Center for Student Mental Health and Well-being

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 

Dayna Browning, MEd

Dayna Browning, MEd

  • Assistant Director of Outreach and Education

Professional Interests

  • Academic Performance, Learning Strategies, Mental Health, and Mindfulness 

Education

Master of Education, Auburn 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

Dayna Browning, MEd

Dayna Browning, MEd

  • Assistant Director of Outreach and Education

Professional Interests

  • Academic Performance, Learning Strategies, Mental Health, and Mindfulness 

Education

Master of Education, Auburn University 

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

Dana Anderson

Dana Anderson

  • Accelerated Masters Student in Biological Sciences
  • BS. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Biology Focus)

About Dana

  • Graduate Student
  • Minor in Microbiology
  • Volunteer EMT-B: MTU EMS Lieutenant
  • Involved in Greek Life 
  • Hobbies: Exploring, Hiking, Photography, Working Out Painting/Drawing, 
  • Favorite Healthy Snack: Rice Cakes, with Peanut Butter and Bananas

Specialties

  • Office Manager 
  • Program Presenter  
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

    • Major in Psychology
    • Fifth year at Michigan Tech
    • Favorite Way to Relax : I love to do yoga in the evenings after a long day.
    • Favorite Class at Tech : Psychology of Deviance with Dr. Stacy
     
Emilie Jacques

Emilie Jacques

  • Major : Psychology

About Emilie

    • Minor : Media Production
    • Third year at Michigan Tech
    • Favorite Way to Relax : Watching Avatar: The Last Airbender on Netflix
    • Favorite Class at Tech : Applied Counseling Techniques with Dr. Stacy
     
Bailee Kimbel

Bailee R Kimbel

  • Major : Psychology

About Bailee

    • Minor : Humanities 
    • Fifth year at Michigan Tech
    • Favorite Way to Relax :  Reading a good book on a rainy day, wrapped up in a big blanket.
    • Favorite Class at Tech : Environmental Psychology with Professor Samantha Smith
     

Psychology Interns

Mya Tomashek

Mya Tomashek

  • Psychology Major
  • Pre-health Minor

About Mya

  •  Minor in Pre-Health
  • Second Year at Michigan Tech
  • Favorite Way to Relax: Baking and going on walks outside 
  • Favorite Class at Tech: Anatomy and Physiology II with Professor Brigitte Morin
Eddie Swager

Eddie Swager

 About Eddie

  • Minor in Diversity Studies
  • Graduating in Spring
  • Likes fishing and hiking 
  • Never went to a hockey game before coming here.
Kady Gehrke

Kady Gehrke

About Kady

  • Minors in french and spanish
  • Races sled dogs
  • VP of mushing club
  • Loves to knit