Counseling Center Staff
Counseling Center Director
email@example.com | 540-665-4770
Cooley Hall 304, Available 9am-5pm Monday,Wednesday-Friday, and Tuesdays from 11 am-7 pm
Allison Collazo earned her undergraduate degree in Psychology and her master’s degree in Counseling from Eastern Mennonite University. She is currently in pursuit of licensure to become a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Virginia. Allison explores a wide array of therapeutic approaches and utilizes each in an intentional way to meet the need of each student. More specifically, Allison values and utilizes psychodynamic, gestalt, and existential theories to guide her as a clinician. Allison believes that each individual’s needs are unique, and thus, the counseling approach should adapt to those specific needs. Allison received training on strategies for trauma awareness and resiliency, trauma’s effects on the brain, and attachment and neuroscience. Allison has also attended several seminars on theoretical and clinical implications of Attachment theory and Psychoanalysis. Her view of counseling is to provide a safe environment without judgment, a place to edify truth and provide a voice for one’s own story, and to pave the way for healthy transformation. Her personal interests include, hiking, health, traveling, reading, and spending quality time with friends and family.
Counseling Center Clinician
firstname.lastname@example.org | 540-665-4788
Cooley Hall 307, Available 9am-7pm Monday, 9am- 5pm Wednesday-Thursday, and Friday from 9 am-2 pm
Counseling Center Clinician
email@example.com | 540-665-4868
Cooley Hall 306, Available 9am-5pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and 11am- 7pm on Wednesday
Jessica graduated with her undergraduate degree in Psychology/Education from Shepherd University and obtained her master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from Walden University. She is currently pursuing licensure in the state of Virginia as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Jessica draws upon a variety of theories and evidenced-based practices based on client need at that time. She utilizes psychodynamic, attachment, and existential theories as foundations to assist clients. She has received training in early childhood trauma and its effects on brain development (interpersonal neurobiology) and family systems therapy. She also incorporates expressive modalities into sessions. Jessica believes that the pursuit of learning and self-discovery are of utmost importance. She offers an environment that is safe and validating to facilitate a student-centered experience. In her free time, you will find her hiking, bird watching, reading, and traveling.
Part-Time Counseling Center Clinician
Kchapman4@su.edu | 540-665-4530
Cooley Hall 301, Available 9am-5pm on Mondays, 9am-4pm Wednesday on the Leesburg Campus, and 10am- 2pm Fairfax Campus
Kathleen Chapman earned her undergraduate degree in Psychology and Biology from Shenandoah University and completed her master’s degrees in Counseling and Divinity from Eastern Mennonite University/Seminary. She is currently pursuing licensure to become a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Virginia. Kathleen has experience working in inpatient and outpatient settings. She works from a range of therapeutic approaches, utilizing them in a way that meets each individual’s unique needs. Kathleen identifies more specifically with client-centered, cognitive-behavioral and existential theories as well as positive psychology and solution focused. Her therapeutic goals are to provide a safe, non-judgmental space for individuals to explore and identify their story while providing guidance leading to a place of strength and healthy transformation. Her personal interests include traveling, music, reading, and spending quality time with friends and family.