About Us

Meet the Staff

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scott Strader

 

 

 

 

Scott Strader, Ph.D.
Director
Education: PhD, Counseling Psychology, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana
Professional Interests: Supervision and clinic administration, psychotherapy outcomes, brief solutions-focused psychotherapy, LGBTQ+ issues.
Therapy Orientation: Integrative solutions-focused/cognitive behavioral
Professional Affiliations: Association of University and College Counseling Center Directors (AUCCCD)
Special Projects: MWell4Success

 

 

Kristen Davis-John Counseling Center

 

 

 

 

Kristen Davis-John, Ph.D., Assistant Director, Professional Development
Licensed Psychologist
Education: Ohio State University, Counseling Psychology
Professional Interests: Individual, group, and couples therapy, Multicultural and career counseling, Outreach and consultation, Supervision and training
Therapy Orientation: Integrative/Interpersonal
Special Projects: Post-Doctoral Residency Supervisor,  Mobilizing the Dream Workgroup

 

Michael Rogers


 

 

 

Michael Rogers, Ph.D., Senior Coordinator of Training, Director of Internship Program
Licensed Psychologist
Education: University of California Santa Barbara, Counseling Psychology
Professional Interests: Emotional health of LGBTQAI/queer individuals and communities, group therapy, multicultural counseling, supervision and training, and presenting concerns related to gender and sexuality.
Therapy Orientation: Integrative (person-centered, feminist, cognitive, and solution-focused)

 

Professional Staff

 

Jason Axford

 

  

 

 

Jason Axford, M.A.
Staff Clinician
Education: Eastern Mennonite University, Counseling
Professional Interests: Addictions/Recovery, Relationships, Trauma, Depression, Anger Management, Anxiety, Fear, Couples,
Family, Men's Emotional Health, Life Adjustment
Therapy Orientation: Cognitive Behavioral Therapies, Humanistic Approach with emphasis in Solution-Focused and Strength-Based Interventions, Psycho-educational approach/facilitation for Group Therapy
Professional Affiliations: American Counseling Association, National Board for Certified Counselors

 

Amaliya Bereznyuk

 

 

 

 

Amaliya Bereznyuk, Ed.S., M.S.
Staff Clinician - Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Education: Florida State University, Mental Health Counseling
Professional Interests: trauma, sex therapy, anxiety, LGBTQ+ mental health,
relationship and Interpersonal concerns, couple counseling
Therapy Orientation: Incorporating Solution-focused, Dialectical Behavior Therapy-informed,
Mindfulness Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Feminist approaches
Professional Affiliations: American Counseling Association

 

 

Chris Braley

 

 

 

 

Christopher Braley, PsyD
Licensed Psychologist
Staff Psychologist
Education: Biola University, Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) ; Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Counseling (M.A.)
Professional Interests: Personality Disorders, Identity Development, Integration of Psychology and Spirituality, LGBTQ concerns, Social Justice.
Therapy Orientation: Eclectic (psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, existential)

 

 

Irma Campos

 

 

 

 

 Irma Campos, Ph.D
Clinician
Education: University of Florida, Counseling Psychology
Professional Interests: Latinx/a/o mental health, Trauma recovery, Bicultural and bilingual identities,
LGBTQ+ mental health, Social justice in action, Career and vocational development, Diversity and inclusion initiatives, Leadership and organizational development
Therapy Orientation: Multicultural-feminist-social justice lens and integrative
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Person Centered Therapy
Professional Affiliations: American Psychological Association (Division 17: Counseling Psychology and Division 13: Consulting Psychology), National Latina/o Psychological Association

 

 

 

Madeline Colon Counseling Center

 

 

 

 

Madeline Colon, MSW, LCSW
Staff Clinician
Education: University of Hawaii, Social Work
Professional Interests: Substance Abuse, Anxiety and Depression, Suicide Prevention, Psychotic Disorders, Health and Wellness
Therapy Orientation: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Strength based, Person Centered Therapy.
Professional Affiliations: National Association of Social Workers

  

 

