Meet Our Staff

Director


Amber Roberts

Amber Roberts, Ph.D., ABPP

Director
Licensed Psychologist
Board Certified in Counseling Psychology, ABPP
Purdue University
Theoretical Orientation: Interpersonal & Cognitive Behavioral

Interest Areas:

  • Attachment Theory and Relationships
  • Women's Issues
  • Group Therapy
  • Self-Injury

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

StrengthsFinder Top 5: Strategic, Learner, Relator, Achiever, Maximizer

Clinical Staff


George

George Armitage, Ph.D., LPC

Adjunct Counselor
The University of Toledo
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative/Person-Centered/Gestalt/Narrative

Interest Areas:

  • Anxiety and Stress
  • Grief and Loss
  • Relationship Issues
  • Work/Life Balance

Pronouns: He/His/Him

StrengthsFinder Top 5: Deliberative, Restorative, Competition, Includer, Futuristic

 

Brian Bossick

Brian Bossick, Ph.D.

Assistant Director of Career Development Services
Licensed Psychologist
The University of Akron
Theoretical Orientation: Humanistic/Cognitive Behavioral/ Psychodynamic/Interpersonal

Interest Areas:

  • Career Development
  • Outreach/Consultation
  • Supervision/Training
  • Health Psychology/Wellness

Pronouns: He/His/Him

StrengthsFinder Top 5: Empathy, Achiever, Learner, Developer, Input

 

Nicholas Debernardi

Nicholas Debernardi, Ph.D.

Coordinator of Career Assessment & Programming
Licensed Psychologist
University of Missouri-Kansas City
Theoretical Orientation: Relational/Psychodynamic

Interest Areas:

  • Relational Concerns
  • Test Anxiety
  • Multicultural/Identity Support 
  • Undocumented Students
  • Career Counseling

Pronouns: He/His/Him

StrengthsFinder Top 5: Woo, Positivity, Developer, Ideation, Adaptability

 

Bonnie Dykstra

Bonnie Dykstra, Ph.D.

Coordinator of AOD Prevention Services
Licensed Psychologist
Walden University
Theoretical Orientation: Person-Centered/Behavioral

Interest Areas:

  • Substance Abuse - Alcohol & Drug Issues
  • Anxiety/Depression Management
  • Sensory Processing Disorders
  • Adjustment Issues

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

StrengthsFinder Top 5: Relator, Individualization, Learner, Arranger, Connectedness

 

Abraham Eapen

Abraham Eapen, Psy.D., CGP

Coordinator of Group Services
Licensed Psychologist
Wright State University
Theoretical Orientation: Feminist/Cognitive Behavioral

Interest Areas:

  • Anxiety 
  • Depression
  • Career Assessment/Counseling
  • International Students
  • Holistic Health

Pronouns: He/His/Him

StrengthsFinder Top 5: Harmony, Analytical, Futuristic, Focus, Restorative

 

Philip Fox, M.D.

Philip Fox, M.D., ABPN

Psychiatric Consultant
Board Certified Psychiatrist
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
Ohio State University

Interest Areas:

  • Psychopharmacology
  • Anxiety Disorders

Pronouns: He/His/Him

 

Eric Klingensmith

Eric Klingensmith, Psy.D.

Associate Director, Director of Clinical and Crisis Services
Licensed Psychologist
Antioch New England Graduate School
Theoretical Orientation: Cognitive Behavioral

Interest Areas:

  • Crisis Intervention
  • Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM)
  • Consultation/Outreach
  • Health Psychology/Stress Management
  • Substance Abuse - Alcohol and Drug Issues
  • Emergency Management & Disaster Mental Health

Pronouns: He/His/Him

StrengthsFinder Top 5: Harmony, Consistency, Learner, Achiever, Communication

 

Monica Lackup-Fuentes

Monica Lackups-Fuentes, Ph.D.

