Counseling Services Staff

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Yoey Cheng, PsyD

Staff Psychologist
Preferred pronoun: she, her
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.

Michelle Dexter, PhD

Staff Psychologist
Preferred 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.

Javanne Golob, MSW

Staff Social Worker, Prevention Specialist
Preferred 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
Preferred 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, DFAPA

Staff Psychiatrist; Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry and the Behavior Sciences, USC Keck School of Medicine
Preferred 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.

Beth Kebschull, MSW, LCSW

Staff Clinical Social Worker, Coordinator of Crisis Services
Preferred 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
Preferred 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
Preferred 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

  • 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
Preferred pronoun: she, her
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

Cristina Perez, MSW, LCSW

Staff Clinical Social Worker, Crisis Services
Preferred 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
Preferred 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
Preferred 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
Preferred 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
Preferred 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
Preferred 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
Preferred 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
Preferred 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.

Robin Ward, MSW, LCSW

Coordinator, Social Work Internship Program
Preferred pronoun: she, her
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.

2015-2016 Training Cohort

Post-Doctoral Sport Psychology Fellow

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

Doctoral Interns

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

Social Work Interns

Nancy Cummings, University of Southern California; Preferred pronoun: she, her
Risa Scott, University of Southern California; Preferred pronoun: she, her

Practicum Counselors

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