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Counseling Center Staff

Administration
Clinical and Counseling Staff
Psychology Residents
Doctoral Interns
Professional Support Staff

Administration

Ann Tierney Jaronski, PhD., Director
Licensed Psychologist  
Education:  The Ohio State University, Counseling Psychology
Professional Interests:  Counseling Center Administration, women’s issues, anxiety
Therapy Orientation: eclectic incorporating humanistic, feminist, solution focused and positive psychology orientation.

Lisa Costas, Ph.D., Interim Clinical Director
Licensed Psychologist
Education: University of North Texas, Counseling Psychology
Professional Interests: Psychotherapy, Diversity, Trauma, Family of Origin and Phase of Life Issues, Career Counseling, Training and Supervision, Outreach
Therapy Orientation: Integrative/ Systemic/Cognitive-Behavioral/Humanistic
Special Projects: Counseling Center Administration

Kristen Davis-John, Ph.D., Director of Training
Licensed Psychologist
Education: Ohio State University, Counseling Psychology
Professional Interests: Individual, group, and couples therapy, Multicultural and Career Counseling Outreach and Consultation Supervision and Training
Therapy Orientation: Integrative/Interpersonal
Special Projects: Counseling Center Administration

Clinical and Counseling Staff

Phyllis Sirotta Feldman, M.D.
Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Adult, Child, and Adolescent Psychiatry, Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and Fellow of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Education: Medical College of Virginia, University of North Carolina, University of South Florida
Interests: Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatry.
Special Projects: Advisor to the USF Swinging Bulls dance club

Lisa Ferdinand, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist
Education: University of Florida, Counseling Psychology
Professional Interests: Health Psychology, Trauma & Recovery, Multicultural Counseling & Social Justice, Crisis Intervention, Supervision and Training, Group Therapy, International Student Concerns, and Women's Issues.
Therapy Orientation: Integrative
Professional Affiliations: American Psychological Association
Special Projects: Crisis Management Coordinator, Health Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship Coordinator, International Services & Education Abroad Liaison

Marcia S. Hausman, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist
Education: Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Counseling Psychology
Professional Interests: Individual and Group Psychotherapy, Crisis Intervention, and Consultation
Therapy Orientation: Psychodynamic/Interpersonal/Existential
Special Projects: Student Health Service Liaison, Residence Life Liaison

Nick Joyce, Ph.D.
Staff Psychologist
Education: The University of Akron
Professional Interests: Mindfulness, alcohol and drug use, positive psychology, wellness, anxiety, depression, identity development, men’s issues, relationships, couples work, performance and motivation, technology and social media.
Therapy Orientation: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral, Developmental, Multicultural

Jill Langer, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist
Education: University of Minnesota, Counseling and Student Personnel Psychology
Professional Interests: Individual and Group Psychotherapy, Supervision and Training, Multicultural Counseling, Gender and Diversity
Therapy Orientation: Humanistic, Interpersonal, Cognitive-Behavioral
Special Projects: Coordinator of Practicum Training Program

Swapna Mukherjea, M.D.
Fellow of American Psychiatric Association, Diplomate of American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Adult Psychiatrist
Education: University of South Florida, University of Florida, Medical College, Calcutta University, India
Professional Interests: Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Psychopharmacology and Neuroscience

Heidi Petracco, M.S.W., L.C.S.W.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Education: Rutgers University, Clinical Social Work with Children and Families
Professional Interests: Crisis Intervention, Trauma and Recovery, Gender and Diversity Issues, Community Outreach and Development
Therapy Orientation: Cognitive-Behavioral/Integrative Systems Approach
Special Projects: Initial Consultation, Residence Life Liaison, Coordinator of Outreach and Prevention

Bryan Ritchey, Psy.D.
Licensed Psychologist
Education: Nova Southeastern University
Professional Interests: LGBTQ concerns, anxiety disorders, health psychology, couples counseling.
Therapy Orientation: Integrative (cognitive-behavioral, humanistic-existential, interpersonal, systems)
Special Projects: Committee on Diversity

Lani Steffens, M.A.
Mental Health Promotion Specialist
Education: Texas State University-San Marcos, Health Psychology
Professional Interests: Wellness, healthy psychology, primary prevention, public health, community-based intervention, outreach, social marketing
Special Projects: Wellness USF liaison, Outreach Team, Committee on Diversity

Rick Temple, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist
Education: The Ohio State University, Counseling Psychology
Professional Interests: Individual counseling, career counseling, supervision and training, outreach
Therapy Orientation: Cognitive/Developmental/Schema focused
Special Projects: Academic Regulations Committee Consultant, Outreach

Diane Williams, M.S.W., L.C.S.W.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Education: Florida State University, Social Work
Professional Interests: Crisis Intervention, Suicide Prevention, Community Outreach and Development
Therapy Orientation: Eclectic/Cognitive Behavioral
Special Projects: Initial Consultation, Case Management


Psychology Residents 2013-2014

S. Corinne Zimmer, Psy.D.
Kevin McDowell, Psy.D.


Doctoral Interns 2013-2014

Alexandra Johnson, M.A.
Duane G. Khan, M.S.
Alison Saff Sager, M.A.


Practicum/Graduate Assistant Trainees 2013-2014

Psychology Practicums:
Jason Chen, M.A.
Keith Kokseng, M.A.
Ariana Wittgenstein, M.A.
Idan Ariel, M.A.

CASA GA:
Brittany Kugler, M.S.W.

Outreach Practicums:
Naria Martinez, B.A.
Nathalie Inelus, M.S.


Professional Support Staff

Diana Cano
Receptionist

Gloria Eckler
Medical Records Specialist

Rachael Haake
Client Services Assistant

Mary Wilson
Administrative Specialist


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