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NYC Staff Members

Senior Supervising Staff

Faedra R. Dagirmanjian, Ph.D.
Assistant Director
Boston College, Counseling Psychology
Theoretical Orientation: Relational, Psychodynamic
Professional Interests: Gender identity and gender role norms/socialization, adolescent and young adult development, college/university students, training and supervision

Heather Dawson, Ph.D.
Staff Psychologist, AOD Specialist
Fordham University, Counseling Psychology
New York State Licensed Psychologist
Professional Interests: Addictions, affect regulation issues, anxiety reduction and relaxation support; concurrent medical problems, including HIV/AIDS

Regina Hund, Psy.D.
Associate Director/Director of Training
New York State Licensed Psychologist
Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Clinical Psychology
Theoretical Orientation: Psychodynamic (Relational/Multicultural)
Professional Interests: Training and supervision; LGBTQA concerns and empowerment; multicultural awareness; process of acculturation; adjustment issues; trauma; sexual assault; identity issues; lesbian parenting; psychoanalytic theory; social justice.

Richard N. Shadick, Ph.D.
Pennsylvania State University, Clinical Psychology
New York State Licensed Psychologist
Theoretical Orientation: Psychoanalytic (Interpersonal/Relational)
Professional Interests: Psychoanalytic theory; child, adolescent, and family psychotherapy; group psychotherapy; psychological testing; trauma and recovery; supervision, suicide.

Adjunct Supervising Staff

Molly Grimes, Psy.D.
Independent Clinical Consultant
Clinical Psychology
Illinois School of Professional Psychology
New York State Licensed Psychologist

Rebeca Gonzalez-Scherman, Psy.D.
Independent Clinical Consultant
Clinical Psychology
Nova Southeastern University
New York State Licensed Psychologist

Adjunct Staff

Nobuko Yoshizawa Meaders, C.S.W.
Intern Process Group Leader
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Universirty of Texas, Arlington
Psychoanalytic Training: Postgraduate Center for Mental Health-Psychoanalytic Institute

Daniella Lukashok, M.D.
Psychiatric Consultant
Albany College of Medicine
New York University School of Medicine (Licensed Psychiatrist N.Y.)
Board Certified in Psychiatry (ABPN) and Neurology and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry;
Psychoanalytic Training: The New York University Psychoanalytic Institute.

Gauri Khurana, M.D., MPH
Psychiatric Consultant
Yale University School of Medicine
New York University School of Medicine (Licensed Psychiatrist N.Y.)
Board Certified in Psychiatry (ABPN) and Neurology and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry;

Student Accessibility Services (SAS) - Consultation
(formerly Office of Disability Services (ODS))

Kate Torres, M.Ed.
Associate Director, Student Accessibility Services
William Paterson University, Master of Education in Professional Counseling, School and Mental Health Counseling Professional
Interests: First generation college students with disabilities; acclimation of student veterans and military service members at the post-secondary level; disability as a form of diversity and the social justice movement; improving accessibility for students with severe visual impairments in higher education; web accessibility; Universal Design of Learning; enhancing the student experience for students with disabilities and the co-curricular experience of students with disabilities.

Ashley Sanguinetti, M.S.W
Coordinator, Student Accessibility Services
Rutgers University, Master of Social Work
Professional Interests: Holistic wellness approach to working with college students; promoting empowerment and self-advocacy skills at the postsecondary level; implementing best practices when supporting students with disabilities; students with Autism Spectrum Disorders at the postsecondary level; exploring long term impacts of trauma and substance use as it relates to the postsecondary environment; and developing partnerships with community based resources.

Malina Persaud, B.A.
Accommodations Coordinator, Student Accessibility Services
Pace University, Bachelors of Psychology
Professional interests: Students with disabilities in the post-secondary environment; suicide prevention when entering higher education; helping students with academic issues when entering higher education; multicultural education; improving society’s overall well-being by helping to improve vulnerable populations; testing anxiety and stress in higher education; benefits of mindfulness for stress reduction in higher education; exploring the impacts of gender roles.

Office Coordinator

Maisem Jaloudi, B.A.
Rutgers University, B.A. Sociology

Health Service Psychology Interns 2019-2020

Chelsea Atlas, MS.Ed., MHC
Fordham University
Ph.D. Counseling Psychology

Christian (Caroline) Bromberg, M.S.
Loyola University, Maryland
Psy.D. Clinical Psychology

Missy (Melissa) Gluck, M.S.
University of Florida
Ph.D. Counseling Psychology

Deena Muno, M.A.
Alliant IU/CSPP - San Diego
Psy.D. Clinical Psychology

Health Service Psychology Externs 2019-2020

Sara Aigen, M.A., MHC-LP
Seton Hall

Silvia Re, LMHC
Seton Hall

Xinyi Wang, M.S.
Fordham University

Hannah Wing, B.A.
Fordham University

Summer Interns 2019

Rachel Bernstein
University of Michigan

Sabrina Quinones
Pennsylvania State University

Natale Schmitz
Boston College

Neha Srinivas
Wesleyan University