Message from the Director:
Candace D. Layne, Director
Candace Layne, EdD, ALPS, LPC, NCC, has served as Director of Marshall University’s Counseling Center since June 2018. Candace received her Doctorate of Education Degree (EdD) from Argosy University in 2013, her MA in Mental Health Counseling from Marshall University in 2006, and her BA in Psychology in 2004, also from Marshall University. Candace is licensed in the state of West Virginia as an Approved Licensed Professional Supervisor and a Licensed Professional Counselor. Candace also has national counseling certification as a National Certified Counselor, and has over 12 years of counseling experience in many different counseling and human service environments.
Tiffany Bowes, Mental Health Specialist
Tiffany Bowes, MA, has served as a Mental Health Specialist in Marshall University’s Counseling Center since 2008. Tiffany received her MA in Counseling from Marshall University.
Morgan Conley, Mental Health Specialist
Morgan Conley, MA, has served as a Mental Health Specialist in Marshall University’s Counseling Center since 2011. Morgan received her MA in Counseling from Marshall University.
Sydnee Baker, Mental Health Specialist
Sydnee Baker, MSW, LCSW has served as a Mental Health Specialist since January 2017, coming to the Counseling Center with years of experience as a clinical social worker. Sydnee received her Masters of Social Work from the University of Kentucky.
Brittany Johnson, Program Assistant
Brittany Johnson has served as Program Assistant for the Counseling Center since June 2018. Brittany is a Huntington native, and received her Associate in Applied Science from Marshall University.
Ray Blevins, Mental Health Specialist
Ray Blevins has served as a Mental Health Specialist for the Counseling Center since July 2018. Ray is a Huntington native, and received his MA Degree in Counseling from Marshall University Graduate College. Ray comes to the Counseling Center with years of experience as a K-12 school counselor.
For an appointment please call (304) 696-3111 or come to the south lobby of Prichard Hall.
Psychiatric support is provided by University Physicians and Surgeons’ Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine and is supplemented, under supervision, by the College of Health Professions. To get more information, please call the Counseling Center at (304) 696-3111.