Skip to content
Toggle Left Side Navigation

About Us

Counseling Services is staffed by licensed mental health professionals and student interns.  All staff members are licensed by the Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board and interns are supervised by counselors who hold a clinical license.  

       Lindsay Bays

 Lindsay M. Bays MS, LCPC, LCAC

  • Director of Student Wellness Center - Counseling
  • Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and Licensed Clinical Addiction Counselor 
  • Lindsay has a master's degree in Counseling from Emporia State University.  
  • Lindsay has  experience working  with students as the Coordinator of the ESU Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention program and Biofeedback Center.  Lindsay is a licensed clinical professional counselor and clinical addictions counselor with focused specialized training in Interpersonal Therapy for the Treatment of Eating Disorders, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Parent Management Training-Oregon model and other trauma therapies.
  • Lindsay is trained in Basic Accelerated Resolution Treatment (ART) an evidenced based treatment for trauma and other anxiety disorders.
  • Lindsay also provides mental health counseling to students who may be experiencing depression, anxiety, adjusting to college, relationship difficulties, etc. 

       Dozie Iwuagwu

Dozie Iwuagwu MS, LPC, NCC, T-LMAC

  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • National Certified Counselor
  • Temporary Licensed Master Addiction Counselor
  • Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Coordinator

      

  • Dozie earned his master’s degree in clinical counseling with a concentration in addiction counseling from Emporia State University. Dozie, a former football player at ESU now serves as the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention coordinator. Dozie has experience providing substance use counseling with an emphasis in co-occurring disorders to adolescents and adults. He is passionate about working with ESU students and student athletes, providing mental health counseling to those who may be experiencing depression, difficulty adjusting to college, anxiety, trauma, relationship difficulties, post-traumatic stress disorder or other mental health needs. Dozie, is trained in basic Accelerated Resolution Treatment an evidenced based treatment for trauma disorders. His practice is influenced heavily by the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy model.
  • "Change your thinking, change your life" -Ernest Holmes

       Jayme Gillund

Jayme Gillund, MS, LCPC

  • Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
  • Jayme has a masters degree in counseling from ESU. Her previous work experience has been diverse and includes working with children and families, substance abuse treatment, court programs, parenting and working with adults with co-occurring disorders. She uses a trauma informed/person centered approach in working with students. She is also trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) 
  • Jayme provides mental health counseling to students who may be experiencing depression, anxiety, adjustment issues, relationship difficulties, stress, trauma, etc. 

        Emily Reimer

       Emily Reimer MS, LPC

  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • National Certified Counselor

  • Emily received her master’s degree from Emporia State University. Emily’s experiences have been in community mental health and university settings. She enjoys working with the emerging adult population as well as older adults returning to school. Emily spent part of her childhood attending international schools in Nigeria and Kenya, so she also has a special interest in working with international students of all ages. Emily provides mental health counseling for individuals struggling with various anxieties, depressive symptoms, relationships, family stress, and the balance of life roles. Her approach is a combination of Person-Centered and Individual Therapy, assisting individuals to discover what is meaningful for them and their own sense of belonging.

             

         Nicole

Nyki Stump, MS, LSCSW

  • Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker
  • Biofeedback Coordinator
  • Certified HeartMath™ Facilitator
  • Nyki received her master's in social work from Wichita State University. Her previous work experiences include child advocacy, providing K-12 in-school therapy, private practice in therapy and life coaching, and providing crisis services at Four County Mental Health in Winfield, KS.
  • Nyki provides counseling to students and couples suffering from depression, anxiety, disordered eating, adjustment issues, and relationship problems with a mindfulness and strengths-based approach. Nyki has extensive training and background in treating trauma, including Accelerated Resolution Therapy or A.R.T.
  • Nyki is also certified in HeartMath™, a biofeedback technique designed to align one’s heart rate and breathing in order to reduce stress and provide relaxation.

             

         Giniva Espinoza

Giniva Espinoza MS, LPC

  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • THRIVE Program Coordinator
  • Giniva has a Master's degree in Counseling from Emporia State University.
  • Giniva comes to ESU from a background in Community Mental Health. She has experience working with a diverse population which included children, families, adults and students. Giniva is a specialized in Trauma Focused Cognitive Therapy.
  • Giniva provides mental health counseling to students who may be experiencing depression, anxiety, adjusting to college, relationship difficulties, etc.
  • As the THRIVE (The Healthy Relationship & Interpersonal Violence Education) Coordinator, Giniva will provide education on sexual assault prevention and healthy relationships, and promoting a safe environment at Emporia State University. She will also be providing counseling to those students experiencing issues or concerns in this area.

       Julie Gerleman

Administrative Assistant