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Charles L. Beale, Ed.D.
Director

Psychologists

Psychiatry Postdoctoral Fellows
  • Leigh Ann Carter, Psy.D.
  • Lindsay A. Sauers, Ph.D.
  • Thomas R. Wahlund, Psy.D.
Predoctoral Graduate Interns
  • Leia Charnin, University of Missouri at Kansas City
  • Shiquin Stephanie Chong, Arizona State University
  • Valerie Faure, Loyola University Maryland
  • Andres Perez Rojas, University of Maryland

Support Staff

  • Cynthia M. Carroll
  • Carol C. Gillund
  • Jessica F. Matson
  • Elizabeth E. J. Parisan
  • Lisa T. Sweder
IT Staff:
  • Walt Dabell, Campus IT Associate II

 

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Charles L. Beale, Ed.D.

Director, Center for Counseling and Student Development

Institution that granted highest degree:

  • The College of William and Mary

Professional areas of interest:

  • Individual Psychotherapy
  • Teaching
  • Consulting with parents who have concerns about their son or daughter who maybe expressing psychological difficulties and needing referral to CCSD

Theoretical orientation:

  • Eclectic

Committee membership and other CCSD/UD roles:

  • Assistant Professor, Human Development and Family Studies
  • Internship Selection Committee
  • Professional Development Committee

Professional activities:

  • Delaware Psychological Association
  • American Psychological Association
  • University and College Counseling Center Directors

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Deb Cohen, Ph.D.

Assistant Director for Information Technology and
Psychologist II

Institution that granted highest degree:

  • University of Delaware

Professional areas of interest:

  • Individual counseling, structured groups and workshops, career counseling, supervision, biofeedback
  • Anxiety and stress management, time management and behavioral change, sexual orientation, disabilities
  • Use of technology in college/university counseling centers

Theoretical orientation:

  • Integrative with strong cognitive-behavioral component

Committee membership and other CCSD/UD roles:

  • Case Review and Consultation Committee
  • Technology and Website, Coordinator
  • Career Development Committee
  • LGBT Caucus
  • Member, Professional Advisory Council
  • Professional Development Committee

Professional activities:

  • Licensed Psychologist in Delaware

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Jeremy S. Cohen, Ph.D.

Psychologist I

Institution that granted highest degree:

  • Temple University

Professional areas of interest:

  • Individual and group psychotherapy
  • Anxiety and depression
  • LGBTQQIAA issues (gender and sexual identity issues)
  • Relationship issues
  • Men's issues
  • Peer relationships, bullying
  • Training and supervisoin

Theoretical orientation:

  • Integrative (cognitive-behavioral ,interpersonal humanistic)

Committee membership and other CCSD/UD roles:

  • Multicultural Issues Committee, Chair
  • Intern Selection Committe

Professional activities:

  • American Psychological Association (APA), Member
    The Society of Counseling Psychology, Division 17, Member
  • Psychotherapy,, Division 29, Member
  • Society for the Psychological Study of Lesbian, Gay Bisexual, and Transgender Issues, Division 44 Member

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Julie K. Garson, Psy.D.

Psychologist I

Institution that granted highest degree:

  • La Salle University

Professional areas of interest:

    • Mindfulness
    • Anxiety and depression
    • Relationship issues
    • Supervision and training
    Theoretical orientation:
      • Integrative
      Committee membership and other CCSD/UD roles:
        • Multicultural Committee
        Professional activities:
          • American Psychological Association
          • Association for Contextual Behavioral Science

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          Carolyn A. Heitzmann, Ph.D.

