Counseling Services Staff

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Yoey Cheng, PsyD

Staff Psychologist
yuningch@usc.edu

  • Education: California School of Professional Psychology-Los Angeles, 2012
  • Professional interests include: Individual, couples and family therapy; adjustment problems; stress-management; relationship issues; depression; anxiety; diversity; cross-cultural and international issues; crisis intervention; psychological testing; cognitive-behavioral, interpersonal, psychodynamic and differentiation therapy.

Kelly Greco, PsyD

Staff Psychologist, Coordinator of Practicum Training, Coordinator of Outreach
kgreco@usc.edu

  • Education: CSPP at Alliant International University, Sacramento/Fresno
    Clinical Psychology, 2004
  • Professional interests include: Individual, couples and group psychotherapy, women’s issues especially depression and postpartum depression, suicide prevention, crisis counseling, anxiety disorders, grief and loss, eating disorders/body image, development, adjustment issues, and training/supervision, outreach and consultation.

Stanley E. Harris, MD, DFAPA

Staff Psychiatrist; Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry and the Behavior Sciences, USC Keck School of Medicine
sharris@usc.edu

  • Education:Loma Linda University – Medicine 1978
    Letterman Army Medical Center, San Francisco – Psychiatry 1982
  • Professional interests include:Crisis intervention; individual and group psychotherapy; psychopharmacotherapy; treatment of alcohol and drug abuse, and eating disorders; sports psychiatry; performing arts; cultural psychiatry; gay, lesbian and bi mental health; integrative psychiatry; holistic health; and supervision.

Beth Kebschull, MSW, LCSW

Staff Clinical Social Worker, Coordinator of Crisis Services
kebschul@usc.edu

  • Education:California State University, Long Beach
    Social Work, 1997
  • Professional interests include:Crisis intervention; individual and group psychotherapy; treatment of depression; anxiety and panic disorders; issues of identity; cross-cultural adjustment and transition; mindful awareness; and short-term dynamic therapies.

Lani Lawrence, PsyD

Staff Psychologist, Athletics
nmlawren@usc.edu

        • Education: Graduate School of Professional Psychology, University of Denver, Clinical Psychology, 2012
        • Professional interests include: Sport Psychology; stress management; relaxation techniques; team dynamics; anxiety; depression; relationship issues; LGBT concerns; gender identity; ethnic/cultural identity development; first generation to college; LD/ADHD; substance use; outreach; training and consultation; USC Student-Athlete Injury Group; and integrative (Dynamic/CBT) short-term therapy.

Broderick Leaks, PhD

Staff Psychologist, Coordinator of Group Therapy; Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, USC Keck School of Medicine
bleaks@usc.edu

        • Education:Fuller Seminary Graduate School of Psychology
          Clinical Psychology, 2009
        • Professional interests include: Individual and group psychotherapy; treatment of anxiety and panic disorders; OCD, stress management; ethnic minority identity development (particularly African American); and the integration of psychology and spirituality.

Robert S. Martin, MD

Staff Psychiatrist (part-time)
Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry and the Behavior Sciences,
USC Keck School of Medicine

        • Education:Indiana University – Medicine 1982
        • Professional interests include: Treatment of addictions and dual-diagnosis; psychopharmacology; forensic issues and psychotherapy.

Michele Morgan, MSW

Staff Clinical Social Worker, Crisis Services
baggett@usc.edu

        • Education: University of Southern California, Masters of Social Work, 2008
        • Professional interests include: Crisis intervention; individual and group psychotherapy; substance abuse and dependence; treatment of depression; anxiety and panic disorders; assisting students with sever mental illness; identity formation; Acceptance and Commitment Therapy; Short Term Dynamic Therapy; Mindfulness and Emotional Regulation

Sunil Obediah, PhD

Staff Psychologist
obediah@usc.edu

        • Education:Oklahoma State University
          Counseling Psychology, 2011
        • Professional interests include: Individual and group psychotherapy; depression management; behavioral health and wellness; adjustment to college issues; relationship issues; issues of South Asian college students; graduate student issues; health psychology; crisis intervention; integrative mental health; supervision and training; and outreach and consultation.

Cristina Perez, MSW, LCSW

Staff Clinical Social Worker, Crisis Services
cristinp@usc.edu

        • Education: University of Southern California, School of Social Work, 2006
        • Professional interests include: Crisis treatment; individual and group psychotherapy; treatment of mood disorders, anxiety and panic, multicultural psychology; women’s issues; Student and Professional Mothers; social advocacy; life transitions; and international issues.

