Meet Our Staff

DIRECTOR

Jeffrey Kuentzel, PhD, LP (Wayne State University)
Interests: Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, psychological assessment, nonsuicidal self-injury, pathological gambling, spirituality, clinical supervision.

Associate Director

Charisse Ormanian, MA, LLP (Wayne State University)
Interests: Empowering students to attain a better quality of life through individual and couples counseling. Group work with survivors of sexual assault.

Associate/Training Director

Ellen Barrett-Becker, PhD, LP (Wayne State University)
Interests: Identity development and meaning making, coping with experiences of trauma, dissociation, grief and loss, parenting, attachment, building healthy coping skills, Motivational Interviewing, and training mental health clinicians and clinical supervision

Psychiatrist/Assistant Clinical Professor

Falyne Fry, M.D. (Michigan State University)
Interests: Psychiatric evaluations, medication management, college mental health, women's mental health issues, depression, anxiety, the intersection of spirituality and mental health, and psychoanalysis.

Clinical Staff 

Aleksandra M. Stoklosa, PhD, LP (Wayne State University)
University Counselor III
Interests: Couples counseling, women's issues, self esteem, adjustment problems, depression and anxiety, trauma, and EMDR. 

Angela Fedewa, PhD, LP (Wayne State University)
University Counselor II
Interests: Depression, anxiety, trauma, grief and loss, OCD, mindfulness, evidence-based practice, student veterans, wellness and coping skills 

Anna Looker, MA, LPC (Concordia University Chicago)
University Counselor/Case Manager II
Interests: Care coordination, substance abuse/addiction issues, holistic health and wellness management, chronic health issues,  crisis intervention, skills building and education for coping with anxiety, stress, depression, and emotional regulation. 

Denise Wunderlich, PhD (Instructional Technology), MC, LPC (University of Delaware & Wayne State University)
University Counselor III
Interests: Wellness (creating healthy lifestyles, coping with illness), life skills (stress reduction, emotion regulation, effective communication), relationship strengthening. 

Ebony Fails, MA, LLPC (Wayne State University)
University Counselor II
Interests: anxiety, self esteem, adjustment problems, depression and CISM.

Jennifer Bohanon, MA, LPC (Ball State University)
University Counselor II
Interests:  Impact of culture, gender, race and religion on mental health and wellness, trauma, resilience, supervision, couples counseling, interpersonal relationships, family-of-origin dynamics

Jennifer Crystal, PhD, LPC (Michigan State & Wayne State University)
University Counselor III
Interests: Anxiety, resilience, and grief and loss.

Kaifa Alsoofy, LLMSW Grand Valley State University )
University Counselor II
Interests: Women's mental health issues/empowerment, anxiety, depression, empowering first-generation college students, building healthy coping skills, self-esteem, managing stress, mindfulness, self-care 

Kirk Guanco, LMSW, CAADC (University of Michigan)
University Counselor III
Interests: Developing life skills to manage issues of anxiety, depression, adjustment and substance abuse. 

Kristin Van de Laar, PhD, LP (Southern Illinois University)
University Counselor III
Interests: Depression, anxiety, graduate student concerns, dissertation support, stress management. 

Laina Wirgau, LMSW, CAADC (Grand Valley State University)
University Counselor II
Interests: Working with survivors of unwanted sexual experiences, coping with trauma/PTSD, holistic healing (physical, emotional, spiritual) practices, mindfulness, anxiety, depression, emotion regulation, motivational interviewing, feminist theory, auricular AcuDetox, and yoga.    

Patricia Dixon, LMSW, ACSW ( Wayne State University & Central Michigan University)
University Counselor III
Interests: Helping people build survival skills for things such as mindfulness, anxiety and depression, grief and traumatic events.

Shelee-Ann Flemmings, M.A., Counseling Psychology (Western Michigan University)
University Counselor II
Interests: Challenges facing racial/ethnic minority students, identity concerns, racial, childhood, and sexual trauma, interpersonal relationship concerns, family of origin concerns

Theresa Perlman, MA, LPC (Wayne State University)
University Counselor III
Interests: Anxiety/academic anxiety, depression, relationships, women's issues

Graduate Assistants, Pre-Doctoral Psychology Interns, Trainees, Volunteers

Brittany Linton, MA, TLLP (Michigan School of Professional Psychology)
Pre-doctoral Psychology Intern
Interests: anxiety, depression, adjustment issues, stress management, mindfulness, women's issues

Kate Cusick, MA, TLLP, Pre-Doctoral Psychology Intern (Michigan School of Professional Psychology)
Pre-doctoral Psychology Intern
Interests: empowering clients to cope with existential concerns, mood and anxiety disorders, and eating/body image issues. Facilitating personal growth and positive change through increased self-esteem and self-awareness

Kimberly Sabra, MA, TLLP, Pre-doctoral Psychology Intern (Michigan School of Professional Psychology)
Pre-doctoral Psychology Intern
Interests: depression, adjustment concerns, trauma, resilience, holistic health (mental, physical, spiritual), hope promoting growth, motivational interviewing

Office Personnel

Candice Warren
Receptionist
Candice works as office personnel, serving as the primary phone attendant, greeting all visitors, and scheduling appointments. Candice holds a bachelors degree in journalism from Wayne State University.

ShaCha Geronimo
Office Clerk II

ShaCha Geronimo works as office personnel, assisting clients and CAPS staff while maintaining the daily operations of the CAPS office. She is a WSU student studying to become a social psychologist with an emphasis on the study of culture, ethnicity, and race.

Tanya Vines
Secretary IV

Tanya works as office personnel; staffing the front desk, managing the budget, processing personnel transactions, and other pertinent aspects of the CAPS unit