Office of Student Life

Counseling and Consultation Service

College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences: Wooster

Embedded Clinician

Schaad, Psy.D. (she/they)


There are three ways to connect with the embedded therapist on Wooster Campus.

  • Students may complete a phone screening and select “Wooster” to view Schaad’s available phone screening appointments.
  • Students can email the embedded therapist to request a phone screening appointment, consultation, or referral.
  • Let’s Talk: Informal mental health consultations available via CarmenZoom or phone, Monday - Friday. Sign up for a session and select “Schaad, Amanda” from the drop-down list of counselors available to view available sessions.

Additionally, as a Wooster-CFAES student, you have access to tele-health services through the Columbus campus. This includes individual, group, and other “On-Demand” services.

Students on the Columbus Campus may also contact David Wirt, Embedded Therapist for CFAES.  

Faculty and Staff

Faculty and staff are encouraged to consult regarding student needs with Schaad and can email them directly. For urgent consultation, call CCS directly at 614-292-5766 and request a call back from the first available clinician. Find additional resources about supporting students, visit our faculty and staff page.

Community Providers:

Everyone may access to our community provider database to help you find someone in the community who can offer specialized care or a higher level of care if needed. Here are some local providers who work with college students:

  1. A New Day: Phone: 330-636-1741
  2. One Eighty: Phone: 330-264-8498
  3. Ana Zao: Phone: 330-264-9597
  4. The Counseling Center of Wayne and Holmes County: Phone:330-264-9029

Crisis Resources:

If you are calling after hours, Counseling and Consultation Service provides crisis consultation for students at 614-292-5766 and choosing option 2 which includes weekends and holidays. Find a full list of resources for immediate assistance here.

Resources recommended by your Embedded Clinician:

Building Mastery
Wednesdays, 4 - 5 p.m.

Click here to join

A four part workshop series (come to one, some or all!) to help students increase skills to manage stress, the drama of relationship conflict, feeling out of control or constant crisis! The rotating workshop topics include:

  • Mindfulness - Skills to allow you to be present in the moment and reduce anxiety and judgment
  • Distress Tolerance - Strategies to problem solve feelings of crisis without making the situation worse
  • Interpersonal Effectiveness - Tools to develop effective communication and boundary setting in romantic, professional and other types of relationships
  • Emotion Regulation - Reducing intensity and duration of painful emotions 

Students will leave this workshop with skills to more confidently use to manage distress in their lives.