Meet Our Staff

 
2013-2014 UCC Staff  

  Director



 Amber Roberts, Ph.D., ABPP
 Director

Licensed Psychologist
Board Certified in Counseling Psychology, ABPP
Purdue University
Theoretical Orientation - Interpersonal and Cognitive Behavioral

 

Interest Areas:
♦ Attachment Theory and Relationships
♦ Women's Issues
♦ Group Therapy
♦ Self Injury

StrengthsQuest Top 5:
Strategic * Learner * Relator * Achiever * Maximizer

 

 

      Clinical Staff


 
 Brian Bossick, Ph.D.

 Coordinator 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

StrengthsQuest Top 5:
Empathy * Achiever * Learner * Developer * Input

 

 

  Nicholas Debernardi, Ph.D.
  Coordinator of Career Outreach & Satellite Offices

Limited Licensed Psychologist
University of Missouri-Kansas City
Theoretical Orientation: Relational/Psychodynamic

 

Interest Areas:
♦ Interpersonal Concerns
♦ Trauma
♦ Veterans Issues
♦ Career Counseling

StrengthsQuest Top 5:
Woo * Positivity * Developer * Ideation * Adaptability

 

 

 

  Bonnie  Dykstra, Ph.D
  Substance Abuse Counselor

Limited Licensed Psychologist
Walden University
Theoretical Orientation: Person-Centered/Behavioral

 

Interest Areas:
♦ Substance Abuse - Alcohol & Drug Issues
♦ Anxiety/Depression Management

♦ Sensory Processing Disorders
♦ Adjustment Issues

 

StrengthsQuest Top 5:
Relator * Individualization * Learner * Arranger * Connectedness


 

 

  Abraham Eapen, Psy.D.
  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

StrengthsQuest Top 5:
Harmony * Analytical * Futuristic * Focus * Restorative


 

 

  Philip S. Fox, M.D.
  Psychiatric Consultant

Board Certified Psychiatrist
Ohio State University

 

Interest Areas:
♦ Psychopharmacology
♦ Anxiety Disorders

 

 

 



 

 

  Meghan Huyghe, M.Ed., GCDF
   Career Development Specialist & Coordinator of Career Parallel Planning

Master of Education
College Student Affairs Leadership
Grand Valley State University

Career Development Facilitator

 

Interest Areas:
♦ Career Counseling & Testing
♦ StrengthsQuest

♦ Graduate School Preparation
♦ Unique Career Concerns of Multicultural Students
 

StrengthsQuest Top 5:
Harmony  * Discipline * Analytical * Communication * Learner

 

 

  Wayne Kinzie, Ph.D., ABPP
   Associate Director

Licensed Psychologist
Board Certified in Clinical Psychology, ABPP
University of Georgia
Theoretical Orientation - Humanistic/Existential

 

Interest Areas:
♦ Understanding and integrating spirituality in psychotherapy
♦ How and when to focus on the existential aspects of issues in therapy
♦ Supervision and training
♦ Relational aspects of therapy

StrengthsQuest Top 5:
Strategic * Ideation * Connectedness * Learner * Adaptability

 

 

  Eric Klingensmith, Psy.D
  Assistant Director, Coordinator of Crisis Intervention & ACES

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

StrengthsQuest Top 5:
Harmony * Consistency * Learner * Achiever * Communication

 

 

  Nicole Marganti, Psy.D.
  Coordinator of Case Management

Licensed Psychologist
University of Indianapolis
Theoretical Orientation - Humanistic/Cognitive Behavioral

 

Interest Areas:
♦ Crisis Management
♦ Stress Management
♦ Eating Disorders
♦ Training

StrengthsQuest Top 5:
Achiever * Arranger * Includer * Discipline * Self-Assurance


 

 

 

  Pamela A. Miller, Ph.D., ABPP
  Associate Director & Director of Training

Licensed Psychologist
Georgia State University
Board Certified in Clinical Psychology, ABPP

Theoretical Orientation - Integrative:
Relational/Humanistic/Psychodynamic

 

Interest Areas:
♦ Supervision and Training
♦ Women's Issues
♦ Relationships
♦ Sexual Trauma
♦ Eating Disorders

StrengthsQuest Top 5
Communication * Maximizer * Arranger * Strategic * Responsibility

 

 

  Mark Sampson, Ph.D.
  Associate Director, Clinical Director

Licensed Psychologist
The Ohio State University
Theoretical Orientation - Interpersonal & Cognitive Behavioral

 

