Counseling Center

Non-Western Interventions

There are a variety of non-western interventions that may be effective for helping individuals cope with their mental and emotional health. Some non-western interventions include:

- Nature Based Therapeutics

- Trauma Sensitive Yoga

- Reiki

- Reflexology

- Mindfulness

 

Non-Western Campus Resources

- William Peach, LMHC at the UNI Counseling Center uses mindfulness in a clinical settting.

- The UNI Counseling Center has begun offering Mindful Monday Walks

- Shantila Caston, LISW at the UNI Counseling Center is the Diversity Outreach Specialist and a Co-Facilitator of the Racial Healing Support Group

- Keyah Levy, MA, is the Director of the Center for Multicultural Education/Gender & Sexuality Services and is a Co-Facilitator of the Racial Healing Support Group

- Xin Zou, at the UNI Counseling Center offers an International Student Support Group

- UNI Student Wellness provides mindfulness exercises and education

 

Non-Western Community Resources

- Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirtuality & Healing at University of Minnesota offers Nature-Based Therapeutics courses

- Suzanne Bartlett Hackenmiller, M.D. is a physician in Des Moines. She leads workshops combining mountain biking, hiking, kayaking, and integrative wellness topics

- Hope Tree Counseling in Waterloo, IA provides Nature-Based Therapy, Animal Assisted Therapy

- Dr. Matthew Vasquez & Traci Ludwig are researching and conducting trauma-sensitive yoga in the Cedar Valley. Contact Traci Ludwig at traci.ludwig@mercyhealth.com for session dates and times.

- Transcend in Cedar Falls, IA offers Reiki  

- Waverly Health Center in Waverly, IA offers Reiki 

 

 

After Hours Crisis/Emergency

In case of immediate danger: Call 911 or go to the nearest hospital emergency room.

For urgent situations outside of office hours: Call the Counseling Center at (319) 273-2676 and press 2 to speak to a crisis counselor.

Statewide Crisis Line:
1-800-332-4224

National Suicide Hotline:
1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)