- Title: Training Director
- Additional Roles: Senior Staff Psychologist, Practicum Coordinator, Transgender Care Team
- Alma Mater: Colorado State University (2011)
Professional Interests: Feminist/Interpersonal orientation to counseling; group therapy, disordered eating and body image concerns, gender and sexual orientation, relationship concerns, perfectionism, social justice issues and multicultural counseling
Personal Interests: I enjoy spending time outdoors, hiking, going to the coast, or walking around Eugene with my dog. I am a BIG animal lover and enjoy spending time with my pets, and have even been known to throw a puppy party. I also really enjoy reading and spending time with family or friends, often going to the many yummy restaurants Eugene has to offer!
UO Love: I love living in the Northwest, being between mountains and the ocean. Best of both worlds in my opinion! There is so much to explore in this area and love checking out new waterfalls, lakes, and other beautiful sites.
- Title: Assistant Director
- Additional Roles: Assistant Clinical Director, Senior Staff Psychologist, Interpersonal Violence Response Coordinator, Assessment Coordinator, and Eating Disorders Care Team
- Alma Mater: University of Oregon (2010)
Professional Interests: My therapeutic approach is interpersonal process with a multicultural/feminist lens. I integrate interventions from Cognitive Behavioral, Dialectical Behavioral, EMDR, and Internal Family Systems in my clinical work. I enjoy working with body image and eating concerns, trauma, self-injurious behaviors, and issues related to acculturation, cultural identity, and family of origin. Professionally, I am interested in clinical systems, supervision, and the development of multicultural competence.
Personal Interests: I enjoy going on walks/strolls/hikes with my partner and our dog, Tako.
UO Love: Summer in Eugene
- Title: Assistant Director, Clinical Director
- Additional Roles: Senior Staff Psychologist
- Alma Mater: Ohio State University (2004)
Professional Interests: Humanistic/existential philosophy toward life/work; integrating solution-focused and holistic ideals in therapy, within a multicultural framework. Enjoy working with a wide range of concerns, including, but not limited to: anxiety and mood problems, adjustment difficulties, identity exploration/development, relationship concerns, men's issues and positive masculinity, finding meaning/purpose in life, severe and persistent mental illness, and generally finding ways to make life more enjoyable and productive for individuals. In supervision, emphasis is placed on a collaborative, developmental approach tailored to an individual's interests and needs.
Personal Interests: walking/biking, watching movies, Food Network and cooking (of course eating too), gardening, and spending time with friends and family.
UO Love: Students, staff and faculty—the people!
- Title: Assistant Director, Testing Center Director
- Alma Mater: Pomona College
Professional Duties: Responsible for program development and resource coordination, supervision of testing office personnel, test administration and scoring and reporting, budgeting for testing area, compliance with testing agreements and requirements, and quality control. I serve on the IntroDUCKtion Steering Committee, am an elected member of the University Senate, an ex-officio member of the University of Oregon's Officer of Administration Council, and currently serving on the University Senate’s Task Force to End Sexual Violence and Support Survivors. Member of the National College Testing Association where he serves on the Universal Access in Testing Committee, the Ad-hoc Distance Learning Committee, and serve as Chair of the NCTA Webinar Committee. Recipient of the 2014 UO Senate Leadership and Service Award for Officers of Administration.
Personal Interests: Serves on the Riverfront School Quality and Program Improvement Committee, board member for the non-profit Books to the People.
UO Love: Having worked at the UCTC for over 25 years I can say without hesitation or regret that I love the support, the commitment and the friendship I have experienced and received during my time here.
- Title: Director
- Additional Roles: Senior Staff Psychologist
- Alma Mater: Washington State University (1997)
Professional Interests: College student mental health; violence and suicide prevention/intervention; interpersonal violence and sexual assault; gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender issues; multicultural organizational development
Personal Interests: Traveling, hiking, and listening to music (mostly current, popular music and a little bit of 70’s folk music)
UO Love: The casual and down-to-earth feel of the university and the local community.
- Title: Associate Director, Training Director
- Additional Roles: Senior Staff Psychologist, Interpersonal Violence Response Team Coordinator
- Alma Mater: University of Kentucky (1995)
Professional Interests: Feminist, multicultural, and experiential approach to counseling; training and supervision of new professionals; multiculturalism and social justice; and trauma, disordered eating, body sizism, cultural identity, gender and sexual identity, family of origin clinical interests.
Personal Interests: My partner and I moved to the Northwest for the outdoor opportunities. I love to hike and backpack in the mountains or on the coast. Drinking a cup of coffee while looking out at the ocean is a healing/mindful/perspective taking joy of mine. I also find great enjoyment in watching my furry family members’ enthusiastic curiosity about life. I have watched the Glee cast perform and sing "Bad Romance" by Lady Gaga more times than I am willing to admit. I love watching Orange is the New Black. Favorite books: Eleanor and Park, Patience and Sarah, and Pomegranate Soup.
UO Love: I love the staff at UCTC: warm-hearted, humor shared and multicultural investment