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General Information about University Counseling Services


Steven B. Mayhew, Ph.D., ABPP 
Dr. Mayhew is licensed psychologist by the State of Kansas Behavioral Science Regulatory Board. He holds board certification in Counseling Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP), and he is certified by the National Register of Health Service Psychologists. Dr. Mayhew completed his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Missouri-Columbia. His clinical interests include psychopharmacology, major depression, and evaluation and treatment of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Madison V. Estrada, M.S., T-LMLP

Mrs. Estrada is a graduate of Pittsburg State University’s Clinical Psychology Master’s program.  She is a licensed master’s level psychologist, at the temporary status, by the Kansas Behavioral Science Regulatory Board.  She provides both individuals and couples therapy to PSU students, psychological assessment services, and plays an active role in mental health outreach on campus and in the Pittsburg community.  Her clinical interests include anxiety disorders, stress management, exercise interventions as an adjunct to therapy, and health promotion.

Trent A. Becker, M.S., T-LMLP

Mr. Becker is a licensed temporary master's level psychologist by the Kansas Behavioral Science Regulatory Board.  He completed his Master's degree in Clinical Psychology at Pittsburg State University.  He provides individual therapy, couples therapy, and psychological assessment services to PSU students.  His interests include anxiety and depression, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and psychopharmacology.

Lori A. Erwin, M.S., LPC

Ms. Erwin is a licensed professional counselor by the Kansas Behavioral Science Regulatory Board. She completed her Master's degree in Counseling at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. She provides both individual and couples counseling to PSU students and has special interests in stress management, relationship conflicts, anxiety, depression, and grief and loss issues.

Linda Timme, M.S., RD, LD
Ms. Timme is a registered dietitian in the state of Kansas. Ms. Timme works with PSU students on an individual basis providing nutritional counseling and guidance.

University Counseling Services is a Practicum and Internship training site for select graduate students.  All practicum and internship students work under the supervision of the licensed personnel of University Counseling Services and their faculty advisor.

Bryant Student Health Service Mission Statement

The mission of the Bryant Student Health Service is to provide quality health care that is accessible, affordable, culturally sensitive, and student focused.  The Student Health Services and University Counseling Services support the academic success of our students with supportive health education while promoting lifelong health and well-being.

University Counseling Service Mission Statement

University Counseling Services supports the academic mission of the university by providing psychological counseling and outreach services to PSU students that facilitate personal growth, student learning, and successful academic progress.

Contact Information

University Counseling Services (UCS) is located within the Bryant Student Health Center at:

1801 S. Broadway
Pittsburg State University
Pittsburg, Kansas 66762 

UCS is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Appointments can be scheduled with our office by coming into the Bryant Student Health Center (BSHC) and scheduling with the front desk receptionists, or by reaching the BSHC front desk at:


When calling our office, please leave the reason for your call with the receptionist.  For emergencies that arise after office hours, you should contact Via Christi Emergency Services at 620.232.0123, dial 911, or call 620.232.SAVE (7283).

Due to the non-confidential nature of e-mail communication, UCS staff does not communicate with students by email.  Should you feel the need to e-mail the Bryant Student Health Center, you may do so by addressing the e-mail to the following contact person:

Karen Kirk

Requests for prescription medication refills should be directed to your physician.  You may also wish to contact your pharmacy to see if you have any remaining refills.