Interest Areas:
♦ Adjustment Issues
♦ Identity & Sexual Orientation Issues
♦ Eating & Body Image Issues
♦ Anxiety/Depression Management
♦ Couple's Therapy

StrengthsQuest Top 5:
Empathy * Developer * Connectedness * Positivity  * Individualization

 

 

 

  Melissa Selby-Theut, LMSW-Clinical
  Coordinator of Outreach & Peer Education

Licensed Social Worker
Grand Valley State University
Theoretical Orientation - Psychodynamic/Cognitive-Behavioral/Systems

 

Interest Areas:
♦ Academic Persistence
♦ Under-Represented Students
♦ Family of Origin Issues
♦ Holistic Wellness

StrengthsQuest Top 5:
Learner * Input * Achiever * Intellection * Analytical



 

 

Mary Sharp, LMSW
Coordinator of Multi-Cultural/Diversity Services & Training

Licensed Social Worker
University of Michigan

 

Interest Areas:
Strength-based Therapy
Cognitive Behavioral
Wellness and Self-care

StrengthsQuest Top 5:
Connectedness * Positivity * Woo * Empathy * Arranger



 


 

 

  Mary Jo Thiel, Ed.D.
  Community Resource Liaison

Licensed Psychologist
Western Michigan University
Theoretical Orientation - Feminist/Humanistic

 

Interest Areas:
Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual Issues
Nontraditional Students
Spirituality
Grief and Loss
Dissertation Support

 

 


 

 

  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

StrengthsQuest Top 5:
Intellection * Input * Learner * Empathy * Connectedness


 

      Doctoral Psychology Interns


2013 - 2014
 

 Stephanie Drescher, M.S.

University of Indianapolis
Theoretical Orientation - Psychodynamic & Behavioral


 

Interest Areas:
♦ Health & Wellness
♦ Women's Issues
♦ Attachment Theory
♦ Supervision & Training

 

StrengthsQuest Top 5:
Connectedness * Empathy * Arranger * Consistency * Harmony



 

 

 Jacquelyn Francisco, M.A.

University of Missouri-Columbia
Theoretical Orientation - Multicultural-Feminist/Humanistic/Interpersonal

 

Interest Areas:
Diversity/Multiculturalism
♦ Academic Persistence
♦ Testing & Assessment
♦ Family of Origin
♦ Substance Use
 

StrengthsQuest Top 5:
Achiever * Consistency * Learner * Relator * Deliberative

 

 

 

 Jenny Martin, M.A.

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Theoretical Orientation - Existential/Psychodynamic

 

Interest Areas:
♦ Trauma
♦ International Students
♦ Creative Arts Therapies
♦ Integration of Spirituality in Therapy
 

StrengthsQuest Top 5:
Strategic * Empathy * Input * Ideation * Intellection

 


 

 

 Jacob Nienhuis, M.Ed.

University of Louisville
Theoretical Orientation - Psychodynamic

 

Interest Areas:
♦ Anxiety/Depression
♦ Bullying
♦ Relationships
♦ Veterans Returning to School
 

StrengthsQuest Top 5:
Restorative * Empathy * Input * Developer * Learner

 

 

 

     Graduate Assistants


2013 - 2014
 

  Cameron Kinney
  Graduate Assistant, University Counseling Center


Grand Valley State University

 

 

 

 


StrengthsQuest Top 5:
Positivity * Connectedness * Woo * Includer * Strategic

 


 

  Kayli Skorupka
  Graduate Assistant, ACES


Hope College

 

 

 

 



StrengthsQuest Top 5:
Belief * Futuristic * Responsibility * Strategic * Empathy


 

 

      Support Staff


 
 
Jill Baylis
  Media & Communications Assistant

Bachelor of Social Work
Grand Valley State University

 

♦ Website Administrator
♦ Social Media Coordinator
♦ Visual Media Coordinator
♦ Marketing & Promotions Coordinator
♦ Backup Receptionist

StrengthsQuest Top 5:
Responsibility * Context * Belief * Deliberative * Restorative
 

 

 
 

  Lisa Ham
  Database Coordinator

B.A., Arts & Media
Grand Valley State University

 

♦ Senior Staff Support
♦ Database Administrator
♦ Budget Coordinator
♦ Conference & Events Planner

StrengthsQuest Top 5:
Intellection * Learner * Empathy * Input * Developer

 



 

  Sharon Mills
   Office Coordinator


 

 

♦ Front Desk Receptionist
♦ Scheduling
♦ Student Worker Supervisor

♦ Psychiatric Services Coordinator

StrengthsQuest Top 5:
Empathy * Adaptability * Positivity * Harmony * Includer