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Administration
Natalie Hernandez DePalma
Name
Natalie Hernandez Depalma, Ph.D.
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

Brett Scofield
Name
Brett Scofield, Ph.D.
Associate 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

Smith-Janik, Shannon
Name
Shannan Smith-Janik, Ph.D.
Associate 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

Elizabeth Toepfer
Name
Elizabeth Toepfer, Ed.D.
Associate 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

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

Paul Carswell, LPC
Name
Paul Carswell, LPC
Assistant Director
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

Sultan Magruder
Name
Sultan Magruder, Ph.D.
Assistant Director, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
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.

Clinical Staff
Name
Jill Bailey, LMSW
Clinical Services Provider
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Ashley Bartley
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

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
Name
Nicole DeFerrari, Psy.D.
Intercollegiate Athletics Psychologist & Coordinator of Athlete Services
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 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, LMSW
Clinical Services Provider
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Allison Horner
Name
Allison Horner, M.S., NCC
Clinical Services Provider
She, Her, Hers
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
Maria Huber, LPC
Clinical Services Provider
She, Her, Hers
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
Contact
814-863-0395
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

Autumn Keefer
Name
Autumn Keefer, PhD, MSCP
Staff Psychologist
She, Her, Hers
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
Contact
814-863-0395
Kinder, Alex
Name
Alexandria Kinder, Ph.D
Staff Psychologist
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

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
Tammi Randrianasolo
Clinical Services Provider
She, Her, Hers
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
Contact
814-863-0395
Name
Baron Rogers, Ph.D
Staff Psychologist - Coordinator of Black and African American Student Services
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
CERTIFICATIONS/CREDENTIALS

Master's in Counseling Psychology

Name
Raynalde Schagen, Psy.D.
Staff Psychologist, Coordinator of Sexual and Gender Diverse Care
They, Them, Theirs
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
CERTIFICATIONS/CREDENTIALS

M.S.

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

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.
Professional Development Coordinator, Interim Liaison for Sexual and Gender Diverse Care
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

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

Xiao, Henry
Name
Henry Xiao, Ph.D
Staff Psychologist - Coordinator of Operations
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
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
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Name
Allison Lockard, Ph.D
Associate Staff
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Name
Natasha Volkers
Associate Staff
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Postdoctoral Fellows
Name
Laura McGuigan
Post-Doctoral Fellow
She, Her, Hers
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
CERTIFICATIONS/CREDENTIALS

M.A., Clinical Psychology, Midwestern University; B.A., Psychology, Villanova University, Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Doctoral Interns
Name
Jungyeong (Jun) Heo
Doctoral Intern
She, Her, Hers
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Name
Tia Rivera, M.A.
Doctoral Intern
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Name
Eric Smith, M.Ed.
Doctoral Intern
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Name
Wilson Trusty, M.S.
Doctoral Intern
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Name
Jessica Vanderah, M.A.
Doctoral Intern
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Externs
Support Staff
Kayla Burghard
Name
Kayla Burghard
Administrative Support
She, Her, Hers
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
Contact
814-863-0395
Name
Lisa Curtis
Office Manager
She, Her, Hers
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Name
Cheyenne Gadola
Administrative Support
She, Her, Hers
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
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
Erica Kertis
Name
Erica Kertis
Records Specialist
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Name
Elizabeth Isaacs
Administrative Support
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Dorothy Pioli
Name
Dorothy Pioli
Administrative Support Assistant
She, Her, Hers
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Name
Francesgladys Pulido
Graduate Assistant
She, Her, Hers
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Center for Collegiate Mental Health
Alaina Cummins
Name
Alaina Cummins, M.Ed.
Project Manager-Center for Collegiate Mental Health
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
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Name
Jodi Williams
Administrative Support Assistant
She, Her, Hers
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
324 Bank Of America Building
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-1419
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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