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Simone Collins

Credentials: PhD

Position title: Associate Director of Campus-Based Services in Mental Health

BA, University of Central Arkansas
MA, University of Central Arkansas
PhD, University of Central Arkansas

Simone holds a PhD in Counseling Psychology from the University of Central Arkansas. She completed her internship and post-doctoral residency in upstate New York at SUNY Oneonta and Union College, respectively. Simone started at UHS in 2015 as a staff counselor and accepted the role of Director of Outreach in fall 2016. She oversees mental health outreach programming for UHS-Mental Health Services which includes resourcing campus stakeholders and connecting with students where they live and work.

Simone’s areas of clinical interest include relational/interpersonal and family concerns; phase of life transitions; identity exploration; anxiety; depression; and concerns related to race/ethnicity, religion, class, ability status, body size, sexual and/or gender identity. She also centers sex positivity, social justice, and destigmatizing mental health in her work.