Meet the Staff

Dorothy Addae, Ph.D. | Postdoctoral Fellow - Chicago CAPS*

Dorothy Addae, Ph.D.

*Practicing without an Illinois license while under supervision by licensed clinicians 

Contact:

Dorothy Addae's email 

Special Interests:

Multicultural themes, immigration, international and first-generation students, third culture kids, transition and adjustment, acculturation, identity development

Courtney Albinson, Ph.D. | Associate Director Sport Psychology

Courtney Albinson, Ph.D.

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Courtney Albinson's Email

Special Interests

Sport and performance psychology, anxiety, stress management, academic and life skills, career development, relationship concerns, identity development.

Motolani A. Alimi | Program Assistant

Motolani A. Alimi

Steven Andrews, Ph.D. | Staff Psychologist, Coordinator Peer Initiatives

Steven Andrews, Ph.D.

Contact

Steve Andrews' Email

Special Interests

Disordered eating and body image concerns, perfectionism, mindfulness- and acceptance-based therapies, feminist therapy and social justice counseling, intersection of social privilege/oppression and mental health, peer-to-peer support and outreach.

Maddie E. Barron, Psy.D. | Staff Psychologist

Maddie E. Barron

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Maddie Barron's Email

Special Interests

Eating disorders/disordered eating in sport, sport and performance psychology, mind-body connection, depressive and anxiety disorders, identity development, crisis intervention, ADHD assessment. 

Sarah Beatty, LCSW | Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Sarah Beatty, LCSW / Licensed Clinical Social Worker

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Sarah Beatty's Email

Special Interests

Crisis intervention, trauma-informed care, survivors of domestic violence, LBGTQIA-identifying individuals, mindful self-compassion, de-stigmatization of mental illness, psycho-education, underserved populations, and access to mental health care.

Eileen B. Biagi, Ph.D. | Staff Psychologist, ECATT Coordinator

Eileen B. Biagi, Ph.D.

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Eileen Biagi's Email

Special Interests

Eating disorders, body image issues, depression and anxiety disorders, relationship issues.

Bettina Bohle-Frankel, M.D. | Staff Psychiatrist

Bettina Bohle-Frankel, M.D.

Contact

Bettina Bohle-Frankel's Email

Special Interests

International students, trauma, panic and anxiety, depression.

Angel Yiting Cheng, Ph.D. 鄭伊婷 博士 | Staff Therapist - Chicago CAPS

Angel Yiting Cheng

Contact 

Email: angel.cheng@northwestern.edu
 

Special Interests

Graduate and professional students, international students, acculturation adjustment and immigration stress, gender and sexuality, intersecting identities and (multiple) minority stress, depression, anxiety, perfectionism, mindfulness, self-compassion, value clarification. Fluent in Mandarin Chinese.


 

Jeremy S. Cohen, Ph.D. | Associate Director of Chicago CAPS

Jeremy S. Cohen, Ph.D.  |  Staff Therapist

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Special Interests

Graduate and professional students, anxiety, identity development, gender and sexual identity, multicultural themes, men and masculinity, stress management, relationship and family issues, interpersonal concerns, adjustment and life transitions.

Rachael Collins, Ph.D. | Staff Therapist, Liaison to Feinberg School of Medicine-Chicago CAPS*

Rachael Collins, Ph.D.

*Practicing without an Illinois license while under supervision by licensed clinicians. 

Contact:

Rachael Collins's email

Special Interests: 

Graduate and professional students; stress, anxiety, and depression; self-esteem, perfectionism, imposter syndrome, burnout; trauma; multicultural and identity themes; couples therapy, relationship and family concerns; adjustment and life transitions; grief and loss; eating and body image concerns.

Christine Cox | Financial Coordinator

Christine Cox | Financial Coordinator

Plamena Daskalova, Ph.D. | Postdoctoral Fellow *

Plamena Daskalova, M.Ed.  |  Doctoral Intern*

*Practicing without an Illinois license while under supervision by licensed clinicians.

Special Interests

Identity and career development; vocational concerns and counseling; immigration, first-generation, acculturation and enculturation themes; concerns related to eating, body image, and appearance; relational and family issues; anxiety and depression; adjustment and life transitions; trauma. Modalities: individual therapy, group therapy. Fluent in Bulgarian.

Bob Diehl, M.A. | Doctoral Intern*

Bob Diehl, M.A.   |  Doctoral Intern*

*Practicing without an Illinois license while under supervision by licensed clinicians.

Meghan Finn, LCSW | Care & Referral Coordinator

Meghan Finn, LCSW

Contact

Meghan Finn's Email

Special Interests

Healthcare, low income student concerns, identity development, relationship issues, trauma.

Magda Fong | Program Assistant

Magda Fong

Lynn Gerstein, LCSW | Crisis Clinician/Case Manager – Chicago CAPS

Lynn Gerstein, LCSW

Contact

Lynn Gerstein's Email

Special Interests

Brief therapy, advocacy and connection to community resources/support; family and relationship concerns; identity issues; gender and sexuality issues

Mandi Ginsburg, Psy.D. | Postdoctoral Fellow*

Mandi Ginsburg, Psy.D.    |  Postdoctoral Fellow*

*Practicing without an Illinois license while under supervision by licensed clinicians.

