Dothan Campus Personal Counseling

About Us

Sandra Hatfield-Sauls is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a National Certified Counselor with 21 years of experience in counseling and social services. She is currently serving as Student Counselor at Troy University Dothan Campus. Mrs. Hatfield-Sauls can be reached at 983-6556 ext. 1 417.

Services offered

Counseling services are available to currently enrolled students at Troy University's Dothan Campus. Services are free and include short term goal oriented/solution focused, personal counseling sessions. Referrals can be made for longer term counseling and to community resource and educational programs.

Services include:

Didactic Sessions

Counseling services are offered to help students address a variety of issues, such as: family problems; stress; time/organization management; anxiety; loneliness; depression; anger management; adjusting to college life; and, drug/alcohol abuse. If any other problems arise, speak with counselor to discuss needs and appropriateness of services. Counseling services are confidential and not part of the student's academic/permanent record.

Annual Events:

April - Sexual Assault Awareness Day
October - National Depression Screening Day
November/December - Toys for Tots Campaign


Personal Counseling is confidential and your counseling records are not part of your student records and will not be included in transcripts. Your counseling records are kept in a locked file cabinet in the student counselor's office. Your records cannot be released to any other individuals or agencies without your written consent. However, information may be released in cases where there is foreseeable threat to harm self or others or if ordered by a court subpoena. Requests to review your records should be submitted in writing to the student counselor.

Safety and Security

If your issues involve safety and security while on campus, please visit the Safety and Security page to get information on campus security.

Useful Links/Resources


Mrs. Hatfield-Sauls encourages comments from students and faculty on issues you would like to see addressed at workshops or counseling screenings. Your suggestions on how you would like to see the counseling services offered to help students achieve success and maintain healthy and happy life styles are welcomed and appreciated. To provide feedback please contact Mrs. Hatfield-Sauls at 1-334-983-6556-1417 or