The University of Northern Iowa Clinical Mental Health and School Counseling Program currently has seven graduate assistants working for the program. As graduate assistants, we stay busy assisting our cooperating professors and working hard each day to better the program. This semester has been particularly busy working to prepare for CACREP re-accreditation visit. Graduate assistants also work as liaisons of information between students and faculty. If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact any of the graduate assistants listed.
Breanna L. Hendricks is a second year Clinical Mental Health Counseling graduate student and a Graduate Assistant in the University of Northern Iowa Counseling program. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Northern Iowa in Psychology with a minor in Criminology in 2011. After completing the counseling program, Breanna hopes to get a couple years of counseling experience in a major city then eventually pursue a doctorate program.
Sharisheka LaMay is a graduate assistant and second year student in the School Counseling program. She received her Bachelors of Arts degree in Psychology with a minor in Criminology at the University of Northern Iowa in 2010. After graduation, she hopes to find employment as an elementary school counselor.
Adrienne (Dree) LaToure is in her second year of the Mental Health Counseling program. This is also her second year as a Graduate Assistant for the Counseling program. She graduated from the University of Iowa in May 2011 with a double major in Psychology and Spanish and a minor in Human Relations. She is still exploring her specific career path but is interested in working for a college counseling center or in the substance abuse field. Her future goals include traveling, moving to a warmer climate, and a pursuing a doctoral degree.
William Peach earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Northern Iowa and was admitted into UNI's Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program in 2012. In addition to being a graduate assistant, William also works as a tutor for individual's with intellectual disabilities and plans on doing clinical counseling with a diverse population after graduation.
Kayla Selby is in her second year in the School Counseling program, and this is also her second year as a Graduate Assistant. She graduated with honors from the University of Northern Iowa in May 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology, a minor in Coaching, and a certificate in Family and the Life Course. Upon completion of the program, Kayla hopes to become a high-school counselor and track and field coach. She is also interested in getting trained in biofeedback & neurobiofeedback.
Sofia received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology in 2012 from the University of Northern Iowa. She is currently in her second year in the School Counseling program. She has worked in numerous settings with children as well as teaching roles. Two goals of Sofia's include finding a job during internship and some day traveling to each continent.
Coleen Cecile Tanyag
Coleen Cecile Tanyag is a first-year School Counseling graduate student and Graduate Assistant in the University of Northern Iowa counseling program. She graduated with honors from Truman State University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and minors in Philosophy and Religion. After finishing UNI's counseling program, she hopes to work as a high school counselor and basketball coach around her hometown of Des Moines, Iowa.