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Staff Listing

Counseling Staff | Psychology Interns | Testing Practicum Counselors | Advanced Practicum Counselors | Practicum Counselors | Therapy Dogs | Psychiatric Staff | Psychiatric Fellows | Information Technology Staff | Support Staff

Counseling Staff

Julie Abrams-Bernier, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist 
Jennifer Alonso, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist, Groups Coordinator 
Ryan Barbeau, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist 
Beverly Brady, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist 
Chun-Chung Choi, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist, Practicum Coordinator 
Brian Ess, Ph.D., Counselor (Psychology Fellow), AWARE Coordinator 
Mary Fukuyama, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist 
Jamie R. Funderburk, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist
Anthony Greene, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist 
Carlos A. Hernandez, Ph.D., Licensed Mental Health Counselor 
Jaime Jasser, Ph.D., Licensed Mental Health Counselor 
Mei-Fang Lan, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist
Jeannie Latimer, MEd, Ed.S., Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Alvin Lawrence, Ph.D., Interim Associate Director/Clinical Director
Geoffrey Lee, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist
Linda A. Lewis, Ph.D., Licensed Mental Health Counselor 
Natasha Maynard-Pemba, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist, Assistant Director/Training Director

Michael Murphy, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist
Sara Nash, Ph.D., Licensed Mental Health Counselor, CERC Asst. Coordinator
Brandi Pritchett-Johnson, Licensed Psychologist, ASPIRE Coordinator 
Jim Probert, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist 
Shari Robinson, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist, Interim Director  
Joan Scully, MSW, Licensed Clinical Social Worker 
Roberta Seldman, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist 
Kristen Shader, M.Ed./Ed.S. Counselor
Brian Shaw,
 Ph.D., Licensed Mental Health Counselor 
Meggen Sixbey, Ph.D., Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Associate Director,
Jennifer Stuart, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist 
Tina Tannen, Ph.D., Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Gizem Toska, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist, Assistant Director/Outreach Director
Debbie Weiss, MEd, Ed.S., Counselor
Barbara Welsch, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist
Rosa West, Ph.D., Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Outreach Coordinator
Lisa B. Winn, Ed.S., L.M.H.C., Case Manager and Assistant Clinical Director


Assessment Practicum Counselors

Shraddha Sundaram
Guillermo Wippold
Tasia Smith
Sarah Teitelbaum
Steven Snowden 

Practicum Counselors

Andrea Guastello
Rachel Heatherly
Tara Morisette
Billy Palmer
Natalie Weldon

Advanced Practicum Counselors

Sarah Teitelbaum
Kathleen Joseph
Hanna Suh
Mercedes Machado

Group Therapy Practicum

Dennis McLeod
Sarah Teitelbaum
Shraddha Sunthurum

Therapy Dogs

Gabe, Certified Therapy
Sigmund, Certified Therapy



Psychiatric Staff

Hong Chen, M.D.
Erik Gooch, D.O., Interim Medical Director
Michelle Jacobs-Elliott, M.D.
Nicole K. Karcinski, MSN, ARNP-BC
Marcia Morris, M.D.
Julie Rodriguez, M.D.
Karen Rye, MSN, ARNP-BC
Christine Aydt, R.N.
Rizan Yozgat, MAE,MSN,ARNP-BC

Psychiatric Fellows

Kim White, M.D. Child Fellowship Director
Andrea Brownridge, M.D.
Stephanie Jallen M.D.
Jessica Prowell M.D.

Information Technology Staff

Thomas Parker, IT Manager
Adriana Chwala
Myda Iamiceli, Graphic Designer/Digital and Social Media Specialist
Kathy Markham, IT Specialist

Educational Technology

Aaron Thomas, M.A., Senior Instructional Designer


Support Staff

Carla Connell
Jaleesa Conyers
Debra Cross
Brenda Evans
Lisa Faulk
Dallas Holmes
Nekia Jones
Wanda Latta
Toni Miller
Tom Puketza
Michelle Sexton
Marie Southern
Cindy Silva


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Counseling and Wellness Center
3190 Radio Road, PO Box 112662
Gainesville, FL 32611-2662
Phone: (352) 392-1575
Fax: (352) 392-8452 

Office Hours:  Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm

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