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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

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

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.

Jessica Parrillo, PhD

Jessica Parrillo, PhD
Director of Clinical Operations

Jessica Parrillo, PhD rejoined Drexel’s Counseling Center in January 2019 after serving as Director of Counseling at Ursinus College since 2013. Prior to that, she worked in the counseling centers at Drexel, Columbia and Princeton University. She earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Washington and Lee University, her master’s degree in psychological counseling from Teacher’s College, Columbia University and her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from the University of Georgia in 2010 after completing an APA accredited pre-doctoral internship at the counseling center of Johns Hopkins University. Collectively, these roles have allowed her to identify her passion for providing quality mental health services to the undergraduate and graduate student population, particularly in supervisory and administrative roles.

Jessica provides oversight for the Counseling Center’s clinical services, including the delivery of counseling services to students, the organization and integration of the Center’s counseling, training, outreach and consulting activities, staff supervision and management, evaluation and assessment of services and programs, and other administrative duties. She also assists the director to review and establish best practices for the center that best meet the needs of the campus community and support student development objectives as well as the academic mission.

Jessica enjoys working with students to address both clinical and developmental issues and hopes that through therapy, students can better realize their potential. She conceptualizes from an integrative psychodynamic and interpersonal-relational framework and incorporates a variety of interventions aimed at empowering others to more effectively navigate their concerns, develop new coping strategies and increase their awareness. Incorporating the belief that each student must be understood as an individual whose worldview and sense of self has been informed through many social, cultural and relational interactions, she believes that therapy must be culturally sensitive. Jessica is also passionate about the provision of clinical supervision and contributing to the development of staff. In both her clinical work with students as well as her supervision of staff, she aims to foster personal growth in others through the creation of a safe, open and trusting environment and the establishment of genuine, authentic relationships.

Scott Sokoloski, PhD

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

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 of Counseling 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.

Catherine Dubaillou, PsyD

Catherine Dubaillou, PsyD
Psychologist 2

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

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.

Leon Gellert, PsyD

Leon Gellert, PsyD
Psychologist 1

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
Outreach Coordinator

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.

Barbara Inkeles, PsyD

Barbara Inkeles, PsyD
Psychologist 2

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.

Case Management

Randy Hoffman

Randy Hoffman, MSW, LSW
Case Manager

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

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

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.

2019 - 2020 Doctoral Interns

Arthur Dalton

Arthur Dalton, MA

Arthur Dalton, MA, joined Drexel’s Counseling Center as a psychology intern in July, 2019. Upon completion of his doctoral internship, Arthur will earn his PsyD from La Salle University. Arthur received his master’s degree in clinical psychology from Marywood University, and completed his BA in philosophy at East Stroudsburg University. He has clinical experience working in college counseling centers, as well as intensive outpatient and inpatient hospital settings. Arthur has experience conducting individual and group counseling, psychological assessments, psychoeducation groups, and community outreach.

Arthur utilizes an integrative approach to counseling, drawing primarily from existential-humanistic, interpersonal, and third-wave behavioral orientations. He incorporates mindfulness and acceptance-based coping strategies throughout his work. Arthur’s clinical interests include: anxiety, depression, adjustment issues, grief and loss, existential concerns, and relationship difficulties. His approach to counseling is flexible, collaborative, and guided by the unique identities and values of each of his clients.

James Kim, M.A.

James Kim, MA

James Kim, MA, is a doctoral intern at Drexel's Counseling Center completing a one-year internship as a requirement for earning his doctorate in clinical psychology from George Fox University in Newberg, OR. James earned his master's degree in clinical psychology from George Fox University and his bachelor's degree in Biblical Studies from Lancaster Bible College. James has prior experience conducting individual and group therapy at Oregon State University Counseling and Psychological Services, Washington State University Vancouver Counseling Services, and George Fox Behavioral Center. He also had the opportunity to provide psychological assessments for Specific Learning Disorders and ADHD at George Fox Behavioral Center. Additionally, James has experience conducting risk assessments as a behavioral health crisis consultant for two emergency departments in Oregon.

James works primarily from a relational-cultural perspective, highlighting the relational nature of people and valuing meaningful and growth fostering connections that informs change. He also incorporates exploring past and present relational patterns and encourages attention to how the power and privilege imbalance contributes to one's concerns. Additionally, James' approach to therapy is influenced by interpersonal, person-centered, cognitive-behavioral, and acceptance-based therapies, and integrates aspects from those orientations alongside his relational-cultural foundation to guide his work. His clinical interest includes multicultural issues, relational and interpersonal issues, adjustment issues, identity formation, and spirituality. Ultimately, James hopes to walk alongside one's journey, helping them feel safe, understood, and a sense of belonging as they explore and grow.

Christopher Ratkis

Christopher Ratkis, MS, MA

Christopher Raktis, MS, MA, is a doctoral intern at Drexel's Counseling Center completing a one-year internship as a requirement to earning his doctorate in clinical psychology from La Salle University. Chris earned his master's degree in clinical psychology from Loyola University Maryland and his bachelor's degree in psychology and philosophy from The College of New Jersey. Chris has prior experience conducting individual and group therapy at a college counseling center, a general outpatient clinic, and a community mental health clinic.

Chris works primarily from a cognitive behavioral perspective. He strives to create an open environment in which clients can explore their beliefs and emotions, while focusing on their strengths and promoting growth. He also incorporates aspects of other orientations (for example, mindfulness and acceptance-based therapies), appreciating that each individual brings a unique set of needs and goals to treatment. Chris enjoys working with students from all backgrounds, with a particular focus on chronic mental health concerns. His clinical interests include depression, anxiety, perfectionism, and interpersonal difficulties.

Clarie-Ann Wollach, M.S., M.A.

Clarie-Ann Wollach, MS, MA

Clarie-Ann Wollach, MS, MA, is a doctoral intern at Drexel’s Counseling Center completing a one-year internship to earn her doctorate in clinical psychology from La Salle University in Philadelphia. Clarie-Ann earned a master’s in clinical and counseling psychology from Chestnut Hill College, a second master’s in clinical psychology from La Salle University, and a BS in psychology from Stockton University. She has previous experience conducting both individual and group therapy in various college counseling centers, a medical OBGYN setting, and an inpatient hospital.

Clarie-Ann’s clinical interests include diversity and multiculturalism, LGBTQ+, relationship difficulties, relationship with self and identity exploration, and anxiety disorders. Clarie-Ann strives to create a safe and warm environment and enjoys working collaboratively to identify specific therapy goals. She utilizes an integrative and multicultural approach to therapy, drawing primarily from acceptance and mindfulness-based, psychodynamic, and relational therapies.

2019 - 2020 Psychology Externs

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Jacquellyne Hengst, MS

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Sarah Maver, MA

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Liora Schneider, MS

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Jessica Weissman, MA