2016–2017

Interns

Name: Caroline Hicks, B.A.
Graduate Program: University of Northern Colorado
Email: hicksc88@vt.edu

Bio: Caroline is a doctoral psychology intern at Cook Counseling Center for the 2016-2017 academic year. She earned her B.S. degree in Psychology from South Dakota State University, and is currently completing her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology at the University of Northern Colorado. Caroline’s clinical interests include, but are not limited to, sexual orientation and gender diversity, identity concerns, relational issues, as well as couples counseling. Her approach to counseling is based primarily in interpersonal process theory, while being informed by cognitive-behavioral and systemic approaches. Her current research focuses on the predictive abilities of sexual minority stress of the degree of thwarted belongingness, perceived burdensomeness and suicidal ideation. Caroline’s hobbies include hiking, camping, watching suspenseful movies, and cooking.

 

Name: Bethany Rallis, Ed.M.
Graduate Program: George Mason University
Email: rallisb@vt.edu

Bio: Bethany is a doctoral psychology  intern at Cook Counseling Center. She earned her B.A. in Classics/Latin from Brown University and her Ed.M. in Human Development and Psychology from Harvard University. She is currently completing her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at George Mason University. Bethany enjoys working with a wide variety of presenting concerns. She is particularly interested in helping students to address depression, eating disorders, anxiety, identity concerns, and crises. Her research focuses on suicide and suicide prevention programs. In her free time, Bethany enjoys practicing as well as teaching yoga, hiking, running, and cooking. 

 

Name: Sarah Rimmer, M.S.
Graduate Program: Radford University
Email: rimmers@vt.edu

Bio: Sarah is a doctoral psychology intern at Cook Counseling Center. She earned her B.S. in Psychology, her M.S. in Clinical Counseling Psychology, and is currently completing her Psy.D. in Counseling Psychology at Radford University. Sarah enjoys working with students with a wide variety of clinical concerns with a specific interest in working to help those dealing with depression, anxiety, interpersonal issues, and identity concerns. Sarah’s treatment approach to treatment is integrative, being informed by person-centered and cognitive-behavioral theoretical approaches. Her research thus far has focused on experiences of sexual minority individuals and college students, with her dissertation looking at experiences of gender minority stress for transgender and gender non-conforming individuals. In her free time, Sarah enjoys reading, spending time with her dog and cat, listening to podcasts, and coloring.

 

Interns

Name: Melanie Avery, Ph.D.
Graduate Program: University of South Carolina
Current Employment: Psychology Resident, Salem Veteran's Affairs Medical Center
Location: Salem, VA

Name: Laura Miller, Psy.D.
Graduate Program: Georgia Southern University
Current Employment: Staff Counselor, Thomas E. Cook Counseling Center at Virginia Tech
Location: Blacksburg, VA

Name: Jillian Rosati, Psy.D.
Graduate Program: University of Indianapolis
Current Employment: Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Delaware Center for Counseling & Student Development
Location: Newark, DE

Name: Christine Simpson, Psy.D.
Graduate Program: Chatham University
Current Employment: Supervised Staff Psychologist, West Virginia University, Carruth Center for Psychological and Psychiatric Services
Location: Morgantown, WV

Interns

Name: Kelsey Chapman, M.A.
Graduate Program: Marshall University
Current Employment: Postdoctoral Fellow, Appalachian State University Counseling Center
Location: Boone, NC

Name: Michael Love, Psy.D.
Graduate Program: Radford University
Current Employment: Staff Counselor, Thomas E. Cook Counseling Center, Virginia Tech
Location: Blacksburg, VA

Name: Angela Horn, M.Ed..
Graduate Program: Indiana University – Bloomington
Current Employment: Private Practice
Location: Louisville, KY

Name: Katharine Shaffer, M.S.
Graduate Program: SUNY - University at Albany
Current Employment: Lecturer, University of Baltimore
Location: Baltimore, MD

Interns

Name: Chelsea Greer, Ph.D.
Graduate Program: Virginia Commonwealth University
Current Employment: Assistant Professor of Psychology, Spring Hill College
Location: Mobile, AL

