Counseling center Staff

Dr. J. Marshall Jenkins

JenkinsDr. Jenkins has served as Director of the Counseling Center since 1987. He received his bachelor of arts degree in philosophy from Davidson College in 1980 and his Ph.D. in counseling psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1986. He is a licensed psychologist who has been counseling college students since 1982. While he works effectively with a broad range of student concerns, he is especially interested in helping students with depression, stress, relationship issues, and spiritual concerns. Marshall is the author of two books, most recently A Wakeful Faith: Spiritual Practice in the Real World, and he has published numerous articles on Christian spirituality. 

Terri Cordle


Terri Cordle has been at Berry as the Associate Director of Counseling since 2006. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and has worked with college students for more than 20 years. Terri earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Clemson University and her Master of Science degree in community counseling from Georgia State University. Throughout her career, she has been very involved with the Georgia College Counseling Association. Prior to Berry, she worked in the counseling centers at Shorter, Kennesaw State, and Southern Poly. Terri has special interests in women’s issues, stress management, and neuropsychology. Her main goals when counseling is to assist students live healthy, balanced lives from a holistic point of view - mind, body, spirit.

Teresa Czekalla

CzekallaTeresa Czekalla is the Office Manager for the Counseling Center. She will most likely be your initial point of contact when you call or visit the center. Your comfort and privacy are her main concerns. She enjoys playing tennis, being outdoors and spending time with family and friends.