The Counseling Center is located on the terrace level of Hundley Hall.
1501 Lakeside Drive
Lynchburg, VA 24501
Christina George, MEd, ’20
- MEd, Clinical Mental Health Counseling — Virginia Tech
- BS — University of Lynchburg
Christina is a Resident in Counseling who has experience working with children, young adults, and older adults. Christina completed her internship here at the University before graduating, which fueled her passion for working with college students. She enjoys offering a safe space where students can be their true selves and supporting them through whatever may bring them to her office.
Michael Judd, MD
Julian Rodgers ’19 MA, LMHP-R
University Counselor and Group Coordinator
- MA, Clinical Mental Health Counseling – Liberty University
Julian deviated from his undergrad degree in criminal justice largely due to his involvement in student leadership. Through his time on student leadership, he grew in his passion for supporting and walking alongside others. When not spending time with his cat, Kaladin Stormblessed, Julian enjoys sharing experiences with others through board games, good stories, and roller coasters/theme parks. Julian is excited to be part of the Hornet family and to partner with students as they navigate the roller coaster known as the college experience.
Amy Scott ’14 MEd, LPC
Clinical Director of Counseling Services
- MEd, Clinical Mental Health Counseling — University of Lynchburg
Amy has been working as a Licensed Professional Counselor since 2018. Amy received her BA in Applied Psychology as well a BA in Religion from Carson Newman College. Amy went on to earn her Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Lynchburg. While working on her license, Amy worked at Harvest Outreach providing therapeutic day treatment to school aged children and their families in addition to summer programming. Amy continued her work at Shenandoah University as well as Hampden Sydney College counseling students in their respective counseling centers. Amy returned to Lynchburg to work at Virginia Baptist Hospital working on the Adult Psychiatric Unit as well as continuing to work with the collegiate population at the University of Lynchburg.
Amy is passionate about working with individuals who are experiencing anxiety, depression, working through trauma, adjustment and finding healthy relationships. Amy is basic trained in EMDR therapy and is Board Certified in Telemental health. Amy enjoys helping individuals through life experiences, and changes using holistic person centered and solution focused techniques.
In her spare time, Amy enjoys watching sports, cooking, live music, hanging out with friends and family, and taking road trips. She enjoys taking time to appreciate the little things and never passes up an opportunity to dance.
Emily Woody ’08 MEd, LPC
Assistant Director of Counseling Services
- MEd, Community Counseling — University of Lynchburg
- BS — Virginia Tech University
Emily is a Licensed Professional Counselor and has been working in the field for 14 years. She earned her BS in Psychology from Virginia Tech, and her Master’s Degree in Clinical Counseling from the University of Lynchburg. After earning her degree, Emily worked with children and their families through a private counseling agency in Lynchburg where she did structural family therapy through in-home counseling. Later she transitioned to a community agency providing Emergency Services, where she assessed children and adolescents who were in need of inpatient services along with providing Outpatient Counseling. She has been working at University of Lynchburg as a Clinical Counselor for the past 8 years providing outpatient counseling to young adults with various mental issues.
Emily has a passion for working with individuals dealing with matters such as transition to adulthood, relationship issues, Eating Disorders, and trauma history. She uses a variety of techniques when developing rich relationships with her clients to help them overcome their challenges. Emily believes in all around wellness with the body and soul, and incorporates this into her therapy sessions. She has training in Telehealth Services, CBT ( Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) , TF-CBT (Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) and EMDR, and is currently working on her Certification to be a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist.
When Emily is not working she enjoys spending quality time with her husband and three children; they love spending time outside, going to football games, participating in sports and taking trips. In her own time, Emily enjoys reading and water activities such as paddleboarding.