          Psychologist I

          Institution that granted highest degree:

          • University of Notre Dame

          Professional areas of interest:

          • Application of Empirically Supported Therapies
          • Health-related issues in psychology
          • Anxiety and mood disorders
          • Assessment of ADHD and learning disabilities
          • Group and couples counseling
          • Sleep disorders and mental health

          Theoretical orientation:

          • Integrative: cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, interpersonal

          Committee membership and other CCSD/UD roles:

          • Eating Disorders Consultation Group
          • Research Review Committee
          • Liaison to UD Athletics

          Professional activities:

          • American Psychological Association (APA), Member
            The Society of Counseling Psychology, Division 17, Member
            Health Psychology, Division 38, Member
          • The Society of Behavioral Medicine, Member
          • Anxiety Disorders Association of America, Member
          • Society of Behavioral Sleep Medicine, Member

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          Merris A. Hollingsworth, Ph.D., ABPP

          Assistant Director and Coordinator of Predoctoral Internship and
          Senior Psychologist                                  

          Institution that granted highest degree:

          • University of Maryland

          Professional areas of interest:

          • Training, supervision, group counseling
          • Specific interests include relationships, depression, identity development, gay/lesbian issues, career planning, and family dynamics  

          Theoretical orientation:

          • Integrative with a humanistic, person-centered foundation

          Committee membership and other CCSD/UD roles:

          • Intern and Postdoctoral Training Committee, Chair
          • Intern Selection Committee, Chair
          • Professional Development Committee

          Professional activities:

          • Licensed Psychologist in Delaware
          • American Psychological Association

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          Mary Anne M. Lacour, Ph.D.

          Psychologist II

          Institution that granted highest degree:

          • The Pennsylvania State University

          Professional areas of interest:

          • Supervision
          • Women’s issues
          • Sexual orientation/identity issues
          • Recovery from eating disorders
          • Recovery from sexual assault
          • Life transitions
          • Group therapy

          Theoretical orientation:

          • Psychodynamic, Interpersonal, and Feminist

          Committee membership and other CCSD/UD roles:

          • Eating Disorders Coordinating Council, Chair
          • Intern Group Seminar Facilitator
          • Supervisor

          Professional activities:

          • Licensed Psychologist in Delaware
          • American Psychological Association
          • Delaware Psychological Association
          • Association of Women in Psychology
          • Private Practice

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          Sharon Lee Ph.D.

          Psychologist I

          Institution that granted highest degree:

          • University of Iowa

          Professional areas of interest:

          • Anxiety disorders
          • Career development concerns
          • Eating and body image concerns
          • Identity development and multicultural issues
          • Mindfulness

          Theoretical orientation:

          • Integration of CBT and interpersonal

          Committee membership and other CCSD/UD roles:

            • Eating disorder committee
            • Career Development committee
            Professional activities:
              • American Psychological Association
              • Asian American Psychological Association
              • Society of Vocational Psychologist
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              Soonhee Lee, Ph.D.

              Psychologist I

              Institution that granted highest degree:

              • University of Rochester

              Professional areas of interest:

              • Relationship issues, couples therapy, and group therapy
              • Identity development and multicultural/diversity issues
              • Anxiety-spectrum disorders
              • Training and supervision

              Theoretical orientation:

              • Integrative (psychodynamic, humanistic, existential, and interpersonal)

              Committee membership and other CCSD/UD roles:

              • Multicultural Issues Committee, Chair
              • Group Committee
              • Eating Disorders Consultation Team

              Professional activities:

              • American Group Psychotherapy Association
              • International Association for Relationship Research

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              Mark D. Mason, Ph.D.

              Psychologist I

              Institution that granted highest degree:

              • University of Albany, SUNY

              Professional areas of interest:

              • College student development
              • Mindfulness
              • Group therapy
              • Career construction
              • LGBT population
              • Training and supervision

              Theoretical orientation:

              • Integrative (humanistic, psychodynamic, interpersonal, and multicultural)

              Committee membership and other CCSD/UD roles:

              • Multicultural committee
              • Group therapy committee
              • Research review committee, chair

              Professional activities:

              • American Psychological Association
              • American Group Psychotherapy Association
              • Society of Psychotherapy Research

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              Kelly R. Ozambela, Ph.D.

