Health & Counseling Center Staff
In Case of Emergency
Call 911 or visit the nearest Emergency Room.
Other Useful Contacts:
National Suicide Prevention Hotline
DSU Campus Police
Laura joined the DSU Health & Counseling team in 2015. She loves the fast-paced work and assisting the students, staff and faculty that visit the Health & Counseling Center. Prior to coming to DSU, Laura worked for the Washington County School District in the Special Education Department and had a long career as a wedding design and event planning professional. Laura’s hobbies include spoiling her grandkids and running half marathons.
Dylan joined the DSU Health & Counseling staff in 2017. He has been a professor, advisor, mentor, counselor, coordinator and psychologist at 4 other Universities throughout the United States. He has consulted, advised, audited and trained individuals, teams and leadership groups from companies such as AT&T, Time Warner, Novell, Zions Bancorporation, Overstock.com, Kroger Company and more. Dylan has had the opportunity to live and work across the United States in California, Colorado, New Mexico, New York, Texas, and Utah, as well as, internationally in Japan, Brazil and Canada. Dylan and his family are thrilled to live in Southern Utah, the family’s dream location. He enjoys playing, watching and coaching sports, reading a good fantasy novel or messing around with technology (e.g. video games). He particularly loves living here in Utah’s Dixie with the spectacular beauty, outdoor opportunities (rock climbing and hiking) and the friendly hometown feel.
Information to come!
Medical Health Services Team
Sandra Joined the DSU Health & Counseling team in 2016. She graduated from North Central Texas College and has extensive experience in neo-natal intensive care, operating room, pre-op, recovery, pain clinic and gastroenterology. Sandra has lived and worked in St George for the last fourteen years, most recently she was the director of pre-op services at St George Surgical Center. She is thrilled to be working with the Students, Staff, Faculty and her coworkers at DSU Health & Counseling Center. Sandra has traveled extensively and has lived in Arizona, Washington, North Carolina, Texas, West Virginia and Nevada. Sandra enjoys spending time with her family camping, fishing and square dancing.
Carolyn Peacock, R.N.
Information to come!
Staci graduated from Frontier Nursing University in 2014, and started her career as a Family Nurse Practitioner in an urgent care setting in Nevada. After a move back home to southern Utah, she happily accepted a position at the DSU Health and Counseling Center. She strives to continually learn and grow throughout her career and life in general. Outside of the clinic, she finds joy in family time, being outdoors, and being physically active.
Carla graduated with her Associates of Science from Snow College in 2001, her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from the University of Utah in 2004 and her Masters of Science in Nursing in 2008 from the University of Utah. She worked at the University of Utah hospital from 2002 to 2013 as a registered nurse and a nurse practitioner in the Burn Trauma ICU and Burn Outpatient Clinic. She also worked at First Med Urgent Care from 2005 to 2014. Carla has enjoyed serving the students of Dixie State University at the DSU Health & Counseling Center since 2014.
Mental Health Services Team
Eva has been in practice as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for over twenty years in a broad array of clinical settings. Eva obtained a Master’s Degree from the University of Utah. She draws upon her experience in private practice, therapist for inpatient psychiatric unit, and works with Employee Assistance Programs. She has a special interest in the treatment of Mood Disorders i.e., Depression and Anxiety, and has significant experience with ADHD Disorder and BiPolar Disorder. Eva works with individuals, couples and GLBT clients. “I am convinced that when students take advantage of these services, and take the opportunity to learn the needed skills to better manage their emotional and psychological challenges, it will greatly assist them in navigating this critical time of their young lives.”
Information to be added soon!
Sue has worked for over 30 years in the field of addictions and substance abuse. Involved in administration, treatment review, and direct treatment for addiction recovery in both inpatient and outpatient settings, Sue has worked on college campuses in education and prevention, completed specialized training in dual diagnosis and mood disorders, pain and stress management, and holistic health. She holds a Master’s degree in Social Sciences from Utah State University and is licensed advanced substance use disorder counselor with the State of Utah.
After ten years as a founding partner in TurningLeaf, Inc., Sue left TurningLeaf Wellness Center to continue as President of the Board of Recovery Outreach, a non-profit organization, dedicated to helping in the recovery of those with addictions. Recovery Outreach closed its doors in late 2016. Sue sometimes helps as a counselor at the Bridge Recovery Center. She is most excited to be working part-time at DSU Health and Counseling Center. She is a certified Prime for Life Instructor and a NASPA Certified Peer Educator Facilitator. In addition to offering individual therapy at the DSU Health & Counseling Center, she oversees the DSU NASPA Certified Peer Educator program and offers Prime for Life groups.