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Administration
Name
Brett Scofield, Ph.D
Interim Co-Senior Director
He, Him, His
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Specialties/Interests

Anxiety, OCD, panic attacks, mood disorders, relationship issues, research and technology

Depalma, Natalie
Name
Natalie Hernandez Depalma, Ph.D
Interim Co-Senior Director
She, Her, Hers
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Specialties/Interests

Groups and systems counseling, couples and systems counseling, training and supervision

Smith-Janik, Shannon
Name
Shannan Smith-Janik, Ph.D
Assistant Director, Training
She, Her, Hers
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
SPECIALTIES/INTERESTS

Training and supervision, evidence-based practice, anxiety and mood disorders, perfectionism, trauma, interpersonal concerns

Clinical Staff
Accardo, Michael
Name
Michael Accardo, Ph.D
Staff Psychologist, Sexual and Gender Diverse Services Coordinator
They/Them
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
SPECIALTIES/INTERESTS

Specialty in working with individuals representing sexual and gender diversity, neurodiversity, as well as those who experience OCD-spectrum disorders, interpersonal conflict, mood disorders, social anxiety and trauma. Training in acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), interpersonal social rhythm therapy (IPSRT), mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), positive psychology interventions, all with a solution-focused approach.

Ashley Bartley, MSN, CRNP
Name
Ashley Bartley, MSN, CRNP
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Specialties/Interests

ADHD, anxiety, eating disorders

Laura Briscoe, Ph.D
Name
Laura Briscoe, Ph.D
Staff Psychologist
She, Her, Hers
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
SPECIALTIES/INTERESTS

Self-worth and self-compassion, sexual assault and relationship violence, mood concerns, adjustment issues, multiculturalism and identity, empowerment

Paul Carswell, LPC
Name
Paul Carswell, LPC
Crisis Coordinator
He, Him, His
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Specialties/Interests

Mood disorders, OCD, trauma, grief/loss, self-growth, crisis intervention, psychodynamic therapy, substance abuse, adjustment issues, and conflict resolution

Caitlin Chun-Kennedy, Ph.D
Name
Caitlin Chun-Kennedy, Ph.D
Psychologist - Externship Coordinator
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Specialties/Interests

Substance abuse, trauma, eating disorders, multiculturalism, family of origin concerns, couples counseling, and student athletes

Name
Corinne Creppage, M.A., LPC
Clinical Services Provider
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Alaina Cummins
Name
Alaina Cummins, B.S.
Project Manager-Center for Collegiate Mental Health
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Name
Nicole DeFerrari, Psy.D.
Intercollegiate Athletics Psychologist & Coordinator of Athlete Services
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
509 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
SPECIALTIES/INTERESTS

Working with student-athletes, self-confidence/esteem, identity work, anxiety, depression, relationship concerns, family concerns, multiculturalism, trauma

Maggie Doby
Name
Maggie Doby, LCSW
Associate Staff Coordinator; Allenway Office Coordinator
She, Her, Hers
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
SPECIALTIES/ INTERESTS

Anxiety disorders, depression, adjustment issues, self growth, family of origin concerns and interpersonal communication, grief/loss, relationship concerns, Trauma

Name
Sarah Hamrick
Clinical Services Provider
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Name
Jill Hranicka, Psy.D
Eating Disorder/Prevention & Treatment Coordinator
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Specialties/Interests

Eating disorders, grief/loss, trauma, gay/lesbian/bisexual issues, self growth, student athletes

Name
Susanna Hummer, B.A.
Case Manager
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Specialties/Interests

Case Management, Crisis Intervention, Suicide Prevention, Women's Issues, Depression and Mood Disorders, Chronic and Severe Mental Illness

Name
Alexandria Kinder
Doctoral Intern
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0385
Name
Tammy Macalarney, MSW
Case Management Coordinator
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Specialties/Interests

Case management, dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), cognitive behavior therapy, chronic/severe mental illness, bipolar disorder, depression, early psychosis, schizophrenia

Nora Maginnis
Name
Nora Maginnis, MSN, CRNP
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Specialties/Interests

Anxiety, depression, OCD, transgender health

Sultan Magruder
Name
Sultan Magruder, Ph.D
Staff Psychologist - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program Coordinator
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Specialties/Interests

Group therapy, supervision and training, existentialism, multiculturalism, OCD, anxiety disorders, disordered eating, couple's therapy.

