UW Counseling Center
Pre Doctoral Internship in Professional Psychology

2005-2006

*last updated 9/04

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Counseling Center Professional Staff

The senior staff of the Counseling Center consists of a multidisciplinary group of professionals including six counseling/clinical psychologists and two master's level counselors.  The staff also represents a variety of theoretical orientations such as cognitive behavioral, psychodynamic, interpersonal, and Jungian perspectives.  Most doctoral level staff are licensed psychologists in the State of Washington, while other senior staff members are either licensed, certified, or registered counselors.

The professional staff of the Counseling Center follows the ethical standards of the American Psychological Association and the American Counseling Association.

 

Senior Staff

Sara Dale, Psy.D.  (2003), Forest Institute of Professional Psychology.  Clinical Psychologist, License #3088 (WA). Types of counseling:  individual, couple and group.  Areas of interest:  women's issues, eating disorders, body image, depression, and developmental issues faced by gifted children and adolescents.  Techniques:  integrative with an interpersonal emphasis.

Chris S. Grant, Ph.D.  (1998),
University of Wisconsin,  Associate Director/Director of Training and Counseling Psychologist, License #2423 (WA).  Types of counseling: individual, couple, and group.  Areas of interest:  women’s issues, mood disorders, disability issues, relationship issues, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered issues.  Techniques: interpersonal process and integrative therapies with developmental and family of origin emphasis.

M. Kathryn Hamilton, Ph.D.  (1975), University of Missouri-Columbia.   Director and Counseling Psychologist, License # 1179 (WA).  Types of counseling:  individual and group.  Areas of interest: depression, trauma, grief, gender issues, medical illness and emotional health, cultural issues.   Techniques:  integrative with emphasis on interpersonal, psychodynamic, and existential approaches.

Heather Hopper, Ph.D. (1997), University of Miami.  Clinical Psychologist, License #3095 (WA).

Michele S. Meola, Ed.D.
 (1988),
Western Michigan University.  Counseling Psychologist, License #2273 (WA).  Types of counseling:  individual, couple, and group.  Techniques:  interpersonal, insight-oriented, and psychodynamic with developmental emphasis.

Kimberly Petersen, M.A.  (1997),
Seattle University.  Licensed Mental Health Counselor, #LH00008610 (WA).  Types of counseling:  individual and group.  Areas of interest: self esteem, individual development, life transitions, aligning values with work and life choices.  Techniques:  integrative with existential and developmental emphases.

Scott Shiebler, Ph.D.  (2003), Seattle Pacific University; M.S.W. (1989).  Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, License #LW0004691 (WA).  Types of counseling: individual, couple, and group.  Areas of interest: development and identity concerns, men's issues, trauma, grief and loss, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered issues.  Techniques:  Integrative with emphasis on interpersonal, psychodynamic, and developmental approaches.

Maurice L. Warner, M.A.  (1987),
Antioch University.  Assistant Director and Licensed Mental Health Counselor, License #LH00005519 (WA).  Types of counseling:  individual and group.  Areas of interest:  anxiety, depression or stress management; adult development; transitions; grief and loss; and aligning work and life with personal values.  Techniques:  integrative psychotherapy combining cognitive-behavioral and interpersonal therapies with neurobiology.  Dr. Warner also holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Policy.

2004 - 2005 Interns in Professional Psychology

Rebecca Allen, M.A. (2002), The Wright Institute.  Intern in Professional Psychology.  Types of counseling:  individual, couple, and group.  Areas of interest: interpersonal relationships, coping strategies, transitions relating to health and sports psychology, cultural issues.  Techniques:  integrative with emphasis on insight-oriented, interpersonal approaches.

John Howell, M.S.S.W., M.A. (2000), University of Texas-Austin, and (2004), Argosy University-Seattle.  Intern in Professional Psychology.  Types of counseling:  individual, couple, and group.  Areas of interest:  identity and development issues, substance abuse and related disorders, gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered issues, and grief and loss.  Techniques:  integrative, with emphasis on developmental, interpersonal and cognitive behavioral approaches.

Devon Singh-Barrett, M.A. (1996), Seattle Pacific University.  Intern in Professional Psychology.  Types of counseling: individual and group.  Areas of interest:  women's issues, depression and anxiety, body image, eating disorders, and relationship issues.  Techniques:  interpersonal, insight-oriented, and psychodynamic.

Randi Torstenson, M.A. (2002), The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.  Intern in Professional Psychology.  Types of counseling:  individual, couple, and group.  Areas of interest:  interpersonal relationships, creativity and expression, acculturation and cultural issues, trauma, women's issues, gender issues, resiliency, family of origin issues.  Techniques:  integrative with an emphasis on psychodynamic, existential and art/expressive approaches.

2004 - 2005 Practicum Counselors

Rain Carei, B.A. (1997), Pacific Lutheran University.  Practicum Counselor.  Types of counseling:  individual and group.  Areas of interest:  women's issues, relationship  issues,  lesbian,  gay,  bisexual and transgendered issues,  eating disorders, grief and loss, developmental and identity issues.  Techniques:  interpersonal process and integrative therapies with developmental and client centered emphasis.

Nate Reiss, M.A. (2003), Seattle Pacific University. Practicum Counselor.  Types of counseling:  individual and group.  Areas of interest:  clinical and developmental issues; interpersonal relationships, coping strategies; sport psychology and performance enhancement.  Techniques:  integrative with emphasis on interpersonal, solution-focused and cognitive-behavioral approaches.

Alison Wilhelm, M.S. (2003), University of Washington. Practicum Counselor.  Types of counseling:  individual and couple.  Areas of interest:  interpersonal relationships/relationship issues, women's issues, sexual issues, family of origin issues.  Techniques:  integrative psychotherapy combining interpersonal therapy with cognitive-behavioral perspective.