Student Counseling Center Staff

Emily Moore

Emily Moore

LPC, Director of the Student Counseling Center


Emily is a Licensed Professional Counselor.  She earned her undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Tulsa and her Master’s degree in Community Counseling and Marriage and Family Therapy from John Brown University.  Following her time in Northwest Arkansas, Emily practiced in a variety of settings in the Atlanta area, working with underserved individuals, couples, and families, as well as seeing clients as part of a private practice.  Since she returned to this area, Emily has worked in various capacities counseling students at the JBU Student Counseling Center while also maintaining her own private practice.  Her clinical interests include depression, grief, anxiety, sexual assault recovery, family of origin concerns, relationship conflicts, and women’s health issues.  She deeply enjoys working with college students and providing help and support as they navigate the many transitions that are part of this stage of life.

When she is not counseling, Emily enjoys reading, writing, talking with her husband, and spending time with her two daughters. She loves to travel and is committed to finding the best chocolate dessert in every place she visits.

Mollie Reddin

Mollie Reddin



Mollie is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Master of Science in Community Counseling from John Brown University. Mollie's clinical experience includes work with adults and children in community clinic, non-profit agency, and private practice settings. She has served at the Student Counseling Center since 2015, and particularly enjoys working with college age adults through issues of anxiety, identity development, adjustment, grief, and sexuality.

Outside of her work as a therapist, Mollie enjoys exploring the natural beauty Arkansas has to offer, perfecting her baking skills, and traveling with her family.


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Aubre Phillips



Alex Farris



Joi McGowan



Thea David

Graduate Counseling Intern

Thea has completed the course work for two graduate degrees in counseling (Marriage & Family Therapy and Clinical Mental Health) at JBU. She is currently completing her practicum requirements at the Student Counseling Center.

Thea was born and raised in South Africa, where she earned her undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of South Africa. Thea and her husband immigrated to the United States 25 years ago. She used to be a full-time professional artist, owning and running her own art studio. Thea uses her knowledge and love of art in therapy, incorporating art therapy techniques, in addition to traditional counseling, in a creative, life-affirming way to help clients manage stressful or traumatic symptoms. 

Thea and her husband are avid travelers. She loves to paint and read, and is a passionate English horse rider and animal lover. Her faith in God is the foundation of her life and her personal relationship with Christ overflows in her daily life through her love and joy.


Marena Harmon

Graduate Counseling Intern


Kendra Cooke

Administrative Assistant

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