Our Staff

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Clinical Staff

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Federico "Felito" Aldarondo, Ph.D.
Associate Director and Licensed Psychologist
Indiana University, 1998, Counseling Psychology 
Theoretical Orientation: Interpersonal, Integrative 
Clinical/Research Interests: Substance abuse and addictive behavior treatment, Healthy lifestyle change, Motivational interviewing, Diversity, Group therapy, Assessment, Mindfulness, Interpersonal process in psychotherapy, Therapy supervision


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Amanda Bloom, Ph.D.
Staff Psychologist 
Purdue University, 2015, Counseling Psychology
Theoretical Orientation: Person-Centered, Interpersonal
Clinical/Research Interests: Training and education in professional psychology, Interpersonal concerns, Identity development, grief and loss, group therapy



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Mary Chandler Bolin, Ph.D.
Director and Licensed Psychologist
University of Kentucky, 1994, Counseling Psychology
Theoretical orientation: Integrated model of Psychosynthesis and Interpersonal Process
Clinical/Research interests: Disordered eating/body image, GLBTQQIA concerns, Performance enhancement (primarily with singers and other artists), Persons with disabilities, Suicide prevention, Trauma survivors, Wellness/stress management



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Tomerial Brooks, LCSW
Mental Health Clinician

Indiana University/Purdue University, 2002, Social Work 
Theoretical orientation:Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Person Centered, Motivational Interviewing, Humanistic Approach, Integrated Model of Psychosynthesis, Interpersonal Process, and Multicultural. 
Clinical/Research Interests: Trauma Survivors, Wellness/stress management, Women's issues, and Substance abuse/use concerns. 


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Tina C. Bryant, Ph.D.
Assistant Director/Clinical Director and Licensed Psychologist
University of Georgia, 2002, Counseling Psychology
Theoretical Orientation: Person-centered, Interpersonal, Psychodynamic, Multicultural
Clinical/Research Interests: Multicultural and women’s issues, Outreach, Career Exploration




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Amber Carter, Psy.D.
Staff Psychologist
Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Chicago 2016, Clinical Psychology
Theoretical Orientation: Client Centered Therapy
Clinical/Research Interests: Client-Centered theory and therapy, Multicultural/Diversity issues, Life transitions, First-generation college students, Mindfulness, Parenting issues




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Adrianna R. Fisher, Psy.D.
Staff Psychologist
Adler University, 2017, Clinical Psychology
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative, Cognitive Behavioral, Existential, Adlerian
Clinical/Research Interests: Substance use and treatment of addictive behaviors, trauma-informed treatment, stress management, religious/faith issues, and socially responsible clinical practice, particularly with racial, ethnic, sexual and gender minorities.
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Alexandra Forsyth, Psy.D.
Staff Psychologist
University of Indianapolis, Clinical Psychology Psy.D. Program

Clinical/Research Interests:  Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Sport Psychology, Substance Abuse, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder,
Multicultural/Diversity Issues, Grief and Loss

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Alyssa Frye, Psy.D.
Staff Psychologist
Marshall University, 2017, Clinical Psychology
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative, Cognitive Behavioral, Feminist Clinical/Research Interests: Anxiety, Disordered Eating and Body Image Concerns, Appalachian and Other Rural or Underserved Populations, First-generation College Students, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Dialectical Behavior Therapy


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Kathryn Gould, LCSW
Care Coordinator/Crisis Clinician
University of Louisville, 2008, Masters in Social Work
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative approach with an emphasis on Psychodynamic, Cognitive Behavioral, and Ecosystems
Clinical/Research Interests: Advocacy, Crisis Intervention, Trauma Therapy, Equine Assisted Psychotherapy and Learning, Family-of-Origin Issues, Anxiety, Mood Management, and Substance Abuse



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Jamie Hopkins, Ph.D.
Staff Psychologist
University of Calgary, 2003, Clinical Psychology
Theoretical orientation: cognitive-behavioral and interpersonal fusionl 
Clinical/ Research Interests: Depression, Anxiety, Graduate students, International students, Couples, Relaxation, Mindfulness, Exercise and mental health


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Nathaniel Hopkins, Ph.D.
Senior Staff Psychologist, Coordinator for Information and Systems
University of Illinois, 2003, Counseling Psychology
Theoretical Orientation: Existential, Interpersonal, Cognitive Behavioral
Clinical/Research Interests: Identity development, Grief and loss, Performance enhancement


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Christina M. B.  Jordan, Ph.D.  
Staff Psychologist
University of Kentucky, 2017, Counseling Psychology
Theoretical Orientation: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with an integration of mindfulness, DBT Skills
Clinical/Research Interests: Cultural responsiveness and social justice with emphasis on race/ethnicity and LGBTQ issues, mood disorders, outreach, sexual assault, substance abuse, assessment and treatment of trauma, veterans issues



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Megan M. Marks, Ph.D. 
Assistant Director/Outreach Director and Licensed Pscyhologist 
Coordinator of Career Counseling Services
The Pennsylvania State University, 2011, Counseling Psychology
Theoretical Orientation: Humanistic, Interpersonal 
Clinical/Research Interests: Training and Education in Professional Psychology, Career Development, Suicide Prevention, Identity based concerns, Discrimination and Oppression concerns, Veteran Issues,
LGBTQ concerns, and Trauma.


