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Professional Staff


Dr. Chew

L. Kenneth Chew, Jr., Psy.D., HSPP


Dr. Chew has been the Director of the ISU Student Counseling Center since 2007. In addition to his administrative functions as Director of the SCC, his other responsibilities include: administrator for student health insurance, primary university contact for UAP clinic, oversight of TB testing for International students, university HIPAA officer, coordination and facilitation of the Student Affairs Behavior Assessment Team (SABAT), campus and community liaisons, and coordinator of the Performance Excellence Program. Dr. Chew received his doctorate from the Virginia Consortium Program in Clinical Psychology in 2001 and completed his undergraduate work at Jamestown College, where he majored in Psychology with a minor in Fine Art. Dr. Chew’s training and professional experiences include: the Hampton Roads VA Hospital, where he worked with drug and alcohol patients; the College of William & Mary Student Counseling Center, where he did a concentration in the counseling of college students with a specific focus in the counseling of athletes; New Mexico State University Student Counseling Center for internship; and the Washington D.C . Public Schools, where he did clinical and psycho-educational assessments on children, adolescents, and young adults for over two years. His professional interests include the counseling of athletes, performance enhancement, drug and alcohol issues, multicultural counseling, facilitation of professional and personal development training, and outreach programming. He has been at ISU since January of 2002.


Trista Gibbons

Trista Gibbons, LMFT
Associate Director

Trista Gibbons is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist; and she became Associate Director in the summer of 2011. Trista acts as the primary supervisor of the master’s level trainees, manages the front office of the SCC, and acts as a liaison to Campus Ministries. She has a Masters degree in marriage and family therapy from the Alfred Adler Graduate School in Minnesota, and a Bachelors degree in psychology and family studies from St. Olaf College in Minnesota. Trista has experience and training in working with survivors of sexual violence, and issues related to drugs and alcohol and relationships. Her professional experience includes; coordinating and implementing direct services at the Sexual Violence Center in Minneapolis, MN and working with children and families at Hamilton Center community mental health. Her professional interests include women’s issues, relationships and couples counseling, Christian counseling, and working with survivors of sexual violence. ​


Dr. Paula Turner Ph.D.
Staff Counselor/Coordinator

Dr. Turner is currently a staff counselor/Coordinator at ISU SCC. She received her bachelor’s degree in psychology and her master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Indiana state university. She also earned her Doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Indiana State University. Dr. Turner has experience and training in working with individual, couples, families, and children. Her professional experience includes working with college students at Rose-Hulman, St. Mary-of-the Woods, and Indiana State University. Her professional experience also includes working with Veterans as well as working with families and individuals in the foster care system, DCFS, group homes, residential treatment placements, and a maximum security prison. Her professional interests include multicultural counseling, spirituality, family and relational issues, trauma, and drug and alcohol issues.


Kathy Ginter

Kathy Boone Ginter Ph.D.
Staff Counselor

Dr. Ginter earned her Ph.D. with an emphasis in Sport Psychology, Motor Learning, Counseling, and Psychology from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She has a Master's degree with an emphasis in Sport Psychology and Counseling from Purdue University and a Master's degree in coaching, a certificate in counseling, and a bachelor's degree in Physical Education and Psychology from Indiana State University.  She is a licensed Mental Health Counselor and a Certified Boost Consultant. Her professional experiences include teaching, and coaching at the youth sport, high school and collegiate levels. Her research interests are in the area of cohesion, coaching, positive mental health and bullying. She spends her leisure time shooting competitive pool.


Iris Mosah

Iris Mosah, M.S., LMHCA, NCC
Staff Counselor 

Iris received her B.A in psychology from Rhodes College in Memphis, TN before completing her M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at ISU in 2019. Iris completed her graduate internship at the Student Counseling Center in 2018-2019 and is extremely excited to have returned to an awesome staff. Iris' clinical interests include eating disorders, body image, sexual violence, and multicultural issues. In her free time, Iris enjoys writing, nature, acting, and cuddling with her German Shepherd puppy.



Caroline Blower, MSW, LCSW
Staff Counselor 

Caroline Blower is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).  She received her Master's and Bachelor’s degree in social work from Indiana State University. She has experience working with individuals, groups, families, and children. Her professional experience includes working in crisis and inpatient setting as well as in the outpatient setting. Her professional interests include trauma, crisis work, and mood & anxiety disorders. She also enjoys advocacy and outreach opportunities and plans to work as Student Counseling Center liaison to SGA. 


Austin Guoli, M.S., LMHCA
Staff Counselor 

Austin earned his Master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling from Indiana State University and his Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Communications from Purdue University.  His professional experience includes working with at risk adolescents, college students, and adults.  His professional interests include anxiety, depression, trauma, and gender norming issues.











Contact Info

2nd Floor, Gillum Hall
217 North 6th Street Indiana State University
Terre haute, IN 47807
Phone: 812.237.3939
Fax: 812.237.3964)
Office Hours: Academic Year  
Monday-Thursday 8:00am-5:00 pm.
Friday 8:00am-4:30 pm.

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