Counseling Services

Counseling Services Staff:
Picture of Counseling Services Staff 2013-2014

Jamie,Joe, Marilynn

Contact Counseling Services:

Stop by Henderson 111 Monday-Friday between 8:00-5:00pm to make an appointment or call 670-3100.

Counseling Services Staff

Marilynn Koelliker, LSCSW
Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker, Director, Counseling Services

Education: Masters in Social Work, University of Kansas, 1985
                  Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, Kansas State University, 1970
                  Associate of Arts, Highland Community College, 1968

Marilynn has been a counselor at Washburn University since December, 1993.  Prior to coming to Washburn, she worked with the Topeka-Shawnee County Health Agency and Breakthrough House of Topeka.  Although Marilynn primarily sees students for personal concerns, she also assists students with academic concerns, hoping to enhance their learning, retention, and recollection of information.  Particular areas of expertise are couple’s counseling as well as other interpersonal relationships, dealing with loss and/or crisis, Attention Deficit Disorders, assisting students with problem-solving, and exploration of options to their concerns.

Kansas Licensing:  LMSW 1985, LSCSW 1988

Phone:   (785) 670-3100


Jamie Olsen, LCP
Licensed Clinical Psychotherapist, University Counselor, Counseling Services

Education: Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology, Washburn University, 2005 
                 Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Washburn University, 2002

Jamie began working as a University Counselor at Washburn in the fall of 2008.  Prior to coming to Washburn, Jamie worked for three years as a unit therapist at the inpatient Behavioral Health Unit at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan, Kansas.  Jamie also worked at Family Service and Guidance Center during her graduate and undergraduate school years.  As a two-time graduate of Washburn, she is glad to be back on campus helping students reach their potential through personal or educational counseling.

Kansas Licensing: LMLP 2006, LCP, 2012

Phone:   (785) 670-3100


Joe Currin
MA psychology intern, Counseling Services

Education: Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology, Washburn University, expt. May 2014
                 Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Washburn University, 2011
                 Bachelor of Science in Industrial Distribution, Texas A&M University, 1999

Joe began as an intern at Counseling Services in August 2013.  He is currently in his final year of the Master’s program in Clinical Psychology at Washburn University and is expected to graduate in May 2014.  Joe gained his clinical experience as a student therapist in the Washburn University Psychological Services Depression & Anxiety Clinics as well performing multiple assessments for ADHD and Learning Disabilities.  Before pursuing a career as a psychologist, Joe graduated from Texas A&M University and worked for Target Corporation in various leadership positions in their distribution centers in Tyler, TX and Topeka, KS.  Joe looks forward to enabling students to succeed at Washburn University by assisting students with any personal, educational, or psychological concerns.
Phone:  (785) 670-3100


Michelle Marzetta
Senior Administrative Assistant, Counseling Services

Michelle became the newest member of the Counseling Services team in February 2014.  As the Senior Administrative Assistant, she enjoys assisting the students and staff by answering questions or making appointments with a counselor.   Michelle enjoys being on campus and being able to remain close to home (SIlver Lake).  When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family and pets.   For fun, she enjoys attending her son’s baseball games and spending time with her daughter shopping and sharing her interests.   

Phone: (785) 670-3100