Rick Boyes, Ph.D, LCPC

Rick BoyesAssistant Professor

(208) 467-8514

Dr. Boyes teaches Internship in Counseling, Crisis Counseling, Trauma Counseling, Grief Counseling, and Clinical Intervention & Prevention, among other courses. Dr. Boyes is the head of our Clinical Counseling track.

Lori Fairgrieve, Ph.D., LCPC., LMFT

Lori FairgrieveAssociate Professor

(208) 467-8343

Dr. Fairgrieve teaches Play Therapy, Profession of Counseling, and Practicum and Internship, among other courses. Dr. Fairgrieve is the head of our Marriage, Couple and Family track.

Lynda Gray

Lynda GrayProgram Coordinator

(208) 467-8345

Michael A. Pitts, Ph.D., LPC, NCC

Michael A. PittsProfessor and Dean of the College of Adult & Graduate Studies

(208) 467-8040

Dr. Pitts teaches Logotherapy and Solution Focused Counseling, among other courses.

Chandra Salisbury, MS, LPC-S, NCC

Chandra SalisburyProgram Development Administrator
Clinical Field Site Coordinator

(208) 467-8145

Dept. Contact Info

Northwest Nazarene University
Graduate Counselor Education
623 S University Blvd
Nampa, ID 83686
(208) 467-8345


For questions regarding admission to NNU's graduate counseling program, please contact:

Christy Gilliam

Christy GilliamAdmissions counselor for AppEd and MS in Counseling

(208) 467-8853

You can also contact NNU toll free at 1-877-NNU-GRAD.