, RPT-S
Part-Time Mental Health Counselor
Loyd Auditorium 203B
Emily joined the UCC team in 2018. She has also been dividing her time between two private practice offices located in West Tennessee for the past eight years. She contracts with a community awareness organization to provide services for individuals who are the victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault for the past six years.
She has served children as young as 18 months old, adults well past retirement age, and people of all life stages in between.
Emily’s goal is to help people learn to help themselves. By creating a safe place to heal, she is able to allow individuals the opportunity to feel heard and understood by normalizing and universalizing the emotions and struggles that can become so overwhelming. By using expressive therapy techniques, individuals have the opportunity to explore and express feelings they may not have consciously known were underlying their current issues.
Emily graduated from Freed-Hardeman University in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. She then attended the University of Tennessee- Martin and obtained a Master of Science in Community Mental Health Counseling in 2006. Emily is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Mental Health Service Provider designation (LPC-MHSP). She is an Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS) and a Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor (RPT-S). She is a member of the Tennessee Licensed Professional Counselors Association (TLPCA) and the Association for Play Therapy (APT).
Nathan Judd MS, LPC-MHSP, NCC
Part-Time Mental Health Counselor
Loyd Auditorium 203B
Nathan Judd joined the UCC team in 2018. He graduated from Freed-Hardeman University with a Master of Science in Counseling in 2008. He went on to become a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Mental Health Service Provider designation (LPC-MHSP) in 2011.
For the past 10 years, Mr. Judd has worked at Youth Town of Tennessee helping teenage males struggling with a variety of substance abuse disorders and mental illnesses.
In addition to his work experience in the field of mental health, he has taught as an adjunct professor at Freed-Hardeman University for the past 9 years.
Sarah Joyce, B.S.
Loyd Auditorium 203E
Sarah joined the UCC Team in the Fall of 2018 as a practicum student and is currently doing her internship with the UCC.
She is a second-year student in the Master of Science Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at Freed-Hardeman University (FHU). Sarah is excited to serve her counseling internship at FHU, where she has previously worked as a graduate assistant in the M.S. in CMHC program.
In 2016, Sarah graduated with a B.S. in Psychology and a Minor in English Studies.
She is a student member of the ACA (American Counseling Association), as well as Psi Chi.
When she is not looking for items to add to her to-do list, Sarah writes books and articles for her mental health and writing blog, or visits pet stores to name hamsters.
Matt Grinder, B.S.
Loyd Auditorium 203E
Matt earned a B.S. in Psychology from FHU (2013) and is currently finishing his M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from FHU with hopes to graduate in December 2019.
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