Student Counseling & Wellness Center Staff
Each counselor at the MNU Student Counseling Center is licensed or supervised by licensed clinicians. Our goal is to provide a place where students can free work through the issues of their lives.
Elizabeth Diddle, LCSW, LMSW
Director of Student Counseling and Wellness
MSW: University of Kansas
BA: MidAmerica Nazarene University
Elizabeth has been the director of this program since August 2015 and is a licensed clinical social worker. She came from Children’s Mercy Hospital where she worked exclusively with Hematology/Oncology families.
She believes that MNU is the best place to build the foundation for your life. This includes the many layers of mind, body and soul. Her goal is to provide quality resources for the MNU student through this program.
Elizabeth is married with two adult daughters.
Phil Hause, PhD, LPC, RPT
MNU Lead Counselor
PhD: Amridge University in Marriage and Family Therapy
Master’s degrees: MNU in counseling and NTS in Christian Education
Phil brings many years of excellent experience to his role as Lead Counselor. He has a gift and a heart for the emotional and mental wellbeing of MNU students. He works across all populations on the MNU campus and brings strong support to the interns as they prepare for their career.
Phil is married with two adult children.
Sharaya Borjas received a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from KU and a Master’s in Counseling from MNU. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor as well as a Nationally Certified Counselor.
Sharaya loves working with individuals and works to create an environment in which they feel known and understood.
MNU Student Intern
MNU Graduate-level Intern (completion date: May 2017)
BA: University of Missouri-Kansas City, Psychology and Sociology
Katie enjoys working in the college setting with both individuals and groups. Katie has an interest in working with individuals with depression, trauma, anxiety disorders and eating disorders, as well as other mental health issues. She is interested in approaching therapy from a cognitive-behavioral lens.
MNU Student Intern
MNU Graduate-level Intern (completion date: May 2018)
BA: University of Missouri-Kansas City, Psychology
Charles works with Freedom Fire Urban Ministries to help mentor at-risk youth in the KC urban core. He is passionate about the process of finding healing and freedom in the lives of individuals, couples and families.
Charles is married and lives in the Kansas City area.