Counseling Services

Creighton University
Harper 1034, Ground floor
Omaha, Nebraska 68178
Phone: (402) 280-2735

8:00-4:30 Monday
10:00-6:30 Tuesday
8:00-6:30 Wednesday
8:00-4:30 Thursday - Friday

Summer Hours

8:00-4:30 Monday - Friday


The staff consists of four psychologists, two master?s level clinicians, a consulting psychiatrist, one postdoctoral resident, one pre-doctoral psychology intern, two practicum students, and a half-time case manager.

Listed below are the primary supervisors:


Allison Harlow, Ph.D., Interim Director

Dr. Harlow received her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from the University of Akron (2007), after earning her bachelor?s degree at Creighton University. She joined the Counseling Services staff in 2007. She is a member of the Eating Disorder Treatment Team. Her clinical interests include relational and family issues, depression, identity development, LGBTQ issues, supervision and training, life transitions and adjustment difficulties, and multicultural counseling. Dr. Harlow is a generalist whose therapeutic approach includes interpersonal, developmental, psychodynamic, cognitive, and attachment-based theory and techniques.

Allison enjoys reading, listening to NPR, watching college football, and spending time with her family.


Rebecka Tompkins, Psy.D., Training Director

Rebecka Tompkins, Psy.D., L.P. is the training director at Creighton University's Student Counseling Services. She received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the American School of Professional Psychology-Twin Cities Campus (2013). Prior to joining Creighton University, Dr. Tompkins completed her training at the University of Minnesota's counseling center and Indian Health Board in Minneapolis. She is a generalist clinically and uses an integrative approach to psychotherapy, including multicultural, interpersonal and mindfulness-based theories. Her professional areas of interest include trauma, grief/loss, multiculturalism, gender identity & sexual orientation, relationship problems and anxiety/depression. As the Academic Success Psychologist, she also completes diagnostic evaluations for Attentional and Learning related disorders.

Rebecka enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and swimming


Michael Kelley, Ph.D., Staff Psychologist

Dr. Kelley earned a M.A. degree in Counseling Psychology in 1972 from DePaul University and his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in 1976 from the California School of Professional Psychology in Los Angeles (now Aliant University). He was licensed as a psychologist in Nebraska in 1977. Dr. Kelley joined Counseling Services in 1980. His clinical interests include developmental issues of college students; grief; family influences on mental health; suicide prevention and management of psychological crisis. He became Director of Counseling Services in 2005.

In leisure time, Dr. Kelley is a student of ceramics. You might see some of his pots sitting around the office.


Thomas Grandy, Ph.D., Staff Psychologist

Dr. Grandy received his degree in Counseling Psychology in 1975 from the University of Iowa (our administrative assistant's favorite team) where he also completed his Ph.D. He became a licensed psychologist in Nebraska in 1975 and in Michigan in 1977 and the National Register of Health Providers in 1978. Dr. Grandy joined Counseling Services in 1975. His clinical interests include supervision and training; process of change in therapy; mood disorders and anxiety; sleep disturbances; academic success; hypnosis; nutritional approaches; assessment of learning disabilities and ADHD; self-care of professionals and sports psychology.

Dr. Grandy is a Detroit Red Wings fan.