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StaffCenter for Counseling and Student Development

Valerie Kisler-van Reede

Director

Licensed Psychologist

Hometown: Abingdon, IL

Education: PhD Counseling Psychology, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
M.A. Counseling Psychology, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale 
B.A. Psychology & English, Quincy College

Clinical Interests: depression, anxiety, women's issues, family of origin concerns, adjustment issues

Affiliations: Association for the Coordination of Counseling Center Clinical Services

Bob Morphet

Associate Director  

Clinical Addictions Specialist

Hometown: Rochester, NY

Education: M.S. Rehabilitation Counseling, East Carolina University
B.A. Psychology, St. John Fisher College

University Committees: Dean of Students Leadership Committee, Alcohol & Other Drug Prevention Committee

Affiliations: Professional Association of Rehabilitation Counselors

d hughes

Assistant Director

Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor (LPCS), National Certified Counselor (NCC), Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP)

Hometown: Elizabeth City, NC

Education: M.A.Ed Counselor Education, East Carolina University
B.S. Biology and Secondary Education, Elizabeth City State University

Clinical Interests: depression, anxiety, adjustment issues, dating violence, anger management, and psychological trauma

Affiliations: American Counseling Association (ACA), National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC), International Association of Trauma Professionals (IATP)

liles

Alcohol and Other Drug Staff Counselor

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist (LCAS)

Hometown: Gaston, NC

Education: MSW, East Carolina University
BSW, East Carolina University

Clinical Interests: substance use counseling, mandated counseling, and AOD prevention  

Affiliations: National Association of Social Workers

l veach

Staff Counselor and Group Coordinator

Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor (LPCS), National Certified Counselor (NCC)

Hometown: Greensboro, NC

Education: M.S. Counseling and Educational Development, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
B.S. Psychology, Appalachian State University

Clinical Interests: mindfulness-based approaches including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, group counseling, adjustment issues, depression, anxiety, LGBTQ identity development, anger management, student-athletes, students with disabilities, spiritual development

Affiliations: American Counseling Association, American College Counseling Association, Licensed Professional Counselor Association of North Carolina, Association for Contextual and Behavioral Science, American Group Psychotherapy Association

mcintyre

Staff Counselor and Clinical Coordinator

Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor (LPCS)

Hometown: Matthews, NC

Education: M.S. Counselor Education, East Carolina University
B.S. Psychology, Appalachian State University

Clinical Interests: adjustment issues, depression, anxiety, stress management, family relational issues, ADHD

Affiliations: American Counseling Association

jehu

Staff Counselor and Interim Training Director

Licensed Psychologist

Hometown: Richmond, VA

Education: PhD Counseling Psychology, The University of Memphis
M.S. Kinesiology – Sport & Exercise Psychology Concentration, UNC-Greensboro
B.A. Clinical Psychology & Studio Art, Hollins University

Clinical Interests: LGBTQ, identity struggles/development, gender concerns/identity, student athletes, performance enhancement/optimal performance, times of transition, relationship struggles, body image/disordered eating, Narrative Therapy, group therapy

Affiliations: The American Psychological Association; The American Psychological Association of Graduate Students, Chair (2015-2016)

pittman

Staff Counselor 

Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), National Certified Counselor (NCC)

Hometown: Raleigh, NC

Education: M.A. Clinical Mental Health Counseling, George Washington University
B.A. Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Clinical Interests: anxiety, depression, grief and loss, relationship issues, stress management, self-esteem/ body image

Affiliations: American Counseling Association

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Robin Boyd, Office Manager

Wanda Case, Administrative Support Associate

Shemika Grimes, Administrative Support Associate

Stan Oakley, MD, Consulting Psychiatrist

Michael Lang, MD, Consulting Psychiatrist

Angela Kallis, MD, Consulting Psychiatrist

c black

Staff Counselor

Licensed Psychologist

Hometown: St. Louis, MO

Education: PhD Counseling Psychology, University of Missouri - Kansas City
M.A. Counseling and Guidance, University of Missouri - Kansas City
B.S. Psychology, University of Iowa

Clinical Interests: depression, anxiety, mindfulness, grief and loss issues, adjustment issues

Sarah Dietz

Staff Counselor

Licensed Psychologist

Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA

Education: PsyD Clinical Psychology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
M.A. Clinical Psychology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
B.A. Psychology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Clinical Interests: depression, adjustment issues, grief and loss, trauma, family of origin issues, interpersonal development

Affiliations: Association of Death Education and Counseling

mattbenic

Staff Counselor

Licensed Professional Counselor Associate (LPCA), National Certified Counselor (NCC)

Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Education: M.A. Counseling & Human Development - Walsh University
M.A. School Counseling - Walsh University
B.A. Psychology - Wittenberg University

Clinical Interests: anxiety, depression, stress management, men’s issues, outreach, international students, sleep disorders, relationships, LGBTQ, mental health in Greek Life

Affiliations: American Counseling Association, American College Counseling Association, National Board of Certified Counselors, & Beta Theta Pi Fraternity

Samantha Strawser

Staff Counselor

Licensed Professional Counselor Associate (LPCA), National Certified Counselor (NCC)
 
Hometown: Carlisle, PA
 
Education: M.S./Ed.S. Mental Health Counseling, Florida State University
B.A. Psychology, Taylor University
 
Clinical Interests: trauma, crisis, sexual violence, sex trafficking, family of origin concerns, eating disorders and disordered eating, self-esteem, relationship concerns, faith-based approaches
 
Affiliations: American Counseling Association

atherton

Screener/Case Manager

Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC)

Hometown: Rocky Mount, NC

Education: M.S. Rehabilitation Counseling/M.S. Vocational Evaluation, East Carolina University
B.S. Child Development and Family Relations, East Carolina University

Clinical Interests: animal assisted activities and therapy, brief interventions, crisis management

Affiliations: Pet Partners

RobertTaylor

Screener/Case Manager

Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate (LCSWA)

Hometown: Hookerton, NC

Education: MSW, Howard University
B.S. Psychology - Human Services concentration, Appalachian State University

Clinical Interests: brief interventions, crisis management, faith-based therapeutic approaches

harris

Collegiate Recovery Community (CRC) Coordinator and Alcohol and Other Drug Staff Counselor 

Hometown: Salisbury, NC

Education: M.S. Substance Abuse & Clinical Counseling, East Carolina University
B.S. Rehabilitation Services, East Carolina University

Clinical Interests: substance use, adjustment issues, anxiety and stress management, Adventure Therapy

Affiliations: American Counseling Association, Association of Recovery in Higher Education, Pitt County Coalition on Substance Abuse

katbursky

Victim Advocate

Licensed Professional Counselor Associate (LPCA)

Hometown: Medford, NJ

Education: M.A. Community Clinical Counseling, Eastern University
B.A. Psychology, Taylor University

Clinical Interests: sexual trauma, intimate partner violence, childhood trauma, PTSD/Rape Trauma Syndrome

Affiliations: American College Counseling Association, Campus Advocates and Prevention Professionals Association

brittanyegan

Victim Advocate

Hometown: Woodhaven, MI

Education: MSW, Florida State University
BSW, Florida State University

Clinical Interests: human trafficking, women's issues, interpersonal relationships, power-based personal violence, trauma and empowerment

Affiliations: National Association of Social Workers, Campus Advocate & Prevention Professionals Association

Taylor Freeman

Kelly Rudolph

Sarah Baker

Qu'Nesha Hinton

Cheryl Meola