Dr. Castelino received his doctoral degree in counseling psychology at Loyola University Chicago. He is a licensed psychologist and a licensed professional clinical counselor.He came to Ohio University in 2005 as a staff psychologist and in 2009 he went to West Virginia University to serve as the Training Director at their counseling center. He returned to Ohio University fall of 2012 as an Associate/Clinic Director and Clinical Coordinator. In 2007, he was the recipient of the Diversity Leadership Mentoring Award presented by the Association for University and College Counseling Centers Directors (AUCCCD). In 2009, he was also the recipient of the Diversity Scholar Award presented by the Association of Counseling Center Training Agencies (ACCTA).His initial clinical work and training included working with patients with acute and severe psychiatric disorders in Chicago area hospitals (Cook County Hospital, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Veterans Affairs - Hines, IL). In the past 10 years, he has worked in university counseling centers. His clinical orientation and emphasis is on developmental and integrative models. His clinical interests include working with college students who present adjustment, academic, career, relational, emotional and developmental issues, relationship counseling, multicultural and diversity issues, and clinical training and supervision. He is an active member of American Psychological Association.
Dr. Conrad Davenport received her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2000 after completing her internship at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. Becky is a licensed psychologist in the State of Ohio and has provided counseling services to students at five different university settings over the last fifteen years. Some areas of particular interest for Becky include grief and loss, multicultural counseling, the impact of oppression on well-being, identity issues including LGBT identities, relationships with self and others, sexual assault, peer abuse and other child abuse traumas, and spirituality. She also enjoys providing group therapy, training, and multicultural supervision. Becky has been part of the National Coalition Building Institute and is a certified SIDE (Summer Institute for Diversity Education) trainer.
Outreach and Consultation Coordinator
Rinda received a Master's Degree in Counselor Education, with a focus on community mental health, from Ohio University's Counselor Education Program in 2010. She is licensed with the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist Board as a Professional Clinical Counselor with a supervising credential. She has also been licensed with the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board as a Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor with a supervising credential. She is excited about the opportunity to return to the Ohio University campus to serve its students. Most recently, she served as the Substance Abuse Coordinator and Counselor at Marietta College. While at Marietta College she was accompanied by her certified therapy dog, Buddy. Her areas of interest include substance abuse, major life changes, student athletes, dual diagnosis, trauma, and mood and anxiety disorders. Her therapeutic style includes aspects of cognitive-behavioral, person-centered, motivational interviewing, and emotional support pet therapy.
Dr. Harris received her doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from Wright State University School of Professional Psychology in Dayton, Ohio. She completed her APA accredited internship at the University of South Carolina - Counseling and Human Development Center (CHDC) in Columbia, SC. Dr. Harris also received her Masters degree in Counselor Education from McDaniel College (formerly Western Maryland College) in Westminster, Maryland and her undergraduate degree in Communications from Cheyney University in Cheyney, Pennsylvania. Her primary clinical areas of interests include: group psychotherapy, group assessment, interpersonal and relationship issues, multicultural counseling, identity issues (which includes Black identity development and biracial identity development), adjustment/life transition issues, grief/loss, depression/anxiety, and supervision of trainees. Dr. Harris utilizes a collaborative and brief model approach to psychotherapy. Her therapeutic style/orientation is primarily interpersonal and often includes solution-focused, multicultural/Afrocentric/spiritual, stages of change, and cognitive-behavioral strategies.
Dr. Hernandez received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Bowling Green State University. She completed her internship at the Counseling Center at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, and her post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Maine Counseling Center and Touchstone Resources in Orono. She enjoys working at university counseling centers because of the opportunity to work with a diverse group of students in a variety of services, and help them discover and utilize what it is that provides them meaning and purpose, self-worth, and resiliency. Primary areas of interest include relationship issues and couples counseling, religion and spirituality, trauma, depression, anxiety, major life transitions, grief/loss, and supervision of trainees. Her therapeutic orientation integrates interpersonal, emotion-focused, cognitive-behavioral and acceptance-based, and solution-focused approaches.
Ashley Holt received a Master's Degree in Counselor Education, with a focus on community mental health and rehabilitation, from Ohio University's Counselor Education Program in 2008.She is licensed with the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist Board as a Professional Clinical Counselor with a supervising credential.She has also been licensed with the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board for eight years.She had her first experience with Counseling and Psychological Services when she completed an assistantship with the BASICS program during her graduate training.She is excited about the opportunity to return to the Ohio University campus to serve its students.Most recently, she served as the Clinical Coordinator of the Rural Women's Recovery Program in, a gender-specific, dual-diagnosis, residential program.Her areas of interest include substance abuse, dual diagnosis, women's issues, trauma, personality disorders, and mood and anxiety disorders.She has received specialized training in the Seeking Safety model, Community Reinforcement Approach, and Motivational Interviewing.Her therapeutic style includes aspects of cognitive-behavioral, person-centered, motivational interviewing, and trauma-informed approaches.She is the BASICS coordinator for Counseling and Psychological Services.
Heidi Jache, MD
Dr. Jache is a board certified child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist. She graduated from the Medical College of Wisconsin. She completed her psychiatry residency followed by her child psychiatry fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals.She has worked in private practice and community mental health centers in WV and Ohio prior to coming to Ohio University. She has special interests including Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorders, Depression, Bipolar disorder, Anxiety disorders, Psychosis, and teens transitioning into young adults.She evaluates students at CPS to clarify diagnosis and to assess need for medication. She recommends that many students be connected to another provider in addition to Dr. Jache to maintain continuity in summers and when the student graduates.
Patricia Mickunas, MD
Dr. Mickunas is licensed by the State Medical Board of Ohio, specializing in general adult psychiatry. She earned her M.D. at Boonshoft School of Medicine at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. She then completed her psychiatric residency at Wright State Department of Psychiatry which encompassed both civilian and military experiences. Prior to working at Ohio University, she worked at Appalachian Behavioral Healthcare as an inpatient psychiatrist, at several community mental health centers and as a contractor with Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections. Her areas of interests include Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorders, Depression, Anxiety disorders, Bipolar Affective Disorder and Thought Disorders. Per department policy, Dr. Mickunas recommends that her patients be connected to another provider to maintain continuity of care when on academic break and upon graduation.
Staci L. Gambill CMA, AAMA, AAS
Obtained her Associate Degree in Applied Science from Hocking College, Nelsonville, Oh in June 2008 and received her certification from American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) in June 2008.
Business and Technology Manager
Mitzi graduated with a degree in English Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. After several years of teaching, raising her daughters, and contract work, Mitzi joined the CPS staff in the fall of 2012. Currently, Mitzi is working on her MA in Organizational Communication through Ohio University's Scripps College of Communication.
Inez obtained an Associate of Arts degree from Lees McRae College and a Bachelor of Specialized Studies from Ohio University. She joined Ohio University in 1992 and has worked at the College of Osteopathic Medicine Clinic and the Registrar's Office prior to joining CPS in 2009.
Amanda joined the staff at Counseling and Psychological Services in the Summer of 2014. She is a lifelong Athens County resident and is excited to become part of the Bobcat Family. She enjoys working in the Wellness field and previously worked as a Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant for the past 9 years.
Our newest addition to the staff!