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Meet the Staff

Dr. Paul DeschenesDr. Paul Deschenes

Office: SUB SA-49
Phone: 731-661-5322
E-mail: pdeschen@uu.edu

Dr. Deschenes is a clinical psychologist with over 25 years experience. He received his doctorate from Biola University in California and undergraduate degree from the University of Florida. Dr. Deschenes received special training in Christian counseling while at Biola University. He has previously worked at Pathways in Jackson.

Dr. Deschenes is married with two children and attends West Jackson Baptist Church. He enjoys family time, sports, canoeing, camping and woodworking.

Tamarin HuelinTamarin Huelin, MS, LPC

Office: SUB SA-39
Phone: 731.661.5923
Email: thuelin@uu.edu

Tamarin Huelin has 16 years of counseling experience in both inpatient and outpatient settings. She grew up in North Carolina and completed her undergraduate degree in Recreation Therapy at the University of North Carolina. Tamarin went on to earn a Masters in counseling from Georgia State University in Atlanta and a diploma in Christian Counseling from the Psychological Studies Institute (now Richmont University). She practiced counseling in Atlanta, Chicago, and Indiana before coming to Union.

Tamarin is married and has two sons. She enjoys being a wife and mother, running, reading, art, picking produce at local farms, and canning.

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Counseling Services
Location & Hours
  • The Counseling Office is located in the Department of Student Services in the Student Union Building, Room SA49 (between Student Services & The Campus Ministry Suite).
  • Regular office hours on weekdays are Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm.
  • An appointment with Dr. Paul Deschenes can be scheduled for Mon./Wed./Fri. 8am to 4:30pm and Tues./Thurs. 8am to 12pm.
  • An appointment with Tamarin Huelin can be scheduled for Tuesday 9am-5pm, Wednesday 10am-4pm and Thursday 8am-3pm
  • Requests for emergency services after hours should be made to any residence complex director or Security staff who will have contact with the Director:
    • 24 hr. Residence Director Cell - 731-298-7768
    • 24 hr. Security Cell - 731-394-2922

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