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Health and Counseling Services Staff

Medical and Nursing Staff
Sara Aierstuck, MSN, RN, FNP-BC
Director of Health and Counseling Services

Sara is a nurse practitioner with experience in college and university health centers at Yale University, 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.

Ronald A. Kelter, PA-C, Lic Ac, AAHIVS
Health Services Staff

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.

Robert Horowitz, M.D.
Senior Staff Physician, University Health Services, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Dr. Horowitz is a consulting family medicine physician who worked at University Health Services, University of Massachusetts/Amherst from 1990-2014.  He has particular interests in behavioral medicine, including drug, tobacco, and substance use issues; mind-body medicine; and men's health. He is a graduate of Kenyon College and New York Medical College and did his residency at the University of Virginia. He lived and worked for 10 years with Native Americans in Arizona, on the Navajo reservation and with Pueblo tribes in the Santa Fe, NM area. He is American Board of Family Medicine certified and a member of the Massachusetts Medical Society and the American Society of Addiction Medicine.

Counseling Services
Eliza McArdle, Ph.D.
Director of Counseling Services

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.

Stephen M. Klein, Ph.D.
Senior Psychologist

Stephen Klein has been with the College since 1972 and, until 2008, served as the director of mental health. Dr. Klein was trained at the University of Massachusetts and the University of California Medical School, San Francisco. He has a special interest in group psychotherapy and in the clinical application of psychoanalytic theory. Dr. Klein is also particularly attuned to issues around adoption and multi-cultural/racial families.

Corey Albert Griffin, Ph.D.
Staff Psychologist

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, LICSW
Staff Psychotherapist

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.

Office Staff

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