Meet the Team

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Our Counselors

The Counseling Center is well staffed by caring individuals who have the client's best interest in mind. The counselors are licensed professionals, or master's level graduate students under the supervision of the Director.


Director of the Counseling Center
  • L.P.C.-S Board Certified LPC Supervisor
  • M.A. - Community Counseling
  • B.A. - Foreign Language
Department: Counseling Center Position Description: Oversee the work done through the Counseling Center, supervise the professional staff, and provide counseling to students as the schedule allows.
Office Hours: Monday through Thursday 8:00-5:00, Friday 8:00-noon Office: Mabee Student Life Building (SUB) - Suite 202 Phone #: 806.720.7478 Fax #: 806.720.7483 Janelle.Buchanan@LCU.EDU

Personal Info

Janelle is a Licensed Professional Counselor and has been an employee of LCU since July 2000. She is a graduate of the University of Mississippi with a Master’s degree in Community Counseling, and became an L.P.C. Board-Certified Supervisor in 2003. Janelle believes strongly that her purpose is to empower LCU students to understand themselves as an integral part of God's world, to enjoy fulfilling relationships, and to reach their identified academic goals. Janelle and her husband, King, have three daughters who attended Abilene Christian University and a son who graduated from LCU in May 2012. They work and worship with the Green Lawn Church of Christ congregation.

Last Updated: Apr 09, 2015