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The UJ Counseling Center is constructed to provide short-term solution-focused counseling and the services are free and confidential for our students. The Counseling Center is located on the third floor of Taber Hall in the 300 suite.

Counseling Center Office Hours

Regular appointments may be scheduled for Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays. Tele-health appointments are also available for students upon request. Other appointments as needed.

Appointments (anytime)
701-659-0834 (during business hours)

The UJ Counseling Center is here to provide support and listen. We can also help you connect with local counseling providers. Our licensed counselors are not, by law, licensed to prescribe, manage or recommend medications.


Megan BuschMegan Busch joined the UJ Counseling Center team in 2018. She is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and a Licensed Addiction Counselor in North Dakota. Megan works in private practice at Advance in Recovery PLLC in Carrington. She earned her Bachelors of Science degree in Psychology and Sociology from Concordia College (Moorhead, MN) and her Master’s Degree in Community Counseling from Minnesota State University Moorhead.

Caroline HomanCaroline Homan is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in North and South Dakota. Caroline enjoys helping people uncover opportunities for growth and understanding so they can experience life in meaningful ways. She seeks to create a safe and supportive space for students to explore new possibilities and creative solutions to challenging problems. Caroline earned her Master of Science in Child Development and Family Science from North Dakota State University (2008) and her Bachelors in Art from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Curious about the world around her, she loves to travel and has a deep respect for culture and its influence on our lives.

Jeri LynchJeri Lynch grew up on a dairy farm in New Salem, ND. After graduating from high school, she attended Dickinson State University for 2 years and then transferred to University of Jamestown to begin pursuing her interest in counseling with a major in psychology. She graduated in 1984 with majors in psychology, English and secondary education. She taught and subbed at schools in ND and TX. Eventually, she returned to school to get her master’s degree in counseling. As a Licensed Professional Counselor with the state of ND, she works part time for Lutheran Social Services as an Intensive In-Home Family Therapist and as a counselor for Temple Baptist Church. She is married and has 3 adult children.

Dorothy RussellDorothy Russell began working with the UJ Counseling Center team in 2020. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in North Dakota. Dorothy works part time for Valley Christian Counseling Center and has offices in Jamestown and Valley City. She earned Bachelor’s degrees in English, Psychology, and Theatre from University of Mary, Bismarck and her Master’s Degree in Community Counseling from University of Mary, Fargo.

Psychiatric and Human Services

South Central Human Service Center is one of eight regional human service centers within the North Dakota Department of Human Services. The center provides a wide range of human services. Mission: Our mission is to provide quality, efficient, and effective human services, which improve the lives of people.

The staff may include professionals trained in the following specialties: psychiatry, psychology, addiction counseling, social work, counseling, case management, nursing, and vocational rehabilitation. Some services may be provided through contracts.

South Central Human Service Center

520 3rd Street, NW, PO Box 2055
Jamestown, N.D. 58402-2055
Phone: (701) 253-6300
Toll Free: (800) 260-1310
TTY: (701) 253-6414
Crisis: (701) 253-6304
Fax: (701) 253-6400

For Vocational Rehabilitation services:
Phone: (701) 253-6388
TTY: (701) 253-6414

Central Valley Health Services

The mission of the Central Valley Health District is the promotion of optimal community health.In addition to, providing comprehensive health services to Jamestown, North Dakota and surrounding communities in Stutsman and Logan counties, the Central Valley Health District (CVHD) is the lead agency for eight counties in southeast central North Dakota. Programs include: Nursing, Environmental Health, Family Planning, WIC, Women’s Way, Tobacco Prevention, Emergency Preparedness and Response, HIV/STD testing, Immunizations, Car Seat and Safety, OPOP (Optimal Pregnancy Outcome Program), School Health, and The Sexual Assault Response Team.

Other Area Mental Health Services

Hart Counseling

Tim Hart

Jamestown Counseling Center

Jennifer Lipetzky

Sanford Health

Cara Shagrun-Lere

Prairie Counseling

Kerry Wicks

St. Thomas Counseling Center

Stacy Hunt

Dustin Jensen
Dustin Jensen
Dean of Students/Vice President for Student Affairs
701-252-3467 ext. 5442
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