Name: Laura Holt, Ph.D.
Graduate Program: Indiana University – Bloomington
Current Employment: Counseling Psychologist and Outreach Coordinator, University of Missouri–St. Louis Counseling Services
Location: St. Louis, MO

Name: Anna Matyja, Ph.D.
Graduate Program: Southern Illinois University – Carbondale
Current Employment: Psychology Resident, Testing Specialist, Counseling and Testing Services, Washington State University
Location: Pullman, WA

Interns

Name: Robert Carnicella, Ph.D.
Graduate Program: SUNY – University at Albany
Current Employment: Staff Psychologist, Bowdoin University
Location: Brunswick, Maine

Name: Aliya Chapman, Ph.D.
Graduate Program: George Mason University
Current Employment: Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Thomas E. Cook Counseling Center at Virginia Tech
Location: Blacksburg, Va.

Name: Claudia Reyes, Ph.D.
Graduate Program: George Washington University
Current Employment: Private practice
Location: Washington, D.C.

Interns

Name: Angie Dahl, Ph.D.
Graduate Program: Utah State University
Current Employment: Faculty, Ferrum College
Location: Ferrum, VA

Name: Daniel Isenberg, Ph.D.
Graduate Program: Lehigh University
Current Employment: Staff Psychologist / Groups Coordinator, Towson University Counseling Center
Location: Towson, MD

Name: Zetta Nicely, Psy.D.
Graduate Program: Radford University
Current Employment: Staff counselor, Southwestern Virginia Mental Health Institute
Location: Marion, VA

Interns

Name: Rachel Goldstein, Ph.D.
Graduate Program: Stanford Consortium
Current Employment: Psychological assistant, Discovery Practice Media
Location: Lakewood, CA

Name: Colleen Johnson, Ph.D.
Graduate Program: University of North Dakota
Current Employment: Faculty counselor, San Jose State University
Location: San Jose, CA

Name: Katy Kopp Miller, Psy.D.
Graduate Program: University of Indianapolis
Current Employment: Licensed Psychologist / Group Coordinator, University of Pittsburgh
Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Name: Ryoichi J. P. Noguchi, Ph.D.
Graduate Program: Virginia Tech
Current Employment: Staff Psychologist, George Mason University
Location: Fairfax, VA

Interns

Name: Steven Hines, Psy.D., HSPP
Graduate Program: University of Indianapolis
Current Employment: Staff Psychologist/Outreach Coordinator, Butler University
Location: Indianapolis, IN

Name: Katherine Luci, Psy.D.
Graduate Program: James Madison University
Current Employment: Psychologist, Veteran’s Administration Medical Center
Location: Salem, VA

Name: Jessica Taylor, Psy.D. – completing dissertation
Graduate Program: Marshall University
Current Employment: Completing dissertation

Resident

Name: Jonathan Mosko, Ph.D.
Graduate Program: Purdue University
Current Employment: Staff psychologist, Ohio University
Location: Athens, OH

Interns

Name: Russell Couch, Ph.D.
Graduate Program: University of Kentucky
Current Employment: Psychologist, Salem VAMC
Location: Salem, VA

Name: Thomson Ling, Ph.D.
Graduate Program: University of Maryland
Current Employment: Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Caldwell College
Location: Caldwell, NJ

Name: Andrea Miller, Ph.D.
Graduate Program: Virginia Commonwealth University
Previous Employment: Adjunct Instructor, Hollins University
Location: Roanoke, VA

Interns

Name: Joeleen Cooper, Ph.D.
Graduate Program: SUNY-Albany
Current Employment: Senior staff clinician, Auburn University Student Counseling Services
Location: Auburn, AL

Name: Keith Kaufman, Ph.D.
Graduate Program: The Catholic University of America
Current Employment: Private practice, George Washington University Counseling Center
Location: Washington, DC

Name: Robert McNamara, Ph.D.
Graduate Program: Colorado State University
Current Employment: Assistant Director for Clinical Service; Psychologist, University Counseling Center, Wake Forest University
Location: Winston-Salem, NC

Resident

Name: Debbie Thurneck, Psy.D.
Graduate Program: James Madison University
Current Employment: Psychologist, Private Practice
Location: Greenville, NC

