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Therapists

Jessica A. Ulrich, M.S.W., Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Interim Director


  • Interim Director of Counseling Services
  • Staff Counselor
  • M.S.W., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • B.S.W., University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker, IL
  • Theoretical Orientation: Integrative with focus on Person-Centered framework
  • Provides psychotherapeutic services in addition to administrative duties
  • Areas of special interest: social anxiety, dysfunctional relationships, & other general issues


Megan E. Denton, M.A., Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor


  • Staff Counselor
  • M.A. in Clinical Adult Psychology, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
  • B.A. in Psychology, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
  • Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, IL
  • Sexual Assault Awareness Task Force Consultant
  • Theoretical Orientation: Integrative with an emphasis on Cognitive-Behavioral, Interpersonal, and Person-Centered frameworks
  • Areas of special interest: psychological trauma (including childhood abuse, sexual assault, and PTSD), women's issues, health psychology, body image, romantic relationship issues & Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

Ashley A. Hemrich, M.A., Behavioral Incident & Online Education Counselor


  • Behavioral Incident & Online Education Counselor
  • M.A. in Clinical Adult Psychology, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
  • B.S. in Psychology, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
  • Coordinates the AlcoholEdu & Haven programs for all incoming students to meet federal mandates put forth by the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination (SaVE) Act
  • Alcohol & Other Drugs & Sexual Assault Awareness Task Force Coordinator
  • BASICS/CASICS (Brief Alcohol Screening Intervention for College Students/Cannabis Screening Intervention for College Students) Facilitator
  • Provides a consultative appointment with students who may require more extensive treatment, as well as students who may be transitioning out of the university setting

Brad D. Foltz, Ph.D., Post-Doctoral Counselor


  • Post-Doctoral Counselor
  • Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, Indiana University
  • M.S. in Community Counseling, Indiana University
  • B.A. in Psychology, Kent State University
  • Theoretical Orientation: Integrative model emphasizing Time-Limited Dynamic Psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Person-Centered Therapy
  • Areas of special interest: Sport and Performance Psychology; Multicultural Psychology and student experiences; LGBTQ issues and identity development; suicide prevention; counselor training and supervision; and general mental health/counsling issues

Kristin M. Miserocchi, Ph.D., Post-Doctoral Counselor


  • Post-Doctoral Counselor
  • Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, University of Kentucky
  • Theoretical Orientation: Integrative with a focus on Feminist, Interpersonal, and Person-Centered frameworks
  • Areas of Special Interest: Racial, gender, and sexual identity exploration and development; substance use and dependence; sexual assault; relationship issues; family of origin concerns; multicultural awareness and training; programming and outreach

Psychiatrist

Claudia A. Kachigian, M.D., J.D.


  • Licensed Psychiatrist
  • M.D., Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
  • J.D., Southern Illinois University School of Law
  • Psychiatry Residency at University of Pennsylvania, Albert Einstein Medical Center


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