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Charles L. Beale, Ed.D.
Director

Psychologists

Psychiatry Postdoctoral Fellows
  • Leigh Ann Carter, Psy.D.
  • Lindsay A. Sauers, Psy.D.
  • Thomas R. Wahlund, Psy.D.
Predoctoral Graduate Interns
  • Leia Charnin, University of Missouri at Kansas City
  • Shiqin 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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Michele Juarez-Huffaker, Ph.D.

Psychologist I

Institution that granted highest degree:

  • The Pennsylvania State University

Professional areas of interest:

  • Eating Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Mood Disorders, Multicultural,GLBTQ, ADHD, Trauma
  • Supervision and Training

Theoretical orientation:

  • Integrative (biopsychosocial, multicultural, CBT, interpersonal, psychodynamic)

Committee membership and other CCSD/UD roles:

  • Chair, Eating Disorders Consultation Team
    Research Review Committee
  • Student Life Liaison Committee

Professional activities:

  • American Psychological Association
  • Delaware Psychological Association
  • Licensed Psychologist in Delaware
  • Private Practice

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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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