Meet Our Staff

Holloway-University Counseling Center Staff
Joan G. Whitney, Ph.D.
Executive Director and Associate Vice President,
Psychologist

Degree: Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1976, Counseling Psychology
Licensed Psychologist
Clincial Interests and Areas of Expertise:
College Mental Health, Relationship Issues, Concerns About Family Members, Chronic Illness, Student Athletes' Emotional Issues, Eating Disorders, Friendships, Romantic Relationships, Suicide Prevention
Julia Stein, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Psychologist
Degree:
Ph.D., Bryn Mawr College, 2006, Clinical Development Psychology
Licensed Psychologist
Clincial Interests and Areas of Expertise:
  College Mental Health, Mood Disorders, Anxiety, Romantic Relationship Issues, Family Concerns, Self-Worth, Stress Management, Post-Concussive Symptoms
Luciana MacNamara, Psy.D.
Staff Psychologist
Degree:
Psy.D., Chestnut Hill College, 2016, Clinical Psychology
Licensed Psychologist
Fluent in Spanish (born in Argentina)
Clinical Interests and Areas of Expertise: 
Working with Students of Color, Immigrants, Children of Immigrants, The Latinx Community and First Generation College Students, Trauma, Depression, Anxiety, Relational Concerns, Grief/Loss, Identity Formation, Life Transitions, Suicide Prevention
Julie Neudeck, Ph.D.
Staff Psychologist
Degree:
Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary, 2004, Clincial Psychology
Licensed Psychologist
Clinical Interests and Areas of Expertise:
  Adjustment Issues, College Mental Health, Family and Relationship Issues, Grief/Loss, Insight Oriented Therapy, Women's Issues, Anxiety, Depression, Religious Issues
Victoria Ostroff, Psy.D.
Staff Psychologist
Degree:
Psy.D., Widener University, 2007, Clinical Psychology
Licensed Psychologist
Clincal Interests and Areas of Expertise:
  Eating Disorders, Body Image, Stress Management, Mood Disorders, Anxiety, Adjustment, Family Concerns, Suicide Prevention, Women's Issues, Romantic Relationships, Friendships, Sexual Orientation, Self-Harming Behaviors, Self-Worth, Grief/Loss, Trauma Recovery, Substance Abuse
Norman W. Pitt, Ph.D.
Staff Psychologist, part-time
Degree:
Ph.D., Temple University, 1979, School Psychology
Licensed Psychologist
Clinical Interests and Areas of Expertise:
  College Mental Health, Adjustment Issues, Anxiety Disorders, Couples' Issues, Men's Issues, Mood Disorders, Relationship Issues, Substance Abuse, Gender Identity, Grief/Loss
Candice Post, Psy.D.
Staff Psychologist
Degree:
  Psy.D., Widener University, 2015, Clinical Psychology
Licensed Psychologist
Clinical Interests and Areas of Expertise:
  Couples and Romantic Relationships, LGBTQ Identities, Grief/Loss, Grief Support Group, Adjustment Issues, Family Concerns, Friendships, College Mental Health
Edmund (Tedd) Riccio, Psy.D.
Staff Psychologist
Degree:
  Psy.D., Chestnut Hill College, 2012, Clinical Psychology
Licensed Psychologist
Clinical Interests and Areas of Expertise:
  Eating Disorders, Body Image, Family Concerns, Men's Issues, Multicultural Counseling, Trauma Recovery, Anxiety, Mindfulness, Stress Management, Mood Disorder, Adjustment, Sexual Orientation, Self-Worth, Romantic Relationships, Childhood Abuse
Tyme Rodriguez, Psy.D.
Staff Psychologist

Degree: Psy.D., Argosy University (DC Campus), 2017, Clinical Psychology
Licensed Psychologist
Clincial Interests and Areas of Expertise:
Diverse Populations, First Generation College Students, Student Athletes, Students with History of Concussions or Traumatic Brain Injuries, Development/Learning Disabilities  
Sarah Scheckter, Ph.D.
Staff Psychologist, part time
Degree:
Ph.D., Bryn Mawr College, 2014, Clinical Developmental Psychology
Licensed Psychologist
Clinical Interests and Areas of Expertise:
  Relationship Difficulties (Dating,  Family, Friends), Medical Illness, Depression, Grief/Loss, Identity Development, Self-Esteem, College Mental Health
Natalie Sheridan, Psy.D.
Staff Psychologist
Degree:
Psy.D., Immaculata University, 2013, Clinical Psychology
Licensed Psychologist
Clinical Interests and Areas of Expertise:
  Women's Issues, Self-Worth, Adjustment, Grief/Loss, Anxiety, Relationship Issues, Body Image, Trauma Recovery, Childhood Abuse, Mood Disorders, Family Concerns, First Generation College Students, Gender Identity, Self-Harming Behaviors
Support Staff
Patricia C. Fazzini, B.S.
Education: Philadelphia University
Phone: (610) 519-4050
Kathryn Webster
Phone:
(610) 519-4050

How to Get Help

Free, confidential help is available by stopping by:
Counseling Center
Room 206
Health Services Bldg.
or by calling
610-519-4050

Ulifeline

Online Resource for College Mental Health from the JED Foundation

STUDENT DISCUSSION MEETINGS

Come join our Student Discussion Meetings, a place to talk, listen to and support each other.

This semester's topics include:

• First-Year Adjustment

• Loss of a Loved One

Meeting time will be determined based on the schedules of interested students and take place at the University Counseling Center, where privacy is provided.

If interested in participating please call 610-519-4050 to schedule a time to meet with the meeting facilitator.

IMPORTANT TOPICS

The Holloway Lecture

The Lecture Series is provided through the generosity of the Patricia B. and Gary M. Holloway Endowment.

Please join the University Counseling Center for the Holloway Lecture Series, coming this winter. To see our past lectures and speakers, please click here.