Counseling Services

Medical care at McKendree is provided through a wide variety of health and counseling services for students. Comprehensive counseling services are offered for students free of charge during the academic year. The counseling service at McKendree is totally confidential and provided by a licensed professional clinical staff.

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

513 Stanton Street



Appointments to meet with one of our qualified counselors should be made through Lesa Auten, Medical Assistant, (618) 537-6503


Meet the Staff

Nancy Friesen, Ph.D., LP

Director of Counseling Services
513 Stanton Street
(618) 537-6975

Jim Cook, Ph.D., LCPC

Associate Professor of Counseling
Program Director
Clark Hall, 300
(618) 537-6875

Laura Harrawood, Ph.D., LCPC, LMFT

Associate Professor of Counseling
Internship Coordinator
Clark Hall, 301
(618) 537-6137