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Counseling Center Staff

Senior Staff

Annette Molyneux

Annette Molyneux, PhD
Assistant Vice President of Student Life, Director of Counseling and Health

ajm26@drexel.edu

Annette Molyneux, PhD, brings over 30 years of professional experience to the Office of Counseling and Health. She is responsible for Drexel's Counseling Center, Health Center, Student Health Insurance and Immunization Office, and The Haven at Drexel. She collaborates with academic departments, the Department of Public Safety and the Office of General Counsel, and she sits on a number of committees to address issues that challenge the physical and mental health of members of our community. Before entering a University setting, Annette had spent many years as part of a large private practice, working as a clinician and then regional supervisor.

A Pennsylvania-licensed psychologist, Annette is also an adjunct professor at Drexel in the College of Arts and Sciences, where she teaches both graduate and undergraduate psychology courses. She received her bachelor of arts degree in psychology from Kent State University in 1971 and her doctorate in psychology from Northern Illinois University in 1980.

Tania Czarnecki

Tania Czarnecki, PsyD
Director of Clinical Training

tac73@drexel.edu

Tania Czarnecki, PsyD, joined Drexel's Counseling Center in November 2010. Tania is a Pennsylvania-licensed psychologist and currently provides individual therapy, clinical supervision with interns and staff, and is the training director at the Counseling Center. She received her bachelor's degree in psychology from Rutgers University and her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed an APA-approved pre-doctoral internship at Trenton Psychiatric Hospital with outpatient training at The College of New Jersey.

Tania has several years of clinical experience working in both inpatient and outpatient settings with a diverse range of issues and clients, including chronic and persistent mental illness and trauma. Her clinical interests include developmental issues of early adulthood, multiculturalism, mindfulness, stress/anxiety management and trauma.

Scott Sokoloski

Scott Sokoloski, PhD
Assistant Director for Technology and Communication
Coordinator, Peer Counseling Helpline

sas464@drexel.edu

Scott Sokoloski, PhD, received his doctorate in Counseling Psychology in 2007 from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, after completing his pre-doctoral internship at the Counseling and Psychological Services Center at Appalachian State University in Boone, N.C. He received his bachelor of science degree in Psychology from Francis Marion University in Florence, SC. He joined the staff of the Counseling Center in March 2011. He also performed as a professional musician for 15 years before completing his degree.

In his role as Assistant Director for Technology and Communication, Scott oversees the technological aspects of the Counseling Center as well as developing office marketing initiatives and partnering with various campus departments. He is the Coordinator of the Peer Counseling Helpline and also serves as the liaison for Drexel's Office of Residential Living and Student Conduct, making himself available for appointments and consultations with RLSC staff and Resident Assistants. In addition, he serves on various campus committees in an effort to provide support for the entire Drexel community.

Scott considers himself to be a generalist and is interested in working with a variety of clients, but some of his clinical interests include cognitive-behavioral therapy, interpersonal therapy, supervision and training, group therapy, LGBTQ+, diversity and multiculturalism, vocational/career development, working with nontraditional students and the use of creative expression in counseling. Scott is a licensed psychologist in the state of Pennsylvania.

Kristin Bertsch, PhD

Kristin Bertsch, PhD
Psychologist 1
Coordinator for Diversity, Inclusion, and Outreach Programming

knb64@drexel.edu

Kristin N. Bertsch, PhD, joined Drexel’s Counseling Center in August 2015 after completing her postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania’s Counseling and Psychological Services. Her clinical interests include working with students around adjustment issues, family relationships, LGBT identity, the intersection of identities (e.g., race, gender, sexual orientation), discrimination, trauma, eating concerns, mood regulation and international student concerns. In addition to individual therapy, Kristin also has a strong interest in group therapy and has experience facilitating several types of groups: interpersonal process groups, LGBTQ support groups, dialectical behavior therapy-informed skills groups, and international student support groups. Kristin also has experience and a strong interest in training and supervision of psychology trainees.

Kristin earned her doctorate in counseling psychology in 2014 from Lehigh University, her master’s degree in counseling in 2007 at Arcadia University, and her Bachelor’s Degree in 2000 at Siena College. She has experience in a variety of settings including college counseling centers, inpatient hospitals and outpatient therapy clinics. Using an integrative and multicultural orientation, she approaches counseling with an authentic, relational and collaborative style.