              Psychologist II

              Institution that granted highest degree:

              • Temple University

              Professional areas of interest:

              • Psychotherapy
              • Diversity and cross/multi-cultural issues in counseling training, supervision, and practice
              • Outreach and consultation with an emphasis on prevention and intervention
              • Latino psychology
              • International student issues: Acculturation and positive adjustment

              Theoretical orientation:

              • Integrationist primarily psychodynamic, humanistic, and interpersonal process

              Committee membership and other CCSD/UD roles:

              • Outreach and Consultation Committee
              • Intern and Postdoctoral Training Committee
              • International Student Issues Team

              Professional activities:

              • Licensed Psychologist in Pennsylvania
              • Licensed Psychologist in Delaware
              • American Psychology Association
              • National Latino Psychology Association

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              Karen Y. Tsukada, Ph.D.

              Psychologist II                                 

              Institution that granted highest degree:

              • The Ohio State University

              Professional areas of interest:

              • Diversity/multicultural issues
              • Body image issues
              • Women’s issues
              • Mindful meditation

              Theoretical orientation:

              • Interpersonal, psychodynamic, feminist, multicultural

              Committee membership and other CCSD/UD roles:

              • Assistant Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies
              • Multicultural Issues Committee, Chair
              • Eating Disorders Coordinating Council
              • Group Committee, Chair

              Professional activities:

              • Licensed Psychologist in Delaware
              • Delaware Psychological Association
              • American Psychological Association
              • American Council on Education - Office of Women in Higher Education, Delaware Network

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              Brad M. Wolgast, Ph.D.

              Psychologist II

              Institution that granted highest degree:

              • Temple University

              Professional areas of interest:

              • Sleep psychology
              • Identity development
              • Psychology and media
              • Anxiety management

              Theoretical orientation:

              • Interpersonal process

              Committee membership and other CCSD/UD roles:

              • Training member

              Professional activities:

              • Pennsylvania Psychological Association
              • American Psychological Association

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              Kimberly Zahm, Ph.D.

              Psychologist I

              Institution that granted highest degree:

              • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

              Professional areas of interest:

              • Relationship issues, including family of origin issues
              • Identity development
              • Depression
              • Body image concerns/Eating disorders
              • Career development
              • Group counseling
              • Supervision

              Theoretical orientation:

              • Integrative: Psychodynamic, Interpersonal

              Committee membership and other CCSD/UD roles:

              • Referral Coordinator

              Professional activities:

              • American Psychological Association
              • Maryland Psychological Association
              • Delaware Psychological Association

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              Richard S. Kingsley, M.D.

              Psychiatrist     

              Institution that granted highest degree:

              • The Chicago Medical School
              • Medical University of South Carolina (Residency in Psychiatry and Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry)

              Professional areas of interest:

              • ADHD
              • Anxiety disorders
              • Learning disabilities
              • Mood disorders

              Theoretical orientation

              • Biopsychosocial model utilizing psychiatric evaluation and medication management when indicated

              Committee membership and other CCSD/UD roles:

              • Case Review and Consultation Committee

              Professional activities

              • Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior and Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Jefferson Medical College
              • Co-Director, Division of Behavior Health and Chief of Psychiatry (Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children)
              • Expert Reviewer (kidsHealth.org)
              • Psychiatric Society of Delaware, Counselor at Large
              • Delaware Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Secretary
              • American Psychiatric Association
              • American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, alternate Delegate

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              Roberta J. Moloff, M.D.

              Psychiatrist

              Institution that granted highest degree:

              • University of Rochester School of Medicine
              • University of Pennsylvania (Residency in Psychiatry)

              Professional areas of interest:

              • Mood disorders
              • Anxiety disorders
              • ADHD
              • Sleep disorders

              Theoretical orientation:

              • Biopsychosocial model. I provide psychiatric evaluation and medication management with an understanding and appreciation for the client’s intrapsychic, interpersonal and social context.

              Committee membership and other CCSD/UD roles:

              • Case Review and Consultation Committee
              • Technology Committee

              Professional activities

              • Licensed Psychiatarist in Delaware and Pennsylvania

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