Dr. Jennifer Miesch is the assistant director and clinical coordinator of Counseling and Testing Services at Idaho State University. She earned her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from University of Oregon and completed her pre-doctoral internship at Oregon State University’s Counseling and Psychological Services. She is a certified teacher of Mindful Self-Compassion and primarily utilizes evidence based mindfulness and self-compassion practices in her work. She prioritizes multicultural issues and advocacy and works to de-stigmatize mental health services. When not at work she enjoys camping, hiking, gardening, and spending time with her family in the outdoors.