Academic Interests and Expertise


  • Ph.D. in Community/Clinicial Psychology (Wichita State University, 2006)


  • Licensed Psychologist in Kansas since 2007
Professional Experience

Professional Organizations

  • Association for University and College Counseling Center Directors (AUCCCD) 

Recent Conferences Attended

  • National Association of Graduate Admissions Personnel (NAGAP)
  • National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Strategies Conference (NASPA)
Clinical Experience
  • Wichita State University Counseling and Prevention Services
    • Assistant Vice President for Wellness (current)
    • Director of CAPS (current)
    • Associate Director/Clinical Coordinator of CAPS
    • Training Director of WCPIP
    • Training Coordinator at CAPS 
    • Chair of the Campus Alcohol Advisory Board
  • Prairie View, Inc.
    • Post-doctoral specialized training in Dialetical Behavior Therapy 
Awards and Honors


  • Outstanding Alumni of Wichita State University (2017)
  • Program Evaluator for the SAMHSA Garret Lee Smith Campus Suicide Prevention Grant (2015-2018)
Areas of Service


  • WSU CARE Team
  • WSU Health and Safety Committee 
  • WSU COVID Reintegration Committee 
  • WSU Student Government Health and Wellness Advisory Board 
  • WSU Bias Incidence Response Group 
  • WSU Shared Leave Review Committee
  • WSU Strategic Enrollment Management Committee 
  • WSU Health Risk Assessment Team 
  • Sedgwick County Community Health Improvement Plan 
  • Sedgwick County Suicide Prevention Coalition
  • Ascension Via Christi Suicide Prevention Grant Planning Team  


  • Liaison to:
    • Student Affairs Leadership Team
    • AVP Team 
    • Academic Affairs/Student Affairs/Military and Veteran Affairs Leadership Team 


Other Interests
  • Instituted Prevention Services at Wichita State focused on improving student wellness and preventing suicide, sexual violence, and substance abuse
  • Dr. Provines and her colleagues created the #WeSupportU Suspenders4Hope comprehensive approach to help organizations and communities across the country end mental health stigma, improve wellness, and reduce deaths of despair
Additional Information
  • Pronouns: she/her/hers
  • On a personal note, Dr. Provines is an avid Shocker sports fan. She and her family enjoy traveling, camping, boating and attending music concerts as often as possible.