Name
Laurie Meguro, PsyD
Psychologist
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Name
Amanda Milner, LPC
Clinical Services Provider
She, Her, Hers
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
John Mitchell
Name
John Mitchell, Psy.D
Staff Psychologist
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Specialties/Interests

Mood Disorders, existential issues, teaching and supervision in Clinical Psychology, group therapy

Shelley Murray
Name
Shelley Murray, B.S.
Case Manager
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Specialties/Interests

Case management, problem solving, depression, suicide prevention

Emma Progar
Name
Emma Progar, Psy.D
Psychologist, Group Therapy Coordinator
She, Her, Hers
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
SPECIALTIES/INTERESTS

Spiritual Wellness, Mindfulness, Multicultural Issues, Identity Development, Relational Concerns, Interpersonal Group Process

Name
Baron Rogers
Psychology Intern
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
529 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-4180
CERTIFICATIONS/CREDENTIALS

Master's in Counseling Psychology

Janet Schwabenbauer
Name
Janet Schwabenbauer, LPC
Clinical Services Provider
She, Her, Hers
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Specialties/Interests

Trauma-informed care, EMDR, anxiety, relationships, mindfulness

Camille Sluzis
Name
Camille Sluzis, LPC
Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence Coordinator
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Specialties/Interests

Trauma, women's issues, interpersonal violence, self-growth, adjustment issues, resilience

Name
Stephanie Stama, Psy.D
Assistant Director, Community Education and Outreach & IT Coordinator
She, Her, Hers
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Specialties/Interests

Autism Spectrum Disorders, Couples Counseling, Psychological Assessment, Trauma, Mindfulness

Victoria Stout
Name
Victoria Stout, D.O.
Psychiatrist
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Specialties/Interests

Mood disorders, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, and attention-deficit disorder

Lori Strayer
Name
Lori Strayer, LPC
AOD Coordinator
She, Her, Hers
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Specialties/Interests

Alcohol and drug concerns, adult children of alcoholics, dual diagnosis, recovery and relapse prevention, relationship issues, procrastination/motivation.

Elana Szczesny
Name
Elana Szczesny, Ph.D
Psychologist
She, Her, Hers
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Specialties/Interests

Insomnia, stress management, training and supervision, evidence-based practice, health psychology

Elizabeth Toepfer
Name
Elizabeth Toepfer, Ed.D
Assistant Director, Commonwealth Campuses
She, Her, Hers
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Specialties/Interests

Women's issues adjustment issues, family of origin issues, identity development, multicultural/diversity issues, anxiety, relationship concerns

Han Wingate
Name
Han Wingate, LMFT
Clinical Services Provider - Couples Therapy Coordinator
She, Her, Hers
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Specialties/Interests

Identity development, couple/relationship counseling, mindfulness, anxiety disorders, depression, family of origin concerns and interpersonal communication

Name
Henry Xiao
Psychologist
He, Him, His
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Jason Yoder
Name
Jason Yoder, LCSW
CAPS Chat Coordinator
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Specialties/Interests

CAPS Chat/single session, clinics and group work, adjustment, relationships, stress management, substance abuse, positive and strengths based approach, motivation, anxiety, depression and self-growth.  

Associate Clinical Staff
Name
Jill Bailey, LMSW
Associate Staff
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Name
Cristina Bloom, LMSW
Associate Staff
She, Her, Hers
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Name
Melinda Furer
Associate Staff
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
526 Student Health center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Name
Molly Leitch
Associate Staff
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
CERTIFICATIONS/CREDENTIALS

MS, NCC

Name
Natasha Volkers
Associate Staff
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Postdoctoral Fellows
Name
Ben Darling Ph.D.
Psychologist
He, Him, His
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
504 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Doctoral Interns
Externs
Support Staff
Susan Butterworth
Name
Susan Butterworth
Office Manager
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Name
Lisa Curtis
Administrative Support Assistant
She, Her, Hers
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Name
Mennatullah Elbashar
Graduate Assistant
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Gallo, Sharon
Name
Sharon Gallo
Records Specialist
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Lynne Gilham
Name
Lynne Gilham
Administrative Support Assistant
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Name
Rebecca Janis, Ph.D
Data Analyst for the Center for Collegiate Mental Health
She, Her, Hers
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
Contact
814-863-0395
Erica Kertis
Name
Erica Kertis
Administrative Support Assistant
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Name
Penny Smith
Administrative Support Assistant
She, Her, Hers
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Penn State Student Affairs
Counseling & Psychological Services
Main Location

501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802

Additional Locations

3rd Floor Bank of America Career Services Building
University Park, PA 16802

Allenway Building (Downtown)
315 S Allen Street
State College, PA 16801