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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 Counseling Center serves the Doane community by providing a free and confidential therapeutic setting for individuals to work through life transitions and problem-solving. The counseling center serves all individuals regardless of age, race, sex, economic status, sexual orientation, or gender expression. We treat everyone with dignity and respect. 

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

  • Stress management
  • Test-taking skills
  • Relationship/family
  • Grief
  • Anger management
  • Eating disorders
  • Drug/alcohol abuse
  • Depression
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Intimate partner violence
  • Rape

Is the Counseling confidential?

The 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.

Meet your Counselors

Myron Parsley, counselor




Myron Parsley, licensed professional counselor, is located in Butler Gym #20. Myron's e-mail address is, and phone number is 826.6719. Appointments may be scheduled through Nurse Kelly Jirovec by calling 826.8265.

Appointment Times for Myron:

Monday-Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm


Kristal Flaming, licensed mental health and alcohol and drug counselor, is located in the College to Career Center in the Perry Campus Building.  Kristal's e-mail address is, and phone number is 826.8551. Appointments may be scheduled through Nurse Kelly Jirovec by calling 826.8265.

Appointment Times for Kristal:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm

Wednesday 11:00am to 7:00pm

Additional Resources

Online screening is available for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD),depression, bipolar, anxiety, alcohol, and eating disorders.
For resources related to college student mental health go to:
The 24-hour crisis line is: 1.402.441.7940

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