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To contact us, please call (614) 287-2818 or stop into Counseling Services in Nestor Hall 010.

Ameena Mu'Min Dr. Ameena Kemavor, Director

Dr. Kemavor, Ph.D., L.P.C.C. is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and has been working in the field of mental health and community services for over 16 years. She holds a BA in Psychology from Kentucky State University, a MSEd in Community Counseling from the University of Dayton and a PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision from Ohio University. Dr. Kemavor has served in a multitude of mental health and community service settings and has a wealth of experience working with persons with severe and non-severe mental health diagnoses and substance abuse issues. Dr. Kemavor has also taught at multiple levels of higher education and has served in the recent past on the Ohio Counseling Association (OCA) Executive Board in previous leadership roles as President of a division and chapters of affiliated counseling associations. Dr. Kemavor has an impressive publication and presentation record and looks forward to sharing her expertise and talents with the CSCC community. "I am very passionate about mental health and wellness. I am sensitive to the needs of persons in this population and their loved ones and am working diligently through efforts of outreach and advocacy to ensure that the CSCC community continues to receive only the best in culturally competent, ethical, professional and quality mental health programming. I openly invite students to the Counseling Services center so that we can work together towards optimal academic and life performance."


Ashley Abbott Ashley Abbott

Ashley Abbott, M.A., L.P.C., is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She holds a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from The Ohio State University. Ashley has experience working in rehabilitation and college mental health services in both inpatient and outpatient settings. “I am excited to be a part of the Columbus State community and to work towards decreasing stigma around mental health issues. I practice from a holistic model of physical and mental wellness, and believe that through counseling, students are able to create lifelong changes that increase both academic success and overall happiness.”