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Meet The Staff

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Diane Hunt

Office Manager

Diane is responsible for the management of the front office staff and initial contacts with students, staff and faculty.

 

 

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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, Emotional Brain Training (EBT), group therapy, clinical supervision & training.

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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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Sarah Haag, PhD

Staff Psychologist

Degree

Ph.D., Psychological and Quantitative Foundations, Counseling Psychology; University of Iowa

Licensure

Psychologist

Interests

Mood disorders including bipolar disorder. Anxiety, panic, and stress reduction. Academic success, motivation,and suicide prevention. LGBTQIA, power and privilege, and social justice.

 

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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 Psychotherapist

Degree

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

Licensure

Not yet licensed. In progress.

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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Amelia Stillinger, PsyD

Staff Psychotherapist

Degree

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

Licensure

Not yet licensed. In progress.

Interests

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

 

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Gina Walker, MA

Staff Psychotherapist

Degree

M.A., Counseling Psychology, Humboldt State University

Interests

Case management, integrated services, cross-cultural, life-span development, neurodiversity, social justice; Certification in Functional Family Therapy and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; Experiential, Existential, and Solution-Focused theoretical orientations; Spanish and English-speaking.

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Catherine Chan, PhD

Postdoctoral Resident

Degree

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

Interests

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

 

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Magali Laitem, PsyD

Postdoctoral Resident

Degree

Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, Graduate Institute of Professional Psychology at University of Hartford, CT

Interests

Integrative psychology, mindfulness, group therapy, outreach, depression and anxiety, grief and loss, suicide prevention, survivors of suicide loss, intimate partner violence, and cultural diversity, English and French-speaking.

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Elizabeth Parker, MEd & EdS

Post-master's Resident

Degree

M.Ed. and Ed.S., Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Clemson University

Interests

Psychodynamic and humanistic psychotherapies, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, interpersonal therapy, attachment theory, mindfulness, relationship issues, disabilities, LGBTQ and sexual identity issues, cultural diversity, grief and loss, life transitions, assertiveness

CAPS Practicum Students for 2014-15

Practicum Students 2014

From left to right: Jenny, Kelsi, Amanda, Katie

Entire CAPS Staff for 2014-15 Academic Year

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Our staff welcomes you!

Front Row (left to right):

Brian, Stephie, Amelia, Magali, Catherine, Elizabeth, Amanda, Kelsi

Back Row (left to right):

Krystal, Diane, Jen, Gina, Katie, Sarah, Jenny, Lori