Meet the Staff

Meet the Staff


Jennifer Henry

Jennifer Henry, LPC, CCATP

Director of the Counseling Center
University Library First Floor
Phone: 314.529.9556
Email:

Jennifer Henry has served as the Director of the Counseling Center at Maryville University since July of 2004. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Drury University in Springfield, Missouri and her Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Jennifer is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Missouri and has been working with college students since she graduated from Mizzou in 1999. She is also a Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional. Jennifer enjoys working with students on a wide range of issues, but has a special interest in working with students surrounding body image issues and planning events on campus to promote positive self-esteem and the prevention of eating disorders. In her free time, she spends time with her family and dogs (Sammie and Bean), rides her scooter, and is generally seen carrying around a cup of coffee.
 

Caitlin Layer-Gaskell

Caitlin Layer-Gaskell, MSW, LCSW, CCTP

Licensed Clinical Social Worker
University Library First Floor
Phone: 314.529.9556
Email:

Caitlin Layer-Gaskell has provided therapy services at Maryville University since August 2016. She received both her Bachelor of Arts and her Masters in Social Work from Washington University in St. Louis. Caitlin is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Missouri, and has worked as a therapist in both school and outpatient settings. Caitlin’s primary therapeutic approach is Cognitive Behavior Therapy, and she enjoys working with a variety of mental health issues including anxiety, depression, and suicide prevention. Caitlin is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional and is passionate about supporting survivors of sexual assault and intimate partner violence on their journey of recovery. In her free time, Caitlin likes to cook, read, do Pilates, and spend time with her family including her two black Labs, Mae and Peggy.
 

Verne Wilson

Verne Wilson, LPC, LMFT

Licensed Professional Counselor
University Library First Floor
Phone: 314.529.9556
Email:

Verne Wilson has served as a counselor at Maryville University since July of 2017. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York, and his Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy from Saint Louis University in Saint Louis, Missouri. Verne is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of Missouri and has been working with college-age students since 2010. Verne enjoys working with students on a wide range of issues, but has a special interest in working with students surrounding trauma, alcohol/substance use, and family and relational concerns. In his free time he spends time with his family and provides mentoring for a male group of students from 6th grade to twelfth grade. Verne enjoys relaxing by watching his favorite pastime, football, and action movies.

 

Mary-Ashley Seabrook

Mary-Ashley Seabrook

Graduate Counseling Center Intern
University Library First Floor

Mary-Ashley Seabrook is a current student at Covenant Theological Seminary pursuing a Master of Arts in Counseling. Mary-Ashley brings with her experience in event planning, college student mentoring, and counseling practicum experience at Oasis Counseling Services. She will provide counseling services for the 2019-2010 academic year and will be supervised by Verne Wilson, LPC, LMFT.
 


 
 
For urgent needs and crisis response during non-business hours:
Please contact the 24/7 Support Line at 314-529-9556 then press 0.
Students in crisis may call the support line to speak with a mental health professional free of charge anytime of the day or night.