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Sharon Martin, Psy.D.
Staff Psychologist
Spalding University, 1992, Clinical Psychology
Theoretical Orientation: Psychodynamic, Psychosynthesis with integration of Cognitive Behavioral principles, and Niemeyer Narrative Reconstruction Grief Theory
Clinical/Research Interests: Trauma, Grief, Psychospiritual Development and Issues, Interface of Technology and Health Services, GLBT, Suicide Prevention



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Nathan Miles, Ph.D. 
Senior Staff Psychologist and Groups Coordinator
Purdue University, 2011, Counseling Psychology
Theoretical orientation: Emotion-Focused, Interpersonal, Family Systems
Clinical/Research Interests: Couples therapy, LGBTQ issues, Family-of-origin issues, Grief


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David Pascale-Hague, Ph.D.
Staff Psychologist
University of Kentucky, 2015, Counseling Psychology
College of Medicine, Office of Medical Education
Theoretical Orientation: Interpersonal Process
Clinical/Research Interests: LGBT concerns, family of origin concerns, working with first-generation college students, training and supervision




photo of Jason SchwenkerJason Schwenker, Psy. D. 
Staff Psychologist
Spalding University, 2013, Clinical Psychology
Theoretical Orientation: Cognitive Behavioral, Humanistic, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Clinical/Research Interests: Stress and anxiety management, trauma, psychological assessment, mindfulness, outreach, Veterans, and LGBTQ






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Diane Sobel, Ph.D.
Assistant Director/Training Director and Licensed Psychologist
University at Buffalo, 1992, Counseling Psychology
Theoretical Orientation: Interpersonal, Psychodynamic, Feminist, Multicultural
Clinical/Research Interests: Training and education in professional psychology, Trauma therapy, Sexual trauma, Group therapy, Grief counseling, Multiculturalism, LGBTQ issues




2017-2018 UKCC Psychology Interns (APA Accredited)



picture of Rebecca AghamiriRebecca Aghamiri, M.S.
Student at Eastern Kentucky University, Clinical  Psy.D. Program
Clinical/Research Interests:  Trauma, suicide prevention, identity development, existential crises, multiculturalism, social justice, attachment issues, psychodynamics, and mindfulness-based interventions




picture of Britani BlackBritani Black, M.A.
Student at Marshall University Clinical Psychology Psy.D. Program
Clinical/Research Interests: Substance Use, life transitions, common factors approach, memory, perception, cognition, influence of culture and media, influence of Appalachian culture/society




picture of Diana DavisDiana Davis, M.S. 
Student at Florida Institute of Technology Clinical Psychology Psy.D. Program
Clinical/Research Interests: Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Trauma, Identity Issues, Women’s Psychology, Multiculturalism, Reducing Mental Health Stigma, Personality Assessment, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Therapies




picture of Melissa WillMelissa Will, M.A.
Student at the University of Georgia Counseling Psychology Ph.D. Program
Clinical/Research Interests:  Gender across the spectrum, the Intersectionality of Identity and Multiculturalism/Diversity, Feminist Therapy, Identity Development, Relational Concerns, and Eating Disorders 




2017-2018 UK Consortium Interns (APA Accredited)

Hayley Cole, MS
Laura Nagy, MS


2017-2018 Doctoral Practicum Students


Kullen Balthrop, M.Sc.                       UK Clinical Psychology
Jade Clemons, MS                            UK Counseling Psychology
Jardin Dogan, Ed.S.                          UK Counseling Psychology
Zach Dschaak, MA                            UK Counseling Psychology
Jennie Edwards, MS                         EKU Clinical Psychology
Jessica Flores, BA                             UK Clinical Psychology
Stephanie Judge, BS                        UK Clinical Psychology
Todd Ryser-Oatman, MS                  UK Counseling Psychology
Anna Marie Oriz, BA                         UK Clinical Psychology
Jenn Stuck, MS                                 UK Counseling Psychology 



Support Staff

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Marylou Friesz


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Bernadine McGhee


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Carol Wilson


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Connie Harrison