Jen and Kaj Jan and Beng

Spring 2014 schedule

The Center is also closed during major federal holidays or school closures. Please refer to Academic Calendar for details.

Spring 2014 -

(January 13, 2014) - The Center is in full operation including student counseling, emergency response, consultation, programs, trainings and referral

For emergencies or referrals during holidays and closures, call Public Safety at 360-438-4555.

You may also call the 24 hour Thurston county crisis clinic at 360-586-2800 or proceed to St. Peter's Emergency Room.


Our counseling and wellness services are committed to assisting students in their academic and personal development. Our staff of professional counselors provide free and confidential counseling, consultation and referral to the Saint Martins community.


The counseling and wellness center promotes and enhances the health and development of Saint Martin’s University students through professional mental health services, education and training. The counseling staff integrates faith, reason and service to empower students to develop self-awareness, knowledge and the skills necessary to make healthy choices and build relationships in a multicultural world. The counseling and wellness center provides consultative services and training for staff and faculty that fosters an environment supportive of student development and wellness

Our location and how to reach us

Saint Martins University Counseling and Wellness Center
5000 Abbey Way SE
Lacey, WA 98503
The Lynch Center

Jan Berney

Lorelie "Beng" Ligasan

Meet the staff

Directions to the Lynch Center

Take the north entrance of Old Main (close to the mail room) and walk across the road to the steps that lead down to the 2 story building with a sky bridge. Our center is on the main level. On the campus map, the Lynch Center is building 4.

Hours of operation

The counseling center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday during fall and spring semesters to all enrolled students. Counseling services during the summer are reduced with some closures and limited to emergency outreach and consultations.