Interns

Name: Ozge Gurel, Ph.D.
Graduate Program: American University
Current Employment: Licensed clinical psychologist, MedStar Georgetown Psychiatry at Wisconsin Ave.
Location: Washington, DC

Name: Carly Rohde, Psy.D.
Graduate Program: Loyola College in Maryland
Current Employment: Licensed psychologist, University of Pittsburgh
Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Name: Jaclyn Schuon, Psy. D.
Graduate Program: Georgia School or Professional Psychology
Current Employment: Licensed Psychologist, Office of Student Counseling and Development, North Georgia College & State University
Location: Dahlonega, GA

Resident

Name: Maisha M. Smith, Ph.D.
Graduate Program: Indiana State University
Current Employment: Licensed psychologist, University of Maryland University College Asia
Location: Korea

Interns

Name: Ghena Ismail, Psy.D.
Graduate Program: James Madison University
Current Employment: Clinician, Youth and Justice Team, London Family Court Clinic
Location: London, ON, Canada

Name: Jamie Long, Psy.D.
Graduate Program: Nova Southeastern University
Current Employment: Licensed clinical psycholoigist in private practice
Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Name: Maisha M. Smith, Ph.D.
Graduate Program: Indiana State University
Current Employment: Licensed psychologist, University of Maryland University College Asia
Location: Korea

Residents

Name: Matthew Bitsko, Ph.D.
Graduate Program: Virginia Commonwealth University
Current Employment: Licensed clinical psychologist, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
Location: Richmond, VA

Name: Tevya Zukor, Ph.D.
Graduate Program: George Mason University
Current Employment: Licensed clinical psychologist / Director, University of Mary Washington Counseling Center
Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Interns

Name: Matthew Bitsko, Ph.D.
Graduate Program: Virginia Commonwealth University
Current Employment: Psychologist and faculty, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics
Location: Richmond, VA

Name: Amy Athey Stapleton, Psy. D.
Graduate Program: Loyola College in Maryland
Current Employment: Director of Clinical and Sport Psychology Services, The University of Arizona Dept. of Athletics
Location: Tucson, Arizona

Name: Tevya Zukor, Ph.D.
Graduate Program: George Mason University
Current Employment: Licensed clinical psychologist/director, University of Mary Washington Counseling Center
Location: Fredericksburg, VA

Resident

Name: Mark S. Perez-Lopez, Ph.D.
Graduate Program: University of Arkansas
Current Employment: Licensed clinical psychologist / Associate Director / Research Coordinator, Georgia Southern University Counseling Center
Location: Statesboro, GA

Interns

Name: Mark S. Perez-Lopez, Ph.D.
Graduate Program: University of Arkansas
Current Employment: Licensed clinical psychologist, Georgia Southern University Counseling Center
Location: Statesboro, GA

Name: Corey Reed, Ph.D.
Graduate Program: Florida State University
Current Employment: Clinician-in-residence, James Madison University Department of Graduate Psychology
Location: Harrisonburg, VA

Name: Brett Scofield, Ph.D.
Graduate Program: Wichita State University
Current Employment: Assistant Director, Research and Technology, Penn State
Location: University Park, PA

Interns

Name: Felicia Brown-Anderson, Psy.D.
Graduate Program: James Madison University
Current Employment: Staff psychologist, College of William and Mary Counseling Center
Location: Williamsburg, VA

Name: Chris Dula, Ph.D.
Graduate Program: Virginia Tech
Current Employment: Assistant Professor, East Tennessee State University
Location: Bristol, TN

Name: Heath Greene, Ph.D.
Graduate Program: Fuller Theological Seminary
Current Employment: Licensed clinical psychologist/clinical supervisor, Associates in Christian Counseling
Location: Winston-Salem, NC

Name: Alicia Townsend, Ph.D.
Graduate Program: University of North Texas
Current Employment: Brain Function Analysis Coordinator, PsychoNeuroPlasticity Center
Location: Lewisville, TX

Interns

Name: Lori Kogan, Ph.D.
Graduate Program: Colorado State University
Current Employment: Assistant professor, Colorado State University, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Location: Fort Collins, CO

Name: Marya Myslinski, Psy.D.
Graduate Program: American School of Professional Psychology, Virginia
Current Employment: Licensed clinical psychologist in private practice
Location: Falls Church, VA

