Huntington University is a Christian liberal arts college in Indiana

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Dr. Jerry Davis, Huntington University, a Christian college
Dr. Jerry Davis
Director, Graduate Counseling Program
Professor of Counseling

Dr. Davis is a licensed clinical social worker, licensed marriage and family therapist, licensed mental health counselor and a national certified counselor. Dr. Davis has 30 years of private practice experience with Samaritan Centers, Psychiatric Services, Parkview Behavioral Health, and The Family Care Center.

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jedavis@huntington.edu

Dr. Michael Cook, Huntington University, a Christian college 
Dr. Michael Cook
Associate Professor of Counseling

Having a Ph.D. in Psychology and Counseling and a Masters of Divinity in Pastoral Ministries from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, Mike is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (IN) and has served in several mental health facilities and in several churches.

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mcook@huntington.edu 

Professor Scott L. Makin, Huntington University, a Christian college 
Scott L. Makin
Director, Wabash Friends Counseling Center

As a licensed counselor and business consultant, Mr. Makin brings valuable and varied experience to the classroom. He has been a Crisis Counselor Coordinator for the Youth Services Bureau, served as the Associate Dean for Student Development at Indiana Wesleyan University, and worked as a Behavioral Therapist with the New Directions Weight Management System at the Wabash County Hospital.

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smakin@huntington.edu 

Dr. Ray A. Seilhamer, Huntington University, a Christian college 
Dr. Ray A. Seilhamer
Professor, M.A. in Counseling

Dr. Seilhamer brings to the Graduate School a rich background in pastoral ministry, leadership, and theological education. Most recently, he served as dean of the Graduate School of Christian Ministries and director of the counseling ministries program, which he developed.

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rseilhamer@huntington.edu 

Colleen Zurcher-McGauran, Huntington University, a Christian college 
Colleen Zurcher-McGauran
Therapist for LifeWorks Counseling and Consulting

Colleen Zurcher-McGauran is a full-time therapist at LifeWorks Counseling and Consulting. She has been a consultant to Pinellas Emergency Mental Health Services, the Center Against Spouse Abuse, and the Radar Institute.

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Martha Smith
Associate Dean of Student Life
Director of Career Development & Counseling

As a National Certified Master Career Counselor, Smith has worked with undecided students to help them select an academic major and also provides invaluable assistance to juniors and seniors preparing for graduate school and job searches. 

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msmith@huntington.edu 

Dr. Laura Gerig, Huntington University, a Christian college 
Dr. Laura Gerig
Adjunct Professor of Psychology

Dr. Laura Gerig holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Taylor University and a master’s degree and a PhD in school psychology from Ball State University. Her doctorate specialized in neuropsychology. Her areas of interest are child development and psychological assessment.

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lgerig@huntington.edu 

Vickie Gayed, Huntington University, a Christian college 
Vickie Gayed
Adjunct Professor

Vickie Gayed graduated from Riverside White-Cross School of Nursing in Columbus, Ohio, in 1972 with an RN degree. She received a Master of Science degree in Nursing (MSN) from IUPUI in Indianapolis in 1997 and became certified as an Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP) in 1997.

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Amy Biegel, Huntington University, a Christian college 
Amy Biegel
Assistant Professor of Social Work

Amy Biegel has worked in the field of social work for 13 years, working mostly with children, adolescents and their families. She has worked in the foster care industry, in private practice, as a mental health consultant, taught adjunct classes for the HU graduate counseling program and founded a counseling program for a local chapter of Youth For Christ.

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abiegel@huntington.edu 

Dr. Norris Friesen, Huntington University, a Christian college 
Dr. Norris Friesen
Director of Institutional Effectiveness
Professor of German

Dr. Norris Friesen is the Director of Institutional Effectiveness and the Professor German. In his director role, he will coordinate new faculty development, assist in developing and implementing strategies to recruit Chinese students, and organize and leading cross-cultural experiences.

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nfriesen@huntington.edu 

Tanner Babb, Huntington University, a Christian college
Dr. Tanner Babb
Assistant Professor of Psychology

Dr. Tanner Babb teaches in the undergraduate department of psychology as well as in the Huntington University Graduate School.

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tbabb@huntington.edu