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 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. Robin loves art and interior design and almost went to art school instead of Boston College as an undergrad. Pronouns: She, her, hers.
Angela Guerrero, LICSW, Assistant Director of the Counseling Service and Coordinator of Training
Angela came to the USA as an International Student. Angela has a masters in Clinical Social Work from Simmons College and she is licensed in the state of Massachusetts. Angela earned a B.F.A. in Textile Design from Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). She studied family therapy with David Kantor at the Family Center in Somerville. Angela studied Mind-Body Medicine at Harvard University. Just prior to coming to the Stone Center, Angela worked for 10 years at Bentley College in Waltham, Ma. Angela worked as a consultant for The Rape Crisis Center of Massachusetts for 8 years for their Spanish-speaking helpline: Llamanos. As the Assistant Director and Coordinator of Training at the Stone Center she hopes to provide an excellent practicum for future psychologists and social workers as well as the best counseling services for the Wellesley students. In her free time, Angela likes to explore stand-up comedy, she promotes Spanish poetry in Massachusetts and enjoys laughter, yoga and traveling. Pronouns: She, her, hers.
Alex 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 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. Alex enjoys running on the trails in the woods, watching great blue herons soar, robins busily hopping and occasionally, sighting deer. Pronouns: She, her, hers.
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 in Psychology with a minor in Philosophy 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 Cambridge Eating Disorders Center, Counseling and Psychological Services at the University of California, Berkeley, and the Counseling Center at Arizona State University. Wendy provides individual and group therapy, consultation, and supervision of psychology interns. She works collaboratively with clients to help them feel more empowered and authentic in their relationships and life. Her clinical interests include women's issues, eating disorders, multicultural and feminist therapy. Wendy balances her work life by spending time with her family and friends, and playing bar trivia at least once a week. Pronouns: She, her, hers.
Marion Russell, M.D., Supervising Psychiatrist
Marion completed her medical degree at Boston University School of Medicine, and her internship and residency in psychiatry through Brigham and Women's Hospital and Boston Medical Center. She received her undergraduate degree in Biological Science from the University of Vermont. Prior to coming to Wellesley and during her psychiatric residency Marion worked at Boston University Student Health Services and at the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders at Boston University. She has experience working in emergency psychiatry, various inpatient and outpatient settings including programs for addictions and trauma based work as well as inpatient child and adolescent psychiatry. Marion’s primary clinical interest is in women’s mental health and treating emerging young adults with a wide range of mental health disorders. She strongly believes in evaluating and treating the whole person and helping them find the path to their best possible selves. She has a particular interest in anxiety related disorders and utilizes a holistic approach to managing anxiety and helping students optimize wellness. Marion is a fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and Board Certified in Psychiatry. In her free time, Marion enjoys spending time outdoors with her family and friends, cooking and curling up with her cat and a good book. Preferred pronouns: She, her, hers.
Jan 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 for 24 years. As a psychologist, consultant, and supervisor of therapists in training, Jan strives to help people feel and perform at their best, in a way that is personally sustainable. She enjoys the practice of mindfulness-based stress reduction and is committed to lifelong growth and learning. Jan has always valued the practice of community psychology, outreach, and prevention in the college setting. It is especially important to her to value the complex identities of our students and to support the LGBTQ+ community. In her leisure time, she craves being in nature and all it offers. Pronouns: She, her, hers.
Sandra Acevedo, LICSW, Student Care Coordinator
Sandra came to the USA after completing her Bachelor’s degree in Social Science from the University of Puerto Rico. Sandra is an Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and earned a Masters degree in Macro Social Work from Boston University with a concentration in community organizing and human service management. Prior to coming to the Stone Center, Sandra worked for 10 years in the field of emergency crisis intervention for Metrowest Medical Center, Advocates, and the Lipton Center. Sandra also worked as an adoption social worker for Bright Futures Adoption Center with children in the custody of the Department of Children and Families. As the new Student Care Coordinator she hopes to help Wellesley students and their families make smooth transitions between providers and secure additional services as needed. Areas of interest for Sandra are adoption, child welfare and neurobiology. Sandra is open to learn about the cultural experiences of others and to share her own experience as a native Spanish speaker and a woman growing up in Puerto Rico. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, dancing, and baking. She is passionate about animal welfare and the preservation of the environment. Pronouns: She, her, hers.
Cynthia Song, PsyD, Multicultural Specialist
Cynthia is a licensed psychologist and earned her Doctorate of Clinical Psychology from George Fox University. She completed her clinical internship at Columbia University Medical Center in NYC and her postdoctoral fellowship at Portland Mental Health & Wellness. Prior to becoming a psychologist, she worked as a public interest attorney in Michigan and Oregon. As a psychologist, she continues to work from an anti-oppressive/social justice framework, drawing from multicultural and relational psychoanalytic theories. Cynthia approaches therapy as a collaboration, working towards understanding the meaning behind manifest symptoms by exploring one’s distinctive history, upbringing, social context, and life events as it relates to the present. She is especially interested in shifting patterns of psychological trauma to embolden one’s sense of agency and increase cognitive and emotional flexibility for a more connected, compassionate, and creative sense of being with self and others. To unwind, Cynthia enjoys rock climbing, cooking, and traveling. Pronouns: she, her, hers.
