Pictured above: Top step, left to right: Charles Morse, Anna Been. Second row, left to right: Jennifer McCarthy, Lesley McGee, Deborah Bordage, Andrea Randall, Kate Geoghegan, Matthew Barry. Bottom, left to right: Yuanming Wang, Daun Kwag, Phyllis Fitzsimmons, Alyssa Williams, Michelle Grandin, Brian Skehan.
Daun is a second-year clinical intern from Boston University. Her clinical interests include working with individuals, couples, and groups around experiences such as anxiety, depression, identity development, interpersonal relationships, racial identity, multiculturalism, resilience, and trauma. She is social justice-oriented, and integrates feminist, narrative, psychodynamic, existential, and person-centered approaches in her practice.
Kate is a second year clinical intern from Boston University. Her clinical interests include anxiety, depression, eating disorders, trauma, identity development, life transitions, and interpersonal relationships. Kate is interested in working with individuals and with couples. Kate approaches counseling from a person-centered perspective. She integrates acceptance and commitment therapy, as well as existential, relational-cultural, and cognitive behavioral therapies, adapting her treatment to what best fits each individual client.
Yuanming is a second-year clinical intern from BC. He has clinical interests in trauma, depression, anxiety, identity issues. Yuanming incorporates existentialism, relational-cultural, multiculturalism, and person-center approaches. He wishes that he can walk with students on the journey of becoming the person they want.
Alyssa is a second-year clinical intern from Suffolk University. Her clinical interests include anxiety, depression, and interpersonal relationships, as well as social justice concerns such as racism and homophobia. Alyssa incorporates an empathic and person-centered approach, and she also integrates acceptance and commitment along with cognitive behavioral techniques into her treatment.
Brian Skehan, MD, PhD, completed his medical degree, residency, and fellowship training in Adult, Child, and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, MA. Dr. Skehan is currently an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at UMASS where he serves as the Director for the Pediatric Psychiatry Consultation and Liaison, Pediatric Emergency Mental Health, and College Mental Health Services. His research and interests focus on engaging transitional age youth in mental health and promoting healthy transitions between adolescence and adulthood for youth and young adults with serious mental illness. He has been part of the team at WPI since 2016.