Coordinator of Outcome Assessment and Evaluation
Eastern Michigan University 
Theoretical Orientation: Third Wave Behavioral/Interpersonal

Interest Areas:

  • Anxiety
  • Adjustment
  • Women's Issues
  • Multicultural/Diversity 

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

StrengthsFinder Top 5: Learner, Input, Restorative, Empathy, Context

 

Nicole Marganti

Nicole Marganti, Psy.D., ABPP

Interim Assistant Director- Alcohol and Other Drugs Campus Education Services (ACES) & Coordinator of Case Management
Licensed Psychologist
Board Certified in Clinical Psychology, ABPP
University of Indianapolis
Theoretical Orientation: Humanistic/Cognitive Behavioral

Interest Areas:

  • Women's Issues
  • Health & Wellness
  • Student Athletes
  • Eating & Body Image Concerns
  • Crisis Intervention & Management

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

StrengthsFinder Top 5: Achiever, Arranger, Includer, Discipline, Self-Assurance

 

Latrece McDaniel

Latrece McDaniel, LMSW, CAADC

Coordinator of Multicultural & Diversity Initiatives
Licensed Social Worker
Michigan State University
Theoretical Orientation: Cognitive Behavioral/Systemic

Interest Areas:

  • Anxiety/Depression
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Adjustment Concerns
  • Multicultural Matters and Intersecting Identities
  • Relationship Concerns and Development

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

StrengthsFinder Top 5: Learner, Empathy, Strategic, Relator, Developer

 

Pamela Miller

Pamela Miller, Ph.D., ABPP

Associate Director, Director of Training
Licensed Psychologist
Georgia State University
Board Certified in Counseling Psychology, ABPP
Theoretical Orientation: Relational-Cultural/Humanistic/Dynamic/Cognitive Behavioral

Interest Areas:

  • Supervision and Training
  • Women's Issues
  • Relationships
  • Sexual Trauma
  • Eating and Body Image Issues

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

StrengthsFinder Top 5: Communication, Maximizer, Arranger, Strategic, Responsibility

 

Beth Pelletier

Beth Pelletier, LLMSW

Post-Fellow Therapist
Grand Valley State University 
Theoretical Orientation: Psychodynamic/Cognitive-Behavioral/Feminist

Interest Areas:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Interpersonal Relationships
  • Family of Origin
  • Identity Exploration and Support

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

StrengthsFinder Top 5:  Individualization, Empathy, Developer, Achiever, Responsibility 

 

Dayna Phillips

Dayna Phillips, M.Ed

Career Development Counselor
DePaul University
Theoretical Orientation: Person-Centered/Cognitive-Behavioral

Interest Areas:

  • Career Development
  • Career Assessment
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Anxiety & Stress Management
  • Adjustment Issues

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

StrengthsFinder Top 5: Developer, Responsibility, Learner, Strategic, Achiever

 

Melissa Selby-Theut

Melissa Selby-Theut, LMSW-Clinical

Assistant Director of Prevention and Community Education
Licensed Social Worker
Grand Valley State University
Theoretical Orientation: Psychodynamic/Cognitive-Behavioral/Systems

Interest Areas:

  • Diversity/ Underrepresented Students
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Trauma
  • Academic Persistence
  • Outreach/ Consultation

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

StrengthsFinder Top 5: Learner, Input, Achiever, Intellection, Analytical

 

Kathy Watt

Kathy Watt, Ph.D., NP-C

Nurse Practitioner & Psychologist
Licensed Psychologist
Licensed Nurse Practitioner
Andrews University
Michigan State University
Theoretical Orientation: Psychodynamic Theory

Interest Areas:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Mind/Body Connection

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

StrengthsFinder Top 5: Intellection, Input, Learner, Empathy, Connectedness

 

Les White

Les White, LMSW, CAADC

Coordinator of MSW Training
Licensed Social Worker
Western Michigan University
Theoretical Orientation: Person-Centered/Cognitive-Behavioral/Existential

Interest Areas:

  • Anxiety and Stress Management
  • Mood Management
  • Men's Issues
  • Substance Use Concerns
  • Adjustment Issues

Pronouns: He/His/Him

StrengthsFinder Top 5: Empathy, Connectedness, Adaptability, Deliberative, Developer