Monika Gutkowska, Psy.D., CGP | Staff Psychologist, Associate Director Outreach & Education

Monika Gutkowska, Psy.D., CGP

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Monika Gutkowska's Email

Special Interests

Group therapy, international students, cultural adjustment, multicultural themes, immigration, first generation and low income students, grief/loss, sexual assault , trauma, identity/personal development, mindfulness, gender and sexual identity, Adult Children of Alcoholics. Fluent in Polish.

Pamela Hazard, M.D.| Staff Psychiatrist

Pamela Hazard, M.D.-no photo

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Pamela Hazard's Email

Special Interests

Mood and anxiety disorders in young adults, wellness, multicultural psychiatry, working with graduate and professional students.

Adam Hibma, Psy.D. | Staff Psychologist

Adam Hibma, Psy.D. |  Postdoctoral Fellow*

Joni Lamb, MSW | Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Joni Lamb, MSW, LCSW

Contact

Joni Lamb's Email

Special Interests

Crisis intervention, chronic and acute suicidal ideation, chronic illness (e.g. oncology, living with HIV) and healthcare, low-income student concerns, identity development, adjustment, trauma, interpersonal violence, sexual assault, grief, loss, death and dying.

Rohaan Mehta, M.S., M.A. | Doctoral Intern*

Rohaan Mehta, M.S., M.A.    |  Doctoral Intern*

*Practicing without an Illinois license while under supervision by licensed clinicians.

Fabiola Montiel, Psy.D. | Interim Executive Director & Director of Clinical Services

Fabiola Montiel, Psy.D.

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Fabiola Montiel's Email

Special Interests

Multicultural themes, international students, cultural adjustments, immigration, first-generation and low-income students, trauma, identity development, life transitions, gender and sexual identity, relationship concerns, couples therapy, psychodynamic psychotherapy. Originally from Mexico and fluent in Spanish.

Keaton Muzika, Ph.D. | Staff Psychologist

Keaton Muzika, MSW

Eugenia Ortiz | Program Assistant (Chicago Campus)

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Henry J. Perkins, Ph.D. | Staff Psychologist & Coordinator, Stress Management Clinic

Henry J. Perkins, Ph.D.

Contact

Henry Perkin's Email

Special Interests

Minority mental health issues, couples therapy, health psychology, anxiety disorders, depression.

Esperanza Y. Salinas, M.D., FAPA | Staff Psychiatrist

Esperanza Yvette Salinas

Contact

Dr. Salinas' Email

Special Interests

My interest areas include global mental health, mental illness expression across the life span and across cultures.  I specifically enjoy working with the young adult population and impaired professionals.  I have an interest in anxiety, stress, transition issues (life, identity development, and culture), Autism, OCD, Bipolar Disorders and First episode symptoms.

Sean Serluco, Psy.D. | Staff Psychologist, Liaison to Pritzker School of Law| Chicago CAPS

Sean Serluco, Psy.D.

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Sean Serluco's Email

Special Interests

Graduate and professional students, gender and sexuality, identity development, multicultural themes, imposter syndrome, perfectionism, anxiety, relationship concerns, adjustment and life transitions, stress management

David Shor, Ph.D. | Director of Clinical Services

David Shor, Ph.D.

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David Shor's Email

Special Interests

Sports psychology, identity development, relationship issues, gender issues, performance enhancement.

Jod Taywaditep, Ph.D. | Assoc. Director for Training

Jod Taywaditep, Ph.D.

Contact

Jod Taywaditep's Email

Special Interests

Multicultural themes including minority identities and marginalization, cultural adjustment, LGBTQA students, gender & sexuality issues, international students, anxiety, family and relationship concerns, grief and loss.

Kanika Wadhwa, MA, LCPC | Women’s Advocacy & Wellness Specialist

Kanika Wadhwa MA, LCPC

Contact

Kanika Wadhwa, MA, LCPC

Special Interests

Working with victims of intimate relationship abuse and sexual violence. Communication and interpersonal difficulties in relationships. Adaptation and identity development related to immigration and acculturation. Originally from India, Kanika is fluent in speaking Hindi/Urdu.

Kenneth Washington

Kenneth Washington

Contact

kxwashington01@gmail.com

Professional Interests

Black existentialism, complex trauma, identity development, existential concerns, meaning in life, first generation and low income students, relational and family issues, adjustment and life transitions

Qianhui Zhang, Ph.D. | Staff Psychologist

Qianhui Zhang, Ph.D.

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Qianhui Zhang's Email

Special Interests

Transition and adjustment, anxiety, relational difficulties, experiencing and expressing emotion, eating disorders and body image, trauma, perfectionism, self-compassion, cultural identities (e.g., inter-generational and cross-cultural communication, bicultural identity, acculturation), issues of social/cultural privilege and oppression (e.g., , race-related stress, immigration, low-income students, gender, and sexuality). Fluent in Mandarin Chinese and Cantonese.