Counseling & Special Services

Counseling & Special Services provide support to all students who want to maximize their college experience. Services available include:

  • Career interest testing, career information, educational planning, and goal setting.
  • Assistance with apply to and transferring to a four-year college or university.
  • Assistance with academic concerns, creating academic support systems in test taking, note taking, and time management skills, and other issues or obstacles preventing students from being successful.
  • Support for students with documented disabilities including physical, psychological, and other health concerns Such conferences are kept confidential. Students are encouraged to contact a counselor any time a problem arises that could affect progress in their studies.
  • Students whose primary language is one other than English may require translator services in the classroom. If you feel that this service would be beneficial to you, please contact Megan Brehun to schedule an appointment.

Contact Us

Megan Brehun
Megan Brehun, Director of Counseling and Special Services
Location: Patterson Building, Room 120
Phone: 704-991-0161
Email: mbrehun6994@stanly.edu

Leigh Stewart
Leigh Stewart, Counselor, School of Transfer & CCR
Location: Snyder Building, Room 220
Phone: 704-991-0236
Email: lstewart8341@stanly.edu


Luke Essex
Luke Essex, Counselor, School of Business and Technology
Location: Whitley Technology Center 107
Phone: 704-991-0280
Email: kessex9701@stanly.edu

Whitney Brosius
Whitney Brosius, Retention Specialist
Location: Crutchfield Education Center 115
Phone: 704-991-0169
Email: wbrosius9810@stanly.edu


Shannon Shepherd
Shannon Shepherd, Retention Specialist
Location: Eddins Building 230
Phone: 704-991-0125
Email: sshepherd2420@stanly.edu