Counseling Center
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Meet Our Staff...

 
 

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Counseling Center Staff Members: (top row) Shawn Bubany, Jeanne Keahon, Sydney Erickson, Leigh Sturn (bottom row) Melissa Fallon-Korb, Angie Dellapenna, Jan Strong, Amy Clarvoe

Melissa Fallon-Korb, Ph.D. is the Director of the Counseling Center and a Licensed Psychologist in the State of New York. She earned a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University at Albany and also holds a Master of Arts and a Master of Education degree in counseling psychology from Columbia University, Teacher’s College. She worked as a counselor and researcher in higher education and community mental health prior to joining the staff in 2003. Her professional interests include working with student athletes, GLBTQ populations, body image and gender role issues. She enjoys various sports and is an avid music fan.

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Jeanne Keahon, LCSW, ACSW has a Master's degree in social work from SUNY Albany and is a licensed social worker. She has worked in a variety of mental health, substance abuse, and hospital based settings. She joined the Counseling Center in 1997. Her clinical interests include family systems theory, women's issues and working with international students. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family and outdoor activities such as hiking and fossil collecting. She makes the best of our upstate winters by cross country skiing and skijoring with her Siberian Huskies.

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Amy Clarvoe, Ph.D. is the Assistant Director of the Counseling Center and a licensed Psychologist in the State of NY. She earned her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Prior to that she received her bachelor's degree in Psychology from Clarkson University. She has worked in a variety of higher education and community mental health settings before joining the staff in 2008. Her professional interests include depression and anxiety, grief and loss, relationship problems and couples counseling, difficulties with attention and focus, and group work. Outside of the office she enjoys spending time with her family and two dogs. She is originally from the Adirondacks and loves hiking, boating, skating, gardening, and just being outdoors.

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Shawn Bubany, Ph.D., has a doctoral degree in counseling psychology from the University of Minnesota and is a Licensed Psychologist in the State of NY. He also has a Master’s degree in counseling psychology from the University of Kansas. Prior to joining the counseling center in 2011, Shawn worked as a counselor at colleges and universities in Minnesota, Kansas, and Oregon. Shawn also provided counseling at a VA medical center, a community mental health center, and a community career exploration clinic. Shawn’s professional interests include relationship difficulties, life transitions, career decisions, men’s issues, counselor training and supervision, multiculturalism, and mindfulness meditation. Outside of work, he enjoys traveling to new parts of the world, music, cooking and farmers markets, hiking and backpacking, and taking it easy with a good book or movie.

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Angelica Dellapenna, M.S. received her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Villanova University and earned her Bachelor’s degree from Marywood University in Clinical Psychology.  She has a wide range of experiences working with people and issues in community substance abuse and in higher education settings. Angie specializes in helping students to modify and reduce the harmful consequences related to alcohol and drug use in her role as the college’s AOD counselor. Some of her other clinical interests include:  counseling diverse populations, lifestyle and career development, couples counseling, family systems, and group dynamics. In her free time, Angie enjoys listening to music, playing racquet sports, golfing, and kayaking. 

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Sydney Erickson, M.A. is a doctoral intern at the counseling center.  This internship year represents a final step towards her completion of a Doctorate in Psychology (PsyD) at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology (CSPP). Sydney was awarded a Bachelors in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin, and a Masters in Clinical Psychology from CSPP. Prior to joining the counseling team, Sydney’s clinical experiences include working at a psychiatric hospital, at a high school, and at a college counseling center. Her professional interests include: relationship issues, anxiety, identity development, women’s issues, and outreach in all of the above as well as stress management.  Outside of work, Sydney loves reading, animals, and travelling.

 

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Leigh Sturn is a doctoral intern at the counseling center. This internship year represents a final step towards his completion of a Doctorate in Psychology (PsyD) from the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology.  Leigh obtained his B.S. in Business administration from the University of Mary in Bismarck, ND and his B.A. in Psychology from the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, ND.  Upon completing his undergraduate degrees, he worked in a psychiatric facility as a psychiatric technician. Throughout his graduate training, Leigh worked in a private practice completing psychosexual evaluations of sex offenders for the court, in a community mental health center providing mental health and addiction services to men and women from a diverse range of ethnic backgrounds, and at a university counseling center.  Leigh’s professional interests include depression, stress/anxiety management, relationship concerns, sport psychology, eating disorders, and body image concerns.  In his free time, Leigh enjoys hiking, fishing, cooking, listening to music, exercising, and playing or watching sports.       

 

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Jan Strong is the secretary/ receptionist and the initial contact person at the Counseling Center. Jan answers the phone and helps set up appointments, and greets students when they come for appointments. Jan lives in Schenevus and has a daughter who is a graduate of SUNY Oneonta. Jan's hobbies include reading, hiking with her dogs, and spending time outdoors.

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