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Meet the Staff

Kathy RyanKathy Ryan, Ph.D
Counseling Center Director

Dr. Kathy Ryan is a licensed clinical psychologist who has provided counseling services to Otterbein University students over the past 25 years. In January 2015, Dr. Ryan became Director of the Center, developing its program of care. In her previous work in private practice and hospital settings, she provided therapy for a broad scope of clinical needs, ranging from mild, day-to-day struggles to severe dysfunction. Dr. Ryan is trained as a psychodynamic therapist. She complements this orientation using practices from cognitive-behavioral, as well as relational therapies. In her leisure time, she enjoys fitness and gardening activities, NFL football, and doing anything that involves being outside in the sunshine.

Caleb Tipple, MA, LPCC 
Staff Clinician

Caleb Tipple graduated with a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Ball StateCaleb Tipple photo University and is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in the state of Ohio. Caleb has worked for several years in the college counseling setting and spent time working in a community mental health center with a diverse client base. Caleb’s primary interests include stress and anxiety, spiritual concerns, LGBTQI issues, and men’s issues. Caleb draws from a variety of counseling theories including emotion-focused and interpersonal process, and places a strong emphasis on mindfulness-based activities. In his free time, Caleb enjoys spending time in nature with his wife and dog, traveling, listening to music, and creating art.

Judy Wymer Judy Wymer, M.Ed, LPCC-S
Staff Clinician

Judy Wymer graduated with a Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling from Ohio University in 2010. She is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with Supervisory designation in the state of Ohio. Judy began working in the college counseling setting during graduate school and has spent most of her years in the field working with college students. She also has experience working in the school based and community outpatient settings working with children and adolescents. Judy draws from a variety of counseling theories including cognitive behavioral and rational emotive behavioral therapy with a mindfulness and wellness approach. In her free time, Judy enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, reading, songwriting, and having fun outdoors

terri jones Terri Jones
Administrative Assistant

Terri is an Otterbein alumni and graduated with a degree in Business Management. Terri's employment history includes country club and athletic club management, an executive assistant and most recently an office manager for a printing company. Terri serves on the Board of Trustees for both the Greater Columbus Tennis Association and the "O" Club. In her free time, she enjoys promoting youth tennis, watching college football, gardening and spending time with her family at the lake.

/The Counseling Center

The Counseling Center is located at 146 W. Home St.

Appointment Hours
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

p/ 614.823.1333
e/ counseling@otterbein.edu

/Also See...

/National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

p/ 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
e/ suicidepreventionlifeline.org

24-Hour Crisis Text Line
Text: 4HOPE to 741741