Embedded Staff

Joe Burke, Counselor and Professional Development Coach at Institute for Advanced Analytics

Laura Castro, Counselor at College of Veterinary Medicine

M.S.W. (2017)
I’m a licensed clinical social worker with interests in identity development, multicultural concerns, learning strategies, and interpersonal concerns. I am a relational therapist with fundamentals in CBT and social justice. I enjoy working with the Latinx population and with trainees. I completed my MSW at UNC and my Post Master’s Fellowship at NCSU’s Counseling Center.

Michelle Joshua, Director of Sport Psychology

Ph.D. (2002) Counseling Psychology, University of North Texas

Current professional areas of interest include team dynamics and culture; high performance mindset; injury recovery; and issues salient to LGBTQ+ and international student-athletes. My approach is strengths-based, positive, and holistic and I am a strong advocate for an integrated care/performance team model. Whatever my role, my mission is always to help create the mindsets and environments that help people thrive, in sport and life.
Interests Include: Behavioral Health and Sport Psychology

Marina Harris, Sport Psychologist

Marina is a specialist in sport psychology, eating disorders, and trauma-informed care. She currently works as a sport psychologist in the Athletics Department and liaisons with the counseling center to provide integrated care services. She also writes professionally and has a personal blog housed on Psychology Today.

Arianne Smith-Machin, Sport Psychologist

Dr. Ariane Machín is a Counseling and Sport Psychologist who works with individuals, teams, and coaches through a holistic and positive psychology lens. She provides sport performance consulting in addition to individual psychotherapy, and works on issues including adjustment to college, sport injury, anxiety, depression, confidence, motivation, and self-esteem.

In addition, Dr. Machin also works with individuals experiencing body image and disordered eating patterns. She has given presentations at national conferences and published numerous articles on her work with body image and eating disorder interventions within the female population. Dr. Machin was a member of the United States Olympic Committee Sport Psychology Registry, a Peer Reviewer for the Journal of Academic Psychiatry, and served as the Chair of the Public Interest Committee for the Division 47 (Sport and Exercise Psychology) of the American Psychological Association.

Bridget Wolfe, Counselor and Clinical Addiction Specialist

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