Counseling Services Staff

Portrait of Arnie Abels

Arnold Abels, Ph.D.

Director of Counseling Services
816-235-1218

abelsa@umkc.edu

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Portrait of Teresa Huff-Pomstra

Teresa Huff-Pomstra, Ph.D.

Staff Psychologist and Outreach Coordinator
816-235-5248
huffpomstrat@umkc.edu

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Alex Hemmer, M.A.

Eating Disorder Coordinator
816-235-5352
anhfd3@umkc.edu

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Jenna Engler, M.A., NCC

Trauma Focused Counselor
816-235-5185
jjetk8@umkc.edu

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T’Keaya Gaines, M.Ed.

Provisional Licensed Professional Counselor
816-235-1256
gainestl@umsystem.edu

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Doctoral Interns

Kelsey Moffitt-Carney, M.A.

Doctoral Intern
816-235-5798
kmmpr4@umkc.edu

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Elizabeth Simpson, M.S.

Doctoral Intern
816-235-1257
esimpson@umkc.edu

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Practicum Counselors

Alissa Kim akkkpc@mail.umkc.edu
Lacey Wilson wlgwd@umkc.edu
Mark Skelton msnbf@umkc.edu
Nicole Burelle nb43q@umkc.edu
Vivian Gleason vlg437@mail.umkc.edu

Support Staff

Suzette Marchbanks

Administrative Associate
816-235-1635
marchbankss@umkc.edu