Catherine Dubaillou, PsyD

Catherine Dubaillou, PsyD
Psychologist 2

csd28@drexel.edu

Catherine Dubaillou, PsyD, joined Drexel’s Counseling Center in February 2015. Her clinical experience began in the art therapy field 18 years ago. Catherine received her master of arts degree in art therapy from Drexel University in 1999 and her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Widener University in 2012. For the past four years, she worked at The Renfrew Center in Philadelphia, a residential facility specializing in the treatment of women suffering from eating disorders and co-occurring mental health problems. Prior to The Renfrew Center, she provided services in a variety of settings including community-based mental health clinics, a veterans medical center, inpatient, residential and partial hospital settings. She has experience working with families, couples, children and adults from various backgrounds and levels of functioning.

Catherine primarily conceptualizes her clinical work from an integrative psychodynamic and interpersonal-relational theoretical framework, but incorporates interventions from a variety of theories based on the student’s needs and presenting issues. Her training as an art therapist has made her particularly attuned to the role of creativity, the use of metaphors, and non-verbal approaches to treatment. Catherine emphasizes a collaborative therapeutic relationship where the focus is on fostering personal growth and awareness and in helping students make choices that are adaptive and empowering.

Catherine’s professional areas of interest include body image and eating disorders, trauma, interpersonal relationship issues, cultural transitions, sociocultural influences and socioeconomic status in adjustment issues. As a French native, she is also fluent in French.
Margaret Edwards

Maggie Edwards, PsyD
Psychologist 1

mke34@drexel.edu

Maggie Edwards, PsyD, joined the Counseling Center in July 2018 after completing her APA-accredited internship at Drexel from 2017-2018. Maggie earned her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Marywood University and her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Frostburg State University. Along with experience in college counseling, Maggie has experience in other outpatient settings conducting counseling, psychological assessment, and community outreach.

Maggie conducts her clinical work from an integrative perspective primarily stemming from cognitive-behavioral and interpersonal frameworks. Maggie uses her clinical experience in connection with her role as a former college field hockey player to act as a consultant to the Sports Medicine Treatment Team through the Athletics Department and by conducting outreach and therapy with student athletes. Her other clinical interests include eating/body image concerns, anxiety, mood disorders, relationship difficulties, multicultural concerns, and identity exploration.

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Leon Gellert, PsyD
Psychologist 1

llg63@drexel.edu

Leon Gellert, PsyD joined the Counseling Center in September 2018. Leon received his doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Yeshiva University in 2017, his Master of Arts degree in Forensic Psychology from John Jay College of Criminal Justice in 2007, and Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Trinity College in 2003. Leon completed his pre-doctoral internship at the Veteran’s Affairs New York Harbor Healthcare System, Brooklyn Campus, where he worked with Veterans struggling with substance use, homelessness, and transitioning to civilian life. Leon completed two post-doctoral fellowships, the first at NYU Counseling and Wellness Center, where he was a member of the Substance Abuse team, and the second at Saint Joseph University’s Counseling and Psychological Services.

Leon approaches his role from an integrative psychodynamic and interpersonal-relational model. He uses compassion, curiosity, and genuineness to foster an environment where students can feel safe exploring otherwise difficult topics. He emphasizes the importance of communication, both in terms of how we communicate with ourselves and with others. Leon’s clinical interests include supporting students around issues with alcohol and other drugs (AOD), to which he takes a harm reduction approach, working with Student Veterans, and working with students from chaotic households.

Emma Gloss, Psy.D.

Emma Gloss, PsyD
Psychologist 1

emh349@drexel.edu

Emma Gloss. Psy. D., received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Immaculata University in 2017 and her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Monmouth University in New Jersey in 2011. Emma completed her pre-doctoral internship at Drexel University’s Counseling Center, and then completed a post-doctoral fellowship with the Aaron T. Beck Psychopathology Research Center at the University of Pennsylvania. In October 2018, Emma returned to Drexel’s Counseling Center as a staff member.

Emma has experience working in a variety of clinical settings including outpatient, inpatient, partial hospital, residential facilities, and college counseling. Emma also has experience working with culturally diverse clients and a range of clinical needs including mood disorders, anxiety, adjustment issues, relationship concerns, psychosis, trauma, and OCD. Emma is integrative in her therapeutic approach, primarily utilizing cognitive-behavioral and mindfulness-based modalities. She has particular interest in helping individuals develop mindfulness, helping individuals improve their relationships through healthy communication, and supporting individuals with chronic mental illness. As a therapist Emma strives to use warmth and authenticity to create a safe environment and relationship with her clients in order to foster self-reflection, exploration, and growth.

