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Alice Baty,
Counseling and Advising Services
913-469-8500 (Ext. 6749)

Office Location
Student Center (SC 251) View Map

BA, art education, Eastern Michigan University
MS, art education, University of Kansas
MS, counseling education, Emporia State University

Campus Involvement: KU dual degree partnership, Pre-Pharmacy Club sponsor, Sunflower Grant mentor
Educational Interests: veterans issues, pre-pharmacy programs, arts curricula, international students

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Angie Claussen,
Counseling and Advising Services
913-469-8500 (Ext. 4086)

Office Location
Student Center (SC 217) View Map

BA, psychology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
BS, counseling, University of Kansas

Campus Involvement: faculty adviser to strengths advisory council, sexual assault response team, counselor to women’s soccer team
Professional Interests: StrengthsQuest, positive psychology, student success, human sexuality

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Patricia Donaldson,
Counseling and Advising Services
913-469-8500 (Ext. 4424)

Office Location
Student Center (SC 233) View Map

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Ron Frigault, PhD, LCPC
Counseling and Advising Services
913-469-8500 (Ext. 3969)

Office Location
Student Center (SC 251) View Map

BS, psychology, Michigan State University
MEd, counseling and personnel services, University of Missouri-Columbia
PhD, educational administration, University of Texas at Austin

Campus Involvement: faculty adviser to fire science advisory board, behavioral intervention team, classroom teacher, career-life planning, financial aid appeals, intern supervisor
Professional Interests: mental health issues (particularly depression and anxiety), crisis intervention (stress management, spiritual development, grief and navigating life’s ups and downs), Myers-Briggs personality test, Strong Interest Inventory interpretation

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Jill Konen, MS, LPC
Counseling and Advising Services
913-469-8500 (Ext. 4371)

Office Location
Student Center (SC 222) View Map

BA, psychology, University of Kansas
MS, counseling psychology, University of Kansas

Campus Involvement: counselor to volleyball and dance teams, member of the mental health forum (a campuswide committee focusing on bringing awareness to mental health issues)
Professional Interests: assisting students with anxiety, depression and eating disorders

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Melanie Roberts ,
Counseling and Advising Services
913-469-8500 (Ext. 4085)

Office Location
Student Center (SC 231) View Map

BS, psychology, Iowa State University
MA, counseling and student development, University of Iowa

Campus Involvement: administration of justice, College Now liaison (Shawnee Mission schools), women's basketball team liaison, Sunflower Grant (first-generation students)
Professional Interests: working with students deciding on a major, adult students returning to college and all students needing assistance with educational planning

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Carrie Thompson,
Counseling and Advising Services
913-469-8500 (Ext. 4236)

Office Location
Student Center (SC 237) View Map

BS, psychology, Kansas State University
MS, counseling, Emporia State University

Campus Involvement: mental health forum, counselor to women’s softball team
Counseling/Educational Interests: deciding students, eating disorders, anxiety, ADD/ADHD

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Annette Maassen-Spates,
Counseling and Advising Services
913-469-8500 (Ext. 2856)

Office Location
Student Center (SC 234) View Map

MA, counseling, University of Northern Iowa

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