Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

Director, Licensed Psychologist


Office: Counseling Center

Duties Include:

  • Supervise Counseling Center staff and operations
  • Individual therapy
  • Consultation
  • Crisis/emergency response
  • Outreach Programming

Dr. Hanson is a licensed psychologist. He received his Master’s degree from the University of Kansas and his doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Michigan State University. In addition to college mental health, Dr. Hanson has also worked in emergency psychiatric services. He has special interest in working with Social Anxiety, Test Anxiety, Stress and Coping, Depression, ADHD, and Sport Psychology. He has taught as an adjunct and part-time instructor at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Rick is married and has a daughter and twin boys.