Dr. Michael Gotlib

Michael Gotlib, PsyD
Psychologist 1
Groups Coordinator

meg382@drexel.edu

Michael Gotlib, PsyD joined Drexel's Counseling Center in August 2016. Mike is a Pennsylvania-licensed psychologist and currently provides individual therapy, clinical supervision with interns, and is the group coordinator at the Counseling Center. He received his bachelor's degree from Binghamton University and his doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the University of Hartford. He completed an APA-approved pre-doctoral internship at the University of Iowa and a post-doctoral fellowship at Princeton University.

Mike approaches counseling as a cooperative venture for self-reflection, exploration, and growth. He strives to create a safe environment and be flexible in order to match specific needs in a culturally responsive manner. He works with clients to achieve their desired treatment goals and have greater compassion for their experiences. He is integrative in his work with a focus on acceptance- and mindfulness-based treatment modalities. He is also committed to community-based work for healthy masculinity, LGBTQ+ issues, the prevention of sexual assault, and challenging the stigma of mental health.

Barbara Inkeles, PsyD

Barbara Inkeles, PsyD
Psychologist 2

bli25@drexel.edu

Barbara Inkeles, PsyD, joined Drexel’s Counseling Center in 2015. For the previous eight years she worked at The Renfrew Center of Philadelphia, a residential facility specializing in the treatment of girls and women with eating disorders and co-occurring mental health issues, including substance abuse, trauma, low self-esteem, anxiety and depression. Her previous experience also includes providing learning therapy to university students with learning disabilities, other disabilities and ADHD. Barbara works collaboratively with students in identifying treatment goals and developing new coping strategies. She creates a safe and supportive environment for students to explore and navigate the complex interconnection between learning, past experiences, interpersonal communication, self-esteem and general well-being.

Barbara has years of experience working in collaboration with and as a member of interdisciplinary health care teams. Her clinical interests include strategies for creating effective interdisciplinary team collaboration as well as improving the health and wellness of both care providers and recipients through stress management and mindfulness skills. She received her doctoral degree from the Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology at Widener University in 2005.

Terrina Price Brooks, PhD

Terrina Price Brooks, PhD
Psychologist 1

tap69@drexel.edu

Terrina Price Brooks, PhD, joined the Counseling Center in November 2014. She received her doctoral degree in counseling psychology from Lehigh University in 2015. Terrina completed her pre-doctoral internship at the Drexel University Counseling Center, serving students at both the University City and Center City campuses. Her previous clinical experience includes counseling students at Kutztown University, the University of Pennsylvania and Lehigh University. In addition to her work in college counseling, Terrina has worked in an outpatient hospital setting and has served as a clinical supervisor.

Trained as a generalist, Terrina enjoys working with a wide range of presenting issues. Some of her clinical interests include relational/interpersonal issues, adjustment issues, depression, anxiety and multicultural issues. She believes in a collaborative approach to therapy and utilizes an integrative, strengths-based, multicultural approach in her clinical work.

Case Management

Randy Hoffman

Randy Hoffman, MSW, LSW
Case Manager

rah356@drexel.edu

Randy Hoffman, a Licensed Social Worker in the state of Pennsylvania joined Drexel University’s Counseling Center in May of 2018. She serves as clinical case manager providing case management, clinical support, brief counseling, crisis intervention, outreach and consultation services to the Drexel University community. Randy has a degree in psychology and sociology from the State University of New York at Albany and a Masters in Social Work with a clinical concentration from the University of Pennsylvania. She did her field work at Friend’s Hospital and at Philadelphia’s Rape Crisis Center—WOAR. Her therapeutic approach is primarily CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), Solution-Focused and Strengths-Based.

Administrative Staff

Linda Privetera

Linda DePrisco-Privetera
Business Manager

lmd22@drexel.edu

Linda DePrisco-Privetera joined the Drexel community in 1998 and worked in the Office of the Dean of Students for two years before transferring to the Office of Counseling, Health and Wellness in May of 2000. Linda brings many organizational and managerial talents to her role as office coordinator. She is also the person responsible for scheduling all appointments at the University City Counseling Center location. She received her bachelor of arts degree in communications from Temple University in 1988.

Sofia Davis

Sofia Davis
Administrative Assistant

sad322@drexel.edu

Sofia Davis joined the Drexel community in January 2013, where she worked as a part of the Dean’s office in the office of Research and Graduate Studies for the College of Engineering. In April 2018, she took on a new role in the Office of Counseling, Health and Wellness. As the administrative assistant for the center city Counseling Center location, she brings with her operational planning experience and a flair for client services. Outside of the office, she is working toward completing her degree at Drexel within the College of Arts and Science and dabbles in spur of the moment art projects.

