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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.  

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 Sally Crawford-Fowler, LSCSW

  • Director of Student Wellness Center - Counseling
  • Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker
  • Sally received her master's degree in Social Work from the University of Kansas and works as the Director for Counseling Services.  Her previous experience includes counseling and case management in a community mental health setting. Sally provides clinical supervision for interns training to become counselors as well as other professional staff.  She has a cognitive behavioral and solution-focused approach in working with students and helps them learn skills to become successful in all aspects of their life.  Sally also serves on several campus committees and gives presentations on campus about wellness topics. 


Lindsay Bays, LPC, LMAC

  • Coordinator of Alcohol & Drug Abuse Programs (ADAP)
  • Coordinator of Biofeedback Program
  • Licensed Professional Counselor


  • Lindsay has a master's degree in Counseling from Emporia State University.  Her previous work experience includes working in child welfare and with at-risk families, and providing therapy with individuals with co-occurring disorders.  
  • As the ADAP Coordinator, not only does Lindsay provide education and prevention programming on campus, but she also provides substance abuse counseling for students who may be experiencing issues in this area.  
  • Biofeedback is a way for students to learn how to control their body when they are in stressful situations or experiencing anxiety. Learning "intentional relaxation" is a popular way to become academically successful.
  • Lindsay also provides mental health counseling to students who may be experiencing depression, anxiety, adjusting to college, relationship difficulties, etc.


       Ted Farrington, LPC

  • Licensed Professional Counselor

  • Ted received his master's in Counseling from Emporia State University.  While he was a graduate student, Ted completed an internship within Counseling Services, providing counseling to students.  His prior experience include working in emergency services at Crosswinds in Emporia.  
  • Ted works well with the student population, meeting their needs, providing individual and couples counseling, and crisis services.  He has experience working a variety of issues such as depression, relationship difficulties, anxiety, adjustment issues, etc.




     Cheryl Tredway, LPC

  • Coordinator of THRIVE
  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Cheryl received her master's in Counseling from Emporia State University.  She has extensive experience in domestic violence, sexual violence advocacy, and batterer's intervention therapy.  She previously worked for SOS in Burlington and Synergy in Parkville, MO.  
  • THRIVE (The Healthy Relationship & Interpersonal Violence Education) Program strives to reduce sexual violence and encouraged students to engage in healthy relationships.  THRIVE consists of student volunteers, peer educators, who present to groups on campus.  
  • Cheryl also provides individual and couples counseling to students with depression, anxiety, adjustment issues, relationship difficulties, etc.  She is also EMDR certified to help those who have experienced trauma.



Nicole Stump, LMSW

  • Licensed Master Social Worker
  • Nicole received her master's in Social Work from Wichita State University.  Her previous work experience 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. Nicole also volunteers with Freedom Hooves Therapeutic Riding Center, assisting individuals with physical and mental impairments.
  • Nicole provides counseling to students suffering from depression, anxiety, disordered eating, adjustment issues, relationship problems, etc.