Counseling Center
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Meet Our Staff...

 
 

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Counseling Center Staff Members: (top row) Amy Clarvoe, Marta Guzman, Adrian Garcia, Shawn Bubany, Angie Dellapenna, (bottom row) Jeanne Keahon, Priya Pandit, Melissa Fallon-Korb, Jan Strong.

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 New York. She earned her doctoral degree 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 working with 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 the outdoors.

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Shawn Bubany, Ph.D. is a Licensed Psychologist in the State of New York and earned his doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Minnesota. In his individual counseling work, Shawn can help with a wide variety of difficulties including depression, anxiety, stress management, self-esteem and self-confidence, and relationship difficulties. In addition, Shawn facilitates a group called Understanding Self and Others that seeks to help individuals develop their ability to form close and supportive relationships. Shawn’s professional interests include integrative psychotherapy, supervision and training, interpersonal process groups, men and masculinity issues, mindfulness and meditation, multiculturalism, and social justice. Prior to joining the counseling center in 2011, Shawn worked as a counselor at colleges and universities in Minnesota, Kansas, and Oregon. Outside of work, he enjoys traveling to new parts of the world, jogging, cooking and farmers markets, hiking and backpacking, and taking it easy with a good book or movie.

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Marta Guzm├ín, Psy.D. is a Licensed Psychologist in the state of New York and earned a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from The Florida School of Professional Psychology in Tampa, FL. Prior to coming to the USA, she received a master’s degree in counseling and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico.  Marta has experience working in community mental health, higher education, and medical settings. Her professional interests include anxiety, chronic mental health issues, acute and chronic medical concerns, and diversity and multicultural issues. Marta is fluent in Spanish, loves 80’s music, and is deeply interested in anything cat-related.

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Kendahl Shortway, M.S., M.A., is a doctoral intern at the Counseling Center. Kendahl is in the process of completing her doctoral degree, a Psy.D. in School and Clinical Psychology, from Kean University in New Jersey. She earned a B.A. in Communication Studies and Psychology from The College of New Jersey, a M.S. in Sport Psychology from the University of Tennessee, and a M.A. in Educational Psychology from Kean University. Throughout the course of her training, Kendahl has worked at an elementary school child study team, a college counseling center, community mental health and medical settings, and with various athletes and teams. Her clinical and professional interests include: the cultivation of mindfulness and self-compassion, anxiety, depression, sport injury rehabilitation, and the integration of meditation practices in higher education. Kendahl loves being outside and enjoys spending time with her dog, practicing yoga, crafting, running, traveling, reading, and coaching lacrosse.

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Andrew Vincent, M.S. is a doctoral intern at the Counseling Center. He received his Master of Science degree in Counseling and Psychology from Springfield College in Massachusetts, and he is currently working on completing a Psy.D. in Counseling Psychology at the same institution. Prior to his graduate training, he attended Marist College where he studied Psychology and Philosophy. Andrew’s previous experiences have included college counseling, community mental health, and working as an athletic counselor with teams and athletes where he focused on development and performance in sport. In addition to his interest in mental health and wellness, Andrew’s professional interests include the psychology of play, sport psychology, counseling theory, and philosophy of psychology. In his free time Andrew enjoys spending time with friends and family, fishing, and watching soccer (especially Liverpool FC).

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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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