Meet the Team

 Pictured from top left to right: Debbie Bordage, Andrea Randall, Matt Barry, KC MacPhail

Second row left to right: Kelia Bergin, Tristan Bartsch, Madison Larson-Rolf, Brian Newkirk, Jen McCarthy, Helen Brumley

Third row left to right: Amanda Gray, Jessica Wong, Nafi Gogbeh, Savannah Virgili

Bottom left to right: Celeste Legere, Sabrina Rebecchi

Director of Student Development and Counseling, Student Development & Counseling Center

Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x5540

Sabrina joined the SDCC as a counselor in 2011. She previously worked as a clinical intern for the 2010-2011 academic year. Sabrina is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and holds a MA in counseling psychology from William James College (formerly known as the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology). Her clinical approach is influenced by mindfulness, acceptance, and self-compassion. Her interests include expressive therapies such as dance and art, self-compassion and personal growth, coping with grief and loss, body image, family stressors, and life transitions. 

view profile
Associate Director of Student Development and Counseling, Student Development & Counseling Center

Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x5540

Matt has been with WPI since 2008 when he worked as a clinical intern at the Student Development & Counseling Center before later joining the full-time staff. Matt is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and holds an MA in mental health counseling from Boston College. Over his years at WPI Matt has built experience with a range of populations and issues, including competencies working with Greek Life, LGBTQIA+ students (including students exploring gender and gender transition), students involved with the dramatic arts, and students who enjoy gaming and other similar hobbies and ...

view profile
Assistant Director, Counseling Services, Student Development & Counseling Center

Amanda has been with the Student Development and Counseling Center since March 2022. Amanda is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and received her Masters in Clinical Counseling Psychology from Assumption College. Prior to joining WPI, Amanda worked in a wide range of settings such as general outpatient, juvenile corrections, and inpatient psychiatric facilities. Her clinical approach is influenced by Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Her areas of knowledge include supporting those with depression, anxiety, life transitions, ...

view profile

Kelia joined the SDCC as a counselor in November 2021.  Kelia is an LMHC candidate, and she received her Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Art Therapy from Lesley University.  Kelia’s clinical experience prior to WPI primarily involved working with grieving children, adolescents, and families through a variety of organizations.  Kelia’s approach to clinical work, and to life, is heavily informed by the importance of travel and experience, of inclusivity, and of sports and the arts.

view profile

Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x5540

Debbie has served as office services coordinator for the SDCC since 2007.  She was recently promoted to Operations Coordinator.  She is responsible for office operations, making appointments and greeting students. Debbie completed her MA in School Counseling in 2011. She cares deeply for the students and wants them all to be successful.

view profile
Counselor-Customer/Student Support, Student Development & Counseling Center

Jen is a licensed clinical social worker (LICSW) who joined the SDCC team in 2018.  She earned her undergraduate degree from Middlebury College and her MSW from the Simmons School of Social Work. Her social work degree compliments her focus on social justice, equity and inclusion.  While Jen considers herself a generalist, her clinical interests include depression, anxiety, identity development, interpersonal effectiveness and trauma.  Her treatment is informed by her training in psychodynamic, dialectical behavioral (DBT), cognitive behavioral (CBT), EMDR, solution-focused, and ...

view profile

Savannah joined the SDCC in April of 2022 as the Clinical Case Manager. Savannah is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and received her Masters in Social Work from Boston College. Prior to WPI, Savannah has experience in a variety of settings such as adolescent residential programs, mental health emergency services, and adult community based mental health programs. Savannah is passionate about helping others foster autonomy, providing insight on how trauma can impact us, and encouraging people to embrace who they are. In her free time, you will find Savannah with her pug, ...

view profile

Brian Newkirk
Brian joins the SDCC as a counseling intern for the 2022-2023 academic year. Brian is a master's candidate at Lesley University within their LMHC program. He completed his undergraduate degree at College of the Holy Cross majoring in psychology. Brian's clinical interests include trauma, grief, depression and anxiety. Brian enjoys music, the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and Funko pops.

Jessica Wong
Jess Wong, M.S. is a mental health counseling intern completing her last year of studies at Boston University School of Medicine. Previously, she has worked with adolescents and adults in emergency mental health services and inpatient programs. These experiences furthered her interest in the application of CBT and ACT with young adults. Prior to entering the field of counseling, she completed her undergraduate and graduate studies in the biomedical sciences field. Her specific area of interest included gaining a better understanding of the intersection of psychology and physiology. When she needs an academic break, you can find her de-stressing through Netflix, kickboxing, or the piano.

Madison Larson-Rolf


Brian Skehan
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.​


Caitlin Wilds

Caitlin Wilds, MD earned her B.S. in Neurobiology from the University of Texas at Austin and her medical degree from the Texas A&M University College of Medicine. She completed her Psychiatry Residency and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at The University of Massachusetts Medical School. Dr. Wilds is currently an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at UMASS where she serves as the fellowship site director for the Pediatric Psychiatry Consultation and Liaison and Pediatric Emergency Mental Health Rotations in addition to working in College Mental Health Services.  Her interests including advocating for children and adolescents at the local and state levels, and exploring the intersections between neurology and psychiatry with a focus on encephalitis and catatonia.  She has been part of the team at WPI since 2021.