Counseling | MCTC


Counseling Services will assist students in overcoming life stressors and support academic retention at MCTC.

Students can be referred for counseling by faculty or staff or community partner or may seek services on their own through Starfish, email or phone. Students will be assigned to a licensed community mental health counselor for an appointment. Walk in services may be seen as the CMH counselor is available, but not for an initial appointment.

Services can be billed to student’s insurance or based on sliding scale fee schedule. All services are confidential.

Meet our Counselors

Susan Boulden is an LPCC, Licensed Professional Counselor working in Mason and Lewis County areas for nearly five years. Susan earned her Bachelor’s degree at Morehead State University and went on to graduate from Lindsey Wilson College in 2014 earning her M.ED in Mental Health Counseling and Human Development. She has 6 years’ experience in counseling, with a total of 11 years’ experience within the mental health community. Prior to counseling she has had many roles at Comprehend were she has worked with children, adults, families, IDD and SED individuals. Every individual is unique, this is why Susan uses evidenced based practices such as CBT – Cognitive Behavioral therapy, MI- Motivation Interviewing and other numerous treatment modalities to address and treat each one individually. She provides counseling to individuals who encounter depression, anxiety, PTSD and other mental health concerns. 

Susan Boulden

To make an appointment, contact the college counseling coordinator:

Dylan Williams, BA/Mental Health Associate in Practice to be a Therapist, obtained his Bachelors of Arts in Psychology from Morehead State University with a minor in French. He was a part of the Fraternal Organization, Kappa Sigma. Dylan is a school based therapist with Mountain Comprehensive Care Center of Morehead, Kentucky working with children and adult clients alike. Dylan therapeutical training has been in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy and Narrative Therapy. With further work on Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Dylan is an enjoyer of coffee and poetry. His favorite author is Kurt Vonnegut and he is a Gryffindor.

image of Dylan Williams

Tele counseling and off campus appointments are also available. To make an appointment, contact the college counseling coordinator:

Dorothy Arnold, BSW, graduated from Morehead State University with a Bachelors in Social Work. While there, she concentrated her education in the areas of class, race, and gender studies, behavioral science, and the court system processes. Prior to coming to MCCC Dorothy worked through the Montgomery County Intermediate School for 6 ½ years, working with the special needs population. Dorothy is an outpatient therapist with Mountain Comprehensive Care Center of Owingsville, Kentucky, and works with both children, and adult clients in diverse mental health areas. As an outpatient therapist, she enjoys utilizing Cognitive Behavioral, Dialectical Behavioral, and person-centered therapies as treatment for a variety of diagnoses, including ADHD, anxiety, depression, and trauma disorders.


Portrait of counselor Dorothy Arnold smiling.

Tele counseling and off-campus office appointments are available. To make an appointment, contact the college counseling coordinator:

Cara Cain is an LPCC, Licensed counselor working in Harrison and Nicholas County for 3 years. Graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with and Bachelor’s Degree and psychology, and a Masters in Clinician Mental Health Counseling. Cara works with all individuals young and old and different levels of risk and concern.  Working with individuals with Depression, Bipolar, Anxiety, PTSD, and other mental health concerns and is skilled in numerous Evidenced Based Practices to help address and treat mental health concerns and daily stressors.

Cara Cain

To make an appointment and complete referral form, contact:

Jessica Kern
(606) 759-7141 ext. 66271


Therapy Assistance Online

Therapy Assistance Online (TAO) is also available to MCTC students for FREE. Visit the TAO page to learn more, and to register for TAO Self-Help.