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Counseling Services Pandemic UpdateIf you are feeling stressed, overwhelmed, or grieving the loss of your spring semester with your classmates, we want you to know it's okay and we're here for you! To schedule a phone appointment, call (865) 471--3350 or email us at For additional support regarding the pandemic, click here.

Counseling Services Mission Statement

Carson-Newman University is a Christian, liberal arts-based University, that provides free Counseling Services to all students to reach their full potential emotionally, academically, socially, and spiritually. To accomplish this mission, Counseling Services will offer individual/couples/group counseling, crisis intervention, psycho-educational programs, and referrals to student support services on campus along with referrals to community resources.

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To talk to, get information from or schedule an appointment or program please call (865) 471-3350 or come by the Kathleen Manley Building (aka Wellness Center).

 You can also contact the counselors directly:

Jennifer Catlett, LCSW (865) 471-3533

Shannon Tuell, LCSW (865) 471 3535

Brooke Leach, LMSW (865) 471-4990

If you or someone else are experiencing a potential life threatening emergency call 911 or go to the local Emergency Room. In the event that you need immediate assistance, please contact the 24/7 Department of Public Safety number (865) 548-9067; the back up cell phone number is (865) 389-9380. The closest Emergency Room to campus is Tennova's Jefferson Memorial Hospital located at 110 Hospital Drive in Jefferson City, TN 37760. The hospital phone number is (865)-471-2500.

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