The University of Northern Iowa Clinical Mental Health and School Counseling Program currently has five 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. The past two years kept graduate assistants 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.
Andrea Vignovich received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Northern Iowa in 2010 with a major in Psychology and a certificate in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. This is her second year in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at UNI. In the future she would like to work with adolescents and emerging adults, as well as military veterans and their families.
Paige Hildebrant received her Bachelor of Science at the University of Missouri in 2015 with a major in Psychology, minor in Human Development and Family Studies, and a Multicultural Certificate. This is her first year in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at UNI. This year, Paige hopes to gain volunteer experience in the areas of substance abuse and trauma.
Matthew Manley received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh in May of 2014 with a major in Psychology and a minor in History. This is his first year in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at UNI. In the future he would like to work with adults with substance abuse problems.
Sunnycho (Sunny) Teeling
Sunny Teeling graduated in 2012 from Upper Iowa with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a business minor. This is her second year as a part of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at UNI. Sunny's future plans include pursuing a doctoral degree and focusing on a career working with children and adolescents.
Courtney Yoachim is a first-year Clinical Mental Health graduate student and graduate assistant. She graduated from Nebraska Wesleyan University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and minors in criminal justice Spanish, and piano music. Upon graduating from the counseling program, Courtney is interested in working with people recovering from abuse and trauma.