Mental Health Providers
Edna J. Pressler, PhD Clinical Psychologist
Director, The Counseling Center
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology
Special psychotherapy interests: psychotherapy as a process of facilitating clients’ readiness for change and growth; the promotion of optimal experience and peak performance; acculturation issues as experienced by international, immigrant, and refugee students, as well as by first-generation college students; religion and spirituality; the integration of psychotherapy with Twelve Step Recovery; and, relationship issues.
Special administrative interests: facilitation of communication, innovation, and conflict management between people of different cultures; assessment and improvement of organizational culture and climate; leadership and team development; change management
Deborah Cohen, MSW, LICSW
Coordinator of Clinical Training
Clinical Social Worker
Adjunct Clinical Instructor, Department of Psychology
Special psychotherapy interests: developmental issues of adolescence and adulthood; the establishment of a lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender identity; surviving the trauma of domestic violence, sexual abuse, or rape; the development and treatment of eating disorders; and pregnancy/abortion counseling.
Lee Stevens, PhD
Special psychotherapy interests: Dr. Stevens' research involves understanding the process by which cognition and emotion become integrated.