Meet the Staff

Gregg Elliott, MA, LPC
Director, Counseling and Career Center

Gregg Elliott has been the director of Counseling & Career Services at Adams State University since 2006. Gregg is a Licensed Professional Counselor and he practices from an Existential/Humanistic frame of reference. He also also provides clinical supervision to the graduate assistants who work in Counseling & Career Services. Gregg is an Applied Suicide Intervention Skills (ASIST) trainer, an Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk (AMSR) trainer, and he's spoken at national and regional conferences on topics related to suicide prevention and campus behavioral intervention and threat assessment. Gregg also serves on the Advisory Board for the National Behavioral Intervention Team Association.

Lis Tomlin, MA, NCC, LPC
Assistant Director, Counseling and Career Center

Lis Tomlin began as the assistant director of Counseling & Career Services at Adams State University in 2014. A Licensed Professional Counselor, Lis practices from a feminist frame of reference and she also provides clinical supervision to the graduate assistants who work in Counseling & Career Services. Lis is also the Coordinator of Disability Services. Lis is both an Applied Suicide Intervention Skills (ASIST) trainer and SafeTALK trainer. Her background includes working in diverse settings, including jails, private practice, residential, non-profit, substance abuse treatment, and trauma-informed care. Lis is also a nationally certified counselor (NCC).

Christina Harrell, MA, NCC
LPC Candidate

Christina Harrell is a Nationally Certified Counselor and a graduate of ASU's Counselor Education program. Christina values creating a supportive environment where students can explore themselves and speak their truth. She operates from the belief that a strong therapeutic relationship with the client is essential; learning and healing opportunities become possible within the context of the relationship. She believes that when clients have an openness and willingness to engage and examine their current life experience, they can begin to reach their full potential. Christina enjoys working with the university campus population because she is in an environment where individuals are in the process of improving their lives and if she can support that further, she is grateful.

Jiovani Coleman, BA
Intern, Counseling Center

Jiovani Coleman is finishing his Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. He received his BA from Adams State University. He believes in supporting clients in the counseling process and being a mirror for clients to reflect ideas off of. He works hard to show unconditional positive regard while challenging clients in the here and now. He has a strong passion to further his knowledge in mindfulness techniques and loves working with the college-aged population.

Jazmin Evans, BA
Intern, Counseling Center

Jazmin Evans is in her last year of the Counselor Education Master’s Program. She feels that change is a journey and her role as a counselor is to help facilitate the goals of clients in a healthy manner. Jazmin has a very goal oriented framework that serves a client with things to look forward to within their self-work. Jazmin encourages honest self-expression, the exploration of difficult emotions, and a safe place in which that can be done.

Anna Atencio Comar, BA
Intern, Counseling Center

Anna Atencio Comar is a graduate student enrolled in the Mental Health Counseling program at ASU. Anna received her BA in Arts from Adams State College. Through life experiences, she feels that facilitating an accepting, open, and encouraging environment is pivotal in the counseling relationship. She enjoys working with clients to accomplish their goals and understand their life history with empathy, compassion, and coherence. Anna views her role in the counseling relationship as a therapeutic guide and facilitator of personal change tailored to each client's needs. She enjoys working with young adults, adolescents, and couples.

Chris Ward, BA
Intern, Counseling Center

Chris Ward is in his second year of the Master’s program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. He is returning to the ASU Counseling Center as an intern this year, as he volunteered here as a practicum student in 2013. Chris believes in providing an empathic and dynamic setting for clients. Chris has an interest in a wide range of clinical areas and client populations. Chris is currently the President of Chi Sigma Iota and the student liaison to the Colorado Counseling Association.