Student Mental Health and Well-being Staff

Student Mental Health Staff

Crystal Primeau McLeod, MA, LLP

Crystal Primeau McLeod, MA, LLP

  • Interim Director
  • Limited License Psychologist

Professional Interests

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, and Psychological Assessments 

Education

Masters in Clinical Psychology, Appalachian State University 

Eric Arundel, LLPC

Eric Arundel, LLPC

  • Clinical Counselor

Professional Interests

  • Relationships, Anxiety, Loneliness, Mindfulness, Spirituality, and Acceptance Commitment Therapy 

Education

Masters in Counseling Psychology, Bethel University 

Sarah Dowd, M.S.Ed., LLPC

Sarah Dowd, M.S.Ed., LLPC

  • Director of Student-Athlete Wellness and Clinical Counselor

Professional Interests

  • Body Image and Self-esteem, Eating Disorders, Impact of Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI's) on Mental Health, Student-Athlete Mental Health, and Sport Psychology Principles

Education

Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Youngstown State University

Kerri Gilbertson, LMSW, CT

Kerri Gilbertson, LMSW, CT

  • Clinical Social Worker

Professional Interests

  • Grief and Loss, Crisis Intervention, Suicide Prevention, Self-esteem, and family members with mental illness 

Education

Masters of Social Work, University of Maine 

Lisa Meyer, MSN, FNP

Lisa Meyer, MSN, FNP

  • Nurse Practitioner

Professional Interests

  • Mental Health, College Health, and Emergency Medicine 
Nancy Taglione, LMSW, ACSW

Nancy Taglione, LMSW, ACSW

  • Clinical Social Worker

Professional Interests

  • Trauma, Depression and Anxiety, Disordered Eating, Body Image and Self-esteem Issues, EMDR, and the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator 

Education

Masters of Social Work, Michigan State University 

Elizabeth Weaver

Elizabeth Weaver

  • Administrative Specialist
Sarah Woodruff, CRC, LPC

Sarah Woodruff, CRC, LPC

  • Clinical Counselor-Outreach

Professional Interests

  • Mindful Self-compassion, Emotional Intelligence, Resilience, ACEs, Bipolar Disorder, Personality Disorders, Suicide Prevention, DBT, EMDR, Psychiatric Rehabilitation, and Psychopharmacology  

Education

Masters in Rehabilitation Counseling, University of Arkansas 

Health and Well-being Staff

Whitney Boroski

Whitney Boroski

  • Manager, Student Health and Well-being

About Whitney

  • Member of the BACCHUS Network-Initiatives of NASPA
    • Michigan State Coordinator for the BACCHUS Network
    • Certified Peer Educator (CPE) Trainer
  • [Institutional] Member with the American College Health Association
  • Member of the Michigan Higher Education Network (MIHEN)

Peer Health Ambassadors

Savannah Pasella

Savannah Pasella

  • Major: Exercise Science
  • Minor: Public Health

About Savannah

  • Greek Life Involvement
  • Hobbies: Graphic Design, Astrology, Traveling 
  • Favorite Healthy Snack: Homemade Kale Chips & Roasted Chickpeas 

Specialties

  • Social Media Specialist 
Hannah Bershing

Hannah Bershing

  • Major : Psychology

About Hannah

    • Minor: Writing
    • Fifth year at Michigan Tech
    • Favorite Part of Being Student Employee: Enjoy providing mental health and well-being services to students and creating awareness on campus of resources available to them. 
    • Personal Self-Care/Well-Being Strategies: Skiing, snowboarding, hiking, and yoga.
     
Emilie Jacques

Emilie Jacques

  • Major : Psychology

About Emilie

    • Minor : Media Production
    • Fourth year at Michigan Tech
    • Favorite Part of Being Student Employee: Being surrounded by and working with people who are just as passionate about providing mental health services and decreasing the stigma around mental health.
    • Personal Self-Care/Well-Being Strategies: Taking the time to journal and spending time alone to reflect or decompress each day.
     
Mya Tomashek

Mya Tomashek

  • Psychology Major

About Mya

  •  Minor in Pre-Health
  • Second Year at Michigan Tech
  • Favorite Part of Being Student Employee: Getting to share my knowledge and passion for mental health and well-being with students at Tech.
  •  Personal Self-Care/Well-Being Strategies: Physical exercise, eating healthy, and spending time outside. 
Kady Gehrke

Kady Gehrke

  • Communication, Culture and Media Major

About Kady

  • Minors in French and Spanish
  • Fourth Year at Michigan Tech
  • Favorite Part of Being Student Employee: Being a voice for the campus community, getting students interacting with each other and creating a positive campus environment.
  • Personal Self-Care/Well-Being Strategies: Going outdoors, reading, watching movies, spending time with friends. 
Cedric Keller

Cedric Keller

  • Major: Management Information Systems

About Cedric

  • Third Year at Michigan Tech
  • Favorite Part of Being Student Employee: Collaborating with many students, faculty and staff to have a positive impact on each individual and the campus as a whole.
  • Personal Self-Care/Well-Being Strategies: Surrounding myself with amazing people and being active playing sports.

Undergraduate Interns

Elizabeth Ament

Elizabeth Ament

  • Major: Marketing

About Elizabeth

  • Third year at Michigan Tech
  • Favorite Part of Internship: Learning how to be an advocate for mental health challenges because I have loved ones who have been affected by these challenges. 
  • Personal Self-Care/Well-Being Strategies: Spending time with my friends and listening to music.
Emily Bishop

Emily Bishop

  • Majors: Communications/Culture and Media

About Emily

  • Minor: Diversity Studies
  • Second Year at Michigan Tech
  • Favorite Part of Internship: Being a part of a community striving to make a positive impact on the university. 
  • Personal Self-Care/Well-Being Strategies: Giving myself breaks between school and work with things that clear my head, such as playing guitar.
Tyrell Buckley

Tyrell Buckley

  • Major: Psychology

About Tyrell

  • Minor: Public Health
  • Fourth year at Michigan Tech
  • Favorite Part of Internship: Making a difference with helping to better support students with mental health and well-being resources, as well as working on well-being projects and events for MTU student-athletes. 
  • Personal Self-Care/Well-Being Strategies: Watching favorite TV shows, setting aside time for himself and focusing on sleeping habits. 
Andy Kalcich

Andy Kalcich

  • Major: Social Work

About Andy

  • Graduate Student
  • Favorite Part of Internship: Being able to connect students with resources and move them forward with their well-being.
  • Personal Self-Care/Well-Being Strategies: Watching sports and being with family. 
Anna Lindgren

Anna Lindgren

  • Major: Psychology

About Anna

  • Minor: Writing
  • Second year at Michigan Tech
  • Favorite Part of Internship: Working with other students and individuals who are passionate about mental health.
  • Personal Self-Care/Well-Being Strategies: Incorporating relaxing activities in my daily routine and allowing myself time to recharge.
Cat Madish

Cat Madish

  • Major: Psychology

About Cat

  • Minor: Public Health and Journalism
  • Fourth Year at Michigan Tech
  • Favorite Part of Internship: Making campus a healthier place and look at topics that interest me. 
  • Personal Self-Care/Well-Being Strategies: Hiking, walking dogs, cooking, and listening to podcasts or music.
Samantha Walker

Samantha Walker

  • Major: Psychology

About Samantha

  • Minor: Law and Society
  • Third Year at Michigan Tech
  • Favorite Part of Internship: Being a part of different programs and initiatives on campus.
  • Personal Self-Care/Well-Being Strategies: Reading, listening to music, and taking time to relax.