Counseling Services Contact Information

Contact Information


Monday - Friday,­ 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.


Counseling Services
Classroom Center 1st floor - Student Success Center, Suite 116
WTAMU Box 60925
2403 N. Russell Long Blvd
Canyon, TX 79016-0001

Phone Number

Phone­ 806.651.2340
Fax­ 806.651.2398


Dayna Schertler, LCSW

Director of Student Counseling Services
Clinical Social Worker Supervisor
M.S. in Social Work, University of Texas at Arlington, 1995
B.S. in Human Development and Family Studies, Texas Tech University, 1990
Areas of Interest:­ Trauma, CPT Certified, Mental Health First Aid Certified, Anxiety, and Depression

Nanna Fisher, MA, LPC-S, CAMS-II

Professional Counselor
State Approved LPC-Intern Supervisor
Nationally Certified Anger Management Specialist-II
M.A. in Psychology, West Texas A&M University, 2004
B.A. in Psychology, Minor in Sociology, West Texas A&M University, 2000
Areas of Interest: Depression and Anxiety Issues, Substance Use Issues, Insomnia, Stress Management, Adjustment to College, and Anger Management

Amy Stephens, M.Ed., LPC-S

Professional Counselor
Master Career Counselor
M.Ed., Professional Counseling, West Texas A&M University, 1991
Bachelor of General Studies, West Texas A&M University, 1986
Master Career Counselor, NCDA Special Membership Category
Areas of interest: Career Counseling

Becky Warren, MA, LPC

TAO Coordinator
Professional Counselor
M.A. in Psychology, West Texas A&M University, 2011
B.A. in Psychology, West Texas A&M University, 2008
Areas of Interest: Adjustment to College, Depression and Anxiety ­Issues, Personality Disorders, Stress Management, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Cognitive Processing Therapy for Trauma

Melody Youngblood, MA, LPC

Professional Counselor
M.A. in Counseling, West Texas A&M ­University, 2013
B.A. in Journalism, The University of Texas at Austin, 1983
Areas of Interest: Adjustment to College, Depression and Anxiety Issues, Stress Management, and Cognitive Processing Therapy for Trauma

Nate Smith, MS, LPC

Professional Counselor
Ph.D. in Counselor Education (in progress), Texas Tech University, expected graduation 2020
M.S. in Counseling, University of Wyoming, 2013
B.A. in Music, University of Wyoming, 2011
Areas of Interest: LGBT+ and Gender Identity Issues in Higher Education, Mood Disorders, Personality Disorders

Kim Kopke, BAAS

Administrative Assistant
B.A.A.S. with an emphasis in Social Work, West Texas A&M University, 2017

Master's-Level Practicum Student-Practitioners

Students from Psychology, Counseling, or Social Work Graduate Programs
Supervised by Licensed Counselors on Staff