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Courtney R. Boddie, Ph.D., Director

  • Ph.D. in Counseling, Counselor Education, & Educational Psychology, University of Missouri – St. Louis
  • M.Ed. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, University of Missouri – St. Louis
  • B.S. in Organization Behavior, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Theoretical Orientation: Integration of Adlerian Therapy, Neurocounseling, and multicultural/social justice frameworks.
  • Specializations: Multicultural Counseling & Psychology, Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Career Development, Psychological Trauma, Health Psychology, Integrated Care

Jessica A. Ulrich, M.S.W., Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Care Coordinator

  • M.S.W., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • B.S.W., University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Manages Person of Concern Committee & Manages Behavioral Intervention Team and functions as behavioral incident counselor
  • Care Coordinator & Associate Director
  • Provides oversight for the daily operation of counseling services
  • Provides consultative appointments with students to link them with appropriate resources

Kristin M. Miserocchi, Ph.D., Training Coordinator

  • Staff Psychologist
  • Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, University of Kentucky
  • Member of Safe Zone and chair of the Transgender Focus Group
  • Theoretical Orientation: Integrative with a focus on Feminist, Interpersonal, and Person-Centered frameworks
  • Areas of Special Interest: transgender issues; gender, racial, and sexual identity exploration and development; family of origin issues; physical, psychological, and sexual trauma and abuse; interpersonal relationship problems; grief and loss; substance use concerns; and group therapy
  • Training Coordinator & Coordinator for Clinical Services

Lisa Thompson-Gibson, M.A., Staff Counselor

  • Suicide Prevention (iCARE) Project Coordinator
  • M.A., Art Therapy Counseling, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
  • M.A., College and University Administration, Student Affairs Emphasis, Michigan State University
  • B.S., Speech Communication, Public Relations Emphasis, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
  • Trained as an art therapist
  • Theoretical Orientation: Integrative, with an emphasis on Person-Centered, Psychodynamic, Narrative, and Cognitive-Behavioral frameworks
  • Areas of special interest: First generation college student experiences, women's issues, identity development, stress management, relationship concerns, self-esteem, art therapy, suicide prevention, programming and outreach
  • iCare Project Coordinator & Coordinator for Outreach and Prevention Initiatives

Timothy J. Kelly, M.A., Staff Counselor

  • M.A. in Clinical Psychology, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
  • B.A. in Psychology, McKendree University
  • Theoretical Orientation: Integrative with emphasis on Cognitive-Behavioral, Interpersonal, and Person-Centered frameworks
  • Areas of Special Interest: Men and masculinity, anxiety, grief, identity exploration, relationship and interpersonal problems

Alyssa Loman, M.S., LPC, Behavioral Health Case Manager

  • M.S. in Clinical/Community Mental Health, Western Illinois University
  • B.A. in Psychology, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Courtney Miller, MA, Staff Counselor

  • M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, McKendree University
  • B.A. in Psychology, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
  • Theoretical Orientation: Integrative with an emphasis on Cognitive-Behavioral, Person-Centered, and Adlerian frameworks
  • Specializations: Anxiety, acculturation among first-generation college students, stress management, relationship concerns, self-esteem, and family of origin issues

Laura Koch, MSW, Post-Masters Extern

  • Master of Social Work, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
  • Theoretical Orientation: Integrative
  • Specializations: Psychological trauma, adjustment and transition, anxiety, depression

Karen D. Banks, M.Ed., LPC, Part-Time Counselor

  • M.Ed. in Community Counseling, University of Missouri – St. Louis
  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication, Millikin University
  • Theoretical Orientation: Integrative
  • Specializations: Management of anxiety, stress, and depression; family of origin concerns; sexual health; trauma-informed yoga

Counseling Interns

Barry McClintock

Mallory Burggraaf

Katie Caul

Stephanie Villavicencio

Business Manager II

Debra Hicks

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