Clinical Staff

Jessica Baletta, Clinical Coordinator and Licensed Clinical Social Worker

M.S.W. (2012)
I specialize in trauma-focused work and have experience with Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Insight-Oriented Therapy.

Laura Castro, Embedded Counselor at College of Veterinary Medicine

M.S.W. (2017)
My areas of interest include ethnic identity development, emerging adulthood, relationship problems, adjustment issues, anxiety, and depression. I ground my work on various theoretical frameworks, such as Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Through a strengths-based perspective, I aim to work with each student to craft an individual therapeutic experience that aligns with that person’s values, background, and preferences.

Shauna Campbell, Staff Counselor

M.S.W. (2007)
My approach is wholistic and integrative, incorporating various evidence-based approaches. Areas of interest include: depression, anxiety, self-esteem, grief and loss, identity development, first generation students, LGBTQIA+ issues, students of color.

Galana Chookolingo, Licensed Psychologist

Ph.D. (2016)
I have specialized training in working with substance use disorders, trauma, sexual trauma, depression, and anxiety. I use a culturally sensitive, trauma-informed approach to counseling. My theory is integrative, pulling from relational, cognitive behavior therapy, and psychodynamic theories. I also identify as a woman of color and specialize in treating individuals who have experienced intergenerational trauma, historical trauma, and trauma related to race relations.

Marina Cline, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor

M.A. (2012) Mental Health Counseling, Brooklyn College, CUNY
Interests Include: Interpersonal/relationship issues, crisis intervention, depression, anxiety, trauma, multiculturalism/diversity, refugees, survivors of natural disasters, addictions, and case management. My approach to therapy is an integration of humanistic, interpersonal, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and solution focused.

Jennifer Glassmire-Policari, Stepped Care Coordinator and Licensed Psychologist

Psy.D. (2010) Clinical Psychology, American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Washington DC
Interests Include: Relationships, grief and loss, family of origin, and mood. I have a specific interest in working with trans students and all in the gender-queer community on issues related to identity. My approach in therapy is based on humanistic principles and through the lens of multiple identities. I strive to create a safe space for students to explore themselves more fully and move toward congruence and authenticity.

Daniel Goldberg, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor

Ph.D. (2017), Counselor Education, North Carolina State University
Interests include: Interests include: childhood sexual abuse and other forms of trauma, college transition issues, relationships, grief, identity development, depression, and anxiety. In addition to my work as a generalist counselor, I have expertise in the academic functions of the counseling center, including facilitation of semester withdrawal requests, course drops, and similar processes.

Kelly Gould, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor

M.A. (1998) Expressive Art Therapy, Lesley University
Interests include:  Anxiety, depression, trauma, substance abuse, interpersonal/relationship issues, life changes/adjustment issues, and crisis intervention. Provides brief assessments through triage and access to services.

Lynn Gupton, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor and Case Manager

M.S. (1998) Rehabilitation and Substance Abuse Counseling, East Carolina University
Clinical Case Manager:  Assist with mental health service coordination and needs (including referral to community resources), and facilitate access to care.

Bradford Hill, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor

M.Ed. (2016) Clinical Mental Health Counseling, University of North Carolina at Pembroke
My interest in working with students involve exploring and unpacking masculinity, black male identity, working with athletes multicultural issues and inclusion, meditation, and relationship concerns. I counsel from a person centered perspective with a foundation of unconditional positive regard and empathy for the individuals that I work with.

Olga Iefremova-Carson, Triage Counselor

M.S. (2017)
I enjoy working with students and applying my knowledge and skills to help them achieve their goals and live their lives to the fullest. My interests include multicultural issues, anxiety, grief and loss, trauma, and adjustment difficulties.

Rose Jerome, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor and Outreach Coordinator

M.Ed (2015) Clinical Mental Health Counseling, NC State University

Michelle Joshua, Licensed Psychologist

Ph.D. (2002) Counseling Psychology, University of North Texas
Interests Include: Behavioral Health and Sport Psychology

Yuka Kato, Licensed Psychologist and Interpersonal Violence Treatment Coordinator

Ph.D. (2015) Counseling Psychology, Southern Illinois University- Carbondale
Interests Include: Working with students on issues related to depression, anxiety, trauma, multicultural and diversity, vocational, and international students. I strive to create a safe space for students to understand themselves and utilize own resources and strengths to improve overall well-being in mind and body. My approach to therapy is collaborative and integrative, including strengths-based, interpersonal, multicultural, and other strategies. I am a speaker of Japanese.