 

Clinical Interns

Claire Beaulieu

Claire Beaulieu

Doctoral Psychology Intern
Spalding University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative/Psychodynamic

Interest Areas:

  • Trauma
  • Attachment and Relationship Concerns
  • Family of Origin Issues

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

StrengthsFinder Top 5: Input, Intellection, Restorative, Adaptability, Learner

 

Taylor Dickert

Taylor Dickert

Master Social Work Intern
Grand Valley State University 
Theoretical Orientation: Person-Centered/Cognitive Behavior/Feminist

Interest Areas: 

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Interpersonal Issues
  • Grief

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

StrengthsFinder Top 5: Developer, Connectedness, Restorative, Adaptability, Empathy

 

Ashley Jacob

Ashley Jacob

Doctoral Psychology Intern
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Theoretical Orientation: Interpersonal/Relational/ Cognitive-Behavioral

Interest Areas:

  • Interpersonal Relationships
  • Multicultural/Diversity Concerns
  • Adjustment/Transition Challenges
  • Depression
  • Anxiety

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

StrengthsFinder Top 5: Restorative, Adaptability, Arranger, Empathy, Relator

 

Jessamyn Perlus

Jessamyn Perlus, M.S.

Doctoral Psychology Intern
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Theoretical Orientation: Person-Centered/Cognitive-Behavioral

Interest Areas:

  • Career Development
  • Stress Management 
  • Anxiety 
  • Adjustment Concerns

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

StrengthsFinder Top 5: Input, Discipline, Harmony, Individualization, Achiever

 

Maxwell Schuiteman

Maxwell Schuiteman

Master Social Work Intern
Grand Valley State University 
Theoretical Orientation: Interpersonal/Psychodynamic

Interest Areas: 

  • Interpersonal Relationships
  • Depression
  • Men's Issues

Pronouns: He/His/Him

StrengthsFinder Top 5: Restorative, Developer, Harmony, Intellection, Input

 

Kathy Wierzchowski

Kathy Wierzchowski, M.S.

Doctoral Psychology Intern
Purdue University
Theoretical Orientation: Cognitive Behavioral, Person-Centered, & Interpersonal

Interest Areas:

  • Academic and Career Exploration
  • Identity Exploration
  • Adjustment Concerns
  • Interpersonal Relationships

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

StrengthsFinder Top 5: Restorative, Harmony, Arranger, Deliberative, & Significance

 


Graduate Assistants

Alyssa Gunn

Alyssa Gunn

Graduate Assistant, Career 
Western Michigan University

Pronouns: She/her/hers

StrengthsFinder Top 5: Input, Context, Intellection, Restorative, Empathy

 

Alyssa Yoxtheimer

Alyssa Yoxtheimer

Graduate Assistant, ACES
Bluffton University

Pronouns: She/her/hers

StrengthsFinder Top 5: Woo, Empathy, Includer, Positivity, Restorative 

 

Support Staff


Lindsay Bogi

Lindsay Bogi

Office Coordinator
B.A., Liberal Studies
Grand Valley State University

Duties:

  • Front Desk Receptionist
  • Schedule Coordinator
  • Student Worker Supervisor
  • Psychiatric Services Coordinator

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

StrengthsFinder Top 5: Harmony, Discipline, Futuristic, Achiever, Analytical

 

Kelsey Martin

Kelsey Martin

Media & Communications Coordinator
B.S., Advertising and Public Relations
Grand Valley State University

Duties:

  • Website Administrator
  • Social Media Coordinator
  • Visual Media Coordinator
  • Marketing & Promotions Coordinator

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

StrengthsFinder Top 5: Strategic, Communication, Individualization, Woo, Arranger 

 

Jodi Robinson

Jodi Robinson

Database Coordinator
Grand Valley State University

Duties:

  • Senior Staff Support
  • Database Administrator
  • Budget/Financial Coordinator
  • Technology Coordinator
  • Conference & Events Planner

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

StrengthsFinder Top 5: Connectedness, Includer, Belief, Harmony, Positivity 

 



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