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Student Mental Health and Well-being Staff

Student Mental Health Staff

Amber Bennett, DSW, LMSW

Amber Bennett, DSW, LMSW

  • Director, Clinical Social Worker

Professional Interests

  • Family Systems, Anxiety, Substance Abuse, and LGBTQIA 

Education

Doctorate of Clinical Social Work, University of Pennsylvania

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 

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 

Crystal Primeau McLeod, MA, LLP

Crystal Primeau McLeod, MA, LLP

  • Limited License Psychologist

Professional Interests

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, and Psychological Assessments 

Education

Masters in Clinical Psychology, Appalachian 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 

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

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 

Lisa Meyer, MSN, FNP

Lisa Meyer, MSN, FNP

  • Nurse Practitioner

Professional Interests

  • Mental Health, College Health, and Emergency Medicine 
Elizabeth Weaver

Elizabeth Weaver

  • Administrative Specialist

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

  • Major: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Biology Focus) - Pre-Med

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  
Corey Miller

Corey Miller

  • Major: Exercise Science

About Corey 

  • Fourth Year 
  • Hobbies: Traveling (been to more countries than states), Running, Hiking, Swimming, Reading, Writing, Singing, Dancing 
  • Favorite Healthy Snack: Avocado-Tuna Spread
Karl Schneider

Karl Schneider

  • Major: Biomedical Engineering

About Karl 

  • Graduate Student
  • Pursuing an Accelerated Masters in Biology 
  • Hobbies: Hiking, Lifting, Running, Reading, Cooking, Drawing 
  • Favorite Healthy Snack: Greek Yogurt 

Psychology Interns

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
     
Beth Sundblad

Beth Sundblad

  • Major : Psychology

About Beth

    • Fifth year at Michigan Tech
    • Favorite Way to Relax :  Going on a long walk or watching movies with my dog.
    • Favorite Class at Tech : Applied Counseling Techniques with Dr. Stacy