Athena Davos, MSN, PMHNP-BC
Athena Davos is a board certified, psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. She received her bachelor's degree in nursing from Simmons College and worked as a registered nurse, at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago before returning to Boston to pursue her master's degree in psychiatric nursing at Northeastern University. After receiving her graduate degree, she completed a psychiatric nurse practitioner residency program at The Boston VA Healthcare System, where she gained invaluable experience providing care to veterans with severe mental illness, PTSD, and substance abuse issues. In recent years, she has transitioned her clinical focus to working with college students, first as a psychiatric nurse practitioner at Northeastern University Health and Counseling Services and most recently, as the primary psychiatric provider at Optum Student Health Services in Boston (serving Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Wentworth Institute of Technology, and Massachusetts College of Art). She maintains a clinical interest in the treatment of trauma related disorders, substance related issues, and depression and truly enjoys working in a college mental health setting. She approaches her clinical work with an open and compassionate mind and works to tailor treatment to the specific needs of each client. When away from her work, she enjoys travelling, spending time with family and friends, and walking with her sweet dog. Pronouns: she, her, hers.
Susanna (Zan) Barry is a doctoral intern in Clinical Psychology from William James College. She received her B.A. in Psychology from Wesleyan University and her M.A. in Educational Psychology from Tufts University. Zan has also worked at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the McLean Anxiety Mastery Program of McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School, and the Lemuel Shattuck Hospital. She co-founded the trauma-sensitive yoga program at the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center and is an advanced yoga teacher with the Yoga Alliance. Zan is interested in helping students not merely survive but thrive during their time at Wellesley. She has experience providing individual and group support, including for eating and body image concerns, stress and anxiety, and sleep concerns. In her free time, Zan hangs out with friends and family, takes walks around Boston, practices yoga, and listens to very nerdy podcasts. Supervisors: Wendy Huang, Jan Park & Robin Cook-Nobles. Pronouns: She, her, hers.
Kaeley Majewski is a Clinical Psy.D candidate at William James College. She earned a B.A. in Psychology from American University, and a M.A. in Professional Psychology from William James College. Just prior to coming to the Stone Center, Kaeley has had various prior college counseling placements at the MIT Mental Health and Counseling Center, and at the Curry College Counseling Center. Kaeley also has a history of working in inpatient/partial/residential hospitalization placements with individuals who are in crisis and/or who have survived traumatic events. As a psychologist in training, Kaeley enjoys connecting with others by creating a safe space for self-exploration and processing of life events. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, music, and spending time with her cats. Supervisors: Jan Park, Wendy Huang & Robin Cook-Nobles. Pronouns: She, her, hers.
Lianzhe (Pronounced as Lee-ann-juha) Zheng is a doctoral student in Counseling Psychology from Boston College. She received her BA in Psychology and Communication from the Ohio State University and master degree in School Counseling from University of Maryland. She has worked with children and adolescents in K-12 settings and young adults at a college counseling center. She is also a passionate advocate for marginalized communities, including international students, immigrant students and students of color. For instance, she founded a community advocacy program for international graduate students to promote a culturally inclusive community. In her free time, she enjoys photography, reading and writing. Supervisors: Robin Cook-Nobles and Angela Guerrero. Pronouns: She,her, hers.
"Noah is a second year social work intern coming from Simmons University, where they are pursuing their MSW degree with a certificate in trauma. They earned a BFA from Northeastern University with a focus in printmaking. Their primary areas of clinical interest are LGBTQ issues, adolescent/young adult issues, identity development and partner abuse survivorship. In addition to being a student, Noah works at Boston Children’s Hospital as a clinical research assistant with a study team focusing on eating disorder prevention within trans and nonbinary populations. They also volunteer at The Network/La Red on hotline supporting LGBTQ survivors of partner abuse. In their spare time, Noah loves knitting, embroidery, swimming, gardening and reading. Supervisors: Angela Guerrero and Alex Prior. Pronouns: They, them, theirs, or he, him, his.
Morgan is a Clinical Social Work Intern from Boston University, where she is a dual degree Master’s candidate in Social Work and Special Education. A native of Richmond, Virginia, she received her B.S. in Communications from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2018 and relocated to Boston to continue her education. She has previous experience as an education coach for college students with intellectual disabilities and most recently, as a middle school counselor in Boston Public Schools with a focus on supporting students with social emotional and behavioral disabilities through individual and group counseling. Morgan cares deeply about seeing that students of all levels of ability have access to equitable and meaningful educational opportunities, advocacy and education surrounding relationship and sexual violence, and recognizing and celebrating the identities of folks within the LGBTQ+ community. In her free time, Morgan loves to powerlift and her favorite part of the week is when her brother calls her on the phone. Morgan believes in the strengths of each person and seeks to create a safe and empowering environment in counseling, using a holistic approach to heal from experiences of trauma. Supervisors: Angela Guerrero and Alex Prior. Pronouns: She, her, hers.
Cindy Verdelli, Office Assistant
Cindy has been working at Wellesley College since 2003. Prior to Wellesley, she was the Assistant Personnel Manager at the Boston Herald. She left the Herald after 10 years to raise her three daughters. Cindy is a Reiki Master and enjoys practicing on her family, her friends, and her two, loving labs. In her spare time, she enjoys catching beautiful sunsets, venturing on outdoor walks, and exploring new restaurants. Pronouns: She, her, hers.