Kelly McConkey, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor

M.A. (2011) Clinical Mental Health Counseling with Post-Masters Certification in Expressive Arts Therapy, Appalachian State University
Kelly is a licensed professional counselor with an integrative theoretical orientation. Her approach to counseling includes humanistic perspective, cognitive behavioral techniques, expressive arts therapy and mindfulness-based practices. She offers counseling for such issues as: general stress, academic/time management, anxiety, depression, sexual assault, grief and loss, relationship/interpersonal concerns, sexual identity exploration, life changes/adjustment, and psychosis.

Kim Nguyen-Dinh, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor and Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist

M.S.(2011) Counseling, East Carolina University
Interests include: Substance use disorders, depression, biofeedback, co-occurring disorders, dreams and cognitive behavioral therapy

Mary Njaramba, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor and Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist

Lindsey Parisi, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

M.S.W. (2013)
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who enjoys working with individuals, couples, and groups. I tailor my clinical approach to students using person-centered, cognitive-behavioral, and solution-focused therapy. My areas of special interest include college student development, self-exploration, outreach, mindfulness, anxiety, depression, cultural and identity concerns, advocacy, relationship issues, and crisis counseling. I am fluent in Cantonese Chinese.

Elizabeth Robinette-Wade, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor

M.Ed. (2010), Counselor Education, North Carolina State University
Interests include: Working with students with ADHD and learning differences; grief and loss; exploration of family of origin issues; relationships; development of identity and improving self-esteem; anxiety and mood disorders; issues facing lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgendered students. Together, we will work to enhance your awareness and understanding of the way you experience yourself, the world, and others. Therapy also focuses on coping with your unique concerns and challenges and making meaningful change through recognition of your personal strengths and resources. My role as a counselor is to provide you with the tools, support and structure to help you move toward hope, growth and positive change, in the context of a safe, secure, and therapeutic relationship.

Tammy Rose, Master’s Level Training Coordinator and Clinical Social Worker

MSW (1996), Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
I believe in the capacity of each student to make lasting, positive changes.  I view therapy as a collaborative process and offer a warm, supportive, non-judgmental, interactive and solution-focused approach. I enjoy working with students where they are ready to begin and helping them set goals building on their current strengths and resources.  Areas of clinical interest include: mood disorders (depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder), outpatient substance abuse treatment, family of origin concerns, trauma, grief / loss, women’s issues, work / life balance, stress / time management, life transitions / adjustment concerns and relationship issues.

Liza Sagor, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

MSW (2009), Social Work, University of Michigan
Interests Include: working with survivors of trauma, multicultural issues, body image concerns, identity development, relationship difficulties, family-of-origin issues, sexual orientation and gender identity concerns, and group therapy. Theoretically, I work from an integrative approach incorporating interpersonal, humanistic, and Gestalt perspectives. I strive to build collaborative and authentic relationships with students and to create a safe and supportive space where students can gain insight, take risks, and make the changes they desire.

Brittany Satterwhite, Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist

M.S. (2014)
As a clinical case manager I assist students with mental health service coordination and needs (including referral to community resources), and facilitate access to care. My special interests include anxiety, depression, interpersonal concerns, substance use, identity development and improving self-esteem, adjustment issues, and family-of-origin concerns.

Rebecca Schwartz, Licensed Psychologist, Eating Disorder Coordinator

Psy.D. (2014), Clinical Psychology, University of Denver
Rebecca Schwartz received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Denver. She completed her Pre-Doctoral internship at Johns Hopkins University Counseling Center and her Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the New College of Florida’s Counseling and Wellness Center.
Rebecca integrates several orientations in her work, including psychodynamic theory, cognitive behavioral techniques, and mindfulness practices—depending on the students’ needs. Rebecca aims to meet each student on their own terms. Her professional interests include eating disorders, identity development, gender and sexuality issues, relationship concerns, mood disorders, and health psychology.

Ariane Smith-Machin, Licensed Psychologist

Ph.D. (2008) Counseling Psychology, University of North Texas
M.A. (2002) University of Minnesota, Kinesiology with Sport Psychology emphasis
B.A. (2000) Franklin & Marshall College, Biological Foundations of Behavior with a Concentration in Neuroscience
Interests Include: Working with clients in the areas of sport psychology, eating disorders, body image, confidence, mindfulness, self-acceptance, and perfectionism

Bridget Wolfe, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor and Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist

M.S.(2010) Counseling, East Carolina University
Interests include: Substance use disorders, depression, anxiety, and dialectical behavior therapy.

Tina Yang, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Triage Counselor

M.S.W. (2015)
Provides same day brief screening to assess for needs, crisis services, and referral for treatment.