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Meet The Staff!

CAPS Professional Staff and Faculty Counselors

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Jennifer Sanford, PhD

Director

Degree

Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Washington State University

Licensure

Psychologist

Interests

Relationship & loss issues, identity development & integration (LGBTQ, race/ethnicity, spirituality, gender), sexual abuse/assault, body image & eating concerns, mood disorders, mindfulness practice & Buddhist psychology, neuroscience.

 

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Lori Brown, PhD

Assistant Director / Training Director

Degree

Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Pacifica Graduate Institute

Licensure

Psychologist

Interests

Mood disorders, grief and loss, trauma, identity, depth psychology, LGBTQ, women's issues, spirituality, meaning-making, cultural diversity, social justice.

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Catherine Chan, PhD

Staff Psychologist

Degree

Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Rosemead School of Psychology

Licensure

Psychologist

Interests

Depression, grief and loss, interpersonal relationships, cultural diversity, identity development, psychodynamic and attachment theories.

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Krystal Jacob, PsyD

Staff Psychologist

Degree

Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, Pacific University School of Professional Psychology, Hillsboro, Oregon

Licensure

Psychologist

Interests

Integrative theory (psychodynamic, cognitive, relational), identity development, gender transition, depression, spirituality, trauma, substance abuse, assertiveness, grief and loss, creativity in the healing process.

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Brian McElwain, PhD

Staff Psychologist & Outreach and Group Coordinator

Degree

Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Duquesne University

Licensure

Psychologist

Interests

Interpersonal relationships, existential issues, Buddhist psychology, mindfulness for stress and anxiety management, cultural diversity, social justice, and privilege

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Stephanie McGrath, PsyD

Staff Psychologist

Degree

Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology

Licensure

Psychologist

Interests

Psychodynamic theories, existential psychology, interpersonal processes, identity development, group psychotherapy, mood disorders including bipolar disorder, assertiveness, self-esteem, trauma, cultural diversity, and mindfulness.

 

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Jeremy Rhoades, MFT, LPCC

Staff Psychotherapist

Degree

M.A., Counseling Psychology, John F. Kennedy University

Licensure

Marriage and Family Therapist and Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

Interests

Buddhist psychology, relationship Issues, self esteem, drugs, alcohol, and other addictive tendencies, sexuality, anger management, spirituality and life transitions, identity and working with parts of the self.

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Amelia Stillinger, PsyD

Staff Psychologist

Degree

PsyD, George Washington University, Washington D.C., Columbian School of Arts and Sciences

Licensure

Psychologist

Interests

Psychodynamic psychotherapy, attachment theory, interpersonal relationships, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, eating disorders, self-esteem, identity development, cultural diversity.

Postgraduate Residents

 

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Hannah Davis, M.A.

Postmasters Resident

Degree

To come.

Interests

To come.

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Choong Yuk Pio Kim, PhD

Postdoctoral Resident

Degree

PhD, Counseling Psychology, Fordham University

Interests

Integrative theory (humanistic-existential, psychodynamic, CBT), cross-cultural and multicultural psychology, psychology of religion and spirituality, attachment and interpersonal relationships, cognitive processing and emotion regulation, executive function, ADHD assessment and treatment, students from underprivileged backgrounds, severe forms of mental illness.

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Scott Newcombe, PsyD

Postdoctoral Resident

Degree

PsyD, Clinical Psychology, The Wright Institute, Berkeley, CA

Interests

College transition and adjustment issues, identity development, trauma, depression, anxiety, stress reduction, family of origin issues, addiction, relationship concerns, and multicultural issues 

Practicum Students

Isaac Dietz: MA in Counseilng Psychology.

Morgan Eubank: acquiring a master's degree in Psychology.

Haley Mcsweeney: acquiring a master's degree in Psychology.

Jacob Rosen: acquiring a master's degree in Psychology.

Photo of Practicum Students 2015

From left to right: Haley, Jacob, Judy (fall only), Loren (fall only). Not pictured: Isaac and Morgan

Administrative Staff

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Diane Hunt

Office Manager

Diane manages the front office, provides administrative support to the department, and provides outstanding service to HSU students, staff and faculty.

 

 

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Taylor Perris

Receptionist

Taylor helps students to schedule and check in for appointments, manages our phone lines, and provides administrative support to the department.

 

CAPS Staff for 2015-16 Academic Year

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Our staff welcomes you!