Sara is a nurse practitioner with experience in college and university health centers at Yale University and the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and has been the director of HCHCS since 2009. She earned a B.A. from Franklin and Marshall College; M.S.N from Yale University, and is AANC board-certified as a family nurse practitioner.
Ron is a physician assistant and acupuncturist who joined the staff at Hampshire College in fall 2013. Ron has years of experience in general primary care to adults and adolescents as well as gastroenterology specialty practice. He is a graduate of Northeastern University's Bouve College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences with a master of health professions and completed a graduate-level program in traditional Chinese medicine at the New England School of Acupuncture. He is a certified HIV specialist through the American Academy of HIV Medicine. Ron graduated from Clark University with a B.A. in Psychology and Sociology.
Eliza McArdle has been at HCHCS since 2003. She received her doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Massachusetts and completed her advanced training through Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts Mental Health Institute. She has been working in college mental health settings since 1996, and has additionally worked with the homeless and chronically mentally ill population in Boston. Eliza's clinical and research interests include the treatment of self-injurious behavior, eating disorders, and depression. She has a special interest in identity development and has extensive experience working with the LGBTQ community.
Corey Albert Griffin is a psychologist who has worked in college mental health since 2003. She did graduate-level research studying online support groups. Corey uses an eclectic approach to therapy, integrating cognitive-behavioral and psychodynamic techniques and always trying to match her style to the needs of each individual client.
Angela Bardawil has been an individual psychotherapist for over 20 years. She received her master's at Smith College School for Social Work and has continued to practice psychodynamic, psychoanalytically-oriented psychotherapy with a variety of diverse populations. Angela is especially committed to issues of personal and cultural identity and to maintaining gains made in psychotherapy over time. She has experience in treating substance abuse and addiction, eating disorders, stress, depression, anxiety, and trauma as well as a wide variety of other issues, and is especially interested in the academic, social, and emotional issues that face college-aged individuals.
Reyn Stifler has practiced psychotherapy with young adults, adolescents, and children and families in a variety of environments including college mental health, community/home-based services, schools, and wilderness settings. She earned her M.S.W. from Smith College School for Social Work and her A.B. in English from Brown University. Reyn practices from a psychodynamic and relational framework while incorporating techniques such as Dialectical Behavior Therapy skills and mindfulness practices as they are useful to her clients. She has experience treating anxiety, depression, relational issues, trauma, and substance abuse in addition to a variety of other issues. She is especially interested in young adult identity development, intersectionality, and the power of wilderness to promote healing and wellness.
Liz Schewe is a graduate fellow who is earning her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute. Liz also holds an M.A. in counseling psychology from the Adler School of Professional Psychology. She works from a feminist-relational orientation and specializes in eating disorders and gender identity. As a Certified Yoga Teacher, Liz incorporates mindfulness into her clinical work.
Manj Burdekar is a doctoral intern working towards a Psy.D degree in counseling psychology at Springfield College. Manj earned his Bachelor of Science in biology and a minor in psychology from Franklin Pierce University. Additionally, he also received his M.Ed in psychology from Springfield College. He has extensive knowledge working with college population in relation to their cognitive and emotional growth. Manj also has experience in treating stress, depression, anxiety, emotional and physical pain, and issues surrounding relationships.
Rosie DeVincentis is a pre-doctoral psychotherapy intern working towards a Psy.D degree in clinical psychology at Antioch University New England. Rosie earned her B.A in Psychology and B.S in Human Services at Lyndon State College. She has experience with neuropsychological testing and counseling students surrounding Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder as well as learning-based disorders, and the emotional experiences that arise as a result of academic challenges. Rosie uses an integrated approach drawing from both psychodynamic and interpersonal theories. She has interest in couples work, as well as individual work that addresses the dynamics surrounding interpersonal relationships; familial, social, and romantic.
Nick Morrison is a doctoral student in the Clinical Psychology Program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Nick is a member of the University of Massachusetts Psychotherapy Research Laboratory and studies issues related to psychotherapy process, outcome, training, and integration. He has conducted research and engaged in clinical work at Massachusetts General Hospital, the Brattleboro Retreat, and the Psychological Services Center at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Although trained in the cognitive-behavioral tradition, he strongly values the importance of the therapeutic relationship and other common treatment factors in psychotherapy. Nick treats a wide variety of psychiatric conditions including mood, anxiety, and personality disorders, and is particularly devoted to working with college students.