Pictured above: Top left to right: Matthew Barry, Lesley McGee, Michelle Grandin, Tristan Bartsch. Second row, left to right: Sabrina Rebecchi, Jennifer McCarthy, Anna Been, Charlie Morst. Bottom, left to right: Kristin Miller, Debbie Bordage, Phyllis Fitzsimmons, Andrea Randall.
Tristan is a second-year clinical intern from Suffolk University. She has a wide range of clinical interests including anxiety, depression, identity development, personal growth, and life transitions. Tristan draws from person-centered and strengths-based therapy approaches, and adapts them to fit each student’s unique needs. Tristan’s clinical approach is influenced by mindfulness and self-compassion, and she aims to create a kind and supportive space that invites curiosity and exploration.
Kristin is a second-year clinical intern from Boston University School of Medicine. Her clinical interests include anxiety, trauma, gender identity, sexuality, and sexual health. She is interested in working with individuals and couples. Kristin has previous clinical experience with eating disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, and LGBTQIA+ issues. She approaches counseling from a person-centered perspective and integrates acceptance and commitment therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and behavioral medicine approaches into her work with clients.
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.