Name: Kampbell Salehi, Psy.D.
Graduate Program: American School of Professional Psychology, Virginia
Current Employment: Licensed clinical psychologist in private practice
Location: Roanoke, VA

Interns

Name: Douglas Fogel, Psy.D.
Graduate Program: Central Michigan University
Current Employment: Licensed clinical psychologist, Johns Hopkins University Counseling Center
Location: Baltimore, MD

Name: Claire Nicogossian, Psy.D.
Graduate Program: American School of Professional Psychology, Virginia, post-doctoral resident in clinical and sport psychology
Current Employment: Licensed clinical psychologist in private practice, The Stone House
Location: Falls Church, VA

Name: Victoria Stumm Dalton, Psy.D.
Graduate Program: University of Indianapolis
Current Employment: Licensed clinical psychologist in private practice, Indiana Health Group
Location: Greenfield, IN

Residents

Name: Brenna Chirby, Psy.D.
Graduate Program: American School of Professional Psychology, Virginia, post-doctoral resident in clinical and sport psychology
Current Employment: Licensed clinical psychologist in private practice, The Stone House
Location: Falls Church, VA

Name: David Wheeler, Ph.D.
Graduate Program: George Mason University
Current Employment: Licensed clinical psychologist in private practice, Monroe Counseling Center
Location: Monroe, NC

Interns

Name: Tina Lepage Tsirigotis, Psy.D.
Graduate Program: American School or Professional Psychology, Virginia
Current Employment: Licensed clinical psychologist in private practice. Lepage Associates
Location: Chapel Hill, NC

Name: Amy E Molnar Kreins, Psy.D.
Graduate Program: California School of Professional Psychology - Fresno
Current Employment: Licensed clinical psychologist, Vericare/Senior Connections
Location: Plano, TX

Name: David Wheeler, Ph.D.
Graduate Program: George Mason University
Current Employment: Licensed clinical psychologist in private practice, Monroe Counseling Center
Location: Monroe, NC

Interns

Name: Brenna Chirby, Psy.D.
Graduate Program: American School of Professional Psychology, Virginia
Current Employment: Private practice, The Stone House
Location: Falls Church, VA

Name: Kimberly Greene, Ph.D.
Graduate Program: Ohio State University
Location: North Carolina

Name: Tiffiny Hughes-Troutman, Ph.D.
Graduate Program: University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign
Current Employment: Licensed psychologist/associate director, Morehouse College Counseling Resource Center
Location: Atlanta, GA

Interns

Name: Diedra Hayman, Ph.D.
Graduate Program: University of Florida
Current Employment: Licensed clinical psychologist, Wabash Valley Hospital
Location: Lafayette, IN

Name: Jo Lynn McClain, Psy.D.
Graduate Program: Baylor University
Current Employment: Licensed clinical psychologist, private practice
Location: Martinsville, VA

Name: Laura Penrod Moseng. Psy.D.
Graduate Program: Georgia School of Professional Psychology
Current Employment: Licensed psychologist, Madison Juvenile Correctional Facility
Location: Louisville, KY

Interns

Name: Cathye Griffin Betzel, Psy.D.
Graduate Program: Georgia School if Professional Psychology
Current Employment: Licensed clinical psychologist/Assistant director for training, Thomas E. Cook Counseling Center at Virginia Tech
Location: Blacksburg, VA

Name: Phillip DuBose, Psy.D.
Graduate Program: Georgia School of Professional Psychology
Current Employment: Licensed clinical psychologist, private practice, Thomasville Family Medicine Center
Location: Thomasville, GA

Name: Jack E. Rowe, Ph.D.
Graduate Program: University of Missouri-Columbia
Current Employment: Retired
Former Employment: Associate Professor, Northeastern State University
Location: Tahlequah OK

Interns

Name: Rita Klein, Ph.D.
Graduate Program: Fordham University
Current Employment: Licensed clinical psychologist/Senior staff psychologist, Thomas E. Cook Counseling Center at Virginia Tech
Location: Blacksburg, VA

Name: Joe Wright, Ph.D.
Graduate Program: Virginia Tech
Current Employment: Psychologist, Center for Cognitive Therapy
Location: Philadelphia, PA