Office of Student Wellness Staff

  • Claudia Trevor-Wright, MA, JD, MCHES Director of Student Wellbeing

    Claudia Trevor-Wright, director of student wellbeing, received her BA in Psychology and MA in Health Education from New York University, and her JD from Boston University School of Law. Claudia has been with the College since 2011 as part of Health Services and launched the newly created Office of Student Wellness in 2019. As an active member of the New England College Health Association, Claudia has presented on such topics as professional ethics, data disaggregation and health equity, sexual violence prevention, graphic design and communications for health educators, and more. 

    Claudia is involved in many efforts across campus, including student leadership development, student health policy, and new student orientation. She partners regularly with students, staff, faculty and community members to advance student wellbeing. 

    Prior to joining Wellesley College, Claudia was a practicing attorney and community advocate. She currently serves as a member of the Education Committee at Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts.

    Contact: Billings 113A | 781-283-2821 |

  • Nancy Baden, RN Outreach Nurse Educator

    Nancy, outreach nurse educator, is a graduate of St. Elizabeth’s Hospital School of Nursing. She has over 20 years of experience, focused mainly in Community Health Nursing with a strong passion for Health Education. Prior to joining Wellesley, she spent 5 years providing a variety of Wellness Seminars, Biometric screenings, Health Fairs and individualized Health Coaching for Blue Cross Blue Shield, Tufts & Harvard Pilgrim Health Care. She strives to educate others on the importance of Nutrition, Exercise, Sleep, Stress Management and Spiritual Wellbeing as the foundation of good health.

    In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, hiking, eco-adventure travel, live music and singing and playing percussion with an original band.

    Contact: Billings 113 | 781-283-3766 |

  • Barbara Southcote, RD Nutrition Coach

    Barbara, nutrition coach, is a Registered-Dietitian Nutritionist with a MSc in Nutrition and Health Promotion, and Certificate in Sports Nutrition, from Simmons College. Barbara has been with the College since January 2016 as part of the Health Services team. Using an evidence based approach, she teaches students the value and skill of flexible eating. Barbara celebrates body diversity and talks about health and well-being through the lens of each student’s experiences. Her goal is for all students to feel empowered on their unique journey of greater well-being.

    During the winter months, when she is not on campus, Barbara can be found at the rink, either playing or coaching ice hockey, or at her home office where she works virtually providing Nutrition Coaching services. Summer days are spent enjoying time with family and friends on Lake Rosseau.

    Contact: Billings 113 & KSC | 781-283-2828 |

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    Talia Seavey Graduate Fellow

    Talia is a graduate fellow pursuing a Master of Science degree in Community Health Education at Merrimack College. She completed her undergraduate work at UMASS Amherst in Communications and Sociology. She is a registered yoga teacher and is passionate about holistic wellness. Her areas of interest include stress management/mental health, nutrition and the connection between our mental and physical wellbeing.