Core Staff

 

Robin Cook-NoblesRobin Cook-Nobles, Ed.D., Director of the Counseling Service and Dean of the Office of Intercultural Education (OICE).

Robin has been working at the College since 1986.  She has a particular interest in Black female development, in human development in general, and in a variety of ethnic/cultural issues and concerns.  She received her undergraduate degree from Boston College, her masters degree from Teachers College,Columbia University and her doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from Boston University.  Previously, Robin has worked at the Boston University, and Howard University Counseling Services  She has taught the Psychology of Women at Wheelock College and has taught, Human Growth and Development, Cross-cultural Psychotherapy, and Group Psychotherapy at Antioch New England Graduate School.

 

Angela GuerreroAngela Guerrero, LICSW, Angela is the Assistant Director of the Counseling Service and Coordinator of Training

Angela's professional interests are body/mind issues, trauma treatment, women issues and the socio-political use of race as a tool for oppression in a capitalistic society.  She works as a consultant for the Llamanos help line from the Rape Crisis Center, MA, and the Elizabeth Friedman Center in Pittsfield, MA.  Angela promotes Latino American music, and does recitals of poetry to promote Spanish-speaking writers.  Angela received her Bachelor's in Fine Arts from Rhode Island School of Design, where she majored in Textile Design.  She then completed her MSW in Clinical Social Work at Simmons College.  Later, she specialized in family therapy at The Family Center in Somerville under the guidance of David Kantor, PhD. Prior to Wellesley College, Angela worked as Counselor/Minority Liaison at Bentley College.  Before that she held employment as Educational Counselor for Aspira, Inc of Pennsylvania; as a family Coordinator at the Family Center in Somerville, MA, and as a Clinical Social Worker at the Family Health Center in Worcester, MA.
 
 

Alex PriorAlex Prior, LICSW, Staff Social Worker

Alex is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker with a M.S.W. from Simmons School of Social Work and a B.A. in English from Northwestern University.  Prior to Prior coming to the Stone Center, she worked in an outpatient trauma clinic with individuals and families.  Her experience there included working with children and adults with histories of sexual violence, difficulties with depression, anxiety and substance abuse.  In her private practice, Grove Street Counseling in Wellesley, Alex works mostly with young adults and adults in individual and couples therapy.  Her primary interests include sexual assault, gay/lesbian issues, parenting, and cross-cultural differences in identity development. 
 
 

Wendy HuangWendy Huang, Ph.D. Staff Psychologist

Wendy is a licensed psychologist and received her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Iowa. She received her BA from Occidental College and her M.S in Counseling Psychology from the University of Oregon.  Prior to coming to the Stone Center, Wendy was at the Counseling Center at the College of the Holy Cross.  She has also worked at South Bay Mental Health, Cambridge Eating Disorders Center, Counseling and Psychological Services at the University of California, Berkeley, and the Counseling Center at Arizona State University.  Her clinical interests include women's issues, eating disorders, multicultural and feminist therapy.

 

George EllsworthGeorge Ellsworth, M.D.  Consulting Psychiatrist

George is also the Director of the Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry Service at Metro West Medical Center in Framingham.  He is Board Certified in Adult and Geriatric Psychiatry.  He has a Bachelors Degree in Biological Science from Kansas State University and studied History as an exchange student in Germany.  While at Harvard Medical School, he spent some elective time at the Student Health Service.  During his psychiatry residency at Harvard and his work in the Public Health Service, he focused on community mental health programs.  Throughout his career, he has been involved in the education of medical students and residents.  In his private practice of psychodyamic and psychopharmacological therapies are patients of all ages and patients with medical illnesses. 
 

Jane WardJane Ward R.N., M.S.N., C.S., Board Certified Psychiatric Clinical Specialist

Jane provides psychopharmacology and psychotherapy to students with a wide variety of social, emotional and psychiatric issues.  Her professional background includes extensive experience at Mclean Hospital and Lahey Clinic, where she primarily treated adolescents and adults.  She treated a variety of disorders such as, anxiety, thought, mood, eating, substance abuse, and body image.  She received her Bachelors degree from Northeastern University, and a Masters degree from Boston College in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing.  She is also presently a part-time faculty member at Regis College supervising student nurses who are fulfilling their clinical responsibilities. 

 

Photo of Marion RussellMarion Russell, M.D., Consulting Psychiatrist

Marion completed her medical degree at Boston University School of Medicine, her internship in psychiatry at Brigham and Women's Hospital and her psychiatry residency at Boston Medical Center.  She received her undergraduate degree in Biological Science from the University of Vermont.  During medical school and residency Marion published articles on adolescent preventive medicine, eating disorders and women's mental health.  She spent her final year of psychiatry training at Boston University Student Health Services and has an interest in treating young adults with a wide range of mental health disorders.
 

