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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.
Mental Health Provider | Avalos is interested in supporting students of color, and she has a concentration in Latino/a mental health.
Psychology Intern | Maha values creating a safe space for students to share, explore, and process emotions.
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.
Bilingual (Spanish/English) 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 Psychologist | de Boer practices individual counseling, facilitates Let’s Talk sessions, and provides drop-in counseling consultation at the College of Engineering.
Eating Disorder Coordinator | Bolander connects each students who comes to UHS for disordered eating assessment treatment with a counselor, nutritionist, and medical provider.
Associate Counselor – Engineering Focus | Bond works specifically with patients in the UW-Madison School of Engineering.
Counselor | Content Coming Soon!
Mental Health Provider | Denise Calhoun has experience in trauma, mood disorders, and assessment in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
Bilingual (Spanish/English) 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.
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.
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.
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.
Associate Psychologist | Denu’s professional interests focus on anxiety, depression, eating concerns, life transitions, identity development, and emotional distress related to chronic or acute medical illness.
LGBT-Focus Provider | Sidra works specifically with LGBTQ+ students. Their goal is to meet with students, figure out what it is they are looking to address and what their goals are, and then help them grow a support system that will help them move forward.
Psychologist | Drozd enjoys working with first-generation college students, students with relationship difficulties, and those struggling with depression and anxiety.
Bilingual (Spanish/English) Victim Advocate & Survivor Services Coordinator | Eldridge provides confidential victim advocacy services including support group facilitation; accompaniment to academic, legal, and systems related appointments and meetings; and providing emotionally supportive counseling to students who have experienced sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, stalking, and sexual harassment.