Student Counseling Center
Director of Student Counseling Center
Dr. Tim Dinger serves as the director of the JBU Student Counseling Center. He graduated with his Ed.D., in Counselor Education from Texas Tech University, and has an MA in Biblical Studies from Dallas Theological Seminary. Dr. Dinger is a Licensed Professional Counselor and holds a specialization in Supervision. Clinically a generalist, he enjoys working with college-age adults and couples. He is particularly interested in the relationship of mental health and wellness, depression, anxiety, identity development, and how developmental issues influence adult functioning. His research interests are in clinical interventions used with depression, anxiety, adjustment, identity development, and trauma. He is an adjunct professor in JBU’s Graduate Counseling Program and co-leads the German Studies Program for undergraduate students.
Dr. Dinger is an outdoor enthusiast, a pizza chef, and husband to his high-school lover, Pam. They enjoy traveling together and celebrating the lives of their growing family.
Office: 100 S. Holly Street
Mollie Reddin, Counselor
Mollie is a Licensed Associate Counselor by the Arkansas Board of Examiners in Counseling. She received a Master of Science in community counseling from John Brown University, and Bachelor of Science in family and human services from John Brown University. Mollie's experience includes work with adults and couples in community clinic, non-profit agency, and university campus settings. She is particularly interested in issues related to anxiety, relationship to self/body image, sexuality, and trauma.
She is passionate about working with adults during the college years to increase wholeness, meaning, and awareness within themselves and relationships. Outside of her work as a therapist, Mollie loves to travel with her husband Matt, and always has time for a good cup of tea.
Emily Moore, Counselor
Emily received her undergraduate degree from the University of Tulsa in 1997. She worked on staff with a campus ministry for several years and received a master's degree in marriage and family therapy and professional counseling from John Brown University in 2002.
Following the completion of her graduate work, she moved to Atlanta, Georgia with her husband, Robert and practiced privately there, while working on clinical research studies in the effect of postpartum depression on children. In 2007, Emily and her family moved back to the area and she opened a private practice, where she specializes in women’s health issues, like infertility and recurrent pregnancy loss, as well as postpartum and post-adoption mood and anxiety disorders.
She is a licensed professional counselor and is a family systems oriented therapist, with additional training and experience in cognitive behavioral work. In addition to her private practice, Emily sees clients at the John Brown University Student Counseling Center. Her clinical interests with students include treating depression, anxiety, grief, relational, sexual, and adjustment issues. Since women’s health and functioning throughout the life span is one of her areas of academic interest, she also enjoys working with students dealing with related difficulties.
Charles Pastoor, Intern
Charles Pastoor is an intern in the counseling program at John Brown University, pursuing a Master of Science degree in community counseling. He graduated from Calvin College in 1991 and received an MA and PhD in English literature from Baylor University in 1993 and 1999 respectively. He is a professor of English at John Brown University and lives with his wife Jennifer and their children in Siloam Springs.
Charles's approach to counseling is best expressed in the words of Henri Nouwen: "Like the Semitic nomads, we live in a desert with many lonely travelers who are looking for a moment of peace, for a drink and for a sign of encouragement so that they can continue their mysterious search for freedom."
Tanesha Eabron, Intern
Tanesha is a graduate student in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program at John Brown University. In 2013, she graduated from Henderson State University with a BA in Psychology. While pursuing her undergraduate degree, she conducted research on racial stereotypes and its effect on memory and contributed to McNair Scholar's Program research study on factors that impede and help the progress, success, and persistence of underrepresented students of color to pursue STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education. In 2012, she was inducted in Psi Chi Honor Society and McNair Scholar's Program. She is interested in working with adolescents and young adults. In the future, she plans to pursue a PhD in Clinical Psychology.
She loves to read and spend time with her family.