2018 - 2019 Doctoral Interns

Kimberly Ashby

Kimberly Ashby, MA

Kimberly Ashby, MA, is a doctoral intern at Drexel’s Counseling Center, completing a one-year internship as a final requirement to earning her doctorate in counseling psychology from Boston College. Kimberly received her MA in counseling theories from Boston College and her BA in psychology and comparative ethnic studies from Columbia University. Kimberly has provided psychotherapy and social justice/inclusion outreach and facilitation at a number of college counseling centers, including those at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Wellesley College, and Salem State University. Kimberly also has experience as a mental health case manager, working primarily with racial minorities and low-income populations with serious mental illness.

Kimberly’s clinical interests include working with students with marginalized identities, such as students of color, LGBTQ* students, and first-generation college students. Kimberly has a number of clinical foci, including working with individuals processing identity development/exploration, individuals who have experienced various forms of trauma, particularly sexual assault, and individuals with mood disorders, anxiety, and relationship difficulties. Kimberly has a background in facilitating various forms of outreach centered on social justice, anti-racism, racial identity, and mindfulness meditation. While Kimberly uses an integrative approach, drawing from psychodynamic and cognitive behavioral perspectives, she identifies as a feminist, relational/cultural therapist who aims to form healing relationships and who considers systems of power and oppression in people’s lives.

Rachael Goldberg

Rachael B. Goldberg, MA

Rachael B. Goldberg, MA, joined Drexel’s Counseling Center as a psychology intern in July 2018. At the completion of her doctoral internship, Rachael will receive her Psy.D. from La Salle University. Rachael earned her master’s degree in clinical psychology from La Salle University, and her undergraduate degree in psychology and English from Stern College for Women. She has clinical experience working in college counseling, community mental health, private practice, and inpatient hospital settings, where she conducted individual and group counseling, psychological assessments, and community outreach.

Rachael utilizes an integrative and collaborative approach to counseling, drawing from psychodynamic, interpersonal, and cognitive-behavioral techniques. Some of her clinical interests include: working with individuals with mood and anxiety disorders, grief and loss, spirituality, identity development, and relationship difficulties. She also has an interest in the intricacies of clinical supervision and self of the therapist training. Rachael uses a flexible and collaborative therapeutic approach in order to help facilitate clients’ growth and change.

Amy Horton

Amy Horton, MSEd, MA

Amy Horton, MSEd, MA, is completing a one year internship at Drexel University’s Counseling Center as the final requirement of her doctorate in counseling psychology from Chatham University in Pittsburgh, PA. Amy earned her Master’s degree in counseling psychology from Chatham University, her Master’s degree in education from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA, and her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Delaware. In addition to two years of practicum experience at the University of Pittsburgh Counseling Center, Amy has experience conducting both individual and group therapy in inpatient, outpatient, and VA settings.

Amy’s clinical interests reflect the wide range of presenting issues including anxiety, mood disorders, relationship difficulties, and identity exploration. Amy has prior professional experience as a special education teacher and continues to be interested in learning differences. Amy utilizes a strengths based, integrative, collaborative, and interpersonal process approach rooted in humanistic perspectives that considers both cultural and social context.

Alexandra Roscigno

Alexandra Roscigno, MS

Alexandra Roscigno, MS, is a doctoral intern at Drexel's Counseling Center completing a one year internship as a requirement to earning her doctorate in clinical psychology from Long Island University-Post in Brookville, NY. Alexandra earned her master's degree in applied psychology from Long Island University-Post and her bachelor's degree in sociology from New York University. Alexandra has prior experience conducting individual and group therapy at a college counseling center, a community mental health clinic, and on both the inpatient and outpatient units of a New York City public hospital.

Alexandra works primarily from a psychodynamic perspective; her work is most informed by relational theories and self psychology. She also incorporates aspects of other orientations (for example, cognitive and acceptance-based therapies), appreciating that each individual brings a unique set of needs and goals to treatment. Alexandra enjoys working with students from historically underserved communities, international students, and individuals who have recently immigrated to the U.S. or who are first-generation college students. Her clinical interests include identity formation, women's issues, and body image and eating concerns.

2018 - 2019 Psychology Externs

Rudner Devera

Rudner Devera, MS

MaryBeth Grove

Mary Beth Grove, MA

Monica Kim

Monica Kim, MAR, MEd

Christopher Ratkis

Christopher Ratkis, MS, MA

Liora Schneider

Liora Schneider, MS