Counseling at Clark College

Clark College counselors are available to help students make changes that will enable them to achieve success in their personal, academic, and professional lives. The counselors provide free, short-term, goal focused counseling.  Counselors support students in self-development, goal setting, and problem solving to enhance student success.  Career, academic, and personal counseling is available.  Please call (360) 992-2614 to schedule an appointment.


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Shayna Collins, M.S., N.C.C.

Shayna joined Clark College in 2012.  She holds a Master's Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Minnesota State University.  She offers solution focused, strength-based counseling, and collaborates with each individual to create a course of action that will work best for them and deliver quick results.  Her therapeutic style is person-centered, positive, and nonjudgmental.  She feels that each person is the expert of their own life and that there are many ways to achieve success.  She also firmly believes that asking for help is healthy, normal, and a sign of strength.




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Patricia Douglass, L.I.C.S.W.

Patricia joined Clark College in 1997.  She holds Master's Degrees in Social Work and Public Health from The University of Michigan.  She is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker with licenses in Washington and Oregon.  She draws upon theories of psychotherapeutic practice including cognitive-behavioral, family systems, and psychodynamic models.  She works to support the student's success by using counseling methods that emphasize the student's own strengths in problem solving and management of life stress.




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Josh Groesz, M.S.

Josh joined Clark College in 2012.  He holds a Master's of Science Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Southern Oregon University.  He incorporates strength based and solution focused therapies to help students achieve greater success at Clark and in their future careers.  In session, students can expect to have a safe place to explore their strengths, goals for the future, and any behaviors that may get in the way.





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Carole Mackewich, M.Ed.

Carole joined Clark College in 1985.  She holds a Master's Degree in Educational Psychology (College Counseling) from the University of Washington.  She offers career development and personal counseling that is supportive and nonjudgmental.  Her focus in counseling is on exploring and challenging the thinking patterns that create a barrier to achieving personal and professional goals.





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Dr. Bevyn Rowland, PsyD.

Bevyn joined Clark College in 2011.  She is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who earned a Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology and a Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology from Pacific University.  Her counseling approach incorporates cognitive behavior therapy, mindfulness-based therapies, psychodynamic and humanistic orientations.  She attends to the developmental needs of each student and believes that individuals arrive to counseling at varying stages of change.  She works to facilitate students' understanding of helpful/unhelpful behaviors and thoughts, help them move toward healthy change, and provide a safe environment to test out new ways of being and thinking to maximize academic and personal success.