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Meet Our Staff

Robert M. Kuschel, MS, LPC
Counseling Services Coordinator

Robbie Kuschel"Robbie" joined Regent University in February of 2012. With over 20 years of experience in counseling, he has worked with a very large number of individuals, groups, and families facing a plethora of mental health issues. His work experience has been quite varied and includes school based drug and drop-out prevention, delinquency counseling (residential and community based), residential drug treatment, private practice, adoption, and church based counseling. He has also served as a youth pastor and high school Bible teacher. Robbie earned both his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Psychology at Palm Beach Atlantic University in South Florida and has earned professional licensure in Florida (LMHC) and Virginia (LPC). A former college athlete, Robbie is admittedly a sports fanatic and also enjoys fishing and computer gaming. Robbie and his wife, Shannon, have been married over 20 years and have two teenage sons.

Missy Horowitz, MA

Missy HorowitzMelissa Horowitz received her Master of Arts degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Regent University in 2015. She completed her internship at Regent University in Counseling Services and her practicum at Sentara Careplex in the emergency room and oncology department. Her experience includes cognitive behavioral, Christian counseling with college students, behavioral therapy with Autistic children, supportive counseling with pregnant women in crisis, and international trauma counseling with adolescents, adults, and families. Melissa is passionate about psychoeducation, prevention, and promoting good health practices both mentally and physically. She is a member of professional organizations including the American Counseling Association and Chi Sigma Iota, an international honor society for students and professional counselors. Her personal interests include traveling, reading, cooking, running half-marathons, and spending time with friends and family.

Kiah Mutter
Graduate Counseling Intern

Kiah MutterKiah Mutter joined Regent University in 2015 as an intern in Counseling Services. She completed her practicum at Eden Counseling Center in Norfolk, Virginia. She earned her Bachelor's in Psychology from Old Dominion University in December 2008 and was convinced she would find a satisfying job soon after. It only took six and a half years as a preschool teacher to finally reach that point! She has experience working with children and adults in counseling, as well as teaching. She is a member and chairperson of Chi Sigma Iota. In addition to working with Regent, she spends part of her time working in the Career Center at Tidewater Community College. She is passionate about prevention and raising awareness of mental health issues and hopes to use her experience with Regent and TCC to create a firm foundation for future work with the college population. In her spare time, she is happily married to Jerrid, her sailor, and mom to two wild little boys. Any spare time left after all that, she enjoys reading and napping.

Nathen Ransom
Graduate Counseling Intern

Nathen RansomNathen Ransom is completing his degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Regent University and will be graduating in May, 2016. He completed his Practicum at Sentara Careplex in the emergency room and oncology department and will complete his internship at Regent University in Counseling Services. Nathen's clinical interests include international and domestic trauma counseling, group counseling, grief and loss, cognitive behavioral therapy, Christian counseling, as well as counseling individuals in late adolescence and early adulthood. Nathen is a member of the American Counseling Association and Chi Sigma Iota, international honor society for students and professional counselors. His personal interests include cooking, traveling, hiking, video gaming, watching sports, playing trumpet, and spending time with his wife and two children.