 

Jan ParkJan Park Ed.D., Psychologist/Assistant Director of Group and Outreach Activities

Jan is a licensed psychologist with a M.Ed. and Ed.D. in Counseling Psychology from Boston University.  She earned a B.A. in Sociology with a minor in Women’s Studies, from the University of Massachusetts in Boston. Just prior to coming to the Stone Center, Jan worked at Rhode Island College as a therapist, consultant, and supervisor of doctoral interns in psychology. The practice of community psychology, outreach, and prevention, have always been important to her.  Other clinical experiences included providing treatment at a Family Service Agency, a community psychiatric inpatient and outpatient service, and at the counseling service at Simmons College.  Jan enjoys the practice of mindfulness-based stress reduction and supporting the LGBTQ population.

 

Photo of Hannah PetersHannah Peters, Psy.D. Mental Health Clinician

Hannah is a licensed psychologist with a Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from the PGSP-Stanford Psy.D. Consortium.  She received her B.A. from Middlebury College, and her M.A. in Counseling Psychology from New York University.  Prior to coming to the Stone Center, she worked at the University of Pennsylvania. Her experience includes working with students at Pratt Institute and Santa Clara University, as well as veterans at the San Francisco VA, and with psychiatric inpatients at Stanford Hospital.  Hannah enjoys listening, supporting, and collaborating with students who have a wide variety of concerns. Her specific areas of interest include: multicultural and feminist counseling, adjustment, identity development, sexual trauma, eating concerns, and body image.

 

Trainees/Interns

Dianne Kraaijvanger

Dianne is a third year doctoral intern studying Clinical Psychology at William James College. She is an independently Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) as well as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT). She received her Master of Science in Counseling Psychology with a Specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy in 2003 from Dominican University of California. She did her undergraduate studies at Boston College and received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1993. She has her Registered Nurse (RN) license and has practiced at both Boston Children’s Hospital and Lucile Salter Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford as a Bone Marrow Transplant nurse. She also worked as a nurse in both research as well as management before going back to graduate school for Counseling Psychology in 2001. As both a nurse and therapist, Dianne has worked in a variety of settings such as hospitals, psychiatric facilities, police departments, schools, agencies, and a group practice. She approaches therapy in an eclectic manner depending on the needs and strengths of each individual client. She has an interest in the mind/body connection of the individual. Dianne’s areas of interest are working with adolescents and emerging adults, couples and families. She has clinical experience working with anxiety, mood disorders, depression, substance use, relationship issues, chronic illness and adjustment difficulties. Supervisors:  Robin Cook-Nobles, Wendy Huang & Jan Park
 

Michelle De Sedas

Michelle is a 3rd year doctoral intern studying Clinical Psychology at William James College. She received her M.A. in Mental Health Counseling in 2015 from Boston College and her B.A. in Psychology in 2013 from The Catholic University of America. Prior to coming to the Stone Center, she received clinical training at the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC) and Advocates Community Health Center in Framingham, MA where she provided counseling in both English and Spanish. Michelle has clinical experience working with trauma, relationship issues, anxiety, depression and adjustment difficulties. Michelle’s primary areas of interest include sexual trauma, multicultural counseling, mindfulness, and spirituality.  Supervisors:  Robin Cook-Nobles, Jan Park & Wendy Huang

 

Tim Carreiro

Tim is a third year doctoral intern studying Counseling Psychology at Umass Boston.  He received his master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from New York University in 2004 and is an independently Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC).  He received his BFA from Emerson College in English Literature and Creative Writing.  Prior to joining the Stone Center, Tim worked in outpatient LGBT community health clinics, private practice, and college counseling.  He approaches therapy from a relational and psychodynamic perspective with a strengths based philosophy.  Tim has experience working with trauma, gender identity concerns, sexuality, depression, anxiety, adjustment issue, and relationships issues.  He has specific clinical and research interests in LGBT issues and cross-cultural counseling.  Supervisors:  Robin Cook-Nobles & Jan Park

 

 

 

Christina Douyon

Christina is a third year counseling psychology doctoral student at Boston College. She earned her B.A.in psychology from the University of Florida and her M.A. in clinical psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University. Christina is interested in issues of race, racism, racial identity, ethnicity, immigrant status and their intersection. Christina approaches therapy with a relational cultural lens, as well as a feminist lens because she believes that "people grow through and toward relationships throughout the lifespan, and that culture powerfully impacts relationship".  Supervisors:  Wendy Huang and Alex Prior

 

 

 

Lucy Mull

Lucy is a final year Master of Social Work intern studying at Boston College. For her bachelor's degree, she studied English and Psychology at Gordon College. Prior to training at the Stone Center, Lucy interned as a mental health counselor for grades 9-12 at Dana Hall School for Girls. Lucy is interested in continuing to counsel within an academic setting, and she has experience working with issues including depression, anxiety, racial tensions, adjustment difficulties, and relationship stressors.  Supervisors:  Alex Prior & Angela Guerrero

 

Office Staff
 

Janneen Alves  Office Manager 
Cindy Verdelli Office Assistant