Students, faculty, staff, and teaching assistants are essential when it comes to preventing suicide and promoting help-seeking behaviors among their peers. UHS offers consultation with concerned third parties.
Mental Health Staff
Interim Director of Mental Health Services | Lawson’s professional interests include eating disorders, group therapy, identity development, spirituality and meaning-making, multicultural issues, depression, anxiety and stress management, interpersonal relationships, family of origin concerns, and grief and loss.
Care Manager | Adamski provides care management to connect students with services and resources (including to higher levels of care when needed and for ongoing monitoring and support when needed or requested), meets with students following psychiatric hospitalization, facilitates group therapy sessions, and provides on-call services.
Psychology Intern | Maha values creating a safe space for students to share, explore, and process emotions.
Psychology Intern | Isaac uses a combination of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy when working with students.
Psychology Intern | Mike works with students to help them thrive during and beyond school.
Psychiatry Nurse Clinician | Barreau’s professional interests include stress management, coping skills, and healthy lifestyle choices/wellness.
Associate Psychologist | Bitman-Heinrichs is interested in identity development, relationships, diversity, grief and loss, trauma, resilience, women’s issues, chronic health/ illness, group, supervision, training and behavioral health.
Associate Counselor – Engineering Focus | Bond works specifically with patients in the UW-Madison School of Engineering.
Counselor | Content Coming Soon!
Mental Health Provider | Castillo is a mental health provider that is focused on students of color. Castillo is passionate about working with underserved populations and with individuals who have experienced trauma in a strength-based manner.
Mental Health Provider | Michelle brings a wide range of experience to her work, including addictions treatment, LGBTQ support services, and social and racial justice work.
Associate Director of Campus-Based Services in Mental Health | Collins oversees the UHS Let’s Talk and Health Ambassador programs and works on campus and community outreach for Mental Health Services.
Mental Health Provider | Avalos is interested in supporting students of color, and she has a concentration in Latino/a mental health.
Mental Health Provider | Marte has a particular passion for supporting students of color and provides services in both English and Spanish
Mental Health Provider | Troemel works with LGBTQ+ students.
Mental Health Provider | Guo brings an interest in providing equitable, accessible and culturally competent services to marginalized students
Psychologist | Caradonna supports students who have experienced sexual assault, trauma, eating disorders, and anxiety/perfectionism through individual and group therapy, serving in both Survivor Services and Mental Health Services.
Crisis Stabilization Specialist | Davey provides counseling services, facilitates group therapy sessions, and works with students in crisis.
Associate Psychologist | de Boer practices individual counseling, facilitates Let’s Talk sessions, and provides drop-in counseling consultation at the College of Engineering.
Psychiatry Advanced Practiced Nurse Practitioner | Delong’s professional interests include mental health screening and prevention, integrated care, psychopharmacology, anxiety disorders, depression and mood disorders, ADHD, sleep disorders, substance abuse disorders, and working with student athletes.