Yong S. Park, PhD

Staff Psychologist
youngspar@usc.edu

        • Education: University of California, Santa Barbara, Counseling Psychology, 2009
        • Professional interests include: Individual and group psychotherapy; college adjustment; academic pressures; family and relationship issues; stress management; career counseling; depression and anxiety; first generation of college; ethnic identity development; marginalization; and supervision and training.

Maria Pozo-Humphreys, PhD, LCSW

Associate Director, Clinical Services
maria.pozohumphreys@usc.edu

            • Education:International University for Graduate Studies
              Behavioral Health, 2011; University of Maryland Clinical Social     Work, 1974
            • Professional interests include:Crisis intervention, trauma, relationship issues, stress management, third culture identity, transition, cross-cultural and international issues, consultation, sexual abuse and couple’s counseling.

Susan Ramirez, PhD

Staff Psychologist
susanram@usc.edu

            • Education:Southern Illinois University
              Counseling Psychology, 2010
            • Professional interests include: adjustment to college; first-generation to college; social class; ethnic identity development (particularly multi-ethnic identity); intersecting identities; ADHD; Asperger Syndrome; coping and resilience.

Elizabeth A. Reyes, PhD

Assistant Director, Training and Outreach Programs, Training Director, Coordinator Eating Disorder Treatment Team
elizabeth.reyes@usc.edu

            • Education:Northwestern University
              Counseling Psychology, 2002
            • Professional interests include:Latino/a psychology; eating disorders and body image concerns; women’s issues; LGBT identity development; ethnic/cultural diversity; first generation to college; cross-cultural adjustment; training; and consultation and outreach.

Ilene C. Rosenstein, PhD

Director of Counseling Services
irosenst@usc.edu

            • Education:University of Missouri-Columbia
              Counseling Psychology, 1986
            • Professional interests include:Development of young adults, brief psychotherapy, trauma responses on college campuses, career counseling, and stress management.

Robin M. Scholefield, PhD

Staff Psychologist, Athletics Coordinator and Supervisor of Sport Psychology
rscholef@usc.edu

            • Education:California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles
              Clinical Psychology, 1999
            • Professional interests include:Clinical and performance work with student athletes; outreach and consultation with Athletic Department administration, coaches and staff regarding policy, program development team dynamics and individual mental health issues; USC Student Athlete Mentor Program; interpersonal/dynamic therapy, CBT, and cross-cultural counseling.

Andrew Shaw, MS, LMFT

Therapist and Resource Coordinator
andrew.shaw@usc.edu

            • Education:San Francisco State University
              Clinical Psychology, 2006
            • Professional interests include:Individual, couples and family therapy, health & wellness, positive psychology, mindfulness-based therapy, stress-management, and integrative mental health.

Niki Sims, PsyD

Staff Psychologist, Athletics
nichole.sims@usc.edu

            • Education: Arizona School of Professional Psychology, Phoenix
              Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Sport-Exercise Psychology, 2009
            • Professional interests include:Clinical and performance work with student-athletes; program development; team dynamics; USC Student-Athlete Mentor Program; outreach and consultation, retirement in sports, USC Injured Athlete group, health and wellness, cross-cultural counseling, development and adjustment issues, stress management and relaxation, supervision and training, substance concerns, body image, eating disorders and short-term dynamic and CBT therapies.

Bruce W. Spring, MD, DFAPA

Staff Psychiatrist (part-time)

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and the Behavior Sciences USC Keck School of Medicine
bspring@usc.edu

            • Education: Ohio State University College of Medicine, 1980
            • Professional interests include:Health and wellness; anxiety; depression; personal growth and realization of full potential; individual, group and couples therapy including intensive short-term psychodynamic psychotherapy and crisis intervention; meditation and spirituality; the arts; education; and supervision.

Robin Ward, MSW, LCSW

Coordinator, Social Work Internship Program
rward@usc.edu

            • Education:San Francisco State University
              Social Work, 1989
            • Professional interests include:Psychodynamic psychotherapy; individual and group psychotherapy; women’s issues; trauma; cross-cultural issues; life transition; outreach and consultation; and supervision and training.

2014-2015 Training Cohort

Post-Doctoral Sport Psychology Fellow

Alise Cogger, PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara

Doctoral Interns

Rachel Brosamle, MA, Alliant IU/California School of Professional Psychology, San Francisco

Kristin Conover, MA, University of California, Santa Barbara

Michelle Owaka, MA, Azusa Pacific University

Alyssa Strenger, MA, Fuller Seminary Graduate School of Psychology

Social Work Interns

Katie Kokenge, University of Southern California
Samantha Weiss, University of Southern California

Practicum Counselors

Dorothy Beatty, Alliant International University

Teddy Goldsmith, MA, Alliant International University

Meredith Kalies, MA, Pepperdine University

Hoda Abou-Ziab, MA, Pepperdine University