Counseling Services Staff

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Yoey Cheng, PsyD

Staff Psychologist
Pronoun: she, her
yycheng@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.

Alise Cogger, PhD

Staff Psychologist
Pronoun: she, her, hers

  • Education: University of California, Santa Barbara, Counseling Psychology, 2014
  • Professional interests include: College adjustment; life transitions; development of authentic voice; intersecting aspects of diversity; marginalization; LGBTQ+ mental health and wellness; alcohol and other drug use; student athletes; ADHD; mindfulness; stress management; grief and loss; interpersonal difficulties; gender and relationship expression; feminist therapy; supervision and training.

Michelle Dexter, PhD

Staff Psychologist
Pronoun: she, her
mdexter@usc.edu

  • Education: California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University, Los Angeles, 2014
  • Professional interests include: Individual and group therapy using mindfulness-based, empirically-supported treatments; adjustment problems; relationship issues; depression; anxiety; women’s issues; suicide prevention; crisis intervention, peer education; outreach and consultation; clinical research.

Quade Yoo Song French, PhD

Staff Psychotherapist
Pronoun: he, him
qfrench@usc.edu

  • Education: University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Clinical Psychology
  • Professional interests include: Multicultural, relational, and insight-oriented approaches to individual and group therapy; processes of identity development in young adults; racial and cultural identity formation; mental health in men of color; mental health stigma; adjustment, pressure, and expectiations; adoption; adoptive identity development.

Javanne Golob, MSW

Staff Social Worker, Prevention Specialist
Pronoun: she,her
golob@usc.edu

  • Education: University of Southern California, School of Social Work, 2014
  • Professional interests include: Individual and group psychotherapy, Jungian psychotherapy, anxiety disorders, crisis intervention, prevention, integrative mental health, mindfulness, health and wellness, body image, stress management, life transitions, identity issues and self-compassion.

Kelly Greco, PsyD

Staff Psychologist, Interim Assistant Director, Outreach and Prevention Specialist
Pronoun: she, her
kgreco@usc.edu

  • Education: CSPP at Alliant International University, Sacramento/Fresno
    Clinical Psychology, 2004
  • Professional interests include: Individual 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, DLFAPA

Staff Psychiatrist; Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry and the Behavior Sciences, USC Keck School of Medicine
Pronoun: he, him
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.

Andrew Iskandar, MSW

Staff Clinical Social Worker
Pronoun: he, him
aiskanda@usc.edu

  • Education: University of Southern California – Masters of Social Work, 2013
  • Professional interests include: Crisis intervention; individual and group psychotherapy; cognitive behavioral therapy; treatment of depression and anxiety; mindfulness; psychotic disorders; substance abuse and dependence; and identity development.

Beth Kebschull, MSW, LCSW

Staff Clinical Social Worker, Coordinator of Crisis Services
Pronoun: until a third neutral pronoun is created, she prefers she and her
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
Pronoun: she, her
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, Interim Assistant Director, Training; Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, USC Keck School of Medicine
Pronoun: he, him
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
Pronoun: he, him

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

Bryce McDavitt, PhD

Staff Psychologist
Pronoun: he, him
bryce.mcdavitt@usc.edu

    • Education: Pacifica Graduate Institute, 2014
    • Professional interests include: Individual and group psychotherapy; LGBTQ psychology; gay-centered psychoanalysis; Jungian dreamwork and active imagination; intensive short-term dynamic psychotherapy; creative and performing arts; sexuality and intimacy; self-realization.

Michele Morgan, MSW, LCSW

Staff Clinical Social Worker, Crisis Services
Pronoun: she, her
mmorgan@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

Cristina Perez, MSW, LCSW

Staff Clinical Social Worker, Crisis Services
Pronoun: she, her
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
Pronoun: he, him
yongspar@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; biofeedback training; career counseling; depression and anxiety; first generation of college; ethnic identity development; marginalization; and supervision and training.

Susan Ramirez, PhD

Staff Psychologist, Interim Coordinator of Practicum Training
Pronoun: she, her
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

Associate Director, Clinical Services and Operations, Coordinator Eating Disorder Treatment Team
Pronoun: she, her
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
Pronoun: she, her
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
Pronoun: she, her
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.

Niki Sims, PsyD

Staff Psychologist, Athletics
Pronoun: she, her
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
Pronoun: he, him
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.

Bruce Sterling Wallace II, PsyD

Staff Psychotherapist
Pronoun: he, him
wallacei@usc.edu

  • Education: George Washington University, Clinical Psychology
  • Professional interests include: Relational, intersubjective, psychodynamic, humanistic-existential and attachment-oriented approaches to individual and group therapy; impact of oppression/trauma on self-esteem and identity development; mental health and the African Diaspora, peak performance; mindfulness, mind/body connection, interpersonal issues, sports/exercise psychology; complex trauma; intergenerational transmission of trauma; multiculturalism, feminist perspectives.

Robin Ward, MSW, LCSW

Coordinator, Social Work Internship Program
Pronoun: she, her
rward@usc.edu

  • Education:San Francisco State University
    Social Work, 1989
  • Professional interests include:Psychodynamic and integrative psychotherapy; mindfulness and self-compassion practice; individual and group psychotherapy; women’s issues; trauma; grief and loss; cross-cultural and international issues; identity formation; life transition; outreach and consultation; and supervision and training.

Olivia Wills, MSW, LCSW

Staff Clinical Social Worker, Crisis Services
Pronoun: she, her
owills@usc.edu

      • Education:University of Chicago, School of Social Administration, 2011
      • Professional interests include: Crisis intervention; individual and group psychotherapy; severe and chronic mental illness; psychotic disorders; anxiety disorders; arts and wellness; cognitive behavioral therapy; interpersonal psychotherapy.

2015-2016 Training Cohort

Post-Doctoral Sport Psychology Fellow

Samantha Kurkjian, PsyD, Arizona School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University; Pronoun: she, her

Doctoral Interns

Traci Bank, MA, Pepperdine University; Pronoun: she, her
Dylan Firsick, MA, University of Northern Colorado; Pronoun: he, him
Mark Miller, MA, Pepperdine University; Pronoun: he, him
Joshua Ziesel, MA, Azusa Pacific University; Pronoun: he, him

Social Work Interns

Betsy Cummings, University of Southern California; Pronoun: she, her
Risa Scott, University of Southern California; Pronoun: she, her

Practicum Counselors

Sheva Assar, MA, Pepperdine University; Pronoun: she, her
Kallie Rohrmayer, MA, Fuller Seminary Graduate School of Psychology; Pronoun: she, her
Mekeisha Buffaloe, MA, Alliant International University; Pronoun: she, her
Paul Perales, MA, Pepperdine University; Pronoun: he, him

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