For emergency mental health care outside of regular service hours, please call 402.280.2735 to be connected to a trained professional at no cost.
Welcome! This guide serves as an online resource for mental health and wellness resources curated by Student Counseling on the Creighton University Health Sciences Campus - Phoenix. We welcome your feedback on the types and variety of information available. We also encourage you to check out the Cura Corner guide for more information and recommendations and/or to visit the physical Cura Corner on the Phoenix campus for mental health and wellness resources, tools, and personal care items.
Lisa Donsker, MC, LPC, is available on the Phoenix campus during business hours to provide individual and group counseling, crisis support, educational resources, consultation, and referral services. Donsker also provides support and education for various mental health topics via workshops and other methods of outreach to help reduce stigma related to mental health and provide valuable self-care knowledge. To make an appointment with Lisa Donsker, please call Student Counseling Services at 402-280-2735.
Lisa is a native of Arizona and has been a practicing counselor for 23 years in public agency work, criminal justice settings, private practice and online. She received her BA degree in Psychology from the University of Puget Sound and her Master of Counseling degree from Arizona State University. Her clinical approach is primarily a cognitive behavioral focus with influences including EMDR, mindfulness skills and ACT. Professionally, she enjoys addressing depression and anxiety, issues for gifted individuals, trauma, parenting, grief/loss and substance use disorders. Beyond her clinical work, she has spent 10 years as a trainer in multiple health care environments and has served as an adjunct faculty and guest lecturer for Northern Arizona University and other institutions. Most importantly, she is a mom to two teens who keep her on her toes, and support deepening humility and humor.
This Help Someone form is rooted in Cura Personalis. It exists to share concerns about students attending Creighton’s Phoenix Health Sciences Campus.
This form may be used to request support or express concern for others or for yourself. To submit a request for support, report a concern, or report misconduct, please use the linked form below:
A national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in the United States. The Lifeline is committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building awareness.
People who call or text the number will be connected to a trained counselor at a crisis center closest to them. If a local crisis center is too busy to respond right away, the call gets routed to one of 16 backup centers around the country.