Counseling Services Staff
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Rufus Wofford holds a master's degree in counseling from Columbia International University. After working with local and international students for five years in a variety of settings, both overseas (Taiwan) and in the U.S., he and his wife moved to the Charleston area to live and serve in this region of the world. His interests in working with clients include: depression, anxiety, stress, adjustment issues, relational conflict, spiritual concerns, family of origin issues and individual/group/couple/family counseling. He especially enjoys working with clients from diverse cultural backgrounds.
Joanne Jemsek holds a master's degree in counseling from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and is a S.C. Licensed Professional Counselor Intern. A native of Charlotte, N.C., Joanne has a passion for helping students. She worked with middle school and high school youth for eight years in a ministry setting before moving to Charleston in 2010 to complete her final counseling internship at the MUSC Institute of Psychiatry. Joanne has served as an adjunct professor for several psychology courses at CSU. Her interests and range of experience working with clients include: substance abuse and addiction, family/relationship issues, anxiety, depression, trauma, stress management and helping young women foster a healthy self-image. Joanne's desire is to help students move through difficult experiences and grow toward physical, emotional and spiritual health.
Barbara Mead is associate dean for student development and director of international services. She holds a master of education degree from The Citadel and is a licensed professional counselor. She has received additional training in crisis intervention and is a member of NOVA's National Crisis Response Team.