Reality Check Fact #2

Over 50% of PSU students report having 4 or fewer drinks each week, if they drink at all.

Fact taken from 2015 NH Higher Education on line Alcohol and Drug Survey at PSU.


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Jennifer Whitcher



  • Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor
  • M.Ed. — Plymouth State University, New Hampshire
  • B.A. — Elmira College, Elmira, New York


Originally from New York State, Jen moved to NH in 1999.  Jen has worked in the field of mental health for 10 years.  Jen came to PSU as a part-time counselor in September 2011.  In addition to working at the PSU Counseling and Human Relations Center, Jen also works in private practice in Gilford, NH, and is a certified yoga teacher at The Practice Room in Meredith, NH.

Counseling Approach and Areas of Specialization:

Jen’s approach to counseling derives from emphasizing Humanistic Theory, Relational Cultural Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.  She also has an interest in combining yoga techniques with traditional therapy approaches.


Jen enjoys practicing yoga, cycling, painting, playing the flute, watching movies, and spending time with her family and her two dogs.






In Plymouth Magazine

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Building a First-Year Class

PSU’s overwhelming success with enrollment for the 2015–16 academic year was the result of focused multi-year investments in admissions, marketing, academic and co-curricular programs, and new and repurposed facilities.

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The Best Job Perk Ever

 An Interview with Donald Hall ■ Diane Jeffrey ’97, Director of the Silver Center for the Arts When I tell people that I am director of PSU’s Silver Center for the Arts, they often say “That sounds like fun!” Not only do I confirm their suspicions, I often tell them about the fascinating people I […]

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Coach for a Day

Dean of the First-Year Experience Mark Fischler is a professor, mentor, and friend to countless students. But this past September, he was also a coach for the Panther football team.