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Doane University is staffed Monday - Friday with a professional counselor equipped to respond to everyday concerns (relationship problems, stress, homesickness, etc.) as well as crisis situations.

The Student Counseling Center serves the Doane community by providing a safe and confidential therapeutic setting for individuals to work through life transitions and problem-solving that will lead to personal growth and goal attainment.

Services provided by the Counseling Center
The center offers counseling for a variety of emotional/mental health concerns, including but not limited to:

  • Individual and group counseling
  • Stress management
  • Test-taking skills
  • Relationship/family
  • Grief
  • Anger management
  • Eating disorders
  • Drug/alcohol abuse
  • Depression
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Domestic violence
  • Rape

Our Philosophy

We provide free counseling services to all students in the Doane community. The center serves all individuals regardless of age, race, sex, economic status or sexual orientation. We treat everyone with dignity and respect. The counselors are here to help guide you through personal growth and life transitions.

Is the Counseling confidential?

The Student Counseling Center is in compliance with the ethical standards set forth by the American Counseling Association. Seeking counseling will not jeopardize an individual's academic standing or relationships with the faculty and staff on this campus. Confidentiality is an important element of the therapeutic process.

Counseling Hours 

Monday - Friday - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

If you have any additional questions concerning information about Student Health Services, contact Kelly Jirovec:
work: 402.826.8265
home: 402.826.3541