About Our Staff

Core Staff

 

Robin Cook-NoblesRobin Cook-Nobles, Ed.D., Director of the Counseling Service

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, and has taught the Psychology of Women at Wheelock College and Human Development and Diversity 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. 


Megan EdwardsMegan Edwards, Psy.D., Staff Psychologist and Assistant Director of Group and Outreach Activities

Megan is a licensed psychologist and received both her M.S. and doctorate in clinical psychology from Antioch University New England and her B.A. from Vassar College.  She has worked in a variety of clinical settings including university counseling centers, integrated health care centers, and private group practice, including Antioch University New England's Psychological Services Center, Dartmouth-Hitchcock/Cheshire Medical Center, Montana State University Counseling and Psychological Services, and Kaiser Permanente Department of Psychiatry.  She has special clinical interests in mindfulness techniques for managing stress, anxiety, and depression, as well as a strong emphasis on relational models of therapy that prioritize self-expression and self-acceptance.  She has also taught at the doctoral level and integrates teaching, wellness promotion, and primary prevention into her work as a psychologist.
 

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.
 

Trainees


Photo of Sue MorrisSue Morris

Sue is a new psychology intern at Wellesley. She is a licensed psychologist from Sydney, Australia where she specialized in adult mental health and cognitive behavior therapy. Sue worked for several years in Sydney in both community mental health and also in her own private practice before moving to Boston. Sue is currently pursuing licensure here in the US and is completing her Psy D at the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology while working at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Her particular areas of interest include grief and loss, coping with illness, relationship difficulties, anxiety, depression and women's issues.
 

photo of Emily WheelerEmily Wheeler

Emily is a psychology intern who received her M.S. in Mental Health Counseling from the University of Massachusetts Boston, where she is currently pursuing her doctorate in Counseling Psychology. She earned her bachelor's degree from Mount Holyoke College with a major in psychology and minor in film studies. She has previous experience working as a counselor in a community mental health clinic. Emily's interests include LGBTQ issues, issues related to gender, access to treatment issues, decision making processes about treatment, and multicultural and feminist approaches to counseling.


 

Rachel Fish

Rachel is a Post-Doctoral Intern and received both her M.A. and Psy.D. at the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology. Rachel began college as an art student at Alfred University, and then went on to complete her B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Disaster Studies at the State University of New York at New Paltz. Rachel has experience working as a mental health counselor at a school for children on the autism spectrum, at a correctional facility, and at a community mental health center. She also completed her final internship at The Stone Center. Her professional interests include young-adult identity development, relationship issues, anxiety and depression, substance abuse, and working with LGBTQ and multi-cultural students. Rachel has her yoga teacher training certification and enjoys incorporating mindfulness and stress-reduction techniques into her clinical practice.


 

Melissa Nauman

Melissa is a social work trainee from Simmons School of Social Work, where she is pursuing her M.S.W.  She completed her B.A. in Psychology and in Women’s and Gender Studies from Dickinson College.  Prior to coming to the Stone Center, Melissa interned and worked at Riverside Community Service Agency as an Intensive Care Coordinator, working together with families with children coping with serious emotional disturbances.  She has experience working with children on the autism spectrum, as a mental health specialist with older adults in a psychiatric hospital, and as a milieu counselor at a residential eating disorder center for young adult and adult women.  Melissa’s professional interests include women’s issues, eating disorders, anxiety, depression, body image, and incorporating self-care into everyday life.

photo of Liz StahlerLiz Stahler

Liz Stahler is pursuing her Master’s in Social Work with a certificate in Urban Leadership from Simmons School for Social Work. Liz earned her B.A from Berklee College of Music with a dual focus in Songwriting and Music Production and Engineering. Prior to matriculating in graduate studies, Liz spent two years as a grief counselor working with children and families dealing with loss or prolonged illness. Last year, Liz worked with The Home For Little Wanderers as an in home family therapist providing community based, family therapy. There, Liz supported clients with an array of mental health concerns including traumatic loss, PTSD, depression, anxiety and adjustment issues. Liz has a strong interest in young-adult identity development, with particular attention to the intersections of gender, race, sexual orientation and social class. Other professional interests include body-image and eating issues, mindfulness and stress management, grief and loss and working with women with trauma histories, LGBTQ students and students from diverse cultural backgrounds.

Office Staff
 

Ann Hughes Office Manager ahughes@wellesley.edu
Cindy Verdelli Office Assistant rverdell@wellesley.edu

 

Related

Announcements

The Counseling Service will be seeing students until Friday, May 30th and will resume the week of August 25th (limited clinical hours), normal hours 8:30-4:30 will resume on September 2nd.
 

After-Hours, Holiday & Break Counseling Emergency #'s

 

Counseling Service x2839;
Campus Police x5555;
RD on Duty;
or go to the Emergency Room at Metro West Medical Center (Leonard Morse Hospital)
67 Union Street, Natick
508-650-7400

 

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Contact Us

Stone Center Counseling Service
Robin Cook-Nobles, Ed.D.
Director

106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02481
Hours: M-F 8:30-4:30

Tel: 781-283-2839
Fax: 781-283-3769

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