Success and Wellness Coaching

Meet The Team


Jennifer Bleck


Jennifer Bleck


Role: Director of Success & Wellness Coaching; Assistant Professor in the College of Public Health; Director of the Graduate Certificate Program in Health & Wellness Coaching


Places I've Lived: Long Island, NY; Boston, MA; Bethlehem, PA; Tampa, FL

Hobbies/Interests: Arts & crafts, cats, movies, going to coffee shops and drinking tea

Educational Background: BA in Psychology, Braindeis University; MPH in Evaluative Sciences, Stony Brook University; PhD in Public Health, USF; Certified Health and Wellness Coach

Areas of Interest: Stress management, anxiety, time management, self-care, sleep, ADHD, loneliness, interpersonal relationships, students adjusting to college, graduate students.



sarah Taylor


Sarah Taylor 


Places I've Lived: Tucson, AZ; Mexico City, Mexico; Carbondale, IL; Pittsburgh, PA; Chitre, Panama; Arenillas, Ecuador; Tampa, FL

Hobbies/Interests: Travel, Dance, Reading; Hiking; Movie/TV Series; Painting

Educational Background: BA Art History, University of South Florida; MA Anthropology, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale; PhD Anthropology, University of Pittsburgh; MA student in RMHC Program, University of South Florida.

Areas of Interest: Stress management, Time management, Multi-Cultural Issues, Self-care, Mindfulness, Career Aspirations, Graduate Students, International Students, Spirituality.



Charlotte Paparella



Places I've Lived: Newton, NJ; Bloomsburg, PA; New York, NY; Tampa, FL

Hobbies/Interests: Hanging out with my dog, swimming, yoga, biking, embroidery, cooking, photography, hiking, skiing, antique shopping, and watching murder mystery documentaries. 

Educational Background: BA in Mass Communications, Bloomsburg University of PA; Current Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Masters Student, USF 

Areas of interest: Graduate students, self care, self improvement, career guidance, stress management, interpersonal relationships, loneliness, depression & anxiety, LGBTQ+. 


Amyn Ali

Amyn Ali


Places I’ve Lived: Tampa, FL; Orlando, FL; Atlanta, GA; Toronto, Canada

Hobbies/Interests: Listening to music, spending time with friends and family, playing and watching sports. 

Educational Background: Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Criminology, USF; Current Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Masters Student, USF

Areas of Interest: LGBTQ+, Cultural Minorities, Students, Young Adults, Stress Management, and Anxiety/Depression


Claire Kinney    






Places I've Lived: Columbus, OH; Charlotte, NC; St. Petersburg, FL 

Hobbies/ Interests: cats, spending time with friends and family, painting, traveling, photography, listening to music, going to concerts, and true crime   

Educational Background: BA in Psychology and Criminology, USFSP; Undergraduate Honors College Graduate, USFSP; current student in MA in Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling, USF 

Areas of Interest: self-care, stress management, anxiety, depression, disordered eating, self-improvement, LBGTQ+ affirming, teens and young adults, and career exploration   

Molly Dawkins


Molly Dawkins



Places I've Lived: La Jolla, CA; St. Petersburg, FL; Orlando, FL; Tampa, FL

Hobbies/ Interests: spending time with family and friends, working out, cooking, soccer, playing with my cat, watching the Green Bay Packers

Educational Background: B.S. in Biomedical Sciences, University of Central Florida; Current Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Masters Student, USF

Areas of Interest: pre-health professional students, Honors students, athletics & fitness, anxiety & depression, stress and time management, life transitions, incoming freshman


Amber Jankowski


Amber Jankowski



Places I’ve Lived: Sisters, OR; Las Vegas, NV; Aviano, Italy; Navarre, FL; Tampa; FL 

Hobbies/Interests: Running, riding my one wheel, spending time with my family, reading, and taking care of my miniature farm. 

Educational Background: BS in Social Science with a minor in Psychology, University of Maryland University College; Current Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Masters Student, USF.  

Areas of Interest: Life transitions, self-confidence, motivation, mindfulness, time management, academic/professional planning, and stress management. All students, veterans/military affiliated, students with disabilities.