Vinny Dehill Counseling Center








Vinny Dehili, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist
Education: Florida State University, Counseling and School Psychology
Professional Interests: Trauma, Grief and Loss, Outreach, Multicultural issues, Career Counseling, Sexual Violence Awareness and Prevention, Social Justice, Training and Supervision, LGBTQ, Mindfulness, Men's Issues, and ADHD
Therapy Orientation: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy combined with the use of Interpersonal Process, Behavioral, and Existentialism
Professional Affiliations: American Psychological Association (Division 17), Trauma Psychology (Division 56), Society of Group Psychology (Division 49)
Special Projects: Wellness Marketing Liaison, Group Therapy Coordinator 

 

 

Brian Doane Counseling Center








Brian Doane, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist
Education: Western Michigan University, Counseling Psychology
Professional Interests: Multicultural counseling and social justice, Men's concerns, Intimate partner violence, Impact of childhood sexual abuse, Supervision and training
Therapy Orientation: Integrated approach using Interpersonal Process Theory, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Bowenian Family Systems
Professional Affiliations: American Psychological Association (Division 17), American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, American College Counseling Association
Special Projects: Doctoral Intern Supervisor

 

 

 

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Lisa Ferdinand, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist
Education: University of Florida, Counseling Psychology
Professional Interests: Healthy Psychology, Trauma & Recovery, Multicultural Counseling and Social Justice, Crisis Intervention, Supervision and Training, Group Therapy, International Students and Study Abroad Issues, Consultation and Outreach
Therapy Orientation: Integrative
Professional Affiliations: American Psychological Association
Special Projects: Student Affairs and Success Emergency Preparedness and Response Team; USF, Critical Incident Planning Team; Student of Concern Team

 

 

 

Carlos Garcia

 

 

 

 

Carlos A. Garcia, Psy.D.
Staff Clinician
Education: Nova Southeastern University, Clinical Psychology
Professional Interests: Veteran's Issues, Depression & Anxiety, Relationship and Interpersonal concerns
Therapy Orientation: Psychodynamic while taking an integrated approach tin order to utilize cognitive behavioral therapy, interpersonal theory, and solution-focused interventions
Professional Affiliations: American Psychological Association
Special Projects: Substance Education and Awareness Team



 

Nick Joyce Counseling Center








Nick Joyce, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist
Education: The University of Akron
Professional Interests: Mindfulness, alcohol and drug use, positive psychology, wellness, anxiety, depression, identity development, men's issues, relationships, couples work, performance and motivation, technology and social media.
Therapy Orientation: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral, Developmental, Multicultural
Special Projects: Doctoral Intern Supervisor, Coordinator of Online Assisted Therapies, MWell Mental Health Literacy Workgroup


 

Rachel Lane

 

 

 

 

Rachel Lane LMHC, MCAP
Education: University of Northern Colorado, Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Professional Interests: Self-Esteem & Identity Development; Addiction Recovery; Trauma Resolution; Multicultural Issues;
LGBTQ+ Concerns; Sexual Health; Relationship Enhancement; Career Counseling; Professional Coaching
Therapy Orientation: Solution-Focused and Strengths-Based while using skills associated with CBT, Motivational Interviewing,
and Acceptance & Commitment Therapy
Professional Affiliations: American Counseling Association, International Coach Federation
Special Projects: Coaching The Global Village

 

 

 

Lashley Marks Counseling Center








Lashley Marks, Psy.D.
Licensed Psychologist
Education: Regent University, Clinical Psychology
Professional Interests: Individual, couples, and group psychotherapy, health psychology, depressive and anxiety disorders, supervision and training
Therapy Orientation: Integrating Behavioral, Cognitive-Behavioral, and mindfulness-based approaches
Professional Affiliations: American Psychological Association (Division 12), Florida Psychological Association, Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
Special Projects: Post-Doctoral Residency Supervisor

 



Hege Riise Counseling Center








Hege Riise, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist
Education: Southern Illinois University – Carbondale, Adult Clinical Psychology
Professional Interests: Trauma and recovery; working with gender, sexuality, and relationship minorities; diversity and social justice; international student concerns; women's issues; supervision and training
Therapy Orientation: Integrative using interpersonal process theory, motivational interviewing, mindfulness, and dialectical behavior therapy
Special Projects: Doctoral Intern Supervisor, Residential Life and Education Liaison


 

 

Nikel Rogers-Wood

 

 

 

  

