Meet Our Staff

Melissa Bartsch, Ph.D. (University of Tennessee)
Director, Licensed Psychologist-Health Service Provider. Therapeutic approach is an integration of interpersonal and feminist theories and is informed by both multicultural and developmental approaches. Professional interests include identity exploration and development (e.g. gender identity, sexual orientation, racial, ethnic, economic, age, career, veteran, and spiritual identities), relationship concerns, addictive behavior concerns, trauma concerns, issues related to bullying, and couples/family concerns.

Melissa Cozart, M.S. (Eastern Kentucky University)
Licensed Psychological Practitioner. Theoretical approach is an integration of interpersonal and cognitive-behavioral techniques along with mindfulness skills training. Clinical areas of interest include interpersonal/relationship concerns, spiritual issues, acculturation issues, career counseling, and eating disorders.

Natalie Deering, M.S. (Eastern Kentucky University)
Licensed Psychological Associate. Integration of interpersonal and cognitive-behavioral therapy. Professional interests include anxiety, career counseling, depression, and increasing ones social skills and assertiveness.

Michalle S. Rice, M.S. (Eastern Kentucky University)
Licensed Psychological Practitioner. Integration of cognitive-behavioral therapy and interpersonal theories of counseling. Professional interests include grief counseling, career counseling, stress management, and college student success.

Nick Rogell, M.A. (Eastern Michigan University)
Licensed Professional Counselor Associate. My approach is most closely aligned with an integration of interpersonal and cognitive behavioral therapy, along with some mindfulness interventions. Professional interests include anxiety, depression, student athlete issues, optimal performance, substance abuse services, identity concerns, multicultural issues, men’s issues, and mindfulness.   

Madalyn (Maddie) Schneider, Ph.D. (Southern Illinois University)
Licensed Psychologist-Health Service Provider. Therapeutic approach includes an integration of interpersonal, relational-cultural, and feminist therapies along with some cognitive-based interventions. Professional interests include identity (e.g. career identity, religious/spiritual identity, sexual identity development, and gender identity), anxiety and stress management, college student success, and self-esteem.

Kevin Stanley, Ph.D. (University of Florida)
Associate Director, Licensed Psychologist-Health Service Provider. Eclectic use of different therapeutic theories and techniques, including experiential, existential, interpersonal, cognitive, psychodynamic, and developmental approaches. Professional interests include men’s issues, identity concerns, anxiety, depression, substance abuse services, and couples counseling.

Sarah Tallentire, Psy.D. (University of La Verne)
Licensed Psychologist-Health Service Provider. Therapeutic approach includes an integration of Adlerian, Developmental, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy, with a focus on multicultural/multisystemic factors and strengths. Utilizes Sandtray and Expressive Arts techniques within the context of these approaches. Professional interests include trauma work, identity concerns, building self-worth, and developing healthy relationships.

Andri Yennari, Ph.D. (Duquesne University)
Licensed Psychologist-Health Service Provider. Therapeutic approach includes an integration of person-centered, psychodynamic and cognitive-behavioral therapies. Professional interests include anxiety, depression, psychosis, grief and loss, identity development, trauma survivors, multiculturalism, international students, mindfulness, relaxation, stress management, outreach and supervision.

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