Deborah Edelman-Blank, Psy.D., DirectorLicense: Licensed Psychologist, Massachusetts (#10766)
Education: Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania; M.A., Clinical Psychology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania; B.A., Women's Studies & Political Science, Vassar College
Clinical Interests: Clinical Training and Supervision, Administration, Technology, Feminist Therapy, Cognitive Therapy, Positive Psychology, Multicultural Competence, and Humor in Therapy
Personal Tidbit: I have an adorable, white Bichon Frise dog who has three nicknames: the Fluffy Anti-Depressant, the Furry Avenger, and the C.F.O. (Chief Furry Officer).
Sarah Dionne, LICSW, Assistant DirectorLicense: Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, Massachusetts (#118332)
Education: MSW, University of Southern California; B.A., Psychology & Women's Studies, Gettysburg College
Clinical Interests: Trauma, Substance Use, Solution Focused Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Gender, Sexuality, Race and Ethnicity
Personal Tidbit: I know an excessive amount of information about all things pop culture.
Elyse Lemaire, Ph.D., Training DirectorLicense:Licensed Psychologist, Massachusetts (#3690)
Education:Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Florida; M.A., Clinical Psychology, University of Florida; B.A. Psychology & Religion, University of Virginia
Clinical Interests:Training and Supervision, Medical and Pain Issues, Eating Issues, Grief, Anxiety Disorders
Personal Tidbit:I enjoy traveling the world and learning new languages.
Cassandra DeQuevedo, LMHC, Counseling Clinician, Diversity & Inclusion CoordinatorLicense:Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Massachusetts (#10605)
Education:M.S., Mental Health Counseling, University of Massachusetts, Boston; B.A., Business Administration & Marketing, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Clinical Interests:Diverse, International, LGBTQIA+ and All Underrepresented Identities, Social Anxiety, Self-Compassion, Cognitive Therapy, Feminist Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Personal Tidbit:I am strictly a dog person in solidarity with my outgoing, spunky little chihuahua Pinta (but respect to cat people too).
Jacquie Keeves, LMHC, Counselor, Women's Empowerment CoordinatorLicense: Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Massachusetts (#11085)
Education: M.A., Mental Health Counseling, Rivier University; B.A., Psychology, Queens College
Clinical Interests: Eating Disorders, Trauma and Sexual Violence, Spirituality, Feminist Therapy, Self Empowerment
Personal Tidbit: I have a massive love of musical theatre and was an actress in a previous life.
Matthew Orenstein, Psy.D., Counseling Clinician, Group CoordinatorLicense: Pending
Education: Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, Pacific University; M.S., Clinical Psychology, Pacific University; B.A., Psychology, Denison University
Clinical Interests: Mindfulness, LGBTQIA+ and Multicultural Concerns in Psychotherapy, Gestalt Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Personal Tidbit: My dog, an Australian Shepherd named Zuke, has a talent for catching Frisbees in mid-air.
Marianne Specker, LMHC, Counseling Clinician, Student Athlete Services CoordinatorLicense: Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Massachusetts (#10057)
Education: M.Ed., Mental Health Counseling, Boston University; B.A., Psychology, Brandeis University
Clinical Interests: Sports Psychology, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Positive Psychology, Anxiety, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Multicultural Competence
Personal Tidbit: I am a fan of music (anything but jazz, sorry jazz lovers) and stand-up comedy and can be found attending performances regularly in the Boston area.
Dana Goldberg, M.A., Advanced Practicum Pre-Doctoral TraineeEducation: Psy.D. In Progress, Clinical Psychology, William James College; M.A., Professional Psychology, William James College; B.A., Psychology, Quinnipiac University
Clinical Interests: Humanistic Psychology, Gestalt Therapy, Existential Therapy, Brief Dynamic Therapy, Couples Therapy, Personality Assessment
Personal Tidbit: I enjoy writing and producing music in my free time.
Emily Sargent, B.A., Advanced Practicum Pre-Doctoral TraineeEducation: Psy.D. In Progress, Clinical Psychology, Antioch University; B.A., Psychology, Messiah College
Clinical Interests: Depression, Anxiety, Masculinity, Relational Cultural Theory, Feminist Theory, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Personal Tidbit: I have two wonderful, snuggly, adventurous rescue dogs, Charlie and Soren.
Claire Sheth, M.S., Social Work InternEducation: MSW In Progress, Boston College; M.S., Nonprofit Management, New School University; B.A., Psychology, Boston College
Clinical Interests: Anxiety and Depression in Adolescents and Emerging Adults, Psychodynamic Theory, Family Systems Theory, Group Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy
Personal Tidbit: I love to cook and hate to bake (and yes, there is a difference!). I love traveling with my family and am an avid podcast enthusiast.
The staff of Health Services consists of nurse practitioners, registered nurses, a consultant MD, a medical records coordinator, and an insurance coordinator. While walk-in service is provided for first aid, students must have an appointment to see a nurse practitioner for an illness or routine health care.
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