About Our Staff
Robin 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 Guerrero, LICSW, Angela is the Assistant Director of the Counseling Service and Coordinator of Training
Alex Prior, LICSW, Staff Social Worker
Wendy 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 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 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 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.
Marion 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. email@example.com
Dericka is a new Psychology Intern at Wellesley College. She is a Diversity Fellow and a second-year doctoral student in the Counseling Psychology program at Boston College. She earned both her masters degree in Counseling Psychology as a University Fellow, and her bachelors degree in Psychology, with honors from the University of Louisville located in Louisville, KY. She is a member of the Institute for the Study and Promotion of Race and Culture (ISPRC) at Boston College. Her interests include understanding racial and ethnic identity development, socialization, and psychosocial well-being among Black/African Americans as well as other racial/ethnic minority individuals, families, and communities. Her research interests also include exploring the intersectionality of gender, racial, and ethnic issues surrounding Black/African American women. Dericka has worked as a clinical/counseling intern and practicum student at St. Bernard Catholic School, Seven Counties Specialized Family and Child Services, and Central State Mental Hospital; all in the Derby city of Louisville, KY.
Alison is currently completing her final year at Boston College’s Graduate School of Social Work. She received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Ithaca College with an emphasis on Women’s Studies. Throughout the past four years, Alison has worked for Wediko Children’s Services, a residential treatment program for youth with emotional and behavioral conditions. Last year, she interned at Brighton High School where she addressed concerns such as depression, anxiety, trauma, and empowerment in individual and group therapy settings. In addition, Alison is a 200 hour certified Kripalu yoga instructor. Her clinical interests include mindfulness based practices, women’s issues, and trauma work.
Rachel received her M.A. in Professional Psychology at the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, where she is currently pursuing her doctoral degree in Clinical 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. 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.
Emily is pursuing a M. S. W. at Boston College Graduate School of Social Work, and is currently completing her final year. She received her B.A. from Amherst College, where she majored in Psychology and engaged with women’s issues through her work with the Feminist Alliance. Emily’s previous clinical internship was with Dearborn Academy, a therapeutic day school for students with special emotional, behavioral, and educational needs. There, she worked with clients in both individual and group settings to process and build skills around social and emotional well-being. Prior to that, Emily worked at Four Winds Hospital in Saratoga, N.Y., and at McLean Hospital in Belmont, M.A. Her special interests throughout her clinical and academic work have included women’s issues, substance use and abuse, and narrative therapy.
Mirella is currently pursuing her doctorate in clinical psychology at the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology where she also received her master’s in clinical psychology. She earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology and English and her master’s degree in English from Boston College. Mirella has experience working with women affected by trauma, PTSD, eating disorders, and mood and personality disorders as well as children doing both individual and group therapy and psychological testing. Prior to coming to the Stone Center, she worked at McLean Hospital, Newton Public Schools, and Massachusetts General Hospital. She was also a book editor for several years and taught at the college level. Mirella has a strong interest in women’s development and health, bicultural and immigrant issues, trauma, resilience, and the role of narratives in shaping the self. She is also very interested in whole person and interdisciplinary approaches to mental health.