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Counseling Staff

Counseling Services staff are here to support your counseling needs and your success as a university student. All staff members have counseling education that includes a Masters degree, many hours of training/supervision as well as licensure. Learn more about our counselors below.

Lynda Noffsinger, MAEd, LPCS, NCC

Director of Counseling Services
3rd Floor Slane Center Rm 330
Phone: (336) 888-6352
Fax: (336) 888-6306
Mail: 833 Montlieu Avenue, Campus Box 51, High Point, NC 27262

Lynda has a Master’s degree in Counseling from Wake Forest University. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor with the North Carolina Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and has 20 years of counseling experience. Prior to coming to HPU, Lynda worked in a mental health hospital for 6 years and in two different substance abuse programs. She has had a private practice in counseling for the past 14 years. Lynda also has extensive experience working on eating disorder issues. On a personal note, Lynda is the mother of four grown children so she is more than happy to talk with HPU parents about the experience of supporting a college student.

Molly Casebere, MS, LPC, NCC

Assistant Director of Counseling Services
3rd Floor Slane Center Rm 329
Phone: (336) 841-9159
Fax: (336) 888-6306
Mail: 833 Montlieu Avenue, Campus Box 51, High Point, NC 27262

Molly is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of North Carolina and has two Masters, one in Sport and Excercise Psychology and one in Counseling from UNCG. Molly particularly enjoys working with college athletes and helping students transition to college.

Carrie McLain, MS, LPCA, NCC

Clinical Counselor
3rd Floor Slane Center Rm 327
Phone: (336) 841-9347
Fax: (336) 888-6306
Mail: 833 Montlieu Avenue, Campus Box 51, High Point, NC 27262

Carrie is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate in the state of North Carolina and a National Certified Counselor. She has a Master’s degree in Counseling from UNC-Greensboro and a background in music and the creative arts. Carrie has experience working with adults and adolescents in community mental health as well as with college students who struggle with mental health challenges and physical disabilities.

Aaron Post, MA, LPCA, NCC

Clinical Counselor and Substance Abuse Educator

3rd Floor Slane Center Rm 326
Phone: (336) 841-9121
Fax: (336) 888-6306
Mail: 833 Montlieu Avenue, Campus Box 51, High Point, NC 27262

Aaron has a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a concentration in Addictions Counseling from Appalachian State University. His professional interests include men’s issues, substance abuse concerns with adolescents/college students, motivational interviewing and developing client self-awareness.

Kate Refvem

Graduate Intern

3rd Floor Slane Center Rm 313
Phone: (336) 841-4570
Fax: (336) 888-6306
Mail: 833 Montlieu Avenue, Campus Box 51, High Point, NC 27262

Kate is a graduate student in the Counseling Program at UNC Greensboro where her studies focus on college counseling and student development. Kate received a Bachelor’s degree in education from Appalachian State University prior to working for several years as a teacher. During her graduate internship at HPU and beyond, Kate hopes to use her education and counseling skills to address the variety of issues faced by college-aged students.

John Richard, MA, LPC, NCC

Clinical Counselor
3rd Floor Slane Center Rm 328
Phone: (336) 841-4626
Fax: (336) 888-6306
Mail: 833 Montlieu Avenue, Campus Box 51, High Point, NC 27262

John is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of North Carolina and a National Certified Counselor. He has a Master’s degree in Counseling from Appalachian State University and has worked over 10 years in a variety of mental health settings including outpatient community mental health, in-patient hospital and a secondary school system. John has experience working with adults and adolescents struggling with mental health issues, relationships, substance abuse and past or present traumas.

Kristen Sager, MSW, LCSW

Clinical Counselor
3rd Floor Slane Center Rm 328
Phone: (336) 841-9206
Fax: (336) 888-6306
Mail: 833 Montlieu Avenue, Campus Box 51, High Point, NC 27262

Kristen is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of North Carolina and has a Masters in Social Work from Binghamton University in Binghamton, NY. Kristen has experience working with adults in outpatient community mental health and with individuals who struggle concurrently with mental health and substance abuse issues.

Kim Dansie, MD

Dr. Dansie is Board Certified in Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry and provides medication management for students needing this service who are actively engaged with a counselor in Counseling Services. She will see students by appointment only and students should coordinate this with a counselor in Counseling Services.

CONTACT THE OFFICE OF STUDENT LIFE

Our office is located on the third floor of the Slane Student Center. We are open daily from 8:30am – 5:00pm.

(336) 841-9231
(336) 841-4513 (fax)

E-mail: studentlife@highpoint.edu

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