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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.
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

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

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

Clinical Staff
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
Name
Ben Darling, Ph.D
Staff Psychologist
He, Him, His
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
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

Kinder, Alex
Name
Alexandria Kinder
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

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, Psy.D.
Psychologist
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
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

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

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
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
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
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
Alison Reese
Post-Doctoral Fellow
She, Her, Hers
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
CERTIFICATIONS/CREDENTIALS

Psy.D.

Name
Alexis Leca
Post-Doctoral Fellow
She, Her, Hers
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
CERTIFICATIONS/CREDENTIALS

Psy.D.

Doctoral Interns
Name
MaryBeth Grove
Doctoral Intern
She, Her, Hers
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
CERTIFICATIONS/CREDENTIALS

M.A.

Name
Raynalde Schage
Doctoral Intern
They, Them, Theirs
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
CERTIFICATIONS/CREDENTIALS

M.S.

Name
Laura McGuigan
Doctoral Intern
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

Externs
Name
Kristen Ashton
Extern
She, Her, Hers
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-0395
Name
Katherine Davis
Extern
She, Her, Hers
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Name
Samer Habib
Extern
He, Him, His
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Name
Allison Horner
Extern
She, Her, Hers
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Name
J. Ryan Kilcullen
Extern
He, Him, His
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
CERTIFICATIONS/CREDENTIALS

M.S.

Support Staff
Name
Lisa Curtis
Office Manager
She, Her, Hers
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
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
Gallo, Sharon
Name
Sharon Gallo
Records Specialist
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
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
Francesgladys Pulido
Graduate Assistant
She, Her, Hers
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Name
Cole Robinson
Administrative Support Assistant
Counseling & Psychological Services
Office
501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-0395
Center for Collegiate Mental Health
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
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