Candace Layne, EdD, has served as Director of Marshall University’s Counseling Center since June 2018. Candace received her Doctorate of Education Degree (EdD)- Educational Leadership 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 a Licensed Professional Counselor. Candace is a Certified Peer Educator (CPE) Training Instructor, certified Trainer in QPR- Question, Persuade, Refer Suicide Prevention Training, certified as a Tips for the University Trainer, and she enjoys teaching for Lindsey Wilson College and Bridge Valley CTC. Candace has completed training in Mindfulness techniques, Dialetical Behavior Therapy techniques and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Candace is a Certified Mindfulness-Informed Clinician – Level 1 (CMC-1). Candace has over 12 years of counseling experience in many different counseling and human service environments.