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Meet the Staff

Evanston CAPS

Courtney Albinson, Ph.D.

Courtney Albinson, Ph.D.

Associate Director Sport Psychology

Email: c-albinson@northwestern.edu

Pronouns: She, Her, Hers

Special Interests

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


Steven Andrews, Ph.D.

Steven Andrews, Ph.D.

Interim Assoc. Director for Training, Coordinator Peer Initiatives

Email: steven.andrews@northwestern.edu

Pronouns: He, Him, His

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.

Maddie E. Barron, Psy.D.

Staff Psychologist

Email: maddie.barron@northwestern.edu

Pronouns: She, Her, Hers

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

Sarah Beatty, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Email: sarah.beatty@northwestern.edu

Pronouns: She, Her, Hers

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.

Eileen B. Biagi, Ph.D.

Staff Psychologist, ECATT Coordinator

Email: eileen-biagi@northwestern.edu

Pronouns: She, Her, Hers

Special Interests

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


Bettina Bohle-Frankel, M.D.

Bettina Bohle-Frankel, M.D.

Staff Psychiatrist

Email: bbf@northwestern.edu

Pronouns: She, Her, Hers

Special Interests

International students, trauma, panic and anxiety, depression.


Haley Braun

Haley Braun

Postdoctoral Fellow

Email: haley.braun@northwestern.edu

Pronouns: she/her/hers

 “Practicing without an Illinois license while under supervision by licensed clinicians"


Kent Crick M.A.

Kent Crick M.A.

Doctoral Intern

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Email: kent.crick@northwestern.edu

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


Nicholas Gensmer M.S.

Nicholas Gensmer M.S.

Doctoral Intern

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Email: nicholas.gensmer@northwestern.edu 

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


Monika Gutkowska, Psy.D., CGP

Monika Gutkowska, Psy.D., CGP

Staff Psychologist, Associate Director Outreach & Education

Email: monikagutkowska@northwestern.edu

Pronouns: She, Her, Hers

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.| Staff Psychiatrist

Staff Psychiatrist

Email: p-hazard@northwestern.edu

Pronouns: She, Her, Hers

Special Interests

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


Maya Oyarbide-Sanchez, LCPC

Maya Oyarbide-Sanchez, LCPC

Staff Therapist, Liaison to Latinx students

Special Interests

Race-based trauma, racial and ethnic health care equity/disparities, immigration, Latinx communities, personalismo, first generation and low-income populations, yoga for wellness, mindfulness- and acceptance-based therapies, trauma-informed care, relational trauma – including work with survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence and child abuse/neglect. Latina identifying and fluent in Spanish.


Henry J. Perkins, Ph.D.

Henry J. Perkins, Ph.D.

Staff Psychologist & Coordinator, Stress Management Clinic

Email: h-perkins@northwestern.edu

Pronouns: He, Him, His

Special Interests

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


Kanika Wadhwa, MA, LCPC

Kanika Wadhwa, MA, LCPC

Women’s Advocacy & Wellness Specialist

Email: kanika.wadhwa@northwestern.edu

Pronouns: She, Her, Hers

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.


Andrew (Andy) Walsh M.S., M.A.

Andrew (Andy) Walsh M.S., M.A.

Doctoral Intern

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Email: john.walsh1@northwestern.edu 

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

 


Kenneth Washington, Ph.D

Kenneth Washington, Ph.D

Staff Psychologist & Liaison to Black and African American Students

Email: kenneth.washington@northwestern.edu

Pronouns: He, Him, His

 

Special 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.

Qianhui Zhang, Ph.D.

Staff Psychologist

Email: qianhui.zhang@northwestern.edu

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.


Chicago CAPS

Angel Yiting Cheng, Ph.D. 鄭伊婷 博士

Angel Yiting Cheng, Ph.D. 鄭伊婷 博士

Staff Psychologist | Chicago CAPS

Email: angel.cheng@northwestern.edu

Pronouns: She, Her, Hers

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.

Jeremy S. Cohen, Ph.D.

Associate Director | Chicago CAPS

Email: jeremy.cohen@northwestern.edu

Pronouns: He, Him, His

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.

Rachael Collins, Ph.D.

Staff Psychologist, Liaison to Feinberg School of Medicine | Chicago CAPS

Email: rachael.collins@northwestern.edu

Pronouns: She, Her, Hers

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.


Lynn Gerstein, LCSW

Lynn Gerstein, LCSW

Crisis Clinician/Case Manager | Chicago CAPS

Email: l-gerstein@northwestern.edu

Pronouns: She, Her, Hers

Special Interests

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


Fabiola Montiel, Psy.D.

Fabiola Montiel, Psy.D.

Director of Clinical Services-Chicago CAPS

Email: fabiola.montiel@northwestern.edu

Pronouns: She, Her, Hers

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.


Sean Serluco, Psy.D.

Sean Serluco, Psy.D.

Staff Psychologist, Liaison to Pritzker School of Law| Chicago CAPS

Email: sean.serluco@northwestern.edu

Pronouns: He, Him, His

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