Nikel Rogers-Wood, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist
Education: University of North Texas, Counseling Psychology
Professional Interests: Women's emotional health, eating disorders, relationships, interpersonal skills, adjustment, career concerns
Therapy Orientation: Psychodynamic while taking an eclectic approach in order to utilize cognitive behavioral therapy, humanistic theory, with solution-focused and strengths-based interventions
Professional Affiliations: Florida Psychological Association
Special Projects: Doctoral Intern Supervisor

 

 

Mona Stribling

 

 

 

 

Mona Stribling, Psy.D.
Staff Clinician
Education: Our Lady of the Lake University, Texas
Professional Interests: Multiculturalism/cross-culturalism, women's concerns,(dis)ability-related issues, adjustment, anxiety, relationships
Therapy Orientation: Solution-Focused Therapy and integrative therapies including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Psychodynamic and Interpersonal interventions
Professional Affiliations: American Psychological Association, Texas Psychological Association

 

 

Diane Williams Counseling Center








Diane Williams, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Education: Florida State University, Social Work
Professional Interests: Crisis Intervention, Suicide Prevention, Community Outreach and Development
Therapy Orientation: Integrative incorporating Cognitive Behavioral, Solution Focused, Family Systems, Client Centered
Special Projects: Clinical Referral Coordinator, Graduate Student Clinician Supervisor


 

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Part-Time Professional Staff  

Donna Antonello Counseling Center








Donna Antonello, Psy.D
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Licensed Psychologist
Education: Nova Southeastern University, Clinical Psychology
Professional Interests: Health and Wellness, Trauma Psychology, Emerging adulthood
Therapy orientation: Cognitive Behavioral
Professional Affiliations: American Psychological Association, Florida Psychological Association

 

 

Tamara Astaphan

  

 

 


Tamara Astaphan, Psy.D.
Licensed Psychologist
Education: Nova Southeastern University, Clinical Psychology
Professional Interests:Family-work/ education balance, multicultural issues, anxiety, depression
Therapy Orientation: Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT)

 

 

 

Frank Ledda

 

 

 

 

Frank C. Ledda LMHC, CAP
Staff Clinician
Education: University of South Florida, Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling
Professional Interests: Health and Wellness, Mindfulness, Depression, Anxiety, Interpersonal Skills, Stress Management, LGBTQ, Substance Use Disorders
Therapy Orientation: Gestalt Therapy, Mindfulness Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Enhancement Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Professional Affiliations: Florida Certification Board
Special Projects: Cultural diversity and sensitivity regarding the LGBTQ population

 

 

Diane Shelton

 

 

 

 

Diane Shelton, PsyD
Licensed Psychologist
Education: California School of Professional Psychology, Clinical Psychology
Professional Interests: Trauma, Gender, Relationships, Happiness & Positivity, Compassion Fatigue, Violence Risk & Threat Assessment/Prevention, Lifespan Development
Therapy Orientation: Empowerment-based approaches (Feminist, Multicultural Theories), Positive Psychology, Cognitive Behavioral Based approaches,
Adjunctive treatment such as EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing)
Professional Affiliations: Florida Psychological Association, International Association of Trauma Professionals, Certified Master: MindPower Technology,
Trauma Response Services Team, Responseworks, Inc., Associate Member, International Positive Psychology Association.

 

 

Sophia Zavrou

 

 

 

 


Sophia Zavrou, Psy.D.
Licensed Psychologist
Education: University of Indianapolis, Clinical Psychology
Professional Interests: Anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, tics, trichotillomania
Therapy Orientation: Cognitive-behavioral therapy, specifically exposure with response prevention for OCD and anxiety disorders; habit reversal training for tics and trichotillomania
Professional Affiliations: Florida Psychological Association, American Psychological Association, International OCD Foundation

 

 

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Psychology Residents 2017-2018

Meghan Butler

Meghan Butler, Ph.D.



 

 

 

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George Poncy, Ph.D.

 

 

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Doctoral Interns 2017-2018

Shavern Browne Counseling Center

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Samantha Munson Counseling Center

Samantha Munson, M.A.







 

Shaina Smith Counseling Center

Shaina Smith, M.A.







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Professional Administrative Staff

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Julie Samson
Client Services Assistant





Cody Brichner Counseling Center

Cody Brichner
Staff Assistant







Brandie Brehon Counseling Center

Brandie Brehon
Staff Administrative Specialist







Patricia Labadie Counseling Center

Patricia Labadie
Clinical Administrative Specialist