Counseling Center

Counseling Center Staff

Leadership Team

Natacha Foo Kune, Ph.D. (2005), Ohio State University, Columbus. Director and Counseling Psychologist, License #PY60634517 (WA). Types of counseling: individual and group. Areas of interest: Multicultural issues and intersections of identity, diasporic Asian issues (including Asian American and Pacific Islander issues), training issues, LGBTQIA issues, couples, trauma, international students and social justice issues.  Techniques: multicultural, interpersonal and cognitive behavioral frameworks.

Linda Anderson, Ph.D. (2003), Indiana University, Bloomington. Associate Director/Clinical Director and Counseling Psychologist, License #PY60316112 (WA). Types of counseling: individual and group. Areas of interest: women’s issues, developmental and identity concerns, multicultural concerns, parenting, working with survivors of sexual abuse and assault, relationship violence, and stalking. Techniques: integrative, incorporating feminist/multicultural, interpersonal, and cognitive-behavioral frameworks.

John Rumney, M.S. (2009), Eastern Washington University. Assistant Director for Operations and Licensed Mental Health Counselor, License #LH 60215760 (WA).  Types of counseling: individual, couple, and group. Areas of interest: self-discovery and personal growth, anxiety, men’s issues, diversity, attachment, trauma recovery, grief and loss, relationship concerns, Internet-related issues, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered and questioning individuals and couples.  Techniques:  Integrative with emphasis on constructivism, solution-focused, emotion-focused, and interpersonal approaches.

Charisse Williams, Ph.D. (2007), University of Florida. Assistant Director/Training Director and Counseling Psychologist, License #PY60059524 (WA). Types of counseling: individual, couple, and group. Areas of interest: personal growth/existential issues, eating disorders/body image, interpersonal/relationship issues, development and identity, LGBTQ issues, substance abuse/harm reduction, and multicultural concerns. Techniques: integrative, drawing heavily from dynamic (interpersonal), multicultural, humanistic, cognitive-behavioral and ACT frameworks.

Kayleen McGinley, B.A. (1998), Seattle University. Administrator. Manages the departmental budgets, human resources, and technology. Contact/liaison for trainees’ questions, and is able to assist trainees in navigating our department and the University system.

Clinical Staff

Amy Collins, Ph.D. (2009), Texas A&M University. Prevention Services Coordinator, Residential Life Liaison and Counseling Psychologist, License #PY60321662 (WA). Types of counseling: individual, couple and group. Areas of interest: crisis intervention, trauma, self-growth, all aspects of diversity, family of origin concerns, world view and belief systems, and interpersonal concerns. Techniques: integrative approach drawing primarily from interpersonal, developmental, and cognitive-behavioral theories, and often incorporating mindfulness, always with an overarching focus on collaborative, individualized interventions.

Sara Dale, Psy.D. (2003), Forest Institute of Professional Psychology. Clinical Psychologist, License #PY00003088 (WA). Types of counseling: individual, couple and group. Areas of interest: women’s issues, eating disorders, body image, depression, and relationship/identity exploration. Techniques: integrative with a multicultural, interpersonal emphasis.

Michelle Owaka Kabuye, Psy.D. (2015), Azusa Pacific University. Psychologist. Types of counseling: individual and group. Areas of interest: identity development, depression, anxiety, body image issues, multicultural concerns (e.g. students of African descent; first generation to college; bicultural identities), religious and spiritual diversity, interpersonal and family of origin concerns. Techniques: integrative approach utilizing primarily interpersonal and psychodynamic theories, and at times incorporating cognitive behavioral and mindfulness approaches.

Michele S. Meola, Ed.D. (1988), Western Michigan University. Counseling Psychologist, License #PY00002273 (WA). Types of counseling: individual, couple, and group. Techniques: interpersonal, insight-oriented, and psychodynamic with developmental emphasis.

Aileen Park, Ph.D. (2002), Boston College. Counseling Psychologist, License #PY60594802 (WA). Types of counseling: individual, couple, and group. Areas of interest: anxiety and depression, grief/loss, life transitions, interpersonal/relational concerns, issues of self/identity, and the intersection of race, gender, and class in human development. Techniques: Psychodynamic within a feminist/relational-cultural framework, drawing upon cognitive-behavioral and mindfulness techniques when appropriate.

Lina Pranata, Ph.D. (2005), University of Utah. Counseling Psychologist. License #PY60530231 (WA). Types of counseling: individual and group.  Areas of interest: anxiety, depression, family of origin concerns, trauma, grief and loss, relationship/interpersonal concerns (women’s and men’s concerns), multicultural concerns (first generation college students, students of color, LGBT, international students, Asian/Asian  American, intergroup relations, etc.), behavioral medicine. Techniques/orientations: integrative – feminist/multicultural/social justice, interpersonal, emotion-focused, mindfulness-based, and Kohutian frameworks.

Scott Shiebler, Ph.D. (2003), Seattle Pacific University; M.S.W. (1989). Counseling Psychologist, License #PY00003187 (WA); Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, License #LW0004691 (WA). Types of counseling: individual, couple, and group. Areas of interest: development and identity concerns, men’s issues, trauma, grief and loss, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues. Techniques: Integrative with emphasis on interpersonal, psychodynamic, and developmental approaches.

David Slagle, M.S. (1985), Seattle Pacific University. Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, License #LF1108 (WA). Types of counseling: individual, couple, and group. Areas of interest: identity development, depression and anxiety, relationship difficulty, cultural adjustment, life transitions, LGBTQ issues, grief and loss, trauma, family and bicultural concerns, and wellness. Techniques: Integrative approach drawing from Interpersonal, Systems, Emotion-Focused, and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies.

Iris Song, Psy.D. (2010), The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Clinical Psychologist, License #PY60639248 (WA). Types of counseling: individual and group. Areas of interest: international aid and empowerment, trauma, grief/loss, transition, interpersonal/relational concerns, issues of self/identity, and acculturation. Techniques: contemporary relational psychodynamic psychotherapy. Fluent in Korean language.

Caitlin Stanaway, Psy.D. (2013), The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Clinical Psychologist, License #PY60531204 (WA). Types of counseling: individual, couple, and group. Areas of interest: women’s issues, trauma, anxiety, depression, relationship/identity exploration. Techniques: humanistic, interpersonal, and psychodynamic with a cultural and developmental emphasis, utilizing mindfulness and ACT frameworks.

Anne Swenson, Ph.D. (2007), Case Western Reserve University. Assessment Coordinator and Clinical Psychologist, License #PY00003692 (WA). Types of counseling: individual and group. Areas of interest: anxiety, life transitions, stress management, depression, eating concerns, psychological assessment, and trauma. Techniques: integrative, drawing heavily from cognitive-behavioral, interpersonal, and developmental frameworks.

Support Staff

Teresa Harvey, B.A. (1997), University of Washington. Program Coordinator. Assists Training Director with coordination of Training Program.

Ryan Mitchell, B.A. (2007), Boston University.  Program Assistant.

Professional Psychology Interns 2016 – 2017

Halley Brown, B.A. (2008), University of Arizona. Doctoral candidate at University of Utah.

Mica McGriggs, B.S. (2012), Northern Arizona University. Doctoral candidate at Brigham Young University.

Theresa Chan, M.A. (2010), University of Florida. Doctoral candidate at Auburn University.