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Counseling & Psychological Services staff

Psychological Services:

Ryan S. Adams, Associate Director, Clinical Services; Staff Psychologist. BS, 2001, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; MEd, 2004, Arizona State University; PhD, 2009, Arizona State University, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Commonwealth of Virginia.

LaVonne Browne, Associate Director, Multicultural Services; Staff Psychologist, Assistant Professor. BS, 1995, Oakwood College; MA, 1998, University of Missouri-Columbia; PhD, 2001, University of Missouri-Columbia. Licensed Psychologist, Commonwealth of Virginia (#0810003827).

Joan B. Mizrahi, Associate Director, Training; Staff Psychologist, Assistant Professor. BA, 1975, University of Texas; DMA (Doctor of Musical Arts), 1989, University of Maryland; PhD, 2003, George Mason University. Licensed Psychologist, Commonwealth of Virginia (#0810003509).

Brett Scofield, Associate Director, Assessment and Research; Staff Psychologist, Assistant Professor. BA, 1997, University of Maryland Baltimore County; MS, 1999, University of Baltimore; MA, 2002, Wichita State University, PhD, 2006, Wichita State University.  Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Commonwealth of Virginia (#0810003959).

Karen Bagley, Assistant Director, Community Education; Staff Psychologist. BA, 1996, University of Pennsylvania; MPH, 2002, Johns Hopkins University,  Bloomberg School of Public Health; PhD, 2011, George Mason University. Licensed Psychologist, Commonwealth of Virginia (#0810004683).

Leslie Geer, Assistant Director, Wellness and Prevention; Staff Clinician. BA, 2002, Colorado State University; MSW, 2008, Boston College Graduate School of Social Work.

Kavita Jagarlamudi, Assistant Director, Psychiatry; Staff Psychiatrist. BS, 2002, Creighton University; MD, 2007, American University of the Caribbean; Psychiatry Residency, 2011, Temple University Hospital; American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Certification, 2011; Student Mental Health Psychiatry Fellowship, 2012, The University of Chicago.

Anchal Khanna, Assistant Director, Crisis Services; Staff Clinician, Licensed Professional Counselor. BA, 1995, University of Bombay, India; MA, 1997, University of Bombay, India; MS, 2002, Northern Illinois University, IL. Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist, Maryland (LCM 204) and Licensed Professional Counselor, Commonwealth of Virginia (#0701004297).

Rikki Mock, Coordinator, Multicultural Services; Staff Psychologist. BA, Western Oregon University; PsyD, George Fox University. Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Commonweath of Virginia (#0810004745).

Kathy Pollon, Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatry. BA, Alderson-Broaddus College, 1969; MS, The Catholic University of America, 1977; Certificate in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Shenandoah University, 2005.

Marlena Ming-ying Wu, Assistant Director, Training; Staff Psychologist. BA, 2002, Washington University in St. Louis; PsyD, 2007, Wright State University. Licensed Psychologist, Commonwealth of Virginia (#0810004099).

Kaitlyn Zito, Staff Clinician. BA, 2003; Thomas Edison State College; MA, 2007, The Citadel.

Alison Behar, Part-time Staff Clinician. BA, 1994 Purdue University; MSW, 1995 University of Michigan School of Social Work.

Caroline Ibrahim, Part time Staff Psychologist. BS, 2000, Old Dominion University; PsyD., 2012, Argosy University; Licensed Psychologist, Commonwealth of Virginia (#0810004794).

Joanna Zimmerman, Part-time Staff Psychologist. BA, 2000, Brandeis University; PhD, 2009, The Catholic University of America. Licensed Psychologist, Commonwealth of Virginia (#0810004606).

Jamie Citron, Psychology Intern. BA, 2004, Tufts University; MA, 2009, American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University/Washington DC. PsyD expected 2014.

Anna Colangelo, Psychology Intern. BA, 2002, University of Virginia; MA, 2010, American University; PhD expected 2014.

Ayelet Krieger, Psychology Intern. BA, 2007, Columbia University; MPsy, 2012, George Washington University. PsyD expected 2015, George Washington University.

Tamara Levin, Psychology Intern. BA, 2007, University of Maryland College Park; MA, 2010, American School of Professional Psychology of Argosy University, Washington DC. PsyD. expected 2014.

David Wen, Psychology Intern, BS, 2003, Georgia Institute of Technology; MA, 2008, Spalding University; PsyD expected 2015, Spalding University.

Laura Diskin, Psychology Extern. BA, 2008, University of Michigan; MPsy, 2012, George Washington University; PsyD, George Washington University, expected 2015.

Laura Frasier, Psychology Extern. BS, 2011, Loyola University; MPsy 2013, George Washington University; PsyD expected 2015.

Erin Reese, Psychology Extern. BA, 2006, Queen’s University, Canada; MA, 2010, American University; The Catholic University of America; PhD expected 2016.  

Learning Services:

Vicki Dominick, Assistant Director, Learning Services. BA, 1991, University of Tampa; MSEd, 2006, Northern Illinois University.

Amber Knighting, Assistant Director, LSAMP Liasion; Learning Specialist. BS 2003 James Madison University, MS 2007, The Florida State University, PhD 2013, Capella University.

Laura McCloskey, Assistant Director, Community Education; Learning Specialist. BA, 2004, George Mason University; MA, 2007, The Catholic University of America; MEd, expected 2013, George Mason University.

Eve Montavon, Learning Counselor. BA Sociology, 1994 Colorado State University, MTS, Virginia Theological Seminary, 1999, MEd, Counseling and Human Development, 2010, George Mason University; Post Masters Certificate, Counseling and Human Development, expected 2016, George Mason University.

Shaden Atamna, Graduate Assistant. BA Business Management, 2007, George Mason University; MEd, Counseling and Human Development, expected 2015, George Mason University.

Erin Lutz, Graduate Assistant.

Brittany McClendon, Graduate Assistant. BS, 2012, Georgia Southern University; MEd, expected 2015, George Mason University.

Mara Watts, Graduate Assistant. BA,2003, Randolph-Macon College; M.A., 2008, University of Colorado at Denver; George Mason University; M.A. expected 2014.

Nina Joshi, Office Manager, Counseling and Psychological Services. MA, George Mason University.

Willow Bodman, Administrative Assistant, Counseling and Psychological Services, BA, SUNY Brockport.

Gayle Dearfield, Administrative Assistant, Counseling and Psychological Services. BA, William & Mary.

Kellie Scanlon, Office Manager, Learning Services.