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Counseling Center

Clinical Staff Information

Jaime Fenton, Ph.D.   Assistant Director/ Director of Clinical Services/ Staff Psychologist

Hired at the Counseling Center:  2007

Academic History:                      

Ph.D., 2005, Counseling Psychology, Penn State University 

M.S., 2001,  Counseling Psychology, Georgia State University

B.S., 1998, Psychology, Penn State University

Theoretical Orientation: Feminist-Psychodynamic, Relational

 

Professional Interests: Eating and body image concerns, issues most pertinent to women, being an ally to the LGBTQ community, group therapy, supervision

Personal Interests:  Exercise, yoga, meditation, time with family and friends

Betty A. Fletcher, Ph.D.   Staff Psychologist / Externship Program Coordinator

Hired at the Counseling Center:  1993

 

Academic History:

Ph.D., 1982, Clinical Psychology, University of Michigan

M.A., 1977,  Clinical Psychology, University of Michigan

B.A., 1973, Psychology, Oberlin College

Theoretical Orientation: Psychodynamic with attention to socio-cultural influences on development and behavior.

Professional Interests: Women's issues, relationship issues, minority student concerns, African-American language styles and identity, supervision and training.

Personal Interests:  Reading, crossword puzzles, jazzercise, and family activities

Allison Frey, M.S.  Health Educator, Drug and Alcohol Abuse

Hired at the Counseling Center: 2011

 

Academic History:

M.S., 2004, Community Health, Towson University

B.A., 1997, Social Work, University of Maryland Baltimore County


Theoretical Orientation:  Stages of Change, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Interpersonal, Motivational Enhancement Therapy, Multiple Intelligence Learning Theory

Professional Interests:  Health education particularly with alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, outreach, community engagement, peer education, intern guidance, supervision, and training
 

Personal Interests:  Family, animals, hiking, gardening, cooking, music

 

Sheila Graham, Ph.D.  Assistant Director of Outreach and DiversityStaff Psychologist

Hired at the Counseling Center: 2012

 

Academic History:

Ph.D., 2012, Counseling Psychology, Columbia University

B.A., 2003, Psychology & Black Studies, Amherst College

Theoretical Orientation: Relational Cultural Theory

Professional Interests: Social justice issues, interpersonal development, racial/cultural identity development, first generation college students, multicultural competence

Personal Interests: Crafts, quilting, interior decorating, social justice issues, connecting with friends and loved ones

 Mollie Herman, Ph.D.   Associate Director / Director of Training / Staff Psychologist

Hired at the Counseling Center: 1994

 

Academic History:

Ph.D., 1992, Counseling Psychology, University of Maryland

M.A., 1989, Counseling Psychology, University of Maryland

B.A., 1987, Psychology, Wesleyan University

Theoretical Orientation: Interpersonal, Feminist

Professional Interests:  Women’s issues, treatment of anxiety disorders, training of psychologists, group therapy, use of mindfulness in therapy

Personal Interests:  Reading for pleasure,hanging out with my family, cooking for friends and family, playing with my dog and cats, watching movies, making and selling jewelry and other crafts, attending every craft fair and yard sale I can.

 

Daniel Isenberg, PhD. Staff Counselor / Groups Coordinator

Hired at the Counseling Center: 2012

Academic History:

Ph.D., 2012, Counseling Psychology, Lehigh University

M.Ed., 2009, Counseling & Human Services, Lehigh University

B.S., 2004, Psychology & Criminology/Criminal Justice, University of Maryland College Park

 

Theoretical Orientation: Integrationist, Humanistic, Multicultural, Interpersonal

Professional Interests: Group therapy, college counseling & student development, clinical expertise, multicultural psychology, social justice & systemic change, psychotherapy process and outcomes

Personal Interests: music, movies, technology, exercise and fitness, watching the Yankees win, watching the Cubs lose

 

Greg Reising, Ph.D.  Director of the Counseling Center

Hired at the Counseling Center:  1983

 

Academic History:

Ph.D., 1981, Counseling Psychology, Southern Illinois University

M.Ed., 1975, Student Personnel Administration, Colorado State University

B.S., 1973, Psychology, Colorado State University

Theoretical Orientation:  Client-centered foundation, informed by psychodynamic, interpersonal, and cognitive-social conceptualization

Professional Interests:   Psychotherapy and phenomenology of human experience, therapist development and developmental supervision, diversity and multiculturalism, counseling center administration, student affairs

Personal Interests:  Music -- listening well and performing badly, personal reading, movies, home renovation & woodworking, getting organized

Jonathan R. Schettino, Ph.D. Staff Psychologist / Anxiety & Depression Coordinator

Hired at the Counseling Center: 2013


Academic History:

Ph.D., 2012, Clinical Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles

M.A., 2007, Clinical Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles

B.A., 2004, Psychology, Princeton University


Theoretical Orientation: Cognitive-Behavioral, Interpersonal, Third Wave Behavioral (e.g., Acceptance-Commitment, Mindfulness, Dialectical Behavior Therapy)


Professional Interests: anxiety disorders, depression, evidence-based practice, telemedicine, personality, psychological testing, psychosocial/cultural factors that impact treatment effectiveness


Personal Interests: meeting up with friends, exploring the city, hiking, the beach, playing tennis, science-fiction, history, anthropology, evolutionary biology, traveling, watching football, learning languages, cooking and eating good food

Emily Sears, M.S.  Manager - Substance Education, Treatment, and Prevention Services

Hired at the Counseling Center:  2007

Academic History:

M.S., 1995, Counseling Psychology, Loyola College

B.S., 1993, Psychology and English, Alma College (Michigan)

Theoretical Orientation:  Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Interpersonal, and Motivational Enhancement Therapy

 

Professional Interests:   Addiction Treatment and Substance Use Education, Clinical Supervision/Training in Addictions Treatment, Treatment Program Development, and Outcomes/effectiveness research

Personal Interests:  Spending time with family, walking our dog, reading, and scrapbooking

 

Kasey Serdar, Ph.D. Staff Psychologist / Coordinator of Eating Disorder Services

Hired at the Counseling Center: 2013

 

Academic History:

Ph.D., 2012, Counseling Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University

M.A., 2008, Counseling Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University

B.S., 2006, Psychology, Westminster College

Theoretical Orientation: Primarily Psychodynamic, integrating some CBT & DBT

Professional Interests: Eating disorders & Body Image, LGBTQ Concerns, Trauma/Sexual abuse/assault, group therapy

Personal Interests: Drawing and painting, art museums, reading, dance, movies, meditation, yoga, eating good food!

Nate Sharer, Psy.D.  Coordinator of Technology, Men's, Veterans, and Athletics Issues / Staff Psychologist

Hired at the Counseling Center: 2012

Academic History:

Psy.D., 2012, Clinical Psychology, Marshall University
Ed.S. & M.A., 2009, Community Counseling, James Madison University
B.A., 2006, Psychology, Shippensburg University

Theoretical Orientation: Interpersonal, Solution-Focused

Professional Interests: Men’s Issues, Student-Athletes, Veterans’ transitions, Psychology of technology & social media

Personal Interests: Supporting the Baltimore Orioles, golfing, finding exciting live music venues, any kind of gaming (board, video, trivia..)

Maria Wydra, Ph.D.  Coordinator of Sexual Assault Services / Staff Psychologist

Hired at the Counseling Center: 2013

Academic History:

Ph.D., 2013, Counseling Psychology, University of Maryland, College Park

M.A., 2007, Clinical Psychology, Towson University

B.A., 1995, English Literature, Edinboro University

B.F.A., 1995, Painting, Edinboro University

Theoretical Orientation: Interpersonal, Psychodynamic, Social-Cognitive Theory, Humanistic, Feminist

Professional Interests: Women’s issues, social justice, positive psychology, identity development in diverse populations, family structure, and family of origin issues

Research interests: Treatment outcome research, the therapeutic relationship, identity development in diverse populations, communication in diverse families

Personal Interests: Socializing, laughing, playing recreational softball, checking out visual and performing arts exhibits and shows, dancing, reading, sweating it out in my Bikram yoga class, and dining out in Baltimore’s many fantastic restaurants.

Administrative Support Staff:

Joyce Clark, Office Manager

Claudia Harley, Administrative Assistant

Keisha Bownes, Administrative Assistant

Hired at the Counseling Center: 2004


Academic History: B.A., 2004, Anthropology, Sociology & Criminal Justice, Towson University


Professional Interests: Continue working in higher education


Personal Interests: Movies, spending time with family & friends, enjoying good food, live theater & art shows, baking, and traveling.

 

Jean Brune, Administrative Assistant

Hired at the Counseling Center: 2004


Academic History: A.A. degree from Villa Julie (now Stevenson University)


Personal Interests: Reading, Walking and Aerobics, Spending time with grandchildren


Pre-Doctoral Interns:


Beatriz Palma Orellana, M.S/M.Ed..   University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Jessie Smith, M.A.  University of Memphis, Memphis, TN

Nina Weiss, M.A.      Argosy University, Washington DC

Externs:

Tracy Singer, M.A.     Loyola University Maryland, Baltimore, MD


Candace Waters, M.A.     Argosy University, Washington DC


Sonya Bruton, M.A.      Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Washington DC

Graduate Assistants:

Melissa Weinberg - BFA, San Francisco Art Institute

 

Advises Sexual Assault and Body Image Peer Education programs

Mary Rosekrans - BA, Towson University

Advises Wellness and Drug and Alcohol Peer Education programs


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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