Meet the Counseling Center Staff
(Pacific University, 2004)
Dr. Longwell completed his doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology at Pacific University where he received the “Outstanding Practitioner-Scholar Award,” his program’s top honor. Dr. Longwell also holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Purdue University and a master’s degree in Behavioral Analysis and Therapy from Southern Illinois University. Dr. Longwell has extensive experience working with students, faculty, and staff, and he maintains a professional interest in anxiety and depressive disorders, empirically-supported interventions, ethics, and student mental health and wellness. Dr. Longwell is in charge of the day-to-day operations of the USI Counseling Center and serves on multiple university-wide committees including the CARE team. Dr. Longwell is a member of the Indiana Psychological Association and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. He currently serves on the continuing education committe for the Indiana Psychological Association and serves as editor for their monthly electronic newsletter.
(The University of Akron, 2012)
Stephanie joined the staff of the Counseling Center at USI in January 2011. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Transylvania University, a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Morehead State University, and a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology at The University of Akron. Her role at the Center includes developing outreach programming and providing personal counseling, with a particular focus on gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, multicultural issues, and women’s empowerment. Stephanie is an affiliate member of the American Psychological Association and its divisions for Counseling Psychology, the Psychology of Women, and the Psychological Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues.
(University of Southern Indiana, 1997)
Jean began her formal education at Vincennes University in Vincennes, Indiana. After transferring to USI, she completed her bachelor’s and master’s degree in social work. Jean is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and her role at the Counseling Center is to provide individual and relationship counseling. She works with students dealing with anxiety, depression, grief and academic issues. She utilizes solution-focused interventions and cognitive-behavioral therapies to promote overall wellness. She has experience as a school and medical-based social worker and has also worked in the area of adoptions, court-ordered drug education, and in-home family practice. She takes her passions home with her and has served as a foster parent for teens. In addition to her work at the Counseling Center, Jean teaches as an adjunct professor in both the Social Work and Communications departments and she maintains a private practice in the Evansville area. She is a member of the National Association of Social Workers.
Diana was first employed at USI in 2006 as a cashier in the Business Office. Since her transfer to the Counseling Center in January 2008, she has been promoted to senior administrative